Matthew Howson1983-08-25 (age 35)
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Antonio Pizzonia and Matt Howson have been added to the Manor LMP2 squad's driver line-up for this weekend's WEC 6 Hours of Nurburgring.
The Hong Kong-entered KCMG team is gunning for a second successive victory at Le Mans 24 Hours this year, and driver Matt Howson believes it can achieve this despite not running the full FIA WEC season.
Reigning LMP2 class champions Matt Howson and Richard Bradley will return to defend their title in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours with the KCMG squad.
Richard Bradley, Matt Howson and Nicolas Lapierre finished second in the LMP2 class and sixth overall, helping to maintain their Teams’ and Drivers’ Championship leads.
From Porsche's 17th Le Mans victory to the winning Ferrari in the GTE Am class, there was British involvement in every class success in the Le Mans 24 Hours, as Sam Smith explains.
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The Chinese outfit travels to Circuit de la Sarthe next weekend (June 1) for the event’s official Test Day.
This will also be the first test in racing conditions for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid, with the German manufacturer looking to take the challenge to reigning world champions Audi and WEC race winners Toyota.
Audi, Toyota and Porsche will have two cars each testing.
The official list of invited teams was made public during the traditional ACO press conference in Paris on Thursday.
The first Chinese outfit team to compete in the Le Mans 24 Hours was forced to retire with a leaking fuel cell after 19 hours and 241 laps of the world-famous French endurance classic.