Room For A BV-R This Year?
Bobby Verdon-Roe raced the #8 Rollcentre Dallara Nissan at Le Mans
last year – and is hopeful that there might still be an opening
for him in the race this year.
be at Le Mans on Monday and Tuesday – so if anyone has an
opening in their car….
BV-R had been under consideration for the vacant
place in the #39 Chamberlain-Synergy Lola, after Angel Burgueno’s
test day accident. His connection with the team dates back a long
been in contact with the team since last year when Antonio Simoes,
who I have known since we both drove for Andy Dawson in 1990 (he
F3, me Formula Renault) told me one of his drivers, Miguel, was
thinking of buying an LMP. I had a couple of meetings with Miguel,
but he opted for a Spanish driver line up because of sponsorship
“My teaming up with de Castro would have made
sense as we finished second overall at Spa 24 hours together.”
That was in 2002, in Lister’s best result
at the Belgian 24 hour race: BV-R raced with de Castro, David Sterckx
and Justin Law.
Christophe Bouchut was among the winning crew at
Spa that year, in a Larbre Viper, while third, and first in N-GT,
were none other than Stephane Ortelli, Romain Dumas and Emmanuel
going to come to Le Mans on Monday anyway, helmet and licence in
hand, just in case something else comes up,” says BV-R (Tel.
351 91 619 0343).