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DTM: Mercedes rewards Maxi Götz and Maxi Buhk with maiden DTM run

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has rewarded German GT aces Maxi Götz and Maxi Buhk by scheduling a test for them aboard a DTM car, next month at the Lausitzring.

The two young Germans will test the C-Coupe Mercedes car on September 17.

Götz and Buhk most recently co-drove HTP Motorsport's SLS AMG GT3 with veteran Bernd Schneider to the win of the famous 24 Hours of Spa, late last July.

24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, Mercedes-Benz
Götz and Buhk won the 24 Hours of Spa late last July (Photo: Total24Hours.com)

"Against strong competition, the two Maximilians have shown that they are ready to step up to the next level," Austrian Wolff is quoted saying by British source Autosport.

27-year-old Götz is a former German Formula BMW and GT Masters champion, and currently leads the ADAC GT Masters standings with 20-year-old Buhk.