United Autosports hires Toyota Gazoo Racing

United Autosports hires Toyota Gazoo Racing


United Autosports announced on Tuesday 20 September the arrival of Jakob Andreasen as Technical Director. The former race engineer at Toyota Gazoo Racing in the WEC’s Hypercar division takes over from Dave Greenwood.

Jakob Andreasen will work with the Yorkshire team’s LM P2s in the WEC and ELMS, but also with the Michelin Le Mans Cup LM P3s. The winner of the 2022 24 Hours of Le Mans with Toyota, will bring his experience of 17 years spent in motorsport in different disciplines. Before the Japanese manufacturer, Andreasen worked mainly in Formula E at Dragon and in Formula 1, Williams, Force India and McLaren.

“Personally and professionally I am very happy to join United Autosports, trusts the person concerned. Le Mans is the greatest motor race and Endurance is entering a great age. I look forward to working with the team to achieve our goals. United Autosports has built a great team and I am very happy to be a part of it. »

“We are proud to welcome Jakob to the team, adds Richard Dean. We are always looking for ways to strengthen the team by hiring the best possible employees. Jakob will bring his vast experience and knowledge to our team to enable us to continue to compete for titles. »

Jakob Andreasen will be present this weekend with his new team for the 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the fifth and final round of the ELMS season.

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