Jeroen Bleekemolen has joined the Barwell Motorsport driver line-up for the 24H Barcelona, alongside Mark Poole, Richard Abra and Joe Osborne. The team will enter its highly competitive MP Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3.
The 24H Barcelona will be Barwell Motorsport’s third twice-round-the clock endurance race of the 2016 season. The team contested the Silverstone round of the 24H Series, where, Mark Poole, Richard Abra and Team Principal Mark Lemmer were joined by Team Russia by Barwell driver Timur Sardarov.
In July, the team went on to take a podium place in the Pro-Am Cup at the 24 Hours of Spa when the #33 British GT Championship pairing of Jon Minshaw and Phil Keen were joined by Oliver Gavin and Joe Osborne.
The team are confident that, with Bleekemolen completing driver its line-up, it can compete for the outright victory at the Circuit de Barcelona, Catalunya on September 2 – 4.
“It’s fantastic to be back in the 24 Hour Series again with Mark, Richard and Joe, and great to welcome Jeroen Bleekemolen into the Barwell team,” said Team Principal Mark Lemmer. Last time we did this event in 2013 we were on the outright pole and ran at the front until we holed a radiator. We’ve got a great car, team and driver line up, so we are aiming to go back to Barcelona this time and get the job done.”
“We have unfinished business at this event after our attempt in 2013 so I’m really looking forward to this,” said Richard Abra. “We’ve already tested at Barcelona this year so we are well prepared. Welcome also to Jeroen. With such a strong driver line-up, team and car there are excuses!”
Round 6 of the 2016 24H Series, the 24H Barcelona takes place at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona on September 2 – 4.