A total of 33 cars are on the provisional entry list for this month’s Asian Le Mans Series season-opening Four Hours of Zhuhai.
The ACO released the entry list for the Oct. 28-30 event following its 31-car full-season entry list for the 2016/2017 championship.
ENTRY LIST: 4H Zhuhai
Four LMP2 cars are set to do battle alongside 11 LMP3 entries and a record 16-car GT3 grid. One car each, meanwhile, is entered in the CN and GT Cup classes, respectively.
Nicky Catsburg and Andrea Pizzitola have been confirmed in separate Algarve Pro Racing Ligier JS P2 cars, with the Dutchman set to share the team’s Judd-powered entry with Tacksung Kim and Matt McMurry.
Fellow American Duncan Ende will race a Ligier JS P3 for Hong Kong outfit FRD Racing Team, while Alex Riberas and Olivier Beretta are listed in DH Racing’s Ferrari 488 GT3 car.
Alessandro Pier Guidi will also drive a Ferrari, for Team BBT, with Spirit of Race fielding a Prancing Horse for Marco Cioci, Rui Aguas and Nasrat Muzayyin.
Adderly Fong, meanwhile, is confirmed in Absolute Racing’s Bentley Continental GT3, while Audi factory driver Christopher Haase will pilot an R8 LMS ultra entered by TianShi Racing Team.
Additional drivers in all categories are expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.