Haldenwang, 8 June 2015. MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG, with its subsidiary MAHA Polska sp.zo.o., is supporting the team of the 30-year-old Russian driver Ilshat Ibragimov in the Golf GTI in the prestigious Polish VW Golf Cup races. This will be the third time that Volkswagen Racing Polska and Volkswagen Group Polska have held the races. The races, six in total and each with two laps of the 24-position starting grid, will run until October 2015 on various tracks in Poland, Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The VW Golf GTI (provided for the races by VW Racing Polska) will be driven by various well-known personalities, including Jerzy Dudek – former goalkeeper for Real Madrid, FC Liverpool and the Polish national team. All races will be broadcast live on the Internet. MAHA’s involvement with the races will give the company the chance to make new contacts with automotive and tuning workshops with motorsport experience, and to enhance its existing ones. MAHA provides the specific market of vehicle tuners with a solid foundation for optimising and testing series cars and race cars with its op-quality performance testing products, a product range that boasts unique measurement accuracy.

Race calendar of the Volkswagen Golf Cup 2015:

  • 23-24 March Test races: Slovakia Ring
  • 25-26 April Race 1 : Oschersleben
  • 20-21 June Race 2: Slovakia Ring
  • 04-05 July Race 3: Lausitzring
  • 29-30 August Race 4: Sachsenring
  • 19-20 September Race 5: Automotodrom Brno
  • 02-03 October Race 6: Tor Poznan

List of drivers for the 2015 season:

  1. ARRIOLA Sebastian GUATEMALA
  2. ARTEMYEV Alexandr KAZAKHSTAN
  3. DUDEK Jerzy POLAND
  4. EGOROV Artur RUSSIA
  5. FAHNAUER Manuel GERMANY
  6. FLUCH Marcus SWEDEN
  7. GADOMSKI Michal POLAND
  8. GIES Andre GERMANY
  9. HOFFMANN Pascal GERMANY
  10. BRAGIMOV Ilshat RUSSIA
  11. JAROS Marcin POLAND
  12. KOTARBA-MAJKUTEWICZ Dominik POLAND
  13. KRAMER Alfred AUSTRIA
  14. KRUGER Jeffrey SOUTH AFRICA
  15. LARSSON Simon SWEDEN
  16. METZNER Kevin GERMANY
  17. MUHONEN Simo FINLAND
  18. PALUSKO Bartosz POLAND
  19. PARYS Piotr POLAND
  20. PEREIRA Dylan LUXEMBURG
  21. RDEST Gosia POLAND
  22. RZEPECKI Adam POLAND
  23. STRZESAK Patryk POLAND
  24. SZCZESNIAK Jedrzej POLAND