Adrian Quaife-Hobbs has joined VonRyan Racing for the upcoming Blancpain Endurance Series as the McLaren 650S GT3 team retain a strong driver line-up.

Rob Bell, Kevin Estre, Alvaro Parente, Bruno Senna and Shane van Gisbergen have all already been announced to be racing for the team and the former GP2 race-winner moves into sportscar racing for the first time.

Quaife-Hobbs set the motorsport world alight in 2012 when he dominated the 2012 AutoGP series, becoming the first driver in the history of the series to win five race victories in a single season. The Tonbridge racer has also contested the GP2 and GP3 series, Formula BMW, Formula Renault and Formula 3.

The Brit has already got to grips with the 3.8 litre McLaren 650S GT3 in a pre-season test at Silverstone as well as a two-day test at Snetterton.

"I'm extremely excited to be embarking on a new adventure in sportscar racing with VonRyanRacing and the McLaren 650S, which I believe will be a front-runner from the first race," Quaife-Hobbs said. "We enjoyed a very successful test programme at Silverstone and Snetterton, which continues with two days at Paul Ricard this week, and I'm really looking forward to getting into the car for the first round".

"Adrian is a very exciting talent, who has shown himself to be one of the most promising young stars in some of the most competitive single-seater championships", said team manager Dave Ryan. "With these six drivers we have put ourselves in a very strong position for the season, and we are confident of 2015 being another exciting year."



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