Thursday, May 29, 2014

GT Tour: André Lotterer and Benoit Tréluyer join Belgian Audi Clubt Team WRT at Spa-Francorchamps

By Tarek Ramchani

André Lotterer and Benoit Tréluyer will join the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT at Spa-Francorchamps in the Belgian round of the French GT Tour.

The Audi Sport customer racing team will enter the GT Tour event with a pair of Audi R8 LMS ultra cars. The French series is using a Pro-Am formula, the two times Le Mans winners and 2012 FIA WEC champions not allowed to share the same car.

André Lotterer will drive along with Enzo Ide a regular with Belgian Audi Club Team WRT this year in the Blancpain Sprint Series.  Benoit Tréluyer will be joined by Yves Weerts.

At Spa-Francorchamps, the WRT team will target strong results as well preparing for the upcoming Spa 24 Hours. The Belgian squad is familiar with the French GT Tour. In 2011 they competed under their own banner, whilst in 2011 and 2012 they represented the official Audi France effort under Team Audi France name.

WRT will join at Spa the regular French Audi teams in GT Tour, Sébastien Loeb Racing, Sainteloc Racing and Team Speed Car.

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