Belcar GLPK C5-R Launch
evening (March 6) saw the launch of the Belgian ‘wing’
of the GLPK team. It presented its Corvette C5-R, the car that won
twice last year in FIA GTs. Apart from the car, the most intriguing
part of the launch was the new main sponsor, Sporza. This is the
sports channel of national Belgian television, VRT, to be compared
with the BBC in England.
"We will undoubtedly be the main contenders
for the Belcar crown and the Zolder 24 hours," commented Anthony
Kumpen. "For the 24 Hours, Mike Hezemans will partner us. This
also means that the deal with Carsport to run another year in FIA
GT, with the C6.R of course, is very close."
was unveiled last night.
created a junior team for the Belcar Endurance Cup, the former Touring
Cup,” adds Bert Longin. “Koen Deberdt, who is only 17,
will drive a Porsche 996, alternating with Anthony and myself."
So an interesting initiative from the successful
GLPK team, and the youngster switches from single seaters to endurance
racing - a very good choice...