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Nico Jamin Joins United Autosports For 2021 ELMS & Le Mans 24 Hours LMP2 Campaign

In #32 Oreca

Nico Jamin will join the United Autosport LMP2 team for the 2021 European Le Mans Series and the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Jamin will join Job van Uitert and Manuel Maldonado in United’s #32 Oreca that finished runner-up in the 2020 ELMS.

Nico has raced for the past three seasons in the ELMS LMP2 class with two seasons at Duqueine Engineering followed by a 2020 season with Panis Racing scoring three ELMS podium finishes.

Last year he stood on the podium alongside United Autosports after finishing third with Pans Racing at the Le Mans 24 Hours, while also claiming the best average lap time of the cars on Goodyear tyres at the French endurance race. The French racing driver has also competed successfully in America in both single-seaters and prototypes.

Phil Hanson and Tom Gamble will drive the #22 Oreca 07, with their teammate to be announced soon. Nico’s Le Mans teammates will be announced in due course.

The 2021 European Le Mans Series is due to begin in Barcelona, Spain on 16-18 April.

Nico Jamin: “I can’t express how thrilled I am to be joining United Autosports for the 2021 ELMS season as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans. They had such a tremendous 2020 campaign, winning pretty much everything that was there to grab. To have the opportunity to join them and fight for a championship together is such a privilege. I want to thank Richard Dean and Zak Brown for the trust they have put in me, I am sure we will form a great partnership. I would like also to thank my partners for following me on this journey. I cannot wait to get to work.”

Zak Brown: “I’m really pleased Nico will be joining our LMP2 team for the 2021 season. He will be a crucial part of our team as we aim to defend our championship title. I’m sure he will work well with Job and Manuel so I’m looking forward to seeing how they get on.”

Richard Dean: “I have watched Nico for a while now as he has raced against us in the ELMS and Le Mans, so I am pleased he will now be part of our team. He has shown over the last few years in both ELMS and at the Le Mans 24 Hours that he has the speed to win races and championships, which is exactly our aim for 2021.”