Kruse Schiller Motorsport(KSM) have announced that the team has signed Hideki Noda for the opening round of the Le Mans Series to be held April 9-11 at Paul Ricard Circuit in France.
This will be the third year that Noda will race for KSM following a full-time entry in the Series in 2008 and 2009, and also in the 24 Heures du Mans.
The team will be using an updated Lola chassis, but have changed the engine manufacturer to Judd this year. This change should be a power-up factor for the team.
Noda is the only Japanese professional driver to have wins in 3 continents: Europe, USA, and Asia.