"The development of high-performance vehicles for motorsport has always been an innovation driver for production vehicles," emphasizes Harald Keller, EDAG's COO. "We are pleased to contribute our acknowledged expertise and more than 50 years of experience in complete vehicle development, and at the same time promote technology transfer to series production. As a goal, achieving maximum energy efficiency combined with performance and safety is just as important in racing as it is in everyday mobility.“
The EDAG Group has long-standing international experience, and, as a premium engineering partner, serves many well-known vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers worldwide. Founded in 1969, the company pursues an all-round engineering approach for vehicles, production plants, and also in the field of software and digitalization. Always with the ultimate goal of proactively developing concepts and solutions for optimizing mobility. In the high performance sector, too, EDAG can also look back on years of experience.
"We are continuously expanding our competencies and our product portfolio. More than anything else, this calls for our teams to be constantly acquiring new knowledge of state-of-the art technologies," underlines Cosimo De Carlo, CEO of the EDAG Group. "At the same time, EDAG's global team is proud to showcase its expertise in one of the premier classes of motorsports."
By participating in the DTM 2022, EDAG, the SSR Performance team and Porsche are writing company history.
"Entering the DTM is of paramount importance for our young company. This made continuing the successful cooperation with our first-class partners even more important for us," said Stefan Schlund, Managing Director of SSR Performance GmbH. "We are excited to be traveling this road with EDAG, and celebrating our premiere with Porsche."
The first official appearance will be when the season starts in Portimao on April 29.
Taking part for the first time - and then with two vehicles at once:The EDAG Group is to be the technical partner for high-performance vehicles supporting the SSR Performance GmbH team in the 2022 DTM season. After the sensational vice champion title in the ADAC GT Masters, EDAG, the internationally active engineering service provider is to renew its successful cooperation. At the same time, EDAG and SSR can celebrate the premiere of Porsche cars in the DTM. The decision to enter the renowned racing series is also down to SSR Performance's strong guest start at the Nürburgring track.