PROsport Performance have today announced a new partnership with Aston Martin Racing and are to mount a multi-car, multi-class effort in the ADAC GT Masters Championship and it’s new for 2019 based ADAC GT4 Germany series, plus an additional two-car effort in the GT4 European Series.
PROsport Performance, based close to the Nürburgring, and to the AMR Performance Centre in Germany.
The agreement includes a two-car attack on ADAC GT Masters, in 2019 with the new Aston Martin Vantage GT3. Moreover, one of those two Vantage GT3s will be driven by a pair Aston Martin Racing works drivers.
PROsport Performance, the newly-crowned European 24h GT Series Drivers and Teams champion, will enter two Aston Martin Vantage GT4s in the new ADAC GT4 Germany series and will also field a two-car effort in the GT4 European Series, where the team has collected three championship titles (Drivers PRO/AM and Team in 2016 and Drivers AM in 2013).
Some of PROsport’s younger drivers will also be eligible to be part of the AMR Young Driver Academy.
PROsport, established in 2006 team owner and former racer Christoph Esser, has five class victories in the Nürburgring 24 Hours and more than 50 class wins in the circuit-based VLN Championship on their Roll of Honour, particularly with Porsche machinery.
Esser said: “Aston Martin has a unique tradition in motorsport. To represent this brand makes us very proud. In close partnership with Aston Martin Racing, PROsport Performance will do its utmost to continue its successful history. The new Vantage has everything it needs to compete against the strongest competition in the GT3 and the GT4.”
President of Aston Martin Racing, David King added: “We are delighted to add PROsport Performance to our race partner team roster with the new Aston Martin Vantage GT3 and GT4 cars. The introduction of our new Vantage comes at a time when Aston Martin is expanding our motorsport and customer racing activities around the world. Adding teams the calibre of PROsport Performance signifies a clear statement of intent not only to demonstrate our capabilities as a leading producer of GT racing cars but as one that competes to win at the highest level.”
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