With the last-minute podium at the Sachsenring by the reigning champion Christian Engelhart (34, Starnberg) and Porsche works driver Thomas Preining (23, Austria), literally the proverbial knot of the KÜS Team Bernhard in the ADAC GT Masters has finally burst. After the team from Landstuhl was able to score strong points in the last three races, including positions four, five and finally three, the team around Bernhard is also tackling the next task in the German GT Championship at the Hockenheimring with a lot of confidence.
The two Porsche 911 GT3 R, the #75 with Engelhart / Preining and the sister car with the #74, which will again be driven by regular drivers Joel Eriksson (23, Sweden) and Dylan Pereira (24, Luxembourg), are to be used in the "home game" continue the upward trend in Baden and confirm the latest series of successes in the “League of Super Sports Cars” with further top results.
Team boss Timo Bernhard: “Alongside the Nürburgring, Hockenheim is our home race. We always have a lot of fans, acquaintances and friends there, which gives us an extra boost. After the Sachsenring weekend, where we optimized a lot and were successful with the podium, the additional incentive is to tackle the next two steps on the winners' podium. We're going into the Hockenheim weekend very confidently with our two cars."
Both one-hour races will be broadcasted live on Saturday and Sunday, each at 4:30 pm. in full length on the German TV-channel Nitro.