Alex Brundle and Olivier Pla get Krohn Ligier Daytona 24 Hours run

Olivier Pla and Alex Brundle will contest this month's Daytona 24 Hours with the Krohn Racing Ligier team

Alex Brundle and Olivier Pla get Krohn Ligier Daytona 24 Hours run

Pla and Brundle, who developed the Ligier JSP2 coupe for builder Onroak Automotive last season, will join team boss Tracy Krohn and regular co-driver Nic Jonsson aboard the Judd/BMW-powered entry in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship opener on January 24/25.

Krohn said: "There are so many excellent drivers with loads of experience and proven records, so it was a quality problem trying to determine who would be best for this race.

"We decided that we would be best served by relying on proven drivers with the most time in the Ligier chassis."

Pla raced the Ligier for the OAK Racing-run G-Drive squad in the final five rounds of the World Endurance Championship, while Brundle drove a JSP2 on the coupe's debut in the Le Mans 24 Hours and also gave claimed a second place on its first race in the USC at Austin last September.

Krohn is taking part in the Daytona and Sebring USC rounds ahead of its attack on the full European Le Mans Series and, subject to gaining an entry, the Le Mans 24 Hours.

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