Maximilian Paul, 21, will be a part of crew regulars Esteban Muth and Esmee Hawkey within the #71 Huracan GT3 Evo on the DTM’s first go to to the Pink Bull Ring since 2018 on 4-5 September.
Paul has been a daily within the ADAC GT Masters with the squad since 2019 and is at present twenty seventh within the general standings with a finest end of fifteenth at Zandvoort.
T3 Motorsport had initially been planning handy Paul his debut outing within the DTM on the Lausitzring in July however determined to postpone the outing until later within the season.
His addition will make T3 Motorsport solely the second crew on the Nurburgring grid to area three automobiles after Abt Sportsline, which is operating a trio of Audi R8 LMS GT3s for Kelvin van der Lande, Mike Rockenfeller and Sophia Floersch for your complete season.
“I am delighted to have the prospect to make a visitor begin within the DTM,” stated Paul. “Till not too long ago it was so far-off and now to have the chance to compete in one of many strongest sequence on the planet is a superb feeling.
“I’ll step on the fuel with my crew T3 Motorsport and attempt to get outcome.”
Restart, Alex Albon, AF Corse Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo leads
Photograph by: Alexander Trienitz
T3 is among the a number of new groups to have joined the DTM on the onset of its GT3 period in 2021 and has been a daily factors scorer within the arms of Muth, who bagged his finest end of the season in fifth on the Nurburgring final outing.
Hawkey, one of many two feminine drivers within the area alongside Floersch, was categorised eleventh on the former German Grand Prix venue final week.
“I am positive he’ll get outcome! He was capable of achieve good expertise within the ADAC GT Masters, which he will definitely put to good use within the DTM,” stated crew boss Workforce boss Jens Feucht.
“This 12 months he already drove on the Pink Bull Ring and was within the high 10 there. I’m positive that we’ll take one other step ahead.”
Visitor entries have began to develop into a daily function of the DTM this 12 months, with 4 further automobiles entered on the Nurburgring earlier this month.
This included HRT including a 3rd Mercedes for crew proprietor Hubert Haupt, and SSR Efficiency (Porsche) and Toksport (Mercedes) groups making their DTM debuts with Michael Ammermuller and Luca Stolz respectively. JP Motorsport was additionally current with its part-season McLaren automobile pushed by Christian Klien.