8 GTE cars for European Le Mans Series round two at Imola

The provisional entry list for the upcoming 4 Hours of Imola has been released. A total of 42 cars will enter the second round of 2016 European Le Mans Series including 8 GTE cars and a great selection of factory drivers.

Class winner last time out at Silverstone, the Aston Martin brand will be represented by a single car this time. The #99 Aston Martin Vantage GTE will be driven by Andrew Howard, Alex MacDowall and the returning Darren Turner.

Racing at home soil, Ferrari will have no less than five Ferrari 458 Italias at Imola. AF Corse will compete will two cars, the #51 will be shared by Piergiuseppe Perazzini, Marco Cioci and Rui Aguas. Their team-mates Duncan Cameron, Matt Griffin and Aaron Scott will drive the sister #55 car.

The AT Racing #56 Ferrari will feature Alexander Talkanitsa, Alexander Talkanitsa Jr and Ferrari ace Davide Rigon. The Formula Racing #60 Ferrari will be driven by Johnny Laursen, Mikkel Mac and Christina Nielsen. The JMW Motorsport #66 Ferrari will have Robert Smith, Rory Butcher and Andrea Bertolini.

Proton Competition will defend Porsche's colors in GTE with two cars. Michael Hedlund, Wolf Henzler and Robert Renauer will share the #77 Porsche 911 RSR. Gianluca Roda, Klaus Bachler and Christian Ried will be at the wheel of the sister #88 Porsche 911 RSR.

4 Hours of Imola Entry List

Photos: European Le Mans Series / Adrenal Media