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34 Entries for 6H Spa

Entry list for second round of WEC season released…

Photo: Vision Sport Agency

Photo: Vision Sport Agency

A total of 34 cars are set for next weekend’s Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

ENTRY LIST: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

The field for the Belgian round grows by one with the addition of a second G-Drive Racing entry in LMP2.

Simon Dolan and Giedo Van Der Garde, who claimed victory in the European Le Mans Series season-opener at Silverstone, will be joined by Jake Dennis in the No. 38 Gibson 015S Nissan.

Other changes in LMP2 include the expected return of David Markozov to the No. 27 SMP Racing BR Engineering BR01 Nissan after family issues prevented the Russian driver from competing at Silverstone.

LMP1 will again see a nine-car field, led by the factory Porsche, Audi and Toyota teams, which will be looking to rebound following separate issues for all three of the manufacturers in the opening round.

Porsche inherited victory at Silverstone after the race-winning No. 7 Audi R18 was excluded for a technical infringement.

Seven cars are again listed to do battle in GTE-Pro. Jonny Adam is set for his first start of the season after missing Silverstone due to his British GT commitments.

Both Billy Johnson and Harry Tincknell, meanwhile, will be third drivers in Ford Chip Ganassi Racing’s Ford GTs.

In GTE-Am, Patrick Long joins Khaled Al Qubaisi and David Heinemeier Hansson in the No. 88 Abu Dhabi Proton Racing Porsche 911 RSR, after also missing Silverstone due to other racing commitments.

The Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps is set for May 7.

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Jack

    April 25, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    who is jake dennis

    • tom

      April 25, 2016 at 5:04 pm

      where is mr hide

  2. Mike S.

    April 25, 2016 at 6:59 pm

    Yeah fine print says no license no drivey. So, he doesn’t have a license and rating for that matter. New Dos Equis guy??

  3. Olvik Jorjor

    April 26, 2016 at 4:15 am

    That top ELMS team will give the WEC guys are run for their money. VD Garde looked like a young McNish in Silverstone.

  4. Gene

    April 26, 2016 at 11:06 am

    I thought they would have put Long in the Dempsey car for the PRO team versus the AM car.
    Wonder if they will get a 3rd driver for the PRO car. Same for AF Corse.

    • Mike D

      April 29, 2016 at 12:53 pm

      I doubt you will see 3rd drivers in those Pro cars.

      AF Corse usually runs 2 drivers at the 6-hour races. Their 3rd drivers for Le Mans haven’t been announced yet.

      Dempsey Proton used 2 drivers at Silverstone. Wolf Henzler was announced as the 3rd driver for Le Mans.

      Long is running the full season as the Pro in Proton’s Am car.

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