Young Driver AMR ready for the challenge

Monday, March 26, 2012

Young Driver AMR are ready for their first season in the ADAC GT Masters with the new Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3. The teams two cars were tested at Silverstone on Saturday before being delivered to the team on Sunday. All four drivers got the chance to test the new Aston Martin during at Paderborn-Lippstadt Airport before the team started their journey to Oschersleben for the first round of the ADAC GT Masters . On Wednesday Ferdinand and Johannes Stuck, the sons of racing legend Hans-Joachim Stuck, and the Danish duo of  Kristian Poulsen and Christian Nygaard will test the V12 powered car before the ADAC GT Masters race weekend starts on Friday.

"The roll-out with our new Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 very satisfactory," said team boss Hardy Fischer. "All four pilots had the opportunity to become familiar with the new car. The new Aston Martin makes a very good impression, Aston Martin Racing has built a fantastic race car. Now we are very excited about the first race. A prognosis is still very difficult to wait for the one you have, such as the Balance of Performance 'impact on our Aston Martin, on the other hand are also the first time this year used Yokohama tires new to all participants. "

The 600-hp Aston Martin V12 Vantage Aston Martin Racing GT3 was completely redesigned for the 2012 season. Young Driver AMR is the only team in the ADAC GT Masters who will race the new Aston Martin.

Ferdinand Stuck (# 32 Young Driver AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3): "I am now looking forward to the first real test of our race car for the 2012 season. I am delighted that I will compete again this season and together with my brother. However, I also expect that the season is more difficult this year because the competition has become stronger again. With Young Driver but we have a good team with a lot of experience behind us, in that I have much confidence. "

Johannes Stuck (# 32 Young Driver AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3): "A forecast for the start of the season is difficult for me because not only do we start with a new car and team, but there are many other new competitors and new tires . This is of course always the balance of performance '. I'm very excited at our first real test on Wednesday. Our goal this year is we increase with the new car from race to race and not to make mistakes. Last year, surely no one would have expected us to finish the season as runner-up. I hope that we succeed in a similar surprise this season. "

Kristian Poulsen (# 33 Young Driver AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3): "I have followed the ADAC GT Masters in recent years been extensively and am happy that now have the chance to Young Driver and the new Aston Martin in this great racing series to start. The series and the cars are new territory for me, but I've driven a few times GT sports car. For me it is currently difficult to estimate what will happen in the season, except for Oschersleben all tracks are new to me. My goal is, of course together with Christoffer retract such good results as possible. "

Christoffer Nygaard (# 33 Young Driver AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3): "Oschersleben is very exciting, not least the 'Balance of Performance' and the new tires from Yokohama will make the first event very interesting. At Oschersleben, I personally have fond memories, the Young Driver AMR-sister team Fischer Racing I was already running a race won the FIA GT3 European Championship. The series and the car is still new territory for the team though, so I hope that we can access through the weekend and end up with a good result will retract. "
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