Team Jota – Kurosawa & Dunlop
The Team Jota Zytek will be driven by (team owners) Sam Hignett
and John Stack, plus Japanese driver Haruki Kurosawa this year,
in the LMES.
The other news from the
team is that the Zytek 04S will be switching back to Dunlop tyres,
after a brief spell with Michelin.
“Haruki first came
to our attention after his performance at Le Mans last year,”
explains Sam Hignett. The Japanese driver was one of the trio in
the Team Goh ChoroQ Porsche during 2004 – the highlight of
that campaign being second in class at Le Mans.
“At the end of
the season we ran him in a two-day test and his performance was
exceptional,” adds Hignett.
been racing in the JGTC recently (as well as the LMES), but this
will be his first experience of a sports prototype.