Marco Mapelli joins Abu Dhabi Proton in Bahrain's FIA WEC finale

The FIA World Endurance GTE-Am field will see a new comer at Bahrain. Italian driver Marco Mapelli will compete in the FIA WEC season finale with the Proton Competition run #88 Porsche 911 RSR.

A very fast Audi Sport Italia driver in the Italian GT Championship, Marco Mapelli will share the #98 Abu Dhabi Racing entry with Klaus Bachler et Khaled Al Qubaisi. He will replace team owner Christian Ried at the six-hour event.

Marco Mapelli is familiar with Proton Competion having raced with them in European Le Mans Series.