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20/11/2019 - 14:36

FIA WEC – Provisional entry list for the Rookie Test at Bahrain

Twelve cars will hit the track at the Bahrain International Circuit on 15 December for the FIA World Endurance Championship Rookie Test and these young drivers have been confirmed to participate.
FIA WEC – Provisional entry list for the Rookie Test at Bahrain

Though TOYOTA GAZOO Racing had already confirmed the participation of Brendon Hartley, Kamui Kobayashi, Thomas Laurent, Nyck de Vries and Kenta Yamashita, other teams had yet to announce their drivers. The FIA World Endurance Championship has now released the provisional entry list, with 12 cars expected to take part in the Rookie Test (three in LMP1, four in LMP2, four in LMGTE Pro and one in LMGTE Am).

In the LMP2 class, G-Drive Racing will test Mikkel Jensen, Jonathan Cochet (two Silver drivers in 2020), Harisson Newey and Roberto Mehri. Danish team High Class Racing will test Michael Markussen, and Jackie Chan DC Racing and Jota plan to participate in the Rookie Test but have not revealed their drivers.

The LMGTE Pro class will see the two Ferrari 488 GTE EVOs of AF Corse and the two Porsche 911 RSR-19s of Porsche GT Team. Alessandro Pier Guidi and Nicklas Nielsen are confirmed for the Italian team and Job van Uitert (G-Drive Racing driver this season) will represent the German outfit.

In LMGTE Am, Team Project 1 will test Vincent Abril and Maxwell Root.

Click for the Rookie Test provisional entry list.

For more info, go to the official FIA WEC website.