The World of Resistance starts its asian tour with the dispute
of the 6 Hours of Fuji, seventh test of the WEC. With the battle for the title
as the epicenter of all the activity in Japan and with the attractive view to the
Toyota TS050 Hybrid to compete at home, the grill of the WEC suffers several changes
in the face in this quote. Although the protagonists in each one of the prototypes of
the category LMP1 are the same, up to four LMP2 suffer variations in their
payroll of pilots in regards to the above quote from the contest. there are Also
small changes in GTE-Pro and GTE-Am.
While the roster of drivers in LMP1 does not suffer changes, this
you can’t say of the second category of the WEC. Will Stevens landed in the
Oreca 05-Nissan #26 of G-Drive Racing to replace Rene Rast, pilot
will be in the DTM. In the br 01 airborne light-Nissan #27 SMP Racing climbs Mihail Aleshin
as a third pilot, while el Ligier JS P2-Nissan #20 of ESM muta by
complete alignment to receive to Antonio Giovinazzi, Giedo Van der Garde and
Sean Gelael. Finally, Manor #45 returns to the competition with Tor Graves,
Alex Lynn and Shinji Nakano.
The decision of Ford’s Performance of ‘pull’ to Marino
Franchitti is the Ford GT #67 has resulted in all GT of this category
spend to compete with only two drivers. In this regard, it is noteworthy that
Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell are as the official drivers of Ford in the
mentioned Ford GT, while Richie Stanaway returns to the Aston Martin
Vantage #97 to fill the gap of Fernando Rees, every time that the pilot
the brazilian was in charge of forming a couple with Darren Turner in the past 6
Hours of the Circuit of the Americas.
Finally, in the category GTE-Am there is only a change of
pilots. Although it is important to highlight the decision of Larbre Competition keep
Ricky Taylor in his Chevrolet Corvette C7 beyond the two quotations in soil
american, the truth is that the only real innovation is the return of Patrick Long to the
Porsche 911 RSR Abu Dhabi-Proton Racing. In this way, Long added
efforts with Khaled Al-Qubaisi and David Heinemeier Hansson after occupying the hollow
the French rider Kevin Estre, responsible for close alignment of drivers
this Porsche in Austin.