The 2021 FIA WEC full season entry will see five Ferrari 488 GTE entries in the LM GTE Am class alongside the pair of GTE Pro Ferraris confirmed yesterday.
As confirmed by DSC in July last year 2020 Michelin Le Mans Cup winners and ELMS GTE race and title contenders Iron Lynx will make their full-season FIA WEC debut in 2021.
The Italian team will arrive with two 488 GTEs including the first full season WEC entry for an all-female driving crew.
The #85, will be entrusted to the “Iron Dames” Michelle Gatting, Rahel Frey and Manuela Gostner who move up from the European Le Mans Series where the trio has scored several podiums over the past two seasons.
Also moving up from the ELMS is the sister #60 Ferrari where Claudio Schiavoni and Andrea Piccini will be joined by Matteo Cressoni.
Amato Ferrari’s team will field a pair of cars under their own brand.
They will include the returning Champions in the #83 car, François Perrodo and Nicklas Nielsen though will be joined in 2021 by reigning Italian GT Endurance Champion Alessio Rovera. Perrodo and Rovera will also double up with a parallel campaign in the 2021 ELMS where they will be joined by 2020 WEC GTE Am Champion Manu Collard.
The #54 is another returnee, Giancarlo Fisichella, Thomas Flohr and Francesco Castellacci will tackle a third consecutive WEC campaign and will be seeking to make up for last season, where they narrowly missed out on the podium on several occasions.
2020 LMP2 contenders Cetilar Racing step from their LMP2 Dallara into GTE Am in 2021 as well as providing prominent sponsorship for the Pro cars.
Roberto Lacorte is confirmed for the full season, alongside two other drivers yet to be announced by the team for the #47 car.
The full season FIA WEC Entry is set to be revealed on Thursday with a GTE Am entry of at least 12 cars expected.