The historic Brands Hatch venue hosts the first round of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS Sprint Cup. There will be excitement at the British centre, the track which as usual will host two races at a standard distance of sixty minutes with a mandatory driver change in the middle of the race.
BMW is the car to beat, Monza has proven that the Bavarian brand is the most competitive of the lot. WRT extension has all the makings to clinch the first streak of the year in the SRO continental series, Vincent Vosse’s men will depend Charles Weerts/Dries Vanthoor #32 And Valentino Rossi/Maxime Martin #46.
Mercedes are looking for redemption after crashing out in Lombardy in the opening round of the Endurance Cup. a race that saw the first joy since 2018 (24h Spa) for BMW Motorsport. Raffaele Marciello/Timur Boguslavskiy #88 behind the attack, the Swiss and the Russians won race-2 of 2022, while in the first race it was the Ferrari of Ulysse De Pauw/Pierre Alexandre Jean who qualified with AF Corse.
Many visitors to the English weekend, there are more than 30 workers in total who will fight in England. In the PRO class we focus on the participation of Ricardo Feller/Mattia Drudi (Tresor Orange 1 #40), Christopher Haase / Lucas Légeret (Comtoyou Racing #11) e Frederic Vervisch / Nicolas Baert (Comtoyou Racing #12), three players associated with Audi Sport who can produce surprises on a specific track where overlap is not given.
Qualifying will be more important than ever, the battle against the clock will take place on Saturday afternoon. We remind you that, unlike other Sprint Cup events, the two races will take place on Sunday a few hours apart, an unusual selection structure that is actually the second of the ten GTWC European appointments.
Photo. Pier Colombo