The second DTM event of the season will take place this weekend at the Lausitzring. During the first German race of the year, SSR Performance is highly motivated to go for the points with Laurens Vanthoor (BEL) and Dennis Olsen (NOR).
This weekend, SSR Performance will start in the DTM at the Lausitzring with two Porsche 911 GT3 R. 17 teams on the 4.601 km circuit. Turn 1 in particular is going to be a spectacle for the fans: up to three vehicles can drive side by side in the oblique bend and the wall along the start-finish straight often creates the potential for collisions.
After the cars first competed at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao at the end of April and SSR Performance collected some points, the aim is to further improve the results in Germany.
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Stefan Schlund, Team Owner SSR Performance: „We are well prepared for the upcoming races in Lausitz. The whole team works very concentrated and focused. With the necessary luck, I am fully convinced that we can achieve good results with our two 911s.”
Mario Schuhbauer, team principal SSR Performance: „We are looking forward to the race weekend at the Lausitzring. Our team is well prepared and our goal is to finish on the podium. We will do our best to achieve that.”
Laurens Vanthoor, #92: „I am really looking forward to the race. About 10 years ago I last participated in the Lausitzring. After our testing days, we should be relatively well prepared. Turn 1 is sure to be exciting. We were able to improve in every session in Portugal and that’s the goal this time too.”
Dennis Olsen, #94: „We are well prepared and ready to hit the accelerator at the Lausitzring. The motivation is high and of course we want to achieve better results than last time. We were testing at the Lausitzring and think we can compete with the front runners. I’m really looking forward to the weekend!”
The provisional timetable for the DTM weekend at the Lausitzring:
Friday 20 May 2022
11:20 – 12:05 Free practice 1
15:10 – 15:55 Free practice 2
Saturday 21 May 2022
10:05 – 10:25 Qualification 1
13:33 – 14:33 Race 1
Sunday 22 May 2022
10:05 – 10:25 Qualifying 2
13:33 – 14:33 Race 2
Photo: Gruppe C Photography