Meyrick to drive for ORECA at Le Mans

Andy Meyrick will join ORECA's line-up for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours

Meyrick to drive for ORECA at Le Mans

The 24-year-old Briton will share the team's own ORECA 01 LMP1 car with Soheil Ayari and Didier Andre for his debut in the 24 Hours, having raced a Kolles Audi R10 in the Le Mans Series last year and a Dyson Lola in this year's Sebring 12 Hours.

"To do Le Mans for the first time with such a well-known and respected team as ORECA is just like a dream," said Meyrick.

"I'd like to thank [ORECA boss] Hugues de Chaunac for giving me the opportunity to compete at Le Mans with one of the most iconic teams in the business.

"Up to now I've only seen the race as a spectator, since I was four years old. I had my first taste of the ORECA 01 at the test days at Paul Ricard a month or so ago, and I found it fantastic. With my two experienced team-mates, I'm sure we'll be competitive. I hope I'll be able to make a big contribution to the team."

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