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JDC to Field Two Duqueine LMP3 Entries

Minnesota-based team expands IMSA Prototype Challenge effort to two cars in 2021…

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JDC Motorsports will have an increased presence in IMSA Prototype Challenge next year with David and Keith Grant joining the team in the No. 40 entry as part of a two-car Duqueine D08 Nissan effort.

The Minnesota-based squad confirmed its 2021 lineup in the LMP3-based series, with Gerry Kraut and Scott Andrews returning in No. 9 car for selected races.

“We are excited about racing the new Duqueine D08 with JDC Motorsports this year,” said Keith Grant. “JDC ran a very competitive program with Gerry and Scott last year and we look forward to joining the team.”

Kraut and Andrews scored two wins last season, finishing 5th overall in the championship even with missing the opening round in Daytona.

The longtime co-drivers will start their 2021 campaign with the second round of the season at Sebring in March.

“Scott and I had a great year in 2020, two wins and a third place podium; we were in contention for a podium in almost every race,” said Kraut.

“For 2021 we already made commitments for a full season in the Michelin Le Mans Cup in Europe, which got pushed back from this year, so unfortunately we only will be able to run selected events in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Championship in 2021 but I am looking forward to race the new updated 2021 spec car next season.”

The team will take delivery of a brand new Duqueine later this month with its existing 2020 Norma M30 Nissan currently being updated to Evo spec.

In addition to its two-car program in IPC, JDC is also evaluating plans to field a car in the new LMP3 class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship starting at Sebring.

It would be alongside a continued Cadillac DPi-V.R effort under the JDC-Miller Motorsports banner in the DPi class as well as a season-long Audi RS 3 LMS TCR entry in Michelin Pilot Challenge.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for and SPEED Channel and has contributed to numerous other motorsports publications worldwide. Contact John

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