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Bleekemolen Joins Jorgensen, Strom and Freke for Dubai 24H

Dutch GT expert Jeroen Bleekemolen will be joining Daren Jorgensen, Brett Strom and Nathan Freke in the RHC Jorgensen Strom by Century BMW M4 GT4 for the 2023 Hankook Dubai 24H in January.

Nathan Freke’s squad has only just taken delivery of its second BMW M4 GT4 and, after being given its new livery, it was shipped straight out to Dubai to make sure its on the grid for January.

Bleekemolen’s career stretches back to 1998 when he contested the Formula Opel Lotus Nations Cup. The in-demand driver won the GT3 Pro-Am class in the 2018 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour and in 2022 raced in selected rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the 24H Series, the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, the Dutch Winter Endurance Series and the European Le Mans Series. Bleekemolen also contested the 2022 Nürburgring 24 Hours, partnering Nicholas Foster, Christian Kohlhaas and Jules Szymkowiak in the #14 Hella Pagid- Racing One Ferrari 488 GT3.

Photo: Century Motorsport

American team owners Jorgensen and Strom have been racing together since 2018, Strom owning Strom Motorsports in California and the pair being partners in RHC Jorgensen-Strom (RHC), a racing corporation based at the Thermal Club in Thermal, CA.

The two-car line-up for Century Motorsport is completed with the driver line-up of Porsche Sprint Challenge AM champion Carl Cavers, Porsche Carrera Cup Pro pilot Lewis Plato, British GT driver Chris Salkeld and GTA driver Michael Johnson. Salkeld coached Michael Johnson during his debut season in the GT Academy.

Century Motorsport was an SP3 class winner on its event debut in 2016 and a four-time class podium finisher since then.

The Hankook 24H Dubai takes place between 13 – 15 January 2023.