After clinching its first-ever European VW Fun Cup victory at Zandvoort, the DRM Motorsport team is brimming with energy before tackling the unmissable fixture of the season, the 25 Hours VW Fun Cup. The inevitable Evo3 # 2 of the Brussels team will obviously be part of the game to win after finishing brilliant 5th in 2017.
Edouard Mondron and Amaury Richard will obviously be part of the adventure, while Stéphane Lémeret will lend a hand to the crew after a successful first run at the Franco Fun Festival earlier this year. Guillaume Mondron and Cédric Bollen joining exceptionally the # 277 Allure Team, remained to know the name of the fourth pilot of the advanced team of DRM.
It is finally a well-known figure who makes his return in the formation led by Matthieu de Robiano in the person of Nico Verdonck. As one of the best drivers of Grand Touring in Belgium, the Brusselsman has been punctually reinforcing DRM Motorsport since 2014. Between two VLN races where he races on a Lamborghini Huracan Super Trofeo, he holds the record for the lap of the great Nürburgring in his 24,369 Km chose to find the team in the hope of removing a second victory at the 25 Hours VW Fun Cup.
"Running for DRM Motorsport is always a pleasure," says the winner of the 2010 edition. "It's both a family and professional structure. Over the seasons, she has continued to progress in the hierarchy and it is a real pleasure to follow its evolution year after year. Matthieu de Robiano has the chic of being surrounded by a team of true passionate fans who love the competition. This is to emphasize because the sky is not always blue in motorsport ... "
With the reinforcement of Nico Verdonck, the # 2 DRM Motorsport - Autograph is armed as ever to claim victory in the general classification against the many other advanced crews, even if anything can happen on 25 hours. Whether on a GT or a VW Fun Cup, Nico will put the usual watts ...
"I also have the advantage of getting to know Edouard and Stéphane," he adds. "I was already teaming with Edouard at the 25 Hours 2017 while I worked with Stéphane more than once during of my career. There is just Amaury that I must get to know but his reputation as an extremely fast driver immediately reassured me. Our crew is finally very consistent for a race as difficult as the 25 Hours VW Fun Cup. Now we have to draw the quintessence of this line-up to offer Matthieu de Robiano another victory! "
The 25 Hours VW Fun Cup will take place on July 6th, 7th and 8th. On the side of DRM Motorsport, other novelties for the event will be announced soon.