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Schiller Returns to GetSpeed’s Pro Lineup in Endurance

GetSpeed confirms Engel, Stolz, Schiller in No. 777 Al Manar-backed Pro entry for Endurance…

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Fabian Schiller has returned to GetSpeed Performance’s Pro lineup in Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS Endurance Cup after two seasons in other classes.

The German driver will share the No. 777 Al Manar Racing-backed Mercedes-AMG GT3 Evo with factory aces Maro Engel and Luca Stolz, who represented the Nürburgring-based team last year alongside Steijn Schothorst.

GetSpeed was the runner-up in the 24 Hours of Spa and Nürburgring 24, with Schiller forming part of the lineup for the latter event.

Despite being familiar with GetSpeed machinery, the 25-year-old is rejoining the outfit’s GTWC Europe program after two seasons with other Mercedes-AMG teams.

In 2021 he represented RAM Racing in Pro-Am, before joining Haupt Racing Team which operated the Al Manar Racing entry led by Omani competitor Al Faisal Al Zubair.

Schiller previously formed part of the GetSpeed Pro lineup in 2020, when the team made its Endurance Cup debut.

“The driver trio is a dream combination that I have dreamed of for a long time in this form,” said GetSpeed team principal Adam Osieka.

“Maro, Fabian and Luca are not only an incredibly fast crew for our spearhead, but also a very harmonious trio. I am convinced that we will be able to fight for victories with the No. 777.”

Stolz finished fifth in last year’s Endurance Cup overall standings along with Schothorst, while Engel ranked seventh after contesting Spa with GruppeM Racing.

“I’m happy that the GT World Challenge will be starting again soon,” said Engel.

“For me, the focus this year is on the stability of competing again with GetSpeed and Mercedes-AMG.

“With Luca, too, I have already contested countless races and we will be reinforced by Fabian. That creates a top lineup with a super team behind us, so we can have a say in the championship.”

GetSpeed is planning to increase its Endurance Cup stable to three Mercedes-AMGs this year.

Daniel Lloyd is a UK-based reporter for Sportscar365, covering the FIA World Endurance Championship, Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, among other series.

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