Alex Brundle joins G-Drive Racing for FIA WEC campaign
29th June 2016
G-Drive Racing is delighted to announce today the signing of Alex Brundle to join the team’s FIA World Endurance Championship campaign in the No.26 ORECA 05-Nissan.
Brundle will join G-Drive Racing for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring next month and complete the remainder of the season in the LMP2 class with the Russian entered team.
With extensive experience in endurance racing, Brundle is one of the UK’s most accomplished young talents in sportscar competition. The 25 year-old has carved out an excellent reputation in LMP2 over the last few seasons.
A versatile and talented driver, Brundle finished second in the 2013 FIA WEC LMP2 class and also at that year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. A year later Brundle and his Oak Racing teammates lead most of the LMP2 class at Le Mans but were denied by a late technical problem.
After a brief break from racing in the first half of 2015, Brundle returned with a superb performance at the 6 Hours of Shanghai, where he led the LMP2 class in wet conditions.
Alex Brundle, Driver No.26 G-Drive ORECA 05-Nissan
“I’m delighted to be driving for G-Drive Racing in the final 6 races of the FIA WEC, especially with the incredibly strong package that the team has put together for this season.”
“The Nürburgring event can’t come soon enough and it’s fantastic to be re-joining this global series, representing my long term sponsors Richard Mille.”
“It will be a real privilege to work with the team, who have proven it to be one of the best endurance outfits worldwide. With the massive experience of Rene and the pace of Roman I think we will make a potent combination, to deliver strong results for the remainder of the season.”
Sam Hignett, Team Principal, G-Drive Racing
“We are very happy to welcome Alex to the team. His attributes as a top endurance performer have been known to the team for some time, and he is clearly one of the UK’s best up and coming sportscar drivers. We are delighted to have him in the team and believe that he is a major prospect for the future.”