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Dennis Named Second Driver in R-Motorsport Effort

Jake Dennis joins R-Motorsport for Aston Martin DTM entry…

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Jake Dennis has been revealed as the second driver in R-Motorsport’s DTM lineup following the announcement of Paul Di Resta earlier on Thursday.

The 23-year-old will drive one of R-Motorsport’s Aston Martin Vantage DTMs this season after joining the team for its Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup program last year.

“Joining the DTM is a major step up in my career,” said Dennis.

““It’s an enormous challenge which I readily accept, because I know that I must go up against tough opposition in order to prove myself and make progress as a driver at a high level.

“The DTM is the ideal environment for that, and I can’t wait to get the season started.”

Dennis took part in two Formula 1 tests with Red Bull Racing last year, and got his first taste of DTM in the young driver test at Jerez in December, driving a Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

“Jake is very talented. He has already shown that previously in his GT3 races for R-Motorsport,” said team principal Dr. Florian Kamelger.

“He achieved consistently good results last year and is now a regular member of our team. I know what he can do, so I think he will quickly make his mark in the DTM.”

R-Motorsport will officially unveil its team and new cars in a launch event on Wednesday.

Jake Kilshaw is a UK-based journalist who is Sportscar365's European Editor and also Managing Editor for e-racing365. He is a student of Politics and International Relations. Contact Jake

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