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SSR PERFORMANCE ALL SET FOR FIRST SEASON IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS

New outfit joins ADAC GT Masters. After enjoying a very promising outing as guest entrants last year at Hockenheim, SSR Performance are set to contest their first full season in this year’s Super Sports Car League. During a session of the online live broadcast, PS on Air – The Ravenol ADAC GT Masters talk show, the Munich-based team introduced their very experienced driver pairing – last year’s championship runner-up, Christian Engelhart (33, GER), plus Michael Ammermüller (34, GER) – and talked about the eye-catching livery of their Porsche 911 GT3 R.

ADAC GT MASTERS UNCHANGED WITH SEVEN RACE MEETINGS

The ongoing Corona crisis has meant that the ADAC GT Masters has had to restructure its race calendar for the 2020 season. The first of seven race weekends remaining on the 2020 schedule will take place from 31st July to 2nd August at Autodrom Most in the Czech Republic. Should racing not prove possible there due to government rules and regulations or travel restrictions still in force, then the ADAC GT Masters will head to the Lausitzring as an alternative venue for those dates. Tickets already purchased remain valid for rescheduled events.

MERCEDES-AMG GT4: A NEW EDITION OF A SUCCESSFUL MODEL

Following the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG GT3, Mercedes-AMG presents the further development of its globally successful GT4 model for the tenth anniversary season of its Customer Racing Programme. The new Mercedes-AMG GT4 (model year 2020) features new design characteristics and technical optimisations that, among others, enhance the endurance racing performance. Thanks to improved engine and brake cooling, the new Mercedes-AMG GT4 is also able to reliably bring its top performance to the track in extremely hot conditions. Once the homologation has been completed, the first examples of the new model will be delivered in March, 2020.

EFP CAR COLLECTION BY TECE SIGN MARKUS WINKLEHOCK FOR ADAC GT MASTERS

The latest EFP Car Collection by TECE signing is a high-profile name in the sport. Former F1 driver Markus Winkelhock (39, GER) has been recruited to strengthen the team’s challenge in the 2020 ADAC GT Masters. The Audi sports driver will share an Audi R8 LMS with Florian Spengler (32, GER). Elia Erhart (31, GER) and Pierre Kaffer (43, GER) will again drive the sister car. The 14th season of the ADAC GT Masters gets underway at Oschersleben on the weekend of 24th – 26th April.

SCHUBERT MOTORSPORT RETURNS TO THE ADAC GT MASTERS

One of the most successful teams ever to compete in the ADAC GT Masters is returning to the Super Sports Car League. Schubert Motorsport will field two BMW M6 GT3s as they stage their comeback. The first car will be driven by DTM race winner, Joel Eriksson (21, SWE) and Aidan Read (21, AUS) while Henric Skoog (23, SWE), BMW works driver Erik Johansson (23, SWE) and Nick Yelloly (29, GB) will share the drive in the team’s second car. The ADAC GT Masters will get its season under way on the weekend of 26th-28th April at Oschersleben which is Schubert Motorsport’s home circuit.

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