Olivier Jansonnie joins Ligier Automotive

Olivier Jansonnie joins Ligier Automotive

06.02.2019: New announcement for the constructor and engine manufacturer Ligier Automotive: Olivier Jansonnie, former Peugeot Sport and BMW Motorsport, joins Ligier Automotive’s teams as of 1st February 2019.

New announcement for the constructor and engine manufacturer Ligier Automotive: Olivier Jansonnie, former Peugeot Sport and BMW Motorsport, joins Ligier Automotive’s teams as of 1st February 2019.
 
 
 
Beginning of this year, Ligier Automotive was born: one entity to regroup all the competencies acquired by the racing car constructor Onroak Automotive, the engine manufacturer Sodemo and the racing team OAK Racing.



2019 is an important year for Ligier with the 50th anniversary of the make, the first single-make and single-type series, the Ligier JS Cup France dedicated to the brand’s latest car, the Ligier JS2 R, the opening of the Ligier JS P4 Ultimate Challenge with the brand's latest sports prototype, the conquest of new markets for the Ligier JS F3 and Ligier JS F4 single-seaters and the launch of a new LM P3, among others.



To carry out these exciting projects, Richard Tur, Chief Executive of Ligier Automotive. And as of 1st February, to accompany him in the oversee and management of the engineering and development projects, Olivier Jansonnie. Olivier will be located in France and will navigate between the different sites of the Ligier Automotive group.



Olivier is a regular of motorsport. He has a 20-year experience acquired with Peugeot Sport as Research & Development Manager of the 908 LM P1 and Technical Director of the 3008 DKR and 208 WRX, and with BMW Motorsport as Head of Chassis and Aerodynamics Development in DTM and GT.



“We are glad to welcome Olivier among the Ligier Automotive’s teams, explains Richard Tur. Olivier will be in charge of managing the technical teams and overseeing the development of engineering projects within the group. His experience in motorsport will be a new asset for Ligier Automotive”.



“I am very proud and excited to join Ligier Automotive today, and to participate to this strategic stage of its development, confides Olivier Jansonnie. The experience I gathered during the past 20 years in diverse motorsport categories will help me guide the technical team in carrying out the brand’s ambitious projects”.







 

Elsa Nicolet -  photo Ligier

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06.02.2019 / MaP

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