In Focus - DTM

When developing the Aston Martin Vantage DTM cars for R-Motorsport in record time ahead of the 2019 season, HWA AG demonstrated its vast wealth of experience in the famous touring car series. Over the course of the season, the commitment also includes preparing and implementing operations on race weekends, as well as looking after the drivers.

Hans Werner Aufrecht

Chairman of the supervisory board

Engineer, founder, entrepreneur, manager, motorsport enthusiast – Hans Werner Aufrecht is combining multiple personalities. Together with Erhard Melcher, the Swabian visionary founded the company AMG in 1967. In 1998, he transferred its motorsport activities to HWA that was founded by him. At the same time, his name is substantially connected with the success of the DTM that he presided over for many years. His passion for performance at the highest level still influences the HWA spirit.

Ulrich Fritz

Management board (CEO)

Ulrich Fritz’s heart is beating to the rhythm of motorsport. At Mercedes-AMG, he initiated, among others, the globally successful Customer Racing Programme and contributed with his know-how to the global brand communication. On 1 December, 2013, he made the transfer to the HWA AG management board that he has been presiding over since 2016. Moreover, in his capacity as the Mercedes-AMG DTM team principal, he is making a significant contribution to the success story of the race cars from Affalterbach.