Larbre Competition has announced that experienced GT drivers Nick Casturg and Jean Philippe Belloc will join the team for Sunday's Le Mans test day.
This announcement came after the withdrawn of team's regular Paolo Ruberti who has crashed on Thursday at the Hockenheimring in Germany.
Nick Casturg and Jean Philippe Belloc will be at the wheel of the #50 Corvette C7.R along with full season competitors in FIA World Endurance Championship Yutaka Yamagishi and Pierre Ragues.
The third driver for Le Mans 24 Hours will be announced later.
Statement from Larbre Competition:
Due to his crash earlier this week during a coaching session, Italian driver Paolo Ruberti had successful surgery in Germany yesterday and will remain at the hospital for a few days. Drivers Jean Philippe Belloc and Nick Casturg will be behind the wheel of the #50 Corvette on Sunday with regulars Yutaka Yamagishi and Pierre Ragues. Jack Leconte and his team wish Paolo a speedy recovery.
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