BMW Team Brasil has announced it will compete in seven rounds of the Sprint and five races of the Endurance in the upcoming Blancpain Endurance Series.

The BMW squad notched up several podiums in the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series and plan to run two Z4 GT3. Caca Bueno and Sergio Jimenez return to the team while Valdeno Brito joins for his first full season after impressing in two races last year. A full line-up expected in the coming weeks.

Bueno and Jimenez will recommence their partnership after finishing sixth in the drivers' standings in 2014 with a number of podium appearances.

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"Racing in both Sprint and Endurance Series is a natural development of the team," Bueno said. "2013 was our first year, learning the tracks and car. In 2014, we already did a great job. We have more experience with the tracks, we know our opponents better, so I am pretty excited. Especially for the long races, where our car should have a better chance to fight for the win."

Brito joins the team from Brazilian stock car racing and is a multiple race winner in the series.

"I am very happy the team asked me to drive for them," said the 40-year-old. "Since the two races I did last year, the desire to participate in the Series only increased. I dream of doing long races like the Total 24 Hours of Spa, one of the more important races in the world. To be able to do this with a Brazilian team really makes me very excited and happy."

Team manager Antonio Hermann has his sights set firmly on the title in 2015. He added: "We are on par with the other cars and considering the great drivers we have, I firmly believe that we will be one of the best teams in the series."