Jim France will give the green flag to the field for the 90th anniversary 24 Hours of Le Mans, following in his father's footsteps, Bill France Jr. who gave the green flag to the field in the 1976 edition of the race.
This Strategic Alliance will lead to a close collaboration between the ACO and United SportsCar Racing to promote, develop and reinforce endurance racing in North America.
The team will have two Nissan powered Ztyek prototypes in the full FIA WEC championship.
Patrick Dempsey and Dempsey Racing join forces with international soccer star Alessandro Del Piero to form Dempsey/Del Piero Racing; ALMS effort and a return to Le Mans in 2013 plans.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, ALMS Correspondent
by: Tom Haapanen, Sports Car Correspondent
The performances of the cars will be adjusted for the Le Mans 24 Hours