02.01.2019    Timo to join Mazda Team Joest in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship

In addition to his main program with Porsche Timo will join the Mazda Team Joest for 4 Michelin Endurance Cup races this season.

The first event will be the 24-hours of Daytona at the end of the month from 24-27 January 2019 followed by the 12 hours of Sebring from 13-16 March 2019, the 6-hours of Watkins Glen 27-30 June and the 12-hours Petit Le Mans event from 9-12 October. 

Timo will be sharing the No. 77 Mazda RT24-P with Tristan Nunez (USA) and Oliver Jarvis (GRB) and the trio will be joined by Rene Rast for the races in Daytona and Sebring.

“I have a great memory with Team Joest as we won the 24 Hours of Le Mans together back in 2010,” said Timo. “I have known John Doonan from Mazda for almost ten years, from the ALMS days, and I have always recognized the passion for motorsport that Mazda has shown. The Mazda RT24-P showed great progress over 2018 and was a strong contender at the end of the season. Sharing the car with super teammates like Olly and Rene who I know well, as well as my new teammate Tristan, made the package very interesting and I was very enthusiastic to join Mazda Team Joest.”


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