8 drivers ready for Lexus

After a long wait, the 3GT Racing team have their eight drivers ready for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The drivers in car #15 was announced a few weeks ago, while the team has been very slow at announcing the drivers in the #14 plus the extra drivers for the endurance rounds.

Kyle Marcelli and Dominik Bauman will share the #14 throughout the season, while they are being joined by Philipp Frommenwiler and Bruno Junqueira for the endurance races.

All four drivers are new to the 3GT Racing team, but Junqueira has worked together with Paul Gentilozzi, when he was the man behind the Jaguar programme in the ALMS.

Philipp Frommenwiler has experience from the ADAC GT Masters, VLN and the N24 races at the Nürburgring.

Kyle Marcelli has big experience from both the ALMS and IMSA championships, even though he is still young. The 26 year-old has been racing in the now former LMPC category through many seasons, and thankfully he has found a new team.

Dominik Baumann has several seasons of ADAC GT Masters experience, but he has been active in the VLN and the N24 races too. He has raced in both BMW and Mercedes cars in Europe, so the blue and black Lexus is something brand new for the 25 year-old Austrian.

3GT Racing Lexus RCF GT3 #14
Photo: 3GT Racing

Jack Hawksworth and David Heinemeier Hansson will pair up in the #15 for the full season, and will be joined by Scott Pruett and Dominik Farnbacher for the TPNAEC races.

Scott Pruett drove the #15 for the full 2017 season, but will only be extra driver this year. He is among the most winning American racing drivers and has experience from IMSA; NASCAR, IndyCar, Trans-Am and a lot more.

Dominik Farnbacher was also the extra driver in the #15 through 2017 at the TPNAEC rounds. Farnbacher has had a very changeable career, with a lot of different racing programmes. He has been racing with the teams like the SRT Viper team plus the family team Farnbacher Racing at both the Nürburgring 24 Hours and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The team is at Daytona this week along with their IMSA competitors, attending the ROAR test ahead of the 24 Hours race at the same circuit, that will be run later this month.

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