PROsport Performance:  Eleven tons of material for the 24h races in the US and in Dubai

PROsport Performance: Eleven tons of material for the 24h races in the US and in Dubai

18.10.2018: Preparing at speed: two Mercedes-AMG GT3 go on world tour Just three days were left for PROsport Performance to prepare the Mercedes-AMG GT3 for the next major race after double winning the title in the 24h GT European Championship: the "24h CO

Preparing at speed: two Mercedes-AMG GT3 go on world tour    




Just three days were left for PROsport Performance to prepare the Mercedes-AMG GT3 for the next major race after double winning the title in the 24h GT European Championship: the "24h COTA USA" from 16th to 18th November at the Formula One track "Circuit of the Americas" in Austin/Texas.



 Already on Thursday, 18 October, the world tour begins, which also includes the 24h race in Dubai, which will open the 2019 motorsport season from 10th to 12th January.



On Thursday, October 18, when the two 40-foot High Cube containers - each with a capacity of 66 cubic meters, 12.1 meters long, 2.4 meters wide and 2.8 meters high – arrive at the PROsport location in Wiesemscheid, Germany, located not far away from the Nuerburgring, the crew has two hours per container for loading.




In addition to the two Mercedes-AMG GT3s - one for Austin, one for Dubai - there is plenty of equipment on this world tour that has been assembled for days in boxes and on pallets and carefully prepared for transport.



Beside pit stand, tools, wheel guns and other equipment the cargo also contains – if the worst come to the worst – a lot of spare parts, including large-volume body parts. Not to be missed is the team tent and the equipment for the catering.



"Overall, the material amounts to more than eleven tons that we send first to Texas and from there to Dubai, and which we expect back sometime in March 2019 in Wiesemscheid," says PROsport team manager Steve Buschmann.




"The detailed planning is extremely important and is based on the experience of some long-distance travels that PROsport has already made." The long transport to the two 24h races in the USA and in the United Arab Emirates is in the experienced hands of the Dutch racing organizer Creventic and its logistics partner SEL.



- Uwe Baldes -  photo PROsport

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18.10.2018 / MaP

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