ADAC GT Masters 2021

ADAC GT MASTERS CHAMPION 2020

In a thrilling ADAC GT Masters 2020 season finale, Michael Ammermüller and Christian Engelhart win Drivers’ and Team Championships for Munich-based squad SSR Performance.

ADAC GT MASTERS VICE-CHAMPION 2021

After a successful first season in the ADAC GT Masters, which was crowned by the championship title, SSR Performance relied on Michael Ammermüller and Mathieu Jaminet in 2021.

The duo fought an exciting battle for the ADAC GT Masters championship right up to the last race. In the end, four points separated the team from defending their title. SSR Performance is thus ADAC GT Masters Vice-Champion 2021, both in the driver and team standings.

SSR Racing Team

Based on the 991.2 generation, Porsche developed the GT3 version for GT racing. Compared to the successful predecessor, the new model features more advanced aerodynamics and kinematics. The six-cylinder boxer engine with a displacement of 4.0 litres delivers – depending on the applicable FIA Balance of Performance – up to 550 hp. The power is transferred to the rear wheels by a six-speed gearbox operated by paddle shifters. The car weighs in at 1,235 kgs.

The Drivers

Michael Ammermüller
SSR Performance Motorsport

In 2007, today 34 years old Michael Ammermüller was very close to landing a seat in Formula One. But when he broke his scaphoid, this dream went down the drain – and a certain Sebastian Vettel was signed by Toro Rosso. But to give up was never an option for Ammermüller. He put his focus on GT racing. In 2008, he made his debut in the German Porsche Carrera Cup, in 2012 followed by the ADAC GT Masters. After two runner-up places in the German Porsche series in 2014 and 2018, he started to shine in the international Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. He dominated the series in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and set a title hat trick. Ammermüller lives in Rotthalmünster in Lower Bavaria. In 2020 he won the ADAC GT Masters title with SSR Performance. Ammermüller lives in Rotthalmünster in Lower Bavaria.

Mathieu Jaminet
SSR Performance Motorsport

Mathieu Jaminet, who lives in Luxembourg, built his motorsport career through the Porsche Carrera Cup France before becoming a Porsche factory driver. In his first ADAC GT Masters season, he finished eighth in 2017. In the following year, the French managed to win the title. In addition to the title in the ADAC GT Masters, the highlights of his career include 2nd place in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, 2nd place in the IGT Challenge and victories at the 24-hour race in Dubai, the 12h of Sebring and the 9h from Kyalami. In 2021, Jaminet will start alongside Michael Ammermüller with SSR Performance in the ADAC GT Masters.

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DTM season finale with shocking moment for SSR Performance

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The team traveled to the Hockenheimring with a changed line-up and was highly motivated. However, a serious accident of Dennis Olsen (NOR) in the first race shocked the fans.   DTM finale at the Hockenheimring P14 for Christian Engelhart…

Challenging weekend for SSR Performance at the Red Bull Ring

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Dennis Olsen (NOR) and Laurens Vanthoor (BEL) faced a difficult weekend. At the penultimate DTM event of the season, accidents and the wrong tire strategy prevented the hoped-for pursuit of points.   Penultimate DTM event of the season …

SSR Performance celebrates first DTM victory

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Dennis Olsen (NOR) completed the successful series of the #94. On Saturday he celebrated the first DTM victory for SSR Performance after claiming pole position.   Dennis Olsen with first pole position for Porsche in the DTM Start-finish…