23.4.2015. With just a few days to go before the start of the season, the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team welcomes another new partner into the Mercedes-Benz motorsport family. Starting with the season opener at Hockenheim (1st – 3rd May), French company Eurodatacar will be a co-sponsor of the team.
The Eurodatacar logo will be displayed on the cars entered by the new ART Grand Prix team whose drivers are DTM rookie Lucas Auer and the DTM champion of 2005, Gary Paffett.
Eurodatacar is a market leader in the provision of anti-theft devices for vehicles. Millions of vehicle owners around the world benefit every day from the products and services developed by the Eurodatacar group to combat car crime.
The company has already had previous successful involvements in motor racing. These include the World Rally Championship and the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. In both racing series, drivers sporting the Eurodatacar livery have won races and titles.
Ulrich Fritz, Mercedes-AMG DTM Team Principal: “We are delighted to welcome a new partner in our team in the shape of Eurodatacar who boast a fine tradition in international motorsport. Eurodatacar can look back on many successes during their long-standing commitment to motor racing. This fills us with all the more confidence about teaming up with them in the DTM.”