26.04.2021: Having expanded its racing programme for the 2021 season, the Haupt Racing Staff continues to develop structurally too: the workforce based final 12 months by businessman and racing driver Hubert Haupt welcomes on board Ulrich Fritz, who takes over the administration of H

Having expanded its racing programme for the 2021 season, the Haupt Racing Staff continues to develop structurally too: the workforce based final 12 months by businessman and racing driver Hubert Haupt welcomes on board Ulrich Fritz, who takes over the administration of Haupt Racing Staff GmbH.

In his new function, Fritz is answerable for the operational areas of the corporate’s enterprise and can push forward with the strategic additional growth. The joint mission is clearly outlined: within the coming years, HRT will develop right into a benchmark in worldwide GT racing, in addition to positioning itself much more broadly, with new initiatives, and rising as an organization.

The profitable constructions for race outings, with Sean Paul Breslin as workforce principal, Marvin Wagner as technical director and Renaud Dufour as chief engineer, stay unchanged.

    Ulrich Fritz named new CEO of Haupt Racing Staff GmbH

    Below Fritz, HRT will push forward with its growth right into a benchmark workforce in GT racing, and can proceed to systematically broaden its enterprise actions

    Hubert Haupt: “Necessary setting of the course for a profitable future for HRT.”

In Ulrich Fritz, Hubert Haupt has acquired the providers of probably the most skilled figures in German motorsport. Fritz is especially well-known for his a few years as workforce principal of the Mercedes-AMG workforce that gained the DTM a report variety of instances, and with which he claimed 5 titles within the prestigious touring automobile sequence in 2015 and 2018.

He was additionally CEO and Chairman of the Administration Board at HWA AG – the motorsport and engineering firm, which was answerable for Daimler AG’s involvement within the DTM and entry into the FIA System E Championship, amongst different issues. Fritz beforehand held numerous positions at Mercedes-AMG GmbH, the place he was headed the workforce establishing the AMG buyer racing programme.

Ulrich Fritz takes over as CEO of Haupt Racing Staff GmbH from workforce founder and proprietor Hubert Haupt, who will focus extra on his function as a racing driver sooner or later. As such, Haupt fingers over the operational aspect of the enterprise to Fritz, who will complement the workforce’s present management workforce.

In addition to this season’s GT3 platforms (DTM, GT World Problem Europe, Nürburgring Endurance Collection, Nürburgring 24 Hours, E-Sports activities, occasions), future points, new growth initiatives and the event of extra development alternatives are additionally high of the agenda for Fritz, with the intention being to safe the long-term success of HRT.

Hubert Haupt, workforce proprietor HRT:

“Uli Fritz brings a wealth of expertise and powerful management qualities to the Haupt Racing Staff. His appointment as CEO is a vital setting of the course for the profitable way forward for HRT.

Now we have set ourselves bold objectives: we not solely wish to proceed to develop on the sporting entrance as a racing workforce, but in addition to place ourselves as a world motorsport firm and revolutionary growth associate – a problem that’s tailored for such an skilled knowledgeable as he’s. I’m happy to have him on board.”


Ulrich Fritz, Managing Director of Haupt Racing Staff GmbH:

“I’m delighted with the religion that Hubert Haupt has put in me, and am trying ahead to my new function at HRT. I’ve recognized all these accountable for a very long time and have all the time labored properly with them. I now wish to construct on this. What HRT has put collectively inside just some months is admittedly spectacular. It exhibits how passionate everybody concerned is about their work.

In some methods, I’m coming full circle right here – significantly with the Mercedes-AMG GT3 programme, but in addition with the participation within the DTM. Nonetheless, my duties go far past that: it’s about main HRT into the long run and remodeling a small workforce, because it nonetheless is in the meanwhile, into a various and profitable firm. A massively interesting problem, with loads of leeway!”

Sean Paul Breslin, workforce principal HRT

“I do know Uli Fritz properly and admire him as a realistic man who actually is aware of his stuff. It’s all the time helpful when the CEO just isn’t solely all for figures, but in addition has petrol working by way of his veins.

His information of GT3 racing and his wealth of expertise within the DTM type a useful mixture, which will likely be significantly advantageous to us on the sporting aspect this season. As a businessman, he’s additionally the appropriate particular person to forge forward with the financial and strategic growth of HRT. I sit up for working with him.”

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