Barrichello confirms Le Mans debut with Lammers squad

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Rubens Barrichello will experience the thrills of racing at Le Mans for the very first time when he makes his debut in the legendary 24 hour endurance event on June 17/18.

The former Formula 1 driver was recruited by Jan Lammers' Racing Team Netherlands team whose entry has now been confirmed by race organiser, the ACO.

The RTN line-up includes Barrichello, Lammers and team backer Frits van Eerd, with the trio driving a Dallara-Gibson P2017.

"I'm delighted to hear that we have been accepted for my 23rd Le Mans and Racing Team Netherlands' first entry," said former Grand Prix driver Jan Lammers, who won with Jaguar in the Sarthe in 1988.

"We are extremely proud to enter some Brazilian flavour into Le Mans."

The Dutch entry will have its work cut out for it as 25 LMP2 cars will be lining-up on what looks like an impressive 2017 Le Mans grid.

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