Tatuus will be supplying chassis for the new ADAC Formula 4 series from the 2015 season onwards. The ADAC decided on the Italian manufacturer after long and intense deliberation.
ADAC Sports President Hermann Tomczyk: "We looked long and hard at various chassis manufacturers, consulted with the teams and conducted a number of test drives. In the end, we came down clearly in favour of signing up Tatuus as our partner."
Lars Soutschka, ADAC Head of Motorsport and Classic: "Tatuus impressed our organisation and the teams not only in terms of workmanship and the safety standards of their chassis but also the level of service that the teams can expect from them. We are already looking forward to a positive and successful partnership with Tatuus."
Gianfranco De Bellis (Commercial Director) and Artico Sandonà (Technical Director), joint owners of Tatuus: "We at Tatuus are very happy to have been chosen as the partner of ADAC to provide its cars for the new ADAC Formula 4 Championship starting in the 2015 season. It is a great honour for us to have this opportunity for partnership and collaboration with the ADAC. Germany has a long and prestigious tradition of famous drivers and competitive success and is a country that has a central place in world motorsport. We for our part pledge the highest commitment towards the Federation and the teams, ensuring that this new category for young drivers instituted by the FIA goes from strength to strength."
Tatuus began designing and building chassis for various racing series in 1980. Since the start of the 2014 season, the Italian manufacturer has supplied the Italian F.4 championship with Type F.4 T-014 cars. The Italian Formula 4 series is the first in the world to be contested under the new Formula 4 regulations drawn up by the FIA. The chassis built by Tatuus meets the stringent safety requirements of the FIA.
ADAC Formula 4 replaces Formel ADAC as the entry-level series to single-seater racing with effect from the 2015 season. In a demonstration staged by ADAC at the Slovakia Ring two weeks ago, the managers of the current Formel ADAC teams had the opportunity to form an initial impression of a racing car built on a Tatuus chassis.