KEO RACING TEAM Confirms 2019 Michellin Le Mans Cup LMP3 Programme
KEO Racing has confirmed that it will enter the LMP3 class of the 2019 Michellin Le Mans Cup. Formula Renault 2.0 NEC champions in 2010, the Danish team will enter in the LMP3 Class. With Danish driver Michael Markussen and Swedish driver Joakim Frid behind the wheel of the team's Ligier JS P3.
KIM OLSEN Team Owner, KEO Racing: "We are pleased to announce our entry into the 2019 Le Mans Cup. For the whole season, Now is our time for a strong come back.
We are proud that we can present a purely Nordic team, our people behind the team are Danish / Swedish and the two driver Michael Markussen, Denmark and Joakim Frid Sweden.
"We know Michael from Formula Renault, where he have his first race in 2013 and more recently during the winter test with our LMP3 in Portimao and Barcelona, said Kim”.
Michael Markussen, former go-cart driver and formula driver with DK gold in Formula Ford have been working on an international racing program for a long time to complement his DTC season, and he is very excited to make his debut at LMP3 this year, this is really amazing, says Michael.
Michael Markussen participates in the first two races of the Michellin Le Mans Cup, which take place in the two Formula 1 tracks, Paul Ricard (France) and Monza (Italy).
Our biggest challenge is if we doubt our third race. Road to Le Mans. previous race at 24 hrs. It will undoubtedly be an unforgettable race and I hope we get well prepared team as a driver and get the best possible result.
Bronze driver Jocke Frid will be in the car in the first round of LMP3 Le Mans Cup 2019. Joakim start with Go-cart when he was 11 years old. SM-guld in formula A, NM-silver close to Kimi Räikkönen and take part in VM.
After Go-cart. SM-SØLV at Formula Ford in 2002, then Formula Renault in Nordic and Germany Formula renault. I 2006 and 2007 Joakim claim the title as best private driver in STCC. After a break with racing, Joakim start again in 2016/17.
My debut in LMP3 Le Mans Cup will be one of the big moment in my carrier, said Joakim
KEO Racing, Michael and Joakim share the same goal, drive 24 hours in Le Mans in the future.
For now we will work together in the Michellin Le Mans Cup during this year. conclude Kim”.