Thursday, June 18, 2015

GT Sports Club: Three Audi R8 LMS ultras in Paul Ricard round two

By Tarek Ramchani

The Paul Ricard Circuit in southern France will play host to the second round of GT Sports Club this weekend supporting the Blancpain Endurance Series. Three Audi R8 LMS ultra cars will enter the event.

The Belgians from W Racing Team (WRT) will fied the #12 Audi R8 LMS ultra for Jean-Michel Baert. Sainteloc Racing will have two cars, the #36 Audi will be driven by Michael Blanchemain, his team-mate Marc Sourd will be behind the wheel of the sister #37 R8 LMS ultra.

A total of 21 GT3 race cars will compete in the French round. The Audi drivers will be challenged by competitors representing Aston Martin, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.

The GT Sports Club is a new series from SRO Motorsports Group and exclusively open to bronze rated drivers.

Photo credit: GT Sports Club