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HTP & WRT Confirm 2017 Blancpain Entries

Multi-car efforts for the Blancpain stalwarts

Belgian Audi Club Team WRT, and HTP Motorsport have confirmed their return to the Blancpain GT Series in 2017. Both will continue their tradition of bringing multiple cars to the championship with Audi and Mercedes respectively.

Team WRT, reigning Driver’s and Team’s champion in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, will enter four Audi R8 LMS’ for the full Blancpain GT Series, with a fifth car specifically for the Sprint Cup rounds.

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Meanwhile, German outfit HTP Motorsport, which won the overall Blancpain GT Series Driver’s and Team’s champion in 2016, brings a trio of Mercedes AMG GT3s to the party for the entire GT series, and a fourth car for the Sprint rounds.

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Both teams are set to reveal their driver lineups for the season in the coming weeks.

The 2017 Blancpain GT Series season kicks off in the South of France again, with the teams and drivers heading to circuit Paul Ricard for official Test Days on the 13-14 March.