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DINAMIC MOTORSPORTS MAKES ITS ADAC GT MASTERS DEBUT

The level of interest in the ADAC GT Masters remains high. Dinamic Motorsport will be the latest team to make its debut in the German GT Championship when it makes a guest appearance at round five of the season. The Italian team will line up with Klaus Bachler (31/AUT) and Adrien De Leener (33/B) in a Porsche 911 GT3 R in races nine and ten, which feature as part of the Family & Friends Festival at the DEKRA Lausitzring.

MERCEDES-AMG DOMINATES THE ADAC GT MASTERS AT THE NURBURGRING

Drago Racing Team ZVO, and drivers Jules Gounon (27/F) and Fabian Schiller (24/Troisdorf), won a thrilling eighth race of this season’s ADAC GT Masters at the Nürburgring on Sunday. Schiller took the chequered flag in the #4 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo after 42 laps of racing to claim the second win of the ADAC GT Masters race weekend for Mercedes-AMG. “It was a great race. Our car was fantastic and we had good pace. We finished third on Saturday, now the win – I am totally happy,” said the 24-year-old. 23,500 fans witnessed spectacular and exciting motorsport, enjoyed action-packed racing in the support series, and set another crowd record in the German GT Championship at the Nürburgring.

THE KEEPER TOM’S GR SUPRA TEAM WINS IN SUPER GT AT FUJI

The FUJIMAKI GROUP FUJI GT 100 Lap RACE, Round 4 of the 2022 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, took place on August 7th at Fuji Speedway (one lap 4,563 m x 99 laps) in Shizuoka Prefecture. In the GT500 class, the two young drivers of the No. 37 KeePer TOM’S GR Supra (Sacha Fenestraz/Ritomo Miyata) got a felicitous first win, while the GT300 class the No. 61 SUBARU BRZ R&D SPORT (Takuto Iguchi/Hideki Yamauchi) got their first win of the season.

BMW M TEAM RLL TO START FOURTH IN GTD PRO AT ROAD AMERICA

John Edwards qualified the No. 25 MOTUL BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 fourth in the GTD PRO class for tomorrow’s two-hour-and-forty-minute IMSA Fastlane Sports Car Weekend race. Edwards posted a 2:06.289- minute lap around the 4.0-mile, 14-turn Road America circuit and will share the car tomorrow with Connor De Phillippi. The pair stands sixth in GTD PRO class driver point standings with a season’s-best third place finish at Laguna Seca earlier this year.

MARCIELLO AND ENGEL WIN IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS AT THE NURBURGRING

Raffaele Marciello (27/I) leads the ADAC GT Masters at the halfway point of the season. After impressing in this morning’s qualifying, the pole-sitter from Mann-Filter Team Landgraf was on top form again in Saturday afternoon’s race at the Nürburgring. Together with his partner Maro Engel (36/Monte Carlo) in the #48 Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo, Marciello won the seventh of the 14 races in the German GT Championship to claim his first victory of the season and move to the top of the championship standings. “I am obviously very happy today and delighted with the win. However, there is always room for improvement. We must also perform well in the coming races,” said Marciello, who goes into the second half of the season on Sunday as championship leader.

THE WEDSPORT ADVAN GR SUPRA WINS ITS THIRD STRAIGHT SUPER GT POLE POSITION

Official Qualifying for the FUJIMAKI GROUP FUJI GT 100 Lap RACE, Round 4 of the 2022 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, took place on August 6th at Fuji Speedway (one lap 4,563 m) in Shizuoka Prefecture. The GT500 class Pole Position was won by Sakaguchi in the No. 19 WedsSport ADVAN GR Supra (Yuji Kunimoto/Sena Sakaguchi) for the second straight time at Fuji since Round 2 and its 3rd consecutive time this season. The GT300 class pole was taken by Gamou in the No. 65 LEON PYRAMID AMG (Naoya Gamou/Takuro Shinohara). These two teams will start from the front of their respective class grids in tomorrow’s race on August 7th.

MARO ENGEL IS BACK IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS

Great news ahead of the fourth event of the ADAC GT Masters season at the Nürburgring: Maro Engel (Monte Carlo) is returning to compete in the German GT Championship. The Mercedes-AMG Performance driver will be the new team-mate for Raffaele Marciello (27/I), driving the #48 “Mamba” for the Mann-Filter Team Landgraf. Engel will benefit from his extensive experience. The 36-year-old has already completed 50 races in the ADAC GT Masters, finishing the 2020 and 2021 seasons in third place.

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