mardi 26 juillet 2016
13 GTE cars for the inaugural 6 Hours of Mexico
The provisional entry list for the inaugural 6 Hours of Mexico has been released. A total of 34 cars will compete in the fifth round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, 13 of which are GTE machines.
The GTE-Pro class will feature seven. Nürburgring winners from AF Corse will have a pair of factory supported Ferrari 488 GTEs. The #51 Ferrari will be driven by Gianmaria Bruni and James Calado. The sister #71 Ferrari will be shared by Sam Bird and Davide Rigon.
At Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK, Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla are the drivers of the #66 Ford GT. Marino Franchitti, Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell will be sharing the #67 Ford GT.
Aston Martin Racing's Nicki Thiim and Marco Sørensen will drive the #95 Aston Martin Vantage GTE. Their team-mates Richie Stanaway and Darren Turner will be at the wheel of the #97 car
The single GTE-Pro Porsche 911 RSR of the field will be shared by Richard Lietz and Michael Christensen driving for the semi-works Dempsey Proton Racing.
The GTE-Am class as always will feature six cars. Larbre Competition is welcoming Ricky Taylot, the American driver will share the #50 Corvette C7.R with Yutaka Yamagishi and Pierre Ragues.
Points leaders François Perrodo, Emmanuel Collard and Rui Aguas will drive the #83 Ferrari 458 Italia from AF Corse. Aston Martin Racing's Paul Dalla Lana, Pedro Lamy and Mathias Lauda will be at the wheel of the #98 Vantage GTE.
The Porsche camp will be represented by three 911 RSRs. Christian Ried, Wolf Henzler and Joël Camathias will be sharing the #78 Porsche from KCMG. Michael Wainwright, Adam Carroll and Benjamin Barker are the drivers of the Gulf Racing #86 911 RSR. The #88 entry from Abu-Dhabi Proton Racing will be driven by Khaled Al Qubaisi, David Heinemeier Hansson and Patrick Long.
6 Hours of Mexico Entry List
Photos: FIA WEC / Adrenal Media