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DODGE and ZAKSPEED revive their partnership in motorsports

DODGE VIPER TEAM ZAKSPEED starts at 24-hours race 2008

(PresseBox) (Berlin / Niederzissen, ) DODGE and ZAKSPEED revive their co-operation with the International ADAC 24-hours race at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. Since 2005 ZAKSPEED starts the DODGE VIPER supported by DODGE.

"We are looking forward to rise to the challenge of another 24-hours race together with our partner ZAKSPEED. We feel confident that it will turn out as successful as the implementation of DODGE as a brand during the past two years on the German market." Radek Jelinek (General Manager Chrysler Deutschland GmbH) states. " I can t think of any other race representing the DODGE brand values associated with its ikon DODGE VIPER better: keen, bold, masculine and honest. Dodge drivers grabs life by the horns."

"We do have a quite acceptable track record" Peter Zakowski, Managing Director, Team Principal and one of the most successful drivers on this legendary racetrack said.

ZAKSPEED counts seven wins in 24-hours special category SP8, a race with top-class participants and highly competitive. Two third and second places and three overall-wins top the nominal account off with DODGE VIPER at the Nürburgring Nordschleife Hence DODGE is heading the ranking list of foreign manufacturers.

"In 2007 we were able to finish second in a shortened race. Lots of technical and aerodynamical details of the DODGE VIPER have been improved and developed for the 2008 competition", Zakowski adds.

In preparation of the 24-hours race ZAKSPEED will participate in at least three out of four races of BFGoodrich Langstreckenmeisterschaft.