Aston Martin will be a part of the DTM championship subsequent yr, changing Mercedes, who left the sequence, on the grid.
In an announcement, the British automaker introduced that it was going to fee a automotive primarily based on the Vantage highway. Aston Martin will run in partnership with R-Motorsport and HWA.
For intelligent readers, the title HWA can fly. It is because this firm is a very long time accomplice of Mercedes and is accountable for managing many racing initiatives of the German model. Nevertheless, beginning subsequent yr, HWA will develop, construct and function Aston Martin's DTM automobiles.
The DTM organizers had been looking for a 3rd producer for the 2019 season after Mercedes confirmed that she was leaving the sequence in favor of Formulation E. She had simply let BMW and Audi dial the 2019 community .
"This choice of a luxurious sports activities automotive builder like Aston Martin is a landmark occasion for our sequence and a milestone occasion for the worldwide focus of the DTM," stated the director of the sequence, Gerhard Berger.
Past the addition of Aston Martin to the grid, the 2019 DTM season can even see half of the races unfolding outdoors of Germany.
"We’re delighted to hitch Aston Martin in a prestigious international-oriented sequence," stated R-Motorsport staff director Dr. Florian Kamelger.
"Competitors with high-end producers is a significant problem for our model. Our new technical laws and the in depth worldwide tips of the sequence had been vital causes for our choice. "
It stays to be seen what number of advantages shall be on the sphere subsequent yr, however BMW and Audi each say they welcome the British model.
Observe: The Aston Martin Vantage GT3 photographed
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