Belgian Audi Club Team WRT with international driver line-up

In the Blancpain Endurance Series, FIA GT Champion Laurens Vanthoor (B) will compete with Marc Basseng (D) and the Brazilian César Ramos in car number ‘1.’

The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT will contest the Blancpain GT series with up to four Audi R8 LMS ultra cars and a driver line-up from nine nations.

Stéphane Ortelli and Laurens Vanthoor celebrate the win and championship
Stéphane Ortelli and Laurens Vanthoor celebrate the win and championship

Photo by: SRO/VIMAGES/Fabre

In the Blancpain Endurance Series, FIA GT Champion Laurens Vanthoor (B) will compete with Marc Basseng (D) and the Brazilian César Ramos in car number ‘1.’ Number ‘3’ will be shared by Christopher Mies (D), Frank Stippler (D) and James Nash (GB). Both squads are running in the Pro category.

In the Gentleman classification, Yves Weerts (B), Jean-Luc Blanchemain (F) and Christian Kelders (B) are taking the wheel of car number ‘4.’ The two R8 crews of cars number ‘3’ and ‘4’ will also be contesting the Spa 24 Hours. In addition, there are two other driver teams at Spa yet to be nominated.

In the Blancpain Sprint Series, WRT is fielding four cars: #1 Laurens Vanthoor/César Ramos (B/BR), #2 René Rast/Enzo Ide (D/B) and #4 Vincent Abril/Mateusz Lisowski (F/PL).

Starting under the banner of G-Drive Racing will be #3 Stéphane Ortelli/Roman Rusinov (MC/RUS). Furthermore, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT is venturing into the ‘Green Hell.’

In the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the team is banking on Stéphane Ortelli/Edward Sandström/Roman Rusinov (MC/S/RUS) and another driver yet to be named.

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Stéphane Ortelli , Jean-Luc Blanchemain , Frank Stippler , Marc Basseng , Christian Kelders , René Rast , Cesar Ramos , Laurens Vanthoor , Christopher Mies , James Nash , Edward Sandström , Yves Weerts , Vincent Abril , Mateusz Lisowski
Teams G-Drive Racing , Audi Sport Team WRT
Article type Breaking news
Tags bss, christian kelders, christopher mies, césar ramos, edward sandström, enzo ide, frank stippler, james nash, jean-luc blanchemain, laurens vanthoor, marc basseng, mateusz lisowski, rene rast, roman rusinov, stephane ortelli, vincent abril, yves weerts