Cirtek – Twin Programmes
”I can’t believe how busy things have suddenly become,”
comments Rob Schirle. “I’m off to Italy tomorrow, to
tie up the purchase of a new Ferrari 360 GTC, which will be our
Le Mans car, and which we’ll run in the LMES too.”
just taken delivery of a new 911 GT3-RSR, Cirtek has a wealth of
new machinery on its hands – plus a collection of other Porsches
too (see below).
The RSR will
arrive in Florida in the next few days, giving the team a week to
prepare it for Sebring. Rob Wilson and Frank Mountain are the two
confirmed drivers for this car.
got a vacant seat for Sebring in the Porsche (and in the LMES) and
one in the Ferrari at Le Mans too,” explains Rob Schirle.
“We’re really focused this year on Sebring, the LMES
and Le Mans, and I’d be pleased to talk to suitable drivers
to work with us.
building up our personnel here, to cope with the season ahead: Les
White has just joined us, from the Bentley project. He was the chief
mechanic on the David Brabham car at Le Mans, and he’ll take
charge of the workshop and the Ferrari at Le Mans and in the LMES
– although he’ll be with us at Sebring too, with the
And the other
Porsches? “We’ve bought the Rudi Walch RWS cars from
last year’s FIA GT Championship, plus their truck.”
In total there are five GT3-RSs at Cirtek’s Mallory base.
It was a good
start to the season at Daytona: now, what does the rest of the season
hold for Cirtek, starting at Sebring with this car?