Aston Martin Racing will test the 2016 Vantage GTE in Bahrain

Aston Martin Racing has confirmed that the 2016 spec Aston Martin Vantage GTE will be tested in Bahrain. The factory British squad will test the car on Sunday, a day after the FIA World Endurance Championship season finale.

According to Aston Martin Racing team principal John Gaw, the 2016 spec Vantage GTE is 25% diffrent from the current car but will use the existing chassis.

The driver line-up and the number of cars for next year's FIA WEC competition will be unveiled later.