The FIA WEC welcomes ALMS/Grand-Am merger

Ed Bennett, President and CEO of Grand-Am, Jim France, Don Panoz and Scott Atherton, President and CEO of ALMS
Ed Bennett, President and CEO of Grand-Am, Jim France, Don Panoz and Scott Atherton, President and CEO of ALMS

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The FIA World Endurance Championship welcomes the announcement made yesterday that in 2014, the calendars of the American Le Mans Series and the Grand-Am Road Racing will merge.

Gerard Neveu, CEO of the FIA WEC said: “The news that endurance racing in North America will have one voice from 2014 is good news for our sport. The United States is a very important market and anything that strengthens the brand in that part of the world is good news for everyone involved. The FIA World Endurance Championship will continue to hold a race in North America and the merger between ALMS and Grand–Am will introduce more people to our global brand of racing. We’d like to congratulate Don Panoz and Scott Atherton from ALMS and Mr. France and Mr. Bennet from Grand-Am for reaching this historic agreement. I’d like to wish everyone involved good luck and offer our continued support.”

Source: FIA WEC

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