Chennai, Apr 30: Indian racing driver Aditya Patel has confirmed he will be driving in an Audi R8 LMS with Team Novadriver in the International GT Open series this year.

Racing for the Portuguese outfit, the 25-year-old from Chennai said: “It’s great to be racing for Team Novadriver in the International GT Open series. The team is reputed and has many championships under its belt.

“The series attracts some of the best GT and Formula car drivers from around the world. Being my second year racing GT cars, I am really looking forward to some good results and experience with the team.”

Patel raced in the ADAC GT Masters in Germany last year.

The Europe-based championship is run over eight weekends and held on circuits across seven countries namely Germany, Portugal, Spain, Hungary, Great Britain, Belgium and Italy. It features some of the World’s best race tracks such as Nurburgring, Portimao, Jerez, Hungaroring, Silverstone, Spa, Monza and Barcelona.