Four strong WRT private team drivers in the re-structured FIA GT1 World Championship
- Private WRT team to contest entire FIA GT1 World Championship
- Oliver Jarvis, Stéphane Ortelli, Frank Stippler and Laurens Vanthoor form the driver squad
- Two new Audi R8 LMS ultra are used as race cars
For the re-structured FIA GT1 World Championship that starts into the new season on April 8 two new Audi R8 LMS ultra cars have been nominated as well. The private WRT team will be contesting the world championship with an international driver line-up. The former DTM racer Frank Stippler (D) and Audi factory driver Oliver Jarvis (GB) are part of the squad as well as the former Le Mans winner Stéphane Ortelli (MC). The Belgian junior Laurens Vanthoor completes the squad.