Zanardi Joins The BMW RLL Team For The 2019 IMSA Championship
The BMW Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team have confirmed that former Formula One driver and CART champion Alex Zanardi has joined the team for the 2019 IMSA WhetherTech Sportscar championship season.
The Italian who lost both of his legs in a crash at the Eurospeedway in Lausitz will drive a specially adapted BMW M8 GTE and will compete in the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona International Raceway in January.
Zanardi is joined in the team by Harding Steinbrenner Racing IndyCar Series driver Colton Herta.
Britain’s Tom Blomqvist joins the team and will compete in the joint IMSA/WEC race in Sebring which is the next event on the WEC calendar and takes place on March 13th.