As a result, the team founded by Frits Van Erd appeared in the 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and others. Also in America Racing Team comes the Netherlands team from the LMP2 class.
In addition to Van Erdt and Guido van der Garde, American talent Dylan Murray (20) is the third driver. Rinus van Calmuth will also join the squad in 24 Hours at Daytona. In this race, the team must use four drivers. Van Kalmthout, known in America as VeeKay, will enter the IndyCar series for a third season next year.
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A dream come true
“I have never hidden that after our participation in the European Championships (in 2017, editor) and the World Cup (since 2018, editor) I also wanted to race with Racing Team Holland in America,” Van Erd said. . “I studied in America and at that time I actually attended IMSA races. Even now we are going to do the four biggest IMSA races is really a dream come true for me. At the beginning of 2021 we ran 24 Hours in Daytona as a test. That was a great experience and I am very happy that it is continuing. right Now “.
Van Calmuth adds: “I think it would be great to have the opportunity to do 24 Hours of Daytona with Racing Team Netherlands. It has always been my dream to race with Frites, my loyal sponsor. That dream coming true now is a great thing.”
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