Haupt Racing Team have signed Bilstein as an official technical partner for the 2021 season in the VLN/ NLS and at the Nurburgring 24 Hour, with one of the HRT Mercedes-AMG GT3 sporting a striking blue and yellow Bilstein livery for the season.
The effort follows on from the 24 Hours of Dubai where the team’s blue and yellow #4 Mercedes-AMG GT3 finished third.
Hubert Haupt, team owner HRT: “We are very happy to be taking the partnership with Bilstein to a new level. Our cooperation has always been smooth at the highlight events so far, and has already been crowned with sporting success. We want to build on this promising foundation and achieve many more top results together with Bilstein. A season full of exciting challenges awaits us, in which we are hungry to get as many points and victories as possible. Having an experienced and proven industry expert like Bilstein on our side is a big plus and will help us to achieve our ambitious goals in the Green Hell.”
Dr. Peter Klaus Kirner, CEO thyssenkrupp Bilstein GmbH: “We are pleased to be going into the new season with the Haupt Racing Team and to strengthen our involvement. We are very proud that the successful Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing team is using our products, and regularly finishing on the podium with them. With our high-performance, 5-way shock absorbers, we want to continue to play a key role in the team’s success and ensure that it is among the front-runners again in 2021. We are looking forward to great moments and continuing to develop our “home base” together. We will do everything we can to come out on top in the NLS and, above all, in the prestigious 24-hour race.”