Oschersleben: Charouz Racing preview

Moslers are back The elegant shape of the Mosler MT900 cars will be back again in the FIA GT championship. The GTO Charouz Racing team are returning to the championship at Oschersleben after they missed the race at Adria. The team used the brake...

Moslers are back

The elegant shape of the Mosler MT900 cars will be back again in the FIA GT championship. The GTO Charouz Racing team are returning to the championship at Oschersleben after they missed the race at Adria. The team used the brake to improve the American cars. Also the rules were altered and the cars powered by Corvette engines have among other things bigger restrictors now.

The German track will see the same drivers like in the previous events. Kenneth Heyer and Stepan Vojtech will share one car, the other will be driven by Adam Lacko and Ales Jirasek. While Heyer was successful in the Nurburgring 24 hours or ADAC GT series after the FIA GT race at Monza, the Czech trio started in the Czech International championship at Most.

The Moslers finished in the top ten in both sprint and endurance races of the D4 with a very tought competition of DTM and GT cars. The races at Most were also used as a big test and the team afterwards decided to skip Adria race. "We had to change many things and we managed to do so also thanks to the rules alternation," said team boss Antonin Charouz. "We have, for example, new, better brakes and also bigger restrictors."

Oschersleben is a known quantity only to Heyer and Lacko. The German has nice memories as he won the ADAC GT race there this year. Lacko knows the track from previous starts with Alfa Romeo 156 S2000 and also with Saleen S7R in the FIA GT. "We are all curious to see how we progressed with the car," say all four drivers. The youngest one, Ales Jirasek, hopes for a dry track. "We had rain at Silverstone, Monza and Most," added the youngster.

Oschersleben is a long term partner of the FIA GT championship. The weekend event is the 9th visit of the championship the. The GTs debut took place in the 1998, just few months after the circuit was opened. It was the first big international race there. Jarek Janis together with Tim Mullen with Scuderia Ecosse Ferrari F430 finished third last year in the GT2 class.

-credit: gto charouz

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Tim Mullen , Stepan Vojtech , Antonin Charouz , Kenneth Heyer , Ales Jirasek , Jarek Janis