Russian team SMP Racing will be heading to Bahrain as a strong leader in the competitive GTE-Am class. In the FIA World Endurance Championship season finale, SMP Racing will try to fight for the class honors and bring to Russia the two 2015 GTE-Am titles.
The privateer Ferrari squad has a total of 155 points in the teams' standing ahead of AF Corse. In the drivers standing, the SMP Racing trio Andrea Bertolini, Victor Shaytar and Aleksey Basov have the same 155 points. They have a strong 19-point lead ahead of fellow Ferrari drivers François Perrodo, Emmanuel Collard and Rui Aguas who are second in the standing.