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Double attack with Griessner/Rabindra and Ortmann/Mies at Nürburgring

Double attack with Griessner/Rabindra and Ortmann/Mies at Nürburgring

29.08.2019: GT4 European Series #6 @ Nuerburgring (GER) photo caption: The two Aston Martin Vantage GT4 of PROsport Performance.

GT4 European Series #6 @ Nuerburgring (GER)




photo caption:  The two Aston Martin Vantage GT4 of PROsport Performance.



At the home race at the Nuerburgring, PROsport Performance is back on a double attack in the GT4 European Series. The Austrian David Griessner and the Indian Akhil Rabindra form again a duo in the #18 Aston Martin Vantage GT4, the cockpit of the #19 Aston Martin share the two Germans Mike David Ortmann and Alexander Mies.



Griessner and Rabindra have entered the GT4 European Championship at the beginnin of the season with the team from Wiesemscheid, Germany, at the Nuerburgring, but have been forming a pair of drivers since the race in Misano (ITA).



In the pointstandings, 23-year-old Rabindra is seventh with 47 points, Griessner one year older with 13 points on 18th position. "Unbelievable that this is already the last race of the season. Akhil and I want to finish as far as possible on the front positions and of course as best Aston Martin," said David Griessner.



Just one year ago, Ortmann / Mies set the fastest lap in qualifying at the same place with the PROsport Porsche Cayman PRO4. "We still have an open bill," says the 27-year-old Mies, title winner in the VLN Endurance Championship Nuerburgring 2016. Mies and the only 19-year-old Ortmann, a regular in the ADAC GT Masters, already know the Aston Martin Vantage GT4 from the 24h Nuerburgring in June, when they fought for the GT4 Victory until their retirement.     ¬





Team Principal Christoph Esser  



"With 32 GT4 cars the competition is really strong. We have two top pairings and hope to be able to fight on the used circuit variant in the top group, if possible. And of course, our goal is to be the best-placed Aston Martin team once again."    





    FACTS ABOUT NUERBURGRING


•    Track length: The circuit variant used measures 5.1 kilometers per lap.

•    Timetable: Two one-hour free practise (from 12:25 and from 17:15) are scheduled  on Friday, followed on Saturday at 11:15 by a 50-minute qualifying. The two one-hour races will start on Saturday at 17:20 and on Sunday at 10:55.

•    Live Stream: Both one-hour races can be seen in the livestream at gt4europanseries.com with German and English commentary.

•    Internet: gt4europeanseries.com



 

- Uwe Baldes, photo: PROsport Performance

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29.08.2019 / MaP

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