JB Data Engineering, the motorsport electronics and data acquisition specialists based in Norfolk, UK, has announced that it will be working with Newbridge Motorsport as part of its Aston Martin 24H Dubai team in January 2020.
Newbridge Motorsport has entered its new Aston Martin AMR GT4 for the season opener and has a strong driver line-up consisting of Belgians Nico Verdonck and Rodrigue Gillion British pilot Ricky Coomber and two South African drivers Paul Hill and Michael Stephen All five drivers have solid experience in Endurance racing with Verdonck and Gillion finishing third in the GT4 category at the 2019 24H Dubai.
In addition to the factory specification of the 470 bhp 4.0L twin turbo V8 and lightweight aluminium chassis, the #471 Aston Martin AMG GT4 sports
a rear-view camera and data logging dash, the V-Box HD2 video and data system and an endurance auxiliary lighting rig.
The #471 Newbridge Aston Martin will be competing in a very competitive GT4 category which includes representation from a number teams and manufactures
Jordan Bird, owner of JB Data Engineering is excited at the prospect of working with Newbridge Motorsport and competing against some of the best GT teams and drivers in the world.
“After a successful 2019 where JB Data Engineering provided data support to many leading teams in endurance and GT racing, including TF Sport in the British GT Championship, I am looking forward to opening the 2020 season in Dubai,” said Jordan Bird.
“Data acquisition, video analysis and the delivery of the teams strategy are critical elements in the preparation for a successful race and JB Data Engineering will be using all of its skill and experience to ensure that Nico Verdonck, Rodrique Gillion, Ricky Coomber, Paul Hill, Michael Stephen and Newbridge Motorsport can deliver to their full potential.”
“I couldn’t think of a better place to launch next season than racing at the 24H SERIES 24H DUBAI Powered By Hankook, the first round of the 2020 24H SERIES Continents championship.”