Neel Jani, the absolute record holder of the Spa Francorchamps circuit, will start the 25H VW Fun Cup

image 0 - Neel Jani, the absolute record holder of the Spa Francorchamps circuit, will start the 25H VW Fun Cup

After Jacky Ickx a year ago, on the occasion of the 20th edition, another great name of motor sport will give the start of the 25 Hours VW Fun Cup this year. The organizer Kronos Events has asked Neel Jani - present to ensure the runs of the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo - to wave the Belgian flag to release the pack of more than 100 VW Fun Cup on Saturday, July 7 at 16h.
The 34-year-old Swissman, who had notably shown an A1 Grand Prix title in the 2007-2008 season, then turned to Endurance. Integrated from the start in the Porsche LMP1 program, Neel was consecrated in 2016 by winning - together with Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas - both the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC). He has thus joined in the big guestbook a certain ... Jacky Ickx, who has won four of his six successes in the Sarthe with Porsche (1976, 1977, 1981 and 1982).
After the end of the LMP1 program, the friendly Switzerland remained at the service of the Weissach brand, in particular to participate in the development of the most advanced prototype in history. And to demonstrate all the qualities of the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo, Neel Jani broke the all-time record of the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, previously signed by Lewis Hamilton in qualifying practice at the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix. the most impressive car I've ever been able to ride, "smiles the former Formula 1 test driver, who clocked 1'41''770. "The speed with which decor and bends are obvious is simply mind-blowing. We reach a top speed of almost 360 km / h for an average speed of 245 km / h. "
Figures that are already mouthwatering for all motorsport enthusiasts, eager to see the one who finished in 4th place in the last 24 Hours of Le Mans take the wheel of this extreme car four times before the 25th. Hours VW Fun Cup. Between these, Saturday, July 7, Neel Jani will be available to journalists and he will not hesitate to sign autographs for the public present. Ask for your free invitation and ... enjoy this unique opportunity!

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