MEYLE Performance: MEYLE starts the 2021 racing season with two sponsorships and, for the first time, a vehicle in a special MEYLE design
MEYLE is main sponsor for a specially branded car in the ADAC GT Masters for the first time
As last year, MEYLE will continue and even expand its cooperation with the Dresden-based Team T3 Motorsport in the ADAC GT Masters this season. For the first time, MEYLE will not only support the team as a technical cooperation partner, but also as the main sponsor for one of the T3 race cars that will compete: a Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo with the starting number 71. In a new and spectacular design, the MEYLE-branded car will present itself on the race track.
MEYLE continues to focus on promoting young talent - Not only the design but also the new driver duo causes a stir
The topic of promoting young talent continues to define the partnership between MEYLE and T3 Motorsport: The up-and-coming racing drivers Max Paul and Hugo Sasse have been confirmed to race the MEYLE Lamborghini in the coming season. In the German GT Championship, the promising racing pilots will benefit, as usual, from the technical expertise of MEYLE engineers at the race track, allowing them to achieve top performance even under the greatest stress in the upcoming racing season.
While Max Paul, known as one of the world's most successful German kart drivers, has already made a name for himself as a dedicated brand testimonial for MEYLE the last two seasons, this year the young talent Hugo Sasse will start for MEYLE at his side for the first time. At 16, Hugo Sasse is considered the youngest driver at T3 Motorsport. Behind him lies a successful year in the ADAC GT4 Germany series.
The starting signal for the upcoming racing season is given on May 14. The races can be followed live on TV on NITRO or online via YouTube and Facebook.
Overview of race dates*:
May 14-16, 2021, Motorsport Arena Oschersleben (DE)
June 11-13, 2021, Red Bull Ring (A)
July 09-11, 2021, Circuit Zandvoort (NL)
August 06-08, 2021, Nürburgring (DE)
September 10-12, 2021, Lausitzring (DE)
October 01-03, 2021, Sachsenring (DE)
October 22-24, 2021, Hockenheimring (DE)
FIA European Truck Racing Championship returns
After many races had to be cancelled last year, the FIA has announced far-reaching hygiene measures this year so that the 2021 events can probably take place as scheduled. Back in the game is truck idol Sascha Lenz. MEYLE has been supporting the SL TruckSport 30 Racing Team around Lenz as technical supplier and partner since 2019. Lenz has used the winter period intensively to prepare his race truck for the upcoming racing series. He installed more than 15 MEYLE parts in his truck himself this year to be perfectly prepared for the starting gun on June 11. The race series can be followed on the official FIA-ETRC website.
Overview of race dates*:
June 11-13, 2021, Hungaro Ring (HU)
July 16-18, 2021, Nürburgring (DE)
August 27-29, 2021, Most (CZ)
September 10-12, 2021, Zolder (BE)
September 24-26, 2021, Le Mans (FR)
October 01-03, 2021, Jarama (ES)
October 15-17, 2021, Misano (IT)
Motorsport enthusiasm with a long tradition
The connection of spare parts manufacturer MEYLE to motorsport has a long tradition. The company's founder Wulf Gaertner was already an enthusiastic racing driver and laid the foundation for a flourishing export trade in 1958 by importing high-quality spare parts for his racing car from Germany. This is another reason why racing and partnerships with talented racing drivers remain an important part of the company's commitment. Motorsport plays a central role in the Hamburg-based manufacturer's product development, particularly as a testing ground under real-life conditions. Whether in truck racing, sprinting or endurance racing, MEYLE is active wherever vehicles and vehicle parts have to withstand the highest strains.
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