Zoel Amberg has today been announced as the sixth driver to join the TEAM SARD Morand for their dual Morgan EVO SARDs entry in the LMP2 category of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
The 22-year-old Swiss will share driving duties with Christian Klien from Austria and Koki Saga from Japan at the wheel of the #39 Morgan EVO SARD.
“This is a tradition for our team to include a Swiss guy in the drivers’ line-up since our endurance debut in 2009.” said team principal Benoit Morand. “At that time I was the first to give a seat to Mathias Beche, then to Steve Zacchia and last year to Gary Hirsch.
“I have been following Zoel’s results in single seaters for the last two years and for me he has all the qualities of a very good endurance driver, with good team spirit and a very strong mind.
“I am very happy and proud since I am welcoming a driver from the German part of Switzerland for the first time!”
Amberg commented: “I have never experienced so many different cars before, with GTs to prototypes. Also knowing that I will compete in the 24h of Le Mans is so exciting.
“This is a completely new challenge for me driving a prototype. Sharing the racing car with two other team mates is also new to me and events are much longer than I am used to.
“We have a strong driving line-up with Christian and Koki and for sure it is going to be awesome… I just can’t wait to start it all!”