Marco Andretti confirmed for LMP3 run at Watkins Glen
Marco Andretti will be a part of cousin Jarett Andretti at Andretti Autosport for the upcoming Sahlen’s Six Hours Of The Glen IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Race. The No. 36 Ligier JS P320 LMP3 entry will function Andretti’s ‘Triple A’ lineup with Oliver Askew finishing the motive force roster.
“I’m wanting ahead to getting again to Watkins Glen and sports activities automobiles,” Marco Andretti mentioned. “I do know [Jarett’s father, the late] John [Andretti] actually cherished driving with household, so I’m blissful Jarett and I can proceed that half for him.”
In his early days as an NTT IndyCar Sequence driver, Andretti made particular appearances within the forerunner of right now’s Andretti Autosport staff within the former American Le Mans Sequence’ LMP2 class. Members of the Andretti household have additionally joined forces to share sports activities automobile drives over the a long time, which makes Marco’s father, Michael Andretti, proud to see the custom proceed with the cousins at Watkins Glen Worldwide on June 25-27.
“I’m so proud to see Jarett and Marco coming collectively to co-drive at Watkins Glen,” he mentioned. “Racing has at all times been a household affair for us, nevertheless it was particularly necessary to John, and it’s been a objective of ours to get them in a automobile collectively. I’m simply glad that this chance labored out for Marco to come back onboard for the primary endurance race of the season.”