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Will Owen, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Hugo De Sadeleer Take on 24 Hours of Le Mans

Will Owen, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Hugo De Sadeleer Take on 24 Hours of Le Mans

14.06.2018: Will Owen is back in France to compete in his second 24 Hours of Le Mans with United Autosports in the #32 Ligier JS P217.

Will Owen is back in France to compete in his second 24 Hours of Le Mans with United Autosports in the #32 Ligier JS P217.



Owen will be looking to better his 4th place result of 2017 with new teammate Juan Pablo Montoya, who may be an FIA Formula One and Verizon IndyCar star but a rookie to Le Mans, and Owen’s European Le Mans Series teammate Hugo De Sadeleer, who joined him in last years race.



Just as the race is the longest on the schedule, so is the journey to the green flag. The American has already had several track sessions during testing at Le Mans a week prior to now and will have two qualifying sessions before a final warm up on race day.



Finally, Owen and his teammates will battle against 59 other teams, 20 teams in total in the LMP2 class, for a spot on the podium at the end of the 86th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans that will start at 3:00 p.m. local time (8:00 a.m. CST) on Saturday the 16th of June.



HIGHLIGHTS



- 2017 placed 4th in LMP2 category at 24 Hours of Le Mans and 5th overall

- 2017 LMP2 runner up Will Owen aims to replicate ELMS success in 2018

- 2018 will include Le Mans 24 Hours, full season in ELMS, and Daytona 24 Hours program



-Speedgroup also photo

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14.06.2018 / MaP

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