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28 Entries for Shanghai

Two Toyotas highlight entry for penultimate FIA WEC round of season…

Photo: DPPI/WEC

Photo: DPPI/WEC

The entry list for next month’s Six Hours of Shanghai has been released. The penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship will feature 28 entries, highlighted by a second Toyota TS030 Hybrid entry.

Fresh off a win in the rain-shortened Six Hours of Fuji, the Japanese manufacturer will again field the No. 7 TS030 Hybrid for drivers Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre. Kaz Nakajima will be on Super Formula duties that weekend.

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Nine cars are set for LMP2, including a number of revised driver lineups.

Robbie Kerr rejoins the No. 25 G-Drive Racing by Delta-ADR Oreca 03 Nissan, while Asian Le Mans Series regular David Cheng will join Jacques Nicolet and Keiko Ihara in the No. 45 OAK Racing Morgan-Nissan.

After running under the Gainer International banner in Fuji, the Greaves Motorsport Zytek Z11SN Nissan will see team regulars Tom Kimber-Smith and Eric Lux be joined by Russian Nissan GT Academy winner Mark Shulzhitckiy, who will be making his prototype debut.

Both GTE-Pro and GTE-Am remains unchanged, although Aston Martin Racing has yet to confirm its full lineup for its Nos. 97 and 99 entries.

Rolad Goethe, meanwhile, is set to return to the GTE-Am championship-leading No. 96 Aston Martin entry with Jamie Campbell-Walter and Stuart Hall.

The Six Hours of Shanghai is set for November 8-9.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365 as well as the recently launched e-racing365 Web site for electric racing. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for FOXSports.com/SPEED Channel, and contributes to other publications worldwide. Contact John

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