Reviews: Oschersleben: Schubert but with two BMW, but what happens in Spielberg?

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The BMW team Schubert Motorsport caused a surprise on the edge of the ADAC GT Masters test drives for a surprise: Contrary to the original announcement you go at the beginning at the same location with two vehicles at the start.

originally it was said that in about two weeks only one vehicle will lead to the field, namely that with the juniors Niklas Krütten and Ben Green. The reason for this was delivery delays. Why therefore the sensory change?

"We have drilled again, and of course, BMW is also something to be as present in Oschersleben. And not only to be with a car at the start, but also use two pieces as possible from the new car," explains team boss Torsten Schubert in the Exclusive conversation with ''.

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Schubert continues: "That was the compromise that she preferred us again and have made us a car more available." A double use for the professional vehicle around Nick Catsburg and Jesse Krohn during the season opener of the German GT championship in Oschersleben is so scratched.

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But this commitment is actually only valid for the season opener! Because if you complete all race weekends with the Duo Catsburg / Krohn, "we do not yet," says Schubert. "That certainly depends a bit of cutting and balance of performance, and how we are classified there."

very concretely, Schubert asks the use with two race cars for the second race weekend of the year in Spielberg. The reason is a very easier here: the tight knitted racing calendar of the year 2022. Parallel to this event, the DTM drives at the Lausitzring, where Schubert is also involved. A week later, the 24h Nürburgring takes place.

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and that's exactly what the crux, because Schubert wants to shine especially in the long-distance classic in the Eifel. "Going to the 24h race with a non-prepared car is hard. That's why we have to decide: we are on the weekend at the red-bull ring with both cars, or do we only have one? That's not quite clear yet? He holds tight.

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So at the present time, the Junior BMW with Krütten / Green is considered to be draft horse. Both pilots are still young and newcomers in the German GT championship. "I believe that we have a good, strong driver's pairing with the juniors in the championship," strengthens his young drivers back.

"It's always hard, especially for people who have not moved a GT3 car on every racetrack. We have seen that on the Nürburgring," the team boss refers to the season opener of the NLS, the crawling together with Krohn and Alexander Sims has denied. After all, the trio reached the fifth overall position.

crawles have "not quite the pace in the field". But: "He did not break anything, and that was very important to him." So the young German could also collect valuable experiences on the Nordschleife.

Every experience, also with the new BMW M4 GT3, helps Krütten and the Schubert team. And you still get enough opportunities. "I think that's just exhausting weeks until the end of May," says Schubert ahead. "We will bring behind us, and then we'll see where we are with the M4 GT3." And if you want to officially attack the title with Catsburg / Krohn.

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