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Porsche Team SSR Performance Commits to DTM Entry for Two Cars

The Munich-based team made a wildcard appearance at the Nürburgring earlier this year, and this is the first time Porsche has appeared in the series.

GT Masters Champion Michael Amermüller passed the qualifying in the second row and, supported by his strong performance in two races, SSR Performance chose to enter the DTM season completely next year.

Although the driver lineup was not announced, the two Porsche of SSR Performance will be equipped with No. 92 and No. 94 cars.

“It’s very important for our young company to start DTM. As a result, it was especially important to have two cars on the grid to ensure a competitive lineup,” SSR Performance said. Said Stefan Schlund, Managing Director of.

“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.”

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.

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..

Motorsport.com also recently revealed: 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 and SSR performance is already shining with a notable title as a young team together. Raises the level of competition in DTM and enhances the appeal of fans. “

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