With the exception of the season highlight, the 24-hour race at Spa, the races in this important European endurance series for GT3 cars all last for three hours. The Belgian customer racing team WRT lines up as defending champions on the grid with two Audi R8 LMS ultra. Audi celebrated a one-two finish at the Spa race in 2012. The Audi R8 LMS ultra of Audi Sport Team Phoenix won with Andrea Piccini, René Rast and Frank Stippler at the wheel. Second in the sister car of customer team WRT were Christopher Haase, Christopher Mies and Stéphane Ortelli, who are currently second in the rankings and are still well in contention of successfully defending the title.