The German sports car pilot Stefan Mücke in 2013 again as works driver for Aston Martin Racing at the WEC – "We want to get the title in the GTE Pro Class“
Berlin/London - The aimed goals are the title of the long track world championship WEC and the win at the 24 hours of Le Mans: The German sports car pilot Stefan Mücke planned a lot for the motor sports season 2013, where he will be on start being a works driver for Aston Martin in the sixth year already. Like 2012, the 31 year old Berlin will be behind the wheel of the Aston Martin Vantage GTE together with his British works driver colleague Darren Turner at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Last year the duo had one win, two second positions and four third positions in the GTE Pro Class out of the eight races altogether and they have been the vice team- champion with Aston Martin Racing.
The Berlin, who was nominated motor sports driver of the year by the ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg in December last year, already had his first success this year on the 12th of January at the 24 hour race of Dubai. Together with Turner and a few other drivers he has been overall third in the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 for the Team Craft Racing AMR from Hongkong. Now he is concentrated on his preparation for the season opening of the WEC with the six hour race of Silverstone (England) on the 14th of April. „This is a home game opening and we want to show a flag already“, Stefan Mücke said, who was the vice champion of the GT1 World Championship in 2011 as well together with Darren Turner in the DBR9. But before that the first hardness test with the Aston Martin Vantage GTE is scheduled for Stefan Mücke on the 16th of March at the 12 hour race of Sebring in Florida (USA).