Simon Reicher joins YACO Racing Team
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“In 2018 I will be racing my second season in the ADAC TCR Germany,” Austrian Simon Reicher proudly presents next year’s plans. A lot has changed for the 17-year-old in the past weeks since the final race at Hockenheim Ring. “When we heard that the experienced ADAC GT Masters team, YACO Racing, wants to get involved in the 2018 ADAC TCR Germany season, my father and I were immediately in agreement”, explains the youngster. After a first joint testing day, YACO Racing’s team principal Uwe Geipel was clearly enthusiastic: “We observed Simon this past season and internally agreed that he is a real motorsport talent, who we would like to support with our experience. The first testing day was very impressive – Simon has everything a racing driver needs. We see great potential for success and are excited to work with him.” Simon’s father Peter Reicher expressed very positive feelings regarding this new collaboration: “After Simon was awarded the Vice-Champion Rookie Award at Hockenheim Ring, we realized we need to up our game to reach the next level. When the offer from YACO Racing came, we were happy to be on board with a highly experienced team that is right at home in the “super sports car league” of the ADAC GT Masters.” Further tests are still planned for this month.



Der 24-jährige Simon Reicher ist im Motorsport kein Unbekannter. Seine Karriere begann im Alter von 8 Jahren. Klassisch – auf der Kartbahn. „Ich bin froh im Kartsport, der klassischen Schule des Motorsports, aufgewachsen zu sein.“ Und das mit Erfolg. 2014 gewann das österreichische Motorsport Talent die 43. Trofeo delle Industrie im italienischen Lonato.

Nach seiner aktiven Zeit im Kartsport wechselte der Österreicher 2016 in den Automobil Rennsport. Dort gab er 2016 und 2017 sein Debüt mit dem niederländischen Certainty Racing Team in dem Renault Clio Cup Central Europe und in der TCR Germany. 2018 präsentierte sich er mit dem renommierten YACO Racing Team im Cockpit eines Audi RS 3 LMS bei den ADAC TCR Germany.

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