The event, first run in 1923, is set for June 22-23.
This is the second in a series of comments from the six drivers that will pilot the two SRT Viper GTS-Rs in the prestigious event. Today, Kuno Wittmer, who will team with Jonathan Bomarito and Tommy Kendall in the No. 93 SRT Viper GTS-R for the 24-hour race, explains what racing at Le Mans means to him.
“To me personally it’s a dream come true, something that every driver wants to do one day. It’s not necessarily every driver’s dream to be a Formula 1 driver or an IndyCar driver; to many drivers like myself, it’s to race at Le Mans. This 30-year-old driver is finally realizing that dream.
“Being teamed with Jonathan (Bomarito) and Tommy (Kendall) and having Dominik (Farnbacher), Ryan (Dalziel) and Marc (Goossens) as teammates gives us a really strong two-car team. We all have experience in the car. Some teammates have raced there before; team members have been there before. They know what to expect. Any tips that you get are always a benefit. Bill Riley (VP and Chief Engineer, Riley Technologies) has been there I don’t know how many times. That previous experience provides a level of confidence. I think the six of us will drive really well.”
source: Denny Darnell, darnellcommunications.net