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No Le Mans for Vanthoor

Laurens Vanthoor will not be competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Sébastien Loeb Racing this year. Both parties agreed on this decision, even though it was not an easy one to make. Earlier this year Laurens Vanthoor and the French team had announced that they would work together in the French endurance classic. ...

Laurens Vanthoor joins Sébastien Loeb Racing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans !

Next June, and for its third season of existence,Sébastien Loeb Racing will be on the starting grid of the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time. After German driver René Rast, the Alsace-based team now confirms Laurens Vanthoor at the wheel of the ORECA 03 LM P2. The young Belgian driver, racing for Audi Sport customer racing in GT, will discover the legendary race in La Sarthe. ...

Laurens Vanthoor starts season in Australia

FIA GT Series champion 2013 Laurens Vanthoor had the opportunity to open his 2014 season on the beautiful racetrack of Mount Panorama Bathurst in Australia. The natural and fast track hosted the 12 Hours of Bathurst this weekend, a semi classic for both GTs and Touring Cars. Laurens Vanthoor shared the Phoenix Audi R8 LMS Ultra with both Rahel Frey and René Rast. The trio came home fifth, less than a lap behind the winners. ...

Laurens Vanthoor is FIA GT Champion

22-year old Belgian Laurens Vanthoor and his team mate Stéphane Ortelli have become FIA GT Series Champions in Baku. The WRT Audi drivers won the prestigious championship in style with a magnificent victory during the finale in the streets of the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. ...

No title yet for Laurens Vanthoor

In the sport world some weekends can be highly frustrating. One has the team and the car to win, but bad luck just ruins one’s chances. That's what happened to Laurens Vanthoor and his WRT Audi teammate Stéphane Ortelli in the penultimate round of the FIA GT Series in Navarra, Spain. "Arriving here with a 19 point bonus and leaving with only 5 left, is not really a perfect weekend…", Laurens Vanthoor commented straight after the weekend’s Championship race. ...