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Porsche Team SSR Performance Commits to DTM Entry for Two Cars

The Munich-based team ran powerfully with the appearance of a wildcard, with 2020 GT Masters Champion Michael Amermüller qualifying the Porsche 911 GT3 R in the second row. Participated in Porsche for the first time in the series.

No driver lineup has been announced, but the two Porsche cars with SSR Performance will be equipped with cars 92 and 94.

“Starting DTM is very important for our young company,” said Stefan Schlund, Managing Director of SSR Performance.

“As a result, it was especially important to have two cars on the grid to ensure a competitive lineup.

“I think the next few weeks and months will be very exciting. Portimao still has a lot of work to do before the season begins, but we like the challenge.”

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The second season of DTM’s GT3 formula is expected to include at least six full-season manufacturers, including four major German brands: Audi, Mercedes, BMW and Porsche.

Audi will be represented at least by the Abt Sportsline. Abt Sportsline has already announced that the Nürburgring 24-hour winner Kelvin van der Linde will remain in the championship in 2022 due to another title attack.

Michael Ammermüller, SSR Performance, Porsche 911 GT3-R, Luca Stolz, Toksport WRT, Mercedes AMG GT3

Photo: Alexander Trienitz

The bumper lineup of Mercedes cars is expected again, and GruppeM has already announced the entry of two cars expanded for the new season.

So far, the BMW team has not committed to the 2022 DTM season, but after extensive racing and testing programs in 2021, demand for the new Bavarian brand M4 GT3 racer is expected to be high.

Lamborghini, an Italian supercar brand, will provide factory support for Grasser Racing, which will end all existing racing programs. Introducing four Huracan GT3s to the field at next year’s DTM..

Red Bull and Ferrari will stay in this category It’s been another year, despite Liam Lawson losing the title at the controversial Norisring finale.

“Entry from the 2022 DTM team is being developed in a very fun way,” said Benedikt Bohme, Managing Director of ITR.

“Next year we are on a good path to experience an even more exciting season.

“Porsche is a legendary sports car brand. SSR performance is already shining with a title that is notable for young teams. Together, they raise the level of competition in DTM and make fans more attractive.”

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