Bewährungsprobe vor dem Saisonauftakt:
In wenigen Tagen ist es soweit, denn am 31. März 2012 startet das ADAC GT Masters in Oschersleben. Mit von der Partie ist auch das neue Rennteam von GEMBALLA Racing, das von Investor Steffen Korbach ins Leben gerufen wurde. Das Team von GEMBALLA Racing schickt mit dem brandneuen MP4-12C GT3 einen Sportwagen der Superlative auf den Asphalt. Somit geht erstmals ein McLaren im Rahmen des ADAC GT Masters zur Feuerprobe an den Start.
ZAKSPEED announced as Gemballa Racingsupport partner
Following news that “GEMBALLA racing” has purchased two McLaren MP4-12C GT3 cars for the 2012 motorsport season, Team Manager, Sascha Bert, has today confirmed that Zakspeed will assume the team’s technical, logistical and administrative tasks with immediate effect. “Our partnership with Peter Zakowski and Zakspeed brings us the benefit of one of the world’s most experienced and successful motorsport teams,” said Sascha Bert. “I have worked with Peter and Zakspeed for many years and have full confidence in him and his crew.” With Sascha Bert and Zakspeed on board, “GEMBALLA racing” is lining up to be a winning combination. A former German kart champion, Formula 3 and FIA GT driver, Sascha Bert has numerous victories and a Nürburgring 24 Hours podium finish under his belt.
Motorsport commitment is the next milestone
Setting yet another milestone in the year of its 30th Anniversary, GEMBALLA is proud to announce the debut of GEMBALLA racing. The new team will enter two McLaren MP4-12C GT3 cars in the 2012 motorsport season.
Team owner and GEMBALLA investor, Steffen Korbach, has hired Sascha Bert to manage his new motorsport venture. A well-known racing driver and instructor, Bert is a former German kart champion, Formula 3 and FIA GT driver, and has stood on the winners’ podium at the Nürburgring VLN 24-hour race amongst others. As Korbach said in Frankfurt today, “Sascha Bert is an absolute pro, and is ideally qualified to manage our new racing team.”
“We chose the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 because we think this car has the potential to be one of the season’s leaders,” Korbach explained. “We have also put together a team of drivers and mechanics who are proven winners. Racing is in our blood! We want to win!”