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Gottfried Grasser GmbH racing as GRT Grasser Racing Team is an Austrian racing team. The team has raced in various Group GT3 based racing series with support from Lamborghini since 2015.
Team founder Ing. Gottfried Grasser (born 8 December 1978 in Leoben, Styria) started karting in 1997. Grasser raced in Formula König in 1999 and 2000. He finished third in the rookie standings in 1999. In 2001 and 2002 Grasser joined Team Ghinzani in their German F3 campaign. The Austrian also tested their Formula 3000 car, as well as Minardi's car. After taking over his parents Mazda dealership, he retired from single seater racing.
In 2004 Gottfried Grasser started the development of gthe Grasser-Ultima GTR. The Ultima GTR was introduced in 1999 by Ultima Sports. The car was raced in various championships such as the 2002 24 Hours of Daytona. After building the kit car Grasser tested it at the Pannonia Ring to conclude that the whole car had to be modified to compete in motorsports. With support from tire manufacturer Yokohama. The car was fitted with crashboxes, a flat bottom and diffuser. The car was fitted with a Porsche engine that was redeveloped by Richmond Racing Engines.
After the end of the Euro GT Series after the 2006 season, the team sought an other championship to enter the Ultima such as the Spezial Tourenwagen Trophy (STT) and the Divinol Cup. Grasser raced the car for the first time in the STT at the Jim Clark Revival at the Hockenheimring.