R-Motorsport will make its GT4 European Series debut this season. The Swiss team confirmed the expansion of its GT racing programme with the announcement of the first two drivers for the 2020 season.
British drivers Seb Perez and George Gamble will race in one of R-Motorsport’s Aston Martin Vantage AMR GT4s. Both drivers will be taking their first steps in international GT racing this season, after several seasons in the United Kingdom.
20-year-old Seb Perez will make the move up to the GT4 European Series, after successfully racing Porsches in the last two seasons. Back in 2018, Perez won the Pro-Am title in the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain. Last year the driver from Chesterfield claimed two victories in the Pro class of the one-make series.
He will be joined by 23-year-old George Gamble from Nottingham, who finished in third place in the Pro class of the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain in 2019 and secured ten podium finishes in his second year in the series. Gamble made one appearance in British GT4 championship back in 2017.
R-Motorsport will also run Aston Martin Vantage GT3s in the GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS this season. The GT4 European Series form part of the support package of the series and the addition of a GT4 programme is a logical step.
“We are very pleased to be able to extend R-Motorsport’s range of activities this season. We see this involvement in GT4 as the logical extension of our previous GT sporting activities,” explained Team Principal, Florian Kamelger.
“So, as part of our programme of development for juniors, we are now giving these two GT4 drivers a chance to perform well and show that they are ready to move up into the higher categories, such as GT3, for example.”
“With George Gamble and Seb Perez, we have signed two promising young talents, who are very keen to show just what they are capable of in GT4.”
The Silverstone circuit will host the opening round of the 2020 GT4 European Series on May 8-10.