. These are all German automakers with a strong background in motor racing. Even Volkswagen
has a slew of competition victories to its name. But Germany has another carmaker on its soil. Its name is Opel
, and it's getting in on the action, too. GM's European division points to past victories in rallying, DTM touring cars and Nurburgring
endurance racing as the launching pad for its new racing initiatives that will utilize both the new Adam city car and the Astra OPC.