The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT seeks Endurance podium at Silverstone

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The Blancpain GT Series community is staying in Great Britain for a second  round in England in eight days: after Brands Hatch’s Sprint cup event, which ended with the success of Enzo Ide-Christopher Mies, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT is moving to Silverstone for the second race of the 2016 Endurance Cup. The track in Northamptonshire shares with Brands the same status of ‘motorsports temple’ but has completely different characteristics.

The Belgian squad is hopeful that it will suit their Audis R8 LMS better than Monza, which hosted the Endurance Cup season-opener, and it will allow them to find again the path to the podium. Five cars will be entered, with the same line-ups seen in Italy.

This means that the Vanthoor brothers and Fred Vervisch will share the all-Belgian driven car #1, with Leonard-Meadows-Frijns on car #2, Jimenez-Baptista-Albuquerque in the ‘Portuguese-speaking