Šenkýř Motorsport back to the GT Open as part of the BMW Motorsport Junior Team with Visser-Gonda

05.07.2019

Šenkýř Motorsport is back to the International GT Open as from the Red Bull Ring round and for the remainder of the season, with its BMW M6 GT3 which already made some successful appearances in the series in 2017-18.

The Czech squad is to cooperate with the BMW Motorsport Junior Team and will field one of its most promising members, Beitske Visser. The 24-years-old Dutch driver has to her credit many starts in  single-seater formulae, including ADAC Formel Masters, GP3 and Formula V8 3.5. Last year she was selected for the new Formula W Series, where she currently lies 2nd in the standings after three rounds.

She will be making her GT3 debut at the Red Bull Ring, after making recently a first test in Brno, the home track of the team. She will be paired in this GT Open campaign with the regular driver of the squad, Slovakia’s Richard Gonda (25), who switched to GT racing two years ago after a single-seater career that brought him up to GP3 and AutoGP after a Copa title in the then Euro F3 Open.

“I‘m delighted to finally confirm that our team is going to become a part of BMW Junior team for the rest of 2019 season, starting from the next GT Open International race. It’s a result of a good relationship that we’ve enjoyed for years and also of our good results in the GT Open last season,” said  team owner Robert Šenkýř. “The GT Open is an international series with strong competition and huge potential, but  first we had to put everything together, and we are now ready to race the second half of the season. We are excited about our first official BMW project together”.

In this effort, Šenkýř  Motorsport is supported, on top of BMW Motorsport, by partners such as Ravenol, Drexler, Q-servis, Q4U and KW among other.