Today (21/03/2016) Alex MacDowall has confirmed his switch from the WEC to the European Le Mans Series for 2016. The Aston Martin racer will remain with the British team in 2016 however will be moving across to the European Le Mans Series.
MacDowall confirmed the move on his Instagram account today saying, “I can now officially announce that I will be competing in the full European Le Mans Series with Beechdean Aston Martin Racing!” The former British Touring Car driver added, “…I’m really happy to continue my success with the team”.
Breaking news 📝 ➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖➖ I can now officially announce that I will be competing in the full European Le Mans Series with Beechdean Aston Martin Racing! My team mates come as double British GT champions so I'm in good company. Really happy to continue my success with the team and as you can see from the picture we did one the last round of the championship last year to trial it out and ended up finishing second! I can't wait until the first round at Silverstone GP circuit 🇬🇧 on The 16th of April. Let's get some trophies 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 @astonmartinracingofficial @beechdean_amr @jonnyadam007 @elms_official @alexmacdowallracing
MacDowall joined British GT Champions Andrew Howard and Jonathan Adam in the ELMS last year and finished second. The race acted as a trail for the 2016 season.
Source – Alex MacDowall Instagram
Image 1 – James Clarke (WEC-Magazin)