Mercedes AMG International podiums and racing successes

10.10.2018: The first race of the weekend in the Campeonato de España Resistencia at the Circuito del Jarama was won by Antonio Escámez and Miguel Ángel de Castro (both ESP) in the Team Drivex School SLS AMG GT3.

The first race of the weekend in the Campeonato de España Resistencia at the Circuito del Jarama was won by Antonio Escámez and Miguel Ángel de Castro (both ESP) in the Team Drivex School SLS AMG GT3.

Christer Lindholm and Gregor Dobrowolski (both SWE) in the Mercedes-AMG GT4 of SPV Racing were runners-up in Class 3. The Swedish duo went one better in Race 2, winning the final outing of the 2018 campaign.

T.K.R. Racing came out on top in the China Endurance Championship contested on the Wuhan Street Circuit: Melvin Moh (MAS), Xu Wei and Han Songting (both CHN) driving the number 777 Mercedes-AMG GT3 claimed both the class and overall victory in the two-hour race.

 In Race 1 of the China GT Championship, also hosted by Wuhan, the number 2 Mercedes-AMG GT3 entered by D2 RACING SPORT and driven by Kuo Kuo Hsin (CHN) finished first in its class. At Fuji Speedway in Japan, Koshido Racing claimed the class and overall victory of the day in the second of the two races in the Super Car Race Series.

Their number 11 SLS AMG GT3 was driven by Katsuyuki Hiranaka and Motoharu Sato (both JAP). There was yet another class victory plus several podium finishes to celebrate on the concluding weekend of the GT4 Central European Cup held at Zandvoort in the Netherlands.

 In the first race, the number 30 Mercedes-AMG GT4 entered by Selleslagh Racing Team and driven by Nicolas Vandierendonck (BEL) and Bas Schouten (NED) took second place in the Pro-AM Cup. In the Am Cup, Freddy Fast (AUT) in the number 48 car finished as runner-up; in the second race, the Austrian secured the class victory.

In the class and team championships, Fast and Lechner Racing have now finished the season in fourth place. The pairing of Vandierendonck and Schouten made another podium appearance in the final race, having finished third in their class.



- Jochen Übler- photo Mercedes


10.10.2018 / MaP

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