In The del Bello Porsche
The late flurry of additions to the driver line-ups at
Le Mans makes it very difficult to keep up.
Sharpe (right) has grabbed a chance to race the Noel del Bello Porsche,
an entry that didn’t appear at Istanbul or Spa-Francorchamps.
delighted to join Noel Del Bello, who have a strong history of success
at Le Mans,” says Adam Sharpe. “They are a very experienced
team with full Porsche backing and true passion for this great race.”
who has driven for the French team in the past (in LMP2 last year,
for example), was rumoured to be one of the drivers – but
Sharpe’s co-drivers are confirmed as Tom Cloet and Patrick
(father of Sebastien) Bourdais. Cloet will be making his debut at
has just returned from racing the ASM Ford Falcon in Australia,
at Wakefield Park – and has another racing commitment this
weekend, at Spa on Saturday evening, in the four hour Britcar race
(in a Falcon again).
He will be flying
to Le Mans by helicopter (as part of his pilot’s licence training)
for the test day on Sunday. Sharpe raced to second in LMP2 last
year, in a Belmondo Courage. His sponsors include VelocityPay.co.uk
seems to be every chance that one of the reserves will join
the line-up this year. We’ve had the Seikel Porsche listed
at the head of the reserves for a week or two.