Buhk will defend the title in the Blancpain with HTP Mercedes


Maximilian Buhk will continue wearing the colors of HTP Mercedes and AMG in the Blancpain GT Series with the firm objective of defending the title all that joined in season 2016, along with Dominik Baumann. In this way, and respecting the contract that makes him as a pilot officer of AMG until the end of 2017, the German rider will race again at the wheel of the Mercedes-AMG GT3, vehicle with the which will also be presented in several races of the VLN Series. In addition, is expected to be present at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, test on the that debuted last may.

I’m very motivated to defend my title. It is always good to know as soon as where you’re going to compete in the next season” stated the pilot of 24 years. In this line, Maximilian Buhk remarked: “My goal is to repeat the performance that I got with the Mercedes-AMG GT3 last season, I’m happy to defend our title of pilots. The goal is to continue to grow. What is certain is that the next season will not be an easy year because the rivalry will be even higher in 2016. Therefore we are even more motivated to try to get the title”.

The presence of Maximilian Buhk in the Blancpain GT Series next year does not cease to be a great news for the contest, the whole time that the German is one of the pilots holds a better track record. However, Buhk was proclaimed champion of the Blancpain Endurance Series in 2013 after adding victory in the 24 Hours of Spa, while in 2015 it reached the title of the Sprint Cup. The absolute victory in the season 2016 for the Blancpain GT Series add the title of champion of the FIA GT3 European Championship, a triumph that joined in 2012 by the Dominik Baumann.