Martin Plowman to debut with BAR1 Motorsports at 12 Hours of Sebring

BAR1 Motorsports won the final three American Le Mans Series races in 2013 and is looking to add a fourth win to the list with Martin Plowman.

Plain City, Ohio – BAR1 Motorsports is eager to announce Martin Plowman as their pro driver for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Martin Plowman has an impressive racing background that includes IndyLights, IndyCar, and most recently clenching a 2013 FIA/WEC LMP2 Championship and 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans LMP2 win.

The Englishman and Snowball Express Ambassador, Martin, recently announced he will compete in IndyCar Series’ “Indy Double” this May, including both the Grand Prix of Indianapolis and Indianapolis 500 with ABC Supply/AJ Foyt Racing. Martin and BAR1 Motorsports will continue to support Snowball Express for the 12 Hours of Sebring, after a successful Snowflake Event at the Rolex 24.

Martin Plowman
Martin Plowman

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

“I'd like to thank Brian Alder and all at BAR1 Motorsports for putting their trust in me to race at the 12 Hours of Sebring,” said Martin. “Brian has a very strong and ambitious program with one of the best engineers in the business so I know the car will be fast enough to win. I can't wait to start work next week with my new co-drivers and team.

Also thanks must go to Larry Foyt for giving me his blessing to race this weekend. Sebring is such a historic race and one that every driver would love to add to their resume, especially a second time around! This race came as a great surprise to me. I was due to have a quiet weekend at home, but now I'll be busy packing for a week in Florida!”

“We are very excited to have Martin joining us for the 12 hour race,” said Brian. “We worked with Martin and Snowball Express at Daytona, and to have him join us as a driver completes the package. Martin’s experience in prototype cars will help elevate our entire teams effort over the course of the week. He is a true professional and we are proud to have him be a part of our team.”

BAR1 Motorsports will compete in the 2014 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida with a Prototype Challenge entry. BAR1 Motorsports won the final three American Le Mans Series races in 2013 and is looking to add a fourth win to the list with Martin. Brian Alder and BAR1 Motorsports has assembled a driver lineup for the 12 Hours of Sebring that holds a diverse and extensive background which will benefit the team throughout the 12 hours and remainder 2014 season. BAR1 Motorsports will announce their entire 12 Hours of Sebring lineup in the coming week.

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will continue their 2014 season at the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 15th.

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Series IMSA
Drivers Larry Foyt , Eric Gilbert , Martin Plowman , Brian Alder
Teams BAR1 Motorsports
Article type Breaking news
Tags bar1 motorsports, martin plowman, sebring 12, tusc