HAUPT RACING TEAM

HRT stands for GT3 sport at a new level of performance.
We are a new team with concentrated GT competence,
the best equipment, boundless racing passion and the experience of champions.
We offer top performance and an attractive program for ambitious customers and demanding professionals.
From the Nürburgring we compete to conquer the world of GT sports!

VISION

  • DTM

    The DTM is the most popular touring car racing series in the world. The legendary platform has been offering fascinating motorsport at the highest professional level for decades – a spectacular and emotional racing experience for fans in Germany and around the globe.

  • The Nürburgring Endurance Series

    The Nürburgring Endurance Series is the largest grassroots series in the world. With nine races a year and about 170 race cars - from close-to-production touring cars to full-blown GT3 cars - starting on the world’s most beautiful and demanding racetrack, the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

  • ADAC TOTAL 24h Race

    The ADAC TOTAL 24h Race at the Nürburgring is a competition of superlatives. Man and machine are challenged to the limit. The race is known as the largest motorsport event in the world, with a starting field of well over 160 cars of all classes driving at full speed for one day and one night on the longest race- track in the world.

  • Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe

    The Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe is the toughest GT3 championship on the continent. The series is renowned for producing all-action racing between leading drivers, teams and automotive brands. The highlight of the season is the legendary Total 24 Hours of Spa.

News

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IMPRESSIVE DTM TEST FOR HRT: FASTEST TIMES FOR GÖTZ AND ABRIL AT THE HOCKENHEIMRING

08.04.2021

Mercedes-AMG Team HRT can look back on two positive days of DTM testing. The Haupt Racing Team demonstrated impressive early form at the Hockenheimring, where it kicked off the pre-season with a promising one-two: on the Wednesday of the test, Maximilian Götz (#4) set the fastest time of the day in difficult weather conditions. He was followed in second place by team-mate Vincent Abril (#5). Götz and Abril were among the front-runners again on Thursday. Over the course of the two days, the Haupt Racing Team completed valuable test kilometres ahead of the coming DTM season, which gets underway in mid-June in Monza and comprises a total of 16 races.

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STRONG LINE-UP: MAXIMILIAN GÖTZ AND VINCENT ABRIL TAKE ON THE DTM WITH THE HAUPT RACING TEAM

06.04.2021

The Haupt Racing Team is ready for its first DTM season. The team belonging to former DTM driver Hubert Haupt will run two Mercedes-AMG GT3s in the popular touring car series, both driven by top-class drivers. In Maximilian Götz (35, GER) and Vincent Abril (26, FRA), two of the top international GT professionals take their place at the wheel. For Mercedes-AMG driver Götz, this marks a return to the DTM, having previously raced in the series in 2015 and 2016. Abril, who tasted success with HRT in last year’s GT World Challenge Europe, will make his DTM debut at the opening round on 18th June 2021 in Monza. The Haupt Racing Team lines up in the 16-race DTM season as Mercedes-AMG Team HRT, with extended support from Affalterbach.

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HAUPT RACING TEAM WITH A STRONG DRIVER LINE-UP AT THE NLS SEASON OPENER

23.03.2021

The wait is over: with the 66th ADAC Westfalenfahrt on 27 March, this year's Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) starts into the season. The Haupt Racing Team will enter the race at the legendary Nordschleife with two top-class Mercedes-AMG GT3s. Team owner Hubert Haupt, Patrick Assenheimer, Nico Bastian and Maro Engel will be at the wheel of the #6 and compete under the entry Mercedes-AMG Team HRT. Under the same name, Luca Stolz, Adam Christodoulou and Manuel Metzger will be sharing driving duties in the #16 Mercedes-AMG GT3. Both cars stand out visually: while the #16 car will be sporting a striking blue and yellow Bilstein livery, the #6 will be chasing points in a full AutoArenA livery.

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