Reiter engineering shares design images of the first two of eight X-Bow GT4’ s confirmed for the 2016 Reiter young stars cup.
Reiter young stars, the newly developed race concept by Reiter Engineering, in co-operation with sro and supported by KTM, has proved to be an attractive series for young female and male drivers. Further more the reiter young stars project has also successfully drawn the attention of several industrial partners. No less than 8 new KTM X-Bow GT4 race cars will participate in 5 of the sro european GT4 race events in 2016.
With around a month to go before the race season begins for the reiter young stars at the famous italian circuit, Monza, Reiter Engineering releases the first 2 car designs of their industrial partners for the reiter young stars project, Kiska and Pankl.
KISKA – WWW.KISKA.COM
Kiska is one of europe’s largest independently owned design agencies. Brands worldwide trust Kiska to sharpen, shape and create their future by delivering on their brands unique values through consulting, design and communication. Our team of 150 creative specialists from over 28 different nations work together with our clients in a purpose-built, 5000 square meter studio, which is located at the foot of mount Untersberg in Salzburg Austria.
In short, at Kiska we design desire. This isnt just a version, its the brand promise that we live up to for our clients every day.
PANKL – WWW.PANKL.COM
Situated in Bruck an der Mur (Austria), Pankl racing systems was established in 1985 by Mr. Gerold Pankl, producing conrods for the motorsports indursty. Nowadays the racing division is the leading supplier for engine and drivetrain components and – systems for the racing market all over the world, including leading racing series like Formula one or Motogp. Beside the racing division, Pankl has two more main divisions: aerospace and high performance. The experience of the aerospace division goes back to the year 1994 when the first tailrotor driveshaft was produced. Today Pankl aerospace systems is a tier one supplier within the global aerospace market. The high performance segment is specialised in the production of engine and drivetrain components for luxury vehicles and has been successively expanded in the last few years.
Driver pairing and start numbers will be announced at the official opening ceremony on april 16th
Preseason testing for the reiter young stars in April!
To kickoff the debut season of reiter young stars, the drivers will have the option between two preseason tests where they will come together for the first time, with the KTM X-Bow GT4 as well as their peer drivers. They will be supported by 8 european universities who will act as their engineers during the racing season.
The first test which will be held on the 2nd of April at slovakiaring in slovakia, will accomodate one half of the RYS Group. The second half of the group will come together at the second test which will be held at panoniaring in hungary on the 13th of April.