STRUAN MOORE SIGNS WITH CHAMPIONSHIP WINNING “RACE PERFORMANCE” FOR ASIAN LE MANS SERIES 2016/17

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– ALMS challenge follows a successful rookie year in Blancpain Endurance Series
– First time for Moore in an LMP2 car
– Signs with Championship winning team, Race Performance

Struan Moore will contest the Asian Le Mans Series with Title winning team; Race Performance. The highly regarded Championship will start in China at the end of October, followed by Fuji in Japan, Thailand and finally Sepang in Malaysia in January 2017.

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Struan’s entry follows a rookie season in the Blancpain Endurance Series as a McLaren Academy driver in the #58 GT3 650S machine. This new move continues Struan’s growth and provides a key stepping stone to the most famous race in the world, the Le Mans 24 Hour.

Speaking of his news, Moore commented:

“I’m really pleased and excited to be racing with Race Performance over the winter in the ALMS. It’s the perfect training to keep sharp over the long break and also gain valuable experience in the LMP2 car. I’m particularly keen on the Fuji round as it’s a track I know well and I’ve had successful races there. Looking forward to meeting the whole team and getting to work”

The team have an excellent record in the Series, having taken top honors in the 2015-2016 competition. Hopes are high for another good showing. Race Performance Engineer, Paul Thomas spoke of his satisfaction in securing Struan’s services off the back of his maiden GT3 season.

“We are very pleased to have Struan with us for the 2016-2017 Asian Le Mans Series, he has had a successful year racing in the McLaren GT3, gaining speed and experience every event. Struan joins us for his first experience in a LMP2 car, I am sure he will seize the opportunity enthusiastically and work hard with us to achieve success in Asia. The competition will be tough this season, but we believe with the addition of Struan to our driver line up we have a great possibility to defend our 2015-2016 championship title. “

Round 1 will be contested in Zhuhai, China from the 28th to 30th October 2016.

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