Swiss Racing Team

The Swiss Racing Team, short SRT, is a Swiss motor racing team, which was founded by Othmar Welti and Erich Kolb in 2000. It specializes in the areas of sport and Formula Gran Turismo.


Formula racing

From 2000 to and including 2009 SRT was active in Formula racing. The team first entered the German Formula 3 Cup, but changed in the years 2003 and 2004 in the Formula 3 Euro Series. 2005 SRT returned to the German Formula 3 Cup, where he obtained in 2008 the only previous title by Frédéric Vervisch. Verwisch changed, however, during the season to Jo Zeller Racing and scored only two of his seven victories with SRT.

Gran Turismo

In 2007, the Swiss Racing Team expanded into the area of ​​Gran Turismo. For two years, the team oversaw the use of the Aston Martin DBR9 Jetalliance Racing in the FIA ​​GT Championship. Between 2007 and 2008 the team achieved in this series of six victories with the drivers Wendlinger and Ryan Sharp. Jetalliance Racing in 2007 and 2008 in the team standings in third place overall.

2009 SRT took the same function as a technical advisor for the Saleen S7R of the Czech team of K plus K Motorsport in the FIA ​​GT Championship. The team won with Wendlinger and Sharp races in Silverstone and at the Hungaroring. However, the win in Hungary because of a failed stall test and then following disqualification was denied. K plus K Motorsport Saleen pulled back after that race in the series and finished the season.

FIA GT1 World Championship

2010 joined the Swiss Racing Team in the newly advertised FIA GT1 World Championship. As the official Nissan customers SRT team used as one of two teams of two Nissan GT -R. Karl Wendlinger shared a vehicle with Henri Moser, the GT3 European Champion of 2007. The second Nissan GT -R of the team drove the Japanese Le Mans winner Seiji Ara and the former SRT Formula 3 driver Max Nilsson. The best results of the year 2010, there were two tenth places Wendlinger and Moser, while Ara and Nilsson remained without points. The Swiss Racing Team finished second in the team standings therefore only the tenth place.

In 2011, the Swiss Racing Team remained in the FIA ​​GT1 World Championship, but it changed the manufacturer and used two of Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Murciélago LP670 -developed R- SV. Karl Wendlinger and Max Nilsson came again for the team Othmar Welti. Together with Wendlinger drove the experienced GT driver Peter Kox, Nilsson started together with the Czechs Jiri Janak. Due to an accident at the fourth race of the season at the Sachsenring both vehicles of SRT were badly damaged, so the team decided after lengthy problem solving attempts to get out of the championship.


Formula series

FIA GT1 World Championship


Wendlinger / Sharp on the podium at the FIA GT race in Hungary

The Nissan GT- R of the Swiss Racing Team with the number 3 on the Nürburgring 2010

The Nissan GT -R Wendlinger / Moser at Silverstone 2010

The Nissan GT -R by Nilsson / Ara at the Nürburgring 2010



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