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Hoggard, Kvamme in Late Switch to PPM Lambo for Rolex 24

Johnathan Hoggard, Mark Kvamme make late switch from RWR to PPM for Rolex 24…

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Johnathan Hoggard and Mark Kvamme have completed Precision Performance Motorsports’ lineup for this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona, in a late change of teams for both drivers.

Hoggard, the winner of the Sunoco Whelen Challenge, and Kvamme were originally slated to drive Rick Ware Racing’s Riley Mk. 30 Gibson LMP2 car in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener.

While Kvamme and James Davison, who crashed the car at the Roar Before the Rolex 24, were removed from the lineup, the team had vowed to find replacement drivers, including one Bronze-rated driver per the new-for-2020 LMP2 regulations.

RWR, meanwhile, confirmed Monday afternoon its withdrawal from the Rolex 24.

PPM, which has committed to a full-season effort with its Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo, meanwhile, ran last year’s Sunoco Whelen Challenge winner Linus Lundqvist, assisting in Hoggard’s last-minute switch.

Hoggard and Kvamme will be joined by Brandon Gdovic and Eric Lux in the car.

The 19-year-old British F3 runner-up will get his first laps in the Lamborghini in Thursday’s practice sessions, although has previous GT3 experience in an Aston Martin through the Autosport BRDC Young Driver assessment last year.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365 as well as the recently launched e-racing365 Web site for electric racing. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for FOXSports.com/SPEED Channel, and contributes to other publications worldwide. Contact John

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