Garage 59 Racing
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The Garage 59 Aston Martin squad has revealed a driver line-up including Top Gear's Chris Harris and factory racer Jonny Adam for its first campaign with the British manufacturer in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.
The Garage 59 team will run Aston Martins in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and Intercontinental GT Challenge in 2019 after splitting from McLaren.
Single-seater convert Akhil Rabindra has cited lower competing cost and increasing opportunities in GT racing as the two central reasons behind his move to the British GT series.
Garage 59 McLaren driver Alvaro Parente has hit out at the "horrible" and "awful" decision to penalise him and co-driver Rob Bell in the final round of the Blancpain Sprint series at Barcelona.
Franck Perera gave the #74 ISR Audi pole position for the final qualifying race of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series season at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya this afternoon.
Barcelona forms the 10th and final round of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series
Eleven cars competing for the Intercontinental GT Challenge
Reigning Daytona 24 Hours and Sebring 12 Hours winner Pipo Derani will race a McLaren in the Spa 24 Hours later this month, making his GT racing debut in a Garage 59-entered McLaren 650S GT3.
Garage 59 McLaren duo Rob Bell and Alvaro Parente took a confident flag-to-flag win in the Blancpain Sprint Main Race at the Nurburgring, but their start is under investigation.
The win sees Bell, van Gisbergen and Ledogar top the Blancpain Endurance Cup Drivers Championship, and Garage 59 now leads the Teams Championship.
After the Italian double-header of Misano and Monza, Blancpain GT Series’ teams and drivers now head to Great Britain for back-to-back meetings at Brands Hatch and Silverstone.
The Garage 59 McLaren 650s of Rob Bell, Come Ledogar and Shane van Gisbergen won a hotly-contested first race of the new Blancpain Endurance Cup season at Monza.
The historic circuit just north of Milan plays host to a three-hour race, during which almost 60 cars - representing 11 manufacturers - will deliver some of the best GT racing in the world.