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GPX Racing look to the longer term with ART Grand Prix partnership – The Checkered Flag

GPX Racing has introduced a change with their group construction, opening up alternatives for the group in each GT and Endurance racing.

As earlier winners of the 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps and the 24 Hours of Dubai, the group have already achieved so much of their quick time. For 2021 the group will proceed to take part within the Fanatec GT World Problem Europe powered by AWS – Endurance Cup with Mathieu Jaminet, Matt Campbell and Earl Bamber in its Porsche 911 GT3 R.

Each Porsche works drivers Jaminet and Campbell have driver for the group already and for this season add one other Porsche-linked title within the form of Earl Bamber, who has see success each as a driver and a group boss, together with World Endurance Championship title in addition to two outright victories within the 24 Hours of Le Mans on the wheel of the hybrid-powered Porsche prototype.

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A brand new partnership can be shaped with ART Grand Prix going ahead, including their technical experience to the group, bringing with them a heritage that has already seen them safe greater than 200 victories and over 20 worldwide drivers’ titles in single-seaters. As well as the ART Grand Prix group managed by Sébastien Philippe has taken victories in GT3, and gained a podium end within the general common classification on the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

GPX Racing Staff Principal Pierre-Brice Mena is trying ahead to the brand new period, however took his time to thank Monlau Competicion who the group had beforehand been working with, noting the significance of their efforts, “To start out with I want to categorical my heartfelt because of Monlau Competicion, which has taken care of the technical aspect of GP Excessive for the reason that 2016 Gulf 12 Hours as much as our latest victories within the Asian Le Mans Sequence.

“We’ve shared some fantastic moments collectively. It shouldn’t be forgotten that this group is linked to a faculty in Barcelona, which trains mechanics and engineers specialised in motor automobile and motor bike racing. They’ve carried out an unbelievable job alongside us.

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“We’ve developed and grown up collectively in 5 years. As we speak, all people at GPX Racing feels a twinge of disappointment, however our paths are going to separate any longer.”

Whereas little is understood in regards to the upcoming tasks for the group, it appears that evidently there are some promising developments forward for GPX.

“This choice follows on from our technique and the alternatives created by the present adjustments in motor sport and in endurance. We’ve received new avenues to discover so we needed to resort to the companies of a squad extra accustomed to the best ranges of Motorsport. 

“Starting this new collaboration with ART Grand Prix is a really constructive transfer for GPX Racing. Their immense expertise can be very treasured for us, particularly if we must always determine to take up different endurance programmes within the close to future. Within the meantime, our purpose is to win collectively this yr.”

Along with the GT World Problem Europe, GPX can even participate within the Coppa Florio – 12 Hours of Sicily, and the 24 Hours of Sebring. There’s additionally a chance on the FIA GT World Cup in Macau being evaluated.

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