Bentley Team Absolute readies for GT Asia Series 2015
The three-car Bentley Team Absolute driving team embarks on its 2015 GT Asia Series campaign on the weekend of the 15th of May 2015, at South Korea's 5.6km F1 track, where two sixty-minute races will see the powerful line-up take on what has been billed as the series' most competitive field on record.
Piloting the three Bentley Continental GT3 race cars will be an expert line-up of drivers together bringing a combination of sportscar experience and young talent to the team.
All three Bentley Team Absolute cars are entered in the GT3 class. Driving will be Jeffrey Lee of Chinese Taipei and 2010 Indy Lights championship, Frenchman Jean-Karl Vernay, runner up in the Blancpain Endurance Championship at Monza in April 2015, new Lotus F1 development driver Adderly Fong of Hong Kong and multiple GT race and championship winner Keita Sawa of Japan. Also driving are GTM Class champion Jacky Yeung teaming up with British driver Duncan Tappy, stepping in to replace fellow Bentley Boy Steven Kane, who will be driving in the ADAC Zurich 24h race the same weekend.
The South Korean race marks the start of the 11-race GT Asia season. Qualifying for Round 1 gets underway on Saturday, 16th of May, with the first 60 minute race following three hours later. Round two will be held Sunday 17th of May.