2016 TRI­UMPHS

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The Blancpain GT Series in Europe typ­i­cally be­gins with a test drive in France in March and a race in Misano, Italy, in April. The 2016 edi­tion con­cluded in Barcelona in Oc­to­ber. Af­ter five gru­elling rounds each of En­durance Cup and Sprint Cup races, driv­ers Maxi Buhk and Do­minik Bau­mann of team AMG HTP Motorsport pulled away with the over­all Blancpain GT Series driv­ers’ ti­tle. Audi Club Team WRT’s Enzo Ide, a 25-year-old busi­ness­man and not a pro­fes­sional rac­ing driver, won the Sprint Cup, while the En­durance Cup went to Garage 59 McLaren trio Rob Bell, Côme Le­dogar and Shane Van Gis­ber­gen. The win­ners were ac­knowl­edged in grand fash­ion at SRO’s Night of the Cham­pi­ons awards cer­e­mony in the Tower of Lon­don.

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