Marc VDS Racing has announced it is to 'undergo a management restructure' after taking its maiden victory at the 24 Hours of Spa last weekend, with team principal Bas Leinders leaving the team by mutual consent.

BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS, co-driven by Markus Paltalla, Lucas Luhr and Nick Catsburg, claimed the win at the blue riband endurance event for the first time in the team's history beating Audi Sport Team WRT by one lap.

In a team statement from the Belgium squad, a management reorganisation will aim to improve efficiency and forge a closer working relationship between its car and motorcycle operations.

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Team founder and president Marc van der Straten's four-wheeled squad has recently stepped into the European Le Mans Series alongside entries into the VLN, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series and the Blancpain GT Series.

Marc VDS has also expanded its two-wheeled operations by moving into MotoGP - running Scott Redding's Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS squad - alongside its Moto2 World Championship commitments.

According to van der Straten, the team will now restructure with a strong focus on the future after its maiden 24 Hours of Spa victory.

"Currently we have two teams competing in different disciplines, both with their own management and logistical support," van der Straten said. "The aim of the restructuring is to bring these two teams together, allowing us to streamline the management and logistical infrastructure whilst still benefitting from the experience we have within the team."

As a result, Leinders has left the team and a full management restructure is anticipated by mid-September. None of Marc VDS's current commitments both in bikes and sportscars are expected to be pulled.

"It will be a big change, but one that that will leave the team leaner, more efficient and, ultimately, more competitive," van der Straten confirmed. "I'd like to thank Bas for his contribution to the team and I wish him all the best with his future endeavours."