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Ex-Audi LMP1 racer Marcel Fassler will join Corvette for Le Mans

Being stuck on the sidelines last season, 40 year old Marcel Fassler will return to the Le Mans 24 hour this year. With Audi’s withdraw last season and rejected the chance to race for rival Toyota, Fassler will join Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in Corvette’s #64 GTE Pro entry. Mark Kent a director for Chevrolet says that this is one of the most promising lineups Corvette has had for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Key Takeaways:

  • Fassler is contesting a parallel programme in the IMSA Sportscar Championship with Corvette for the second year running.
  • Triple Le Mans winner Fassler will join Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in Corvette’s #64 GTE Pro entry.
  • Fassler and Taylor will drive for Corvette in a pre-Le Mans test at Road America this week.

“The 40-year-old Swiss driver is contesting a parallel programme in the IMSA Sportscar Championship with Corvette for the second year running, and will now form part of the American manufacturer’s GT effort at Le Mans.”

https://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/129412/fassler-joins-corvette-gt-lineup-for-le-mans