French driver Olivier Pla renews contract until the end of 2011
Quifel ASM Team and drivers, Miguel Pais do Amaral and Olivier Pla, received the LMS LMP2 2009 Championship wining trophies for teams and drivers at the ACO prize giving ceremony held in Le Mans in early December 2009.
ASM Team Principal Antonio Simoes reflected the satisfaction of the whole team saying "I am proud of the work ASM Team developed that in the end resulted in this trophy".
At the same time Antonio Simoes announced that Quifel ASM Team and Olivier Pla signed a new contract that will keep the Portuguese team and French driver together until the end of 2011, stating that "I am very happy to have Olivier with us again and I'm confident that with him we can repeat the results of 2009".
Olivier Pla will be integrated in the Quifel ASM Team LMS and Le Mans 24h program but will also be the test and development driver for other areas of the team involvement. The preparation of the Ginetta-Zytek 09s for 2010 is running according to the plan. After the November test at Estoril, the team initiated a deep chassis service in order to achieve good reliability in the next season. The teams test program and technical novelties should be announced soon.
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