Bruno Senna to drive lead Aston Martin at Le Mans 24 Hours

Bruno Senna will join Aston Martin Racing's lead pairing of Darren Turner and Stefan Mucke for the Le Mans 24 Hours in June

Bruno Senna to drive lead Aston Martin at Le Mans 24 Hours

The Brazilian had originally been listed against AMR's additional third entry in the GTE Pro class for Le Mans, but team principal John Gaw explained that he would be joining the World Endurance Championship team leaders at both the Spa round in May and the 24 Hours.

"It was always planned that way, but we just hadn't announced it," Gaw told AUTOSPORT.

"Bruno, Darren and Stefan are the dream driver line-up from my point of view: Bruno was very strong last year."

Senna has stepped down from a full-season drive with AMR to take part in the Brazilian Stock Car series with Peugeot.

Gaw explained that he was "still deciding" on the line-up for the Le Mans-only car in GTE Pro, adding that it would be made up of top-line drivers capable of challenging for victory.

The second GTE Pro Vantage, which is entered in conjunction with the Craft-Bamboo squad, is driven by Darryl O'Young, Fernando Rees and Alex MacDowall.

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