Richard Westbrook will accomplice Maxime Martin within the No. 97 Aston Martin Racing GTE Pro entry at this weekend’s 8 Hours of Bahrain, eight and closing round of the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship.
The vehicle’s customary driver, Alex Lynn, has stood down from driving tasks on account of a particular PCR take a look at result and is at this time self-maintaining apart at his UK dwelling.
The British driver changed into once in rivals for the FIA WEC GTE Drivers’ Championship alongside Martin. The duo is sitting 15 facets within the abet of crew-mates and sequence leaders Marco Sørensen and Nicki Thiim within the No. 95 Aston Martin Vantage.
Westbrook, who changed into once to straggle with the crew within the No. 98 Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE Am entry, will transfer staunch thru to replace Lynn. Within the intervening time, 2017 FIA WEC GTE Am champion Pedro Lamy is determined to rejoin Paul Dalla Lana within the No. 98 Vantage GTE alongside Ross Gunn.