C.Abt Racing line-up completed
C.Abt Racing completed drivers line-up for the 2015 ADAC GT Masters season. Last available place has gone to Andreas Weishaupt, businessman from Swabia, who will be partnering Christer Jons in one of the three teams Audi R8 LMS.
Weishaput (42) is novice in the ADAC GT Masters, but have experience in motorsport. His first competitive season was in the 2011 Porsche Sports Cup in which he recorded several class wins and finished third overall. This led on to outings in the VLN endurance series and the ADAC Zurich 24-hour race on the Nurburgring in which he notched up a class win.
“Although Andreas is latecomer to the sport, his career has developed by leaps and bounds. We intend to show that he is good enoguh to be one of the front runners“, said team principal Christian Abt who will have intensive training with a newcomer.
Christian Abt had already announced that defending champion Kelvin van der Linde would be sharing car number 1 with Stefan Wackerbauer. Meanwhile, Nicki Thiim´s campaign for points and placings will be with rookie Jordan Lee Pepper from South Africa.
Ahead of the season opener at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on the weekend of 24th – 26th April and also the official preliminary tests on 8th/9th April at the same venue, C.Abt Racing will be making their final preparations on the Ascari race track in Spain.