The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT squad is sure to come under rapid fire from their Nogaro adversaries, Sebastien Loeb Racing once more.
The new and exhilarating street circuit in Baku, close to the Caspian Sea, will host a gripping finale to the season.
Belgian track added following removal of Navarra round.
28 spectacular FIA GT Series cars are now ready to do battle in the first Baku World Challenge.
The winning team also took the FIA GT Series Pro-Am class honours with drivers Andreas Simonsen and Sergei Afanasiev
Ortelli and Vanthoor’s title followed the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT’s clinching of the team crown in the qualifying race earlier today at the Baku World Challenge.
Dominant Pro-Am victory for GRT Grasser Racing Team in their Lamborghini LP 560-4. Cesar Campanico had a heavy impact in his Audi causing a red flag; photographer injured.
FIA GT Series set for Slovakian Ring challenge. At the halfway mark of the season, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has the upper-hand in the title hunt.
Audi lead home Lamborghini on the historic circuit in Belgium for the second round of the 2013 FIA GT Series
Vanthoor & Ortelli extend points lead over Stippler and Sandstrom in Pro Cup
Stephen Errity, GT correspondent
“Racing at home doesn’t add special pressure”, says Team Principal Vincent Vosse.
Following this excellent start, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT can head to the second round of the FIA GT Series, at Zolder.
The Belgian team is strengthening its leading position in both the Drivers’ and Teams’ standings.
With only two rounds left, Laurens Vanthoor and Stéphane Ortelli are in a good position to become the first winners of the new FIA GT Series.