Vann Signs For Courage’s C60-H
Sportscar regular Christian Vann was testing a Courage C60-H on
the Bugatti Circuit last week – and has now signed to drive
the hybrid car in the LMES and at Le Mans. The manufacturer already
has one guaranteed LMP1 entry for the 24 Hours.
opportunity to drive with Courage came up at fairly short notice,
so we have worked hard putting all the pieces together,” said
the driver, “but the team has been super professional, and
having driven the car for the first time last week on the Bugatti
circuit, I am really looking forward to this year. The car is very
quick and feels bulletproof, so we can go to every race feeling
competitive, which is great for any driver.”
Christian Vann was part
of the Taurus Sports Lola-Judd effort at Le Mans last year, this
entry having worked its way up to the top ten after a superb run
– which was then ruined by late-race dramas.
has managed to keep the appearance of the C60-H a secret, but the
details will be known no later than the LMES test days on April
1-2. With its relatively large restrictors, and the manufacturer's
record for producing 'slippery' cars, this one should be very fast
along the five straights at Le Mans. A pole position contender?
Christian Vann brings backing from the Trafigura oil and metals