Pittard to make GTWC Europe Endurance debut with BMW

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David Pittard will continue his partnership with BMW and Walkenhorst Motorsport and take on one of the toughest challenges in European GT Racing for 2021 with a top line up of BMW Motorsport Factory drivers, double DTM champion Marco Wittman and DTM Race winner Sheldon Van Der Linde in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Championship and Spa24hrs.

Having already joined Walkenhorst’s Intercontinental GT Challenge championship team in 2020, David will return to the SRO championship and the Spa24hrs in the PRO class. The GTWC Europe Endurance championship compromises of 5 races, visiting some of Europe’s most famous race tracks with races from 3hrs at Monza, Nurburgring GP and Barcelona, 1 6hr race at Paul Ricard and the blue ribbon event the Spa24hrs.

Pairing with Nürburgring champion David will be 2 time DTM champion Marco Wittman, who claimed Germany’s most prestious touring car crown in 2014 & 2016 for BMW, who enters his 8th year as a BMW factory driver. Alongside David and Marco, young BMW Factory driver and DTM race winner Sheldon Van Der Linde who rejoin’s Walkenhorst all season, after an impressive 1 off appearance for the team winning the Kyalami 9hrs and helping BMW win the 2020 IGTC championship.

“I’m really excited for my next challenge as I continue my development with BMW M Motorsport and Walkenhorst Motorsport in the GT World Challenge Europe in 2021. I am again provided with a great package to learn and develop my skills by working with BMW works drivers. I believe the pairing with Sheldon van der Linde and Marco Wittmann will be extremely competitive; these guys have been the fastest BMW DTM drivers in previous years and I believe we can challenge for strong positions in the championship and the Spa 24 Hours.”

Check out David’s season reveal VLOG below:

 
 
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