ABOUT OUR TEAM
The management of T Sport Racing and Truck Sport Bernau are delighted to announce the collaboration of the two teams, to form T Sport Bernau for the 2020 FIA ETRC season. With the T Sport Racing team entering their third season competing in the Championship, and the well-established and experienced Truck Sport Bernau team looking to grow upon their success from years past, the united approach to strategically collaborate was established.
ANTONIO ALBACETE #2
The Truck Sport Bernau driver, namely 2019 FIA European Truck Racing Championship runner up and triple ETRC champion, Antonio Albacete, will become the team’s racing driver.
Antonio is one of the most successful racing drivers in the FIA European Truck Racing Championship:
2005 - 1st TRUCK RACING CHAMPION
2006 - 1st TRUCK RACING CHAMPION
2007 - 2nd Place
2008 - 3rd Place
2009 - 2nd Place
2010 - 1st TRUCK RACING CHAMPION
2011 - 2nd Place
2012 - 2nd Place
2013 - 2nd Place
2014 - 3rd Place
2015 - did not participate
2016 - did not participate
2017 - 5th Place
2018 - 3rd Place
2019 - 2nd Place
Antonio Albacete will be supported by an extensive and experienced team, including:
Lutz Bernau and Egi Bartmann (from Truck Sport Bernau) will take on a supervisory role within the team, providing technical and operational support.
Tim Frost and Melanie Derflinger (from T Sport Racing) will manage the team. Melanie will look after all marketing related activities, with Tim managing the technical side.
He will be supported by Tom Eckersley who will work on the design and technical development of the truck and Justo Álvarez who will continue to work alongside Antonio analysing the technical data.
Tim & Tom, together with Iain Booth, will be the team’s lead race mechanics.
Bianca and James Hailstone, Eliot Haram, Mike Payne and Debbie Booth will also continue supporting the team on the race truck and by helping with social media content and at the hospitality area.