The McLaren GT Factory Driver line up of Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar, Alvaro Parente and Shane van Gisbergen will join forces with the drivers in the recently announced McLaren GT Driver Academy as part of bold plans by customer team Garage 59 to contest the Blancpain Endurance Series and Blancpain Sprint Series. The team will take part in a 10-date calendar visiting some of the most iconic circuits in Europe.
Bell (UK), Ledogar (FR) and van Gisbergen (NZ) will contest the Blancpain Endurance Series alongside McLaren GT Academy Drivers Andrew Watson (NI), Struan Moore (JE) and Alex Fontana (CH). The six drivers will join the British-based team and share two McLaren 650S GT3 racers in arguably the most competitive GT3 championship globally. The five-date Series calendar commences in Monza, Italy (23-24 April) and also includes the famous Total 24 Hours of Spa.