Good grid size continues for the 4 Hours of Fuji


The Asian Le Mans Series is returning to action at Fuji Speedway in Japan, with around the same car count and some lineup changes here and there for the race to be held on December 4th, with 30 cars to be present in the final race of 2016.

The LMP2 class continues with the same four entries with some driver changes, such as Fabian Schiller joining Race Performance in their ORECA 03, while Jonathan Hirschi and Mark Patterson join Algarve Pro Racing in their No. 24 Ligier JS P2, while Andrea Roda joins Michael Munemann and Andrea Pizzitola in the No. 25 Ligier JS P2. DC Racing keeps lineups unchanged in the the LMP2 and in LMP3.

The LMP3 class continues with the same nine entries, with only the G-Private by Triple 1 Racing squad awaiting confirmation of who will share driving duties with Hanss Lin.

15 entries are awaited in the GT class, with TianShi Racing leaving and Team Audi Korea joining the grid with an Audi R8 LMS GT3. Some big names are coming in the drivers department, like Mattieu Vaxiviere in the DH Racing Ferrari 488 GT3, Yuuhi Sekiguchi in the VS Racing Lamborghini Huracán GT3.

Also, Team AAI substitutes their McLaren 650S for another BMW M6 GT3, with BMW ace Phillipp Eng replacing Xavier Maasen to race alongside Jun San Chen and Ollie Millroy.
The CN and GT Cup class keep their single car counts, with PS Racing coming again with their Ligier JS53 while TKS bring a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup model.

The entries may be subject to change until the race weekend.



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