Pagenaud Joins Team Sahlen For Daytona

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Simon Pagenaud
Simon Pagenaud

Team Sahlen has added IZOD IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud to its driver line-up for the Rolex 24 at Daytona Jan. 26-27.

Pagenaud will be paired with Wayne Nonnamaker and Dane Cameron in the No. 42 BMW-Riley Daytona Prototype.

The Frenchman comes to Team Sahlen with a full breadth of endurance racing experiences from around the world. He contested the American Le Mans Series for three seasons capturing nine victories and a driving title. Pagenaud also found success racing for the Factory Peugeot team.

“I am delighted to join Team Sahlen for their and my first Rolex 24 at Daytona in the Daytona Prototype,” he said. “I have had great opportunities in endurance racing in Le Mans 24 and the ALMS. Team Sahlen is showing great promises and we will face together a fantastic challenge! It is a proven team in the GT classes and I want to thank them for giving me the opportunity to compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona for the first time.”