We’re all set for the 2021 ADAC GT Masters. Bring it on! Spring is fast approaching and GRT Grasser Racing Team are more than ready for their first major offensive in this hard-fought GT3 series. The Austrian outfit will field four Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVOs for the first time since its inception. The driver pairing for the car with start number 11, one of the team’s four entries, has just been confirmed with the signing of Mike David Ortmann and Clemens Schmid. They now complete the line up alongside the two Lamborghini Young Driver-protégés, Tim Zimmermann and Steijn Schothorst, in GRT Grasser Racing’s new junior team.
Küs Team Bernhard has a prominent newcomer: The racing team of two-time Le Mans winner and FIA World Endurance Champion, Timo Bernhard, has acquired the services of the defending champion in the ADAC GT Masters, Christian Engelhart (34/Starnberg). The German will share a Porsche 911 GT3 R with Porsche works driver Thomas Preining (22/A). The team disclosed this secret exclusively on Sunday in the latest edition of PS on Air – The Ravenol ADAC GT Masters Talk. The opening round of this season’s German GT Championship takes place from 14th to 16th May in Oschersleben.
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that John Schauerman will return to their Michelin Le Mans Cup team for 2021, racing alongside Wayne Boyd.
Frederik Schandorff will be back in the International GT Open paddock in 2021, chasing the overall crown with Vincenzo Sospiri Racing (VSR).
In 2021, fans of the ADAC GT Masters can once again look forward to watching Montaplast by Land-Motorsport and its Audi R8 LMS. The team from Niederdreisbach is sticking with a tried and tested formula and will again line up with two cars in the German GT Championship. Season 15 of the ADAC GT Masters kicks off from 14th to 16th May at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben.
After recently announcing her return to SRO America competition, Taylor Hagler will have her first official test in the the No. 93 Racers Edge Motorsports Acura NSX GT3 Evo at The Thermal Club on February 26th ahead of the March season opener at Sonoma Raceway. Hagler joins the 2019 SRO World Challenge GT America Championship-winning Racers Edge Motorsports team alongside fellow HPD GT3 Driver Academy graduates Dakota Dickerson and Jacob Abel. Hagler will contest the full 2021 SRO season, which is set to open at Sonoma March 5-7.
Aston Martin has selected Motorsports Services AMR Asia Limited (MSAA) to become its exclusive distributor of all variants of Vantage GT race cars, parts and technical support for China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and the south-east Asian region.
Rutronik Racing is the first racing team in the ADAC GT Masters to announce its full driver line-up for 2021. In Dennis Marschall (24/Eggenstein) and newcomer Kim-Luis Schramm (23/Meuspath), the team has now confirmed the two men who will share the driving duties in its second Audi R8 LMS in the German GT Championship. The ADAC GT Masters kicks off its 15th season from 14th to 16th May in Oschersleben.
JMF Motorsports is a newly formed organisation based out of Buttonwillow, California. Founded by long time motorsport enthusiast John Farrow, they will field a Mercedes-AMG GT4 for two drivers starting in the NASA Western Endurance Racing Championship for 2021, and moving to SRO later in the year.
Scuderia Villorba Corse gets back to prototype racing and ACO / Le Mans events, among which the Italian team claims three participations in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The squad led by Raimondo Amadio unveils the first step of their renewed course in endurance racing taking part in the 2021 European Le Mans Series under the 1AIM Villorba Corse brand. This new racing program is born in the wake of the project started in 2019 with the ACE1 brand, which made its debut in the ELMS round of Barcelona and then participated in the entire Asian Le Mans Series taking a victory at the 4 Hours of Buriram (Thailand) in February 2020, exactly one year ago.
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Wayne Boyd and Rob Wheldon will return to their LMP3 team for the 2021 European Le Mans Series.
CarBahn with Peregrine Racing is leveling up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.
Era Motorsport, recently crowned winner of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, has committed to the entire 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, competing in the LMP2 class in the No. 18 Oreca. Drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman will race the seven-round championship and be joined by Ryan Dalziel for the remaining three North American Endurance Cup events.
GRT GRASSER RACING TEAM SET FOR ANNIVERSARY SEASON: FOUR RAGING BULLS ON A MISSION TO SECURE TITLE HONOURS IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS
The raging bulls at GRT Grasser Racing Team are sharpening their horns for the 2021 ADAC GT Masters. To mark their special anniversary in the Super Sports Car League, the Lamborghini team are set to launch their biggest offensive since first joining the series in the 2011 season. It’s been ten years since the Knittelfeld-based […]
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Jonathan Aberdein will join their LMP2 team for the 2021 European Le Mans Series.
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport keeps pushing ahead with the expansion of its international customer sports programme and will be present in the DTM in 2021. In the reframed sprint series that will also be held with cars to GT3 regulations from this season, starting off at Monza in mid-June, AMG intends to add to its successful DTM history with eleven drivers’ titles, 14 teams’ titles and seven manufacturers’ titles. The current planning involves the participation of multiple Customer Racing Teams to compete for points with their Mercedes-AMG GT3s.
GRT Grasser Racing Team have generally done well in the legendary 24 Hours of Daytona these past few years. After taking two wins previously and finishing runners-up last year, their main objective at the weekend in the opening round of the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship was to secure a third victory in the endurance […]
United Autosports are delighted to confirm that Nico Jamin will join their LMP2 team for the 2021 European Le Mans Series and the Le Mans 24 Hours.