Blancpain Sprint Cup Barcelona WRT: ‘Forza Enzo!’

Enzo Ide © Patrick Hecq

The Blancpain GT Series 2016 comes to an end this weekend with the final round of the Sprint Cup. The closing round of the season will take place on a stellar venue: it will be the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the F.1 track in the outskirts of the Catalan capital, to host the event, making its debut in the Blancpain calendar. Suspense and expectations levels will be high, as no less than four titles are still to be decided, with both the Drivers’ and Teams’ crowns in both the Sprint Cup and the overall Blancpain GT Series at stake.

The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT is in contention for the … four, with varying chances, and will go to Spain with its 6-car entry absolutely determined to bring back as many honours as possible.

It is in the Sprint Cup Drivers’ competition that things look better for the Belgian squad, as Enzo Ide and Christopher Mies, after a terrific season, lead the standings by 17 points. Racing calendars are such, though, that Christopher Mies will not be able to attend the final round, as in the same weekend he will be in Hockenheim fighting for the ADAC GT Masters title, being a points leader there too. Enzo Ide will therefore go alone for the Sprint Cup title, exceptionally associated with Robin Frijns. The young Belgian is extremely focused ahead of the decisive moment: “We’ll do everything to win the title