Group C/GTP Racing, GMS GmbH and Bosch Hockenheim Historic are pleased to announce KW automotive GmbH as the main sponsor of the feature race at the 2021 Bosch Hockenheim Historic - Group C Super Cup. Since its formation in 1995, KW automotive GmbH has been a commercial partner of various motor sports teams and produces the high-performance prestige products for the Mercedes-AMG – SLK 55, CLK 63 and SL 65 AMG Black Series . The special suspension KW has developed meets the high demands required by Mercedes-AMG.
For many years they have also been the official development & production partner of Roush Performance USA equipping all high-performance Roush Ford Mustang models with KW sports suspensions in different adjustments.
Additionally, KW co-operates with Chrysler USA whose Viper SRT10 ACR has entered the market in 2007.This 600hp race car is only available in a limited edition, is based on the Dodge Viper 2008 and is equipped with a KW coil over suspension which KW especially developed for Chrysler.
For drivers of historic and classic cars, KW Automotive offer the opportunity to manufacture an individual suspension kit, according to customer specific needs, taking into account all the requirements that can significantly affect performance. This includes ride height, ground clearance, wheel loads, spring deflection, spring stiffness and degree of damping, depending on the intended use on the road, rallies or racing at historic motorsport events.
We welcome them as our main sponsor and bringing that expertise to the event.
Further sponsors to be announced in due course.
With its immense suspension portfolio, state-of-the-art production technology, development and test center, KW automotive has been operating successfully in all markets for over 25 years. In the past years, KW automotive has developed more than 16 different damping technologies in order to meet its own claim, "The perfect suspension for every demand". In addition to its core business, the development and production of manually and adaptively adjustable coilover suspensions and other suspension components for the aftermarket, as well as the accessory program of various automobile manufacturers in the premium segment, the business field of original equipment of special models and super sports cars of the automobile industry is developing extremely positively for the Swabian suspension manufacturer. As a development partner for sophisticated controlled suspension systems, the manufacturer has the complete product portfolio of hydraulics, electronics, sensor technology, control units and damper control systems as well as the necessary know-how for the application and tuning of complex driving dynamics control systems from a single source. KW has established itself strongly in customer motor sports in the past years and produces homologated racing dampers and suspensions for more and more racing vehicles of different car manufacturers.
Worldwide, successful racing teams rely on the patented valve technology of KW Competition suspensions of the multiple overall winner of the 24h Race Nürburgring (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2018, 2020), winner of the 24h of Dubai (2017 and 2021), ADAC GT Masters (2018 and 2020), ADAC TCR Germany (2018), Spa-Francorchamps 24h Race (2015, 2019, 2020), the Bathurst 12h Race (2019) and 9h Race Kyalami (2019).
The group has seven international subsidiaries in the most important markets worldwide, including Belgium, China, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK and the USA. Of the 450 employees worldwide, about 330 work at the headquarters in Fichtenberg.For more information about the innovative products of KW automotive, visit out Team Support Page:
The Bosch Hockenheim Historic - The Jim Clark Revival is an established motorsport event for vintage and young timers that draws large visitor numbers from Germany and throughout Europe to the traditional racing track in Baden each year. With twelve spectacular racing series & more than 500 participants bringing the magic of past racing days back to the time-honoured Motodrom, which has served as the stage for countless memorable racing battles.• Group C Supercup
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