Tag Archive: Norisring

Jul 22

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from pole

Marco Wittmann posted the fastest lap time in qualifying for the DTM race on Saturday at Moscow Raceway

Wittmann fastest in qualifying, but Rast will be starting from poleNevertheless, the BMW driver will not be starting from pole position for today’s race. In the race at the Norisring, Wittmann incurred his third warning of the current season for an incident with Mattias Ekström and will be dropped five places on the grid as a result.

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Jul 05

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “When I told the doctors how fast I was going when I crashed, they were quite shocked”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

DTM, Norisring. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63The Norisring once again lived up to its reputation as the highlight of the DTM season. But the most important news to come out of the weekend was that Gary Paffett walked away relatively unscathed from a massive crash. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Maiden victory for an Indian driver in FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Norisring Race report

Maiden victory for an Indian driver in FIA Formula 3 European ChampionshipJehan Daruvala (Carlin) concluded his first visit to the Norisring with his maiden victory in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 18-year-old Indian, who is backed by the Force India Formula 1 team, won at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg from Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) and Lando Norris (Carlin). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the Norisring

Maxime Martin scores first season win at the Norisring

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the NorisringHeavy accident causes interruption of the race. Mattias Ekström defends points’ lead. The second DTM race at the Norisring couldn’t be topped in terms of suspense: Maxime Martin drove his BMW M4 DTM to his first win of the season from Lucas Auer with the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

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Jul 02

Lando Norris wins at the Norisring

“I am really happy to finally be on the top step of the podium again”

Lando Norris wins at the NorisringAt the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in Nuremberg, Lando Norris (Carlin) scored his third win in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Spengler claims first BMW victory at Norisring since 1992

Spengler and Martin secure a 1-2 for BMW

#7 Bruno Spengler, BMW M4 DTMEkström takes DTM points’ lead with third place. Rast remains without points after mistake in race on Saturday. Bruno Spengler is the winner of the DTM race at the Norisring on Saturday. After 61 laps in the seventh race of the DTM season, the Canadian drove his BMW M4 DTM to a dominant win from his fellow BMW driver and team-mate Maxime Martin.

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Jul 01

Maximilian Günther wins turbulent first race

The German scored his fourth FIA Formula 3 European Championship season win

In an action-packed FIA Formula 3 European Championship race at the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in Nuremberg, Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) claimed victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Maxime Martin on top in thrilling qualifying (+video)

First qualifying of the DTM at the Norisring was a real thriller

Maxime Martin on top in thrilling qualifyingDuring the final stages, there were position changes in the lead almost every second. Even a slight drizzle setting in at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg didn’t affect the drivers.

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Pole position for Norisring novice Jake Hughes

Lando Norris (Carlin, 0m48.233s) was only two thousandths of a second slower

Pole position for Norisring novice Jake HughesThis weekend, Jake Hughes (Hitech Grand Prix, 0m48.231s) is racing at the Norisring in Nuremberg for the first time, but that did not hinder the Brit to secure pole position in first qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Jun 29

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centre

The races at the Norisring are the DTM season highlights

High-speed traffic in Nuremberg’s city centreNuremberg’s street circuits takes man and material to their very limits. In his home race meeting Wittmann finally wants to make it to the podium. DTM is back at the Dutzendteich. No other city tour is as spectacular as the one in the ‘Franconian Monaco’.

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Jun 28

Four-way battle for the championship lead continues at Norisring

This weekend at the Norisring, the first half of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season will be completed

Four-way battle for the championship lead continues at NorisringJoel Eriksson (Motopark) has the best position in the fight for the unofficial mid-season title. After all, the Swede travels to Nuremberg’s 2.3-kilometre long street circuit as championship leader.

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Jun 27

Changed starting time for the DTM Saturday race at the Norisring

First round of the weekend brought forward to 13:25hrs CEST

Short-term change of the ARD broadcasting plan due to recent events. An important short-term change of the broadcasting schedule of DTM’s German TV partner ARD results in a new starting time for the first round of the fourth race meeting of the season, held this weekend (30th June to 02nd July) at Nuremberg’s Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

Mattias Ekström to race at the Norisring

Good news for all the Audi and Ekström fans

Mattias Ekström to race at the NorisringThe Swede is going to contest the DTM season highlight, held at the Norisring on the first weekend in July.

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Jul 29

That’s how the gears are changed in a DTM car

For the driver, the perfect point in time is of major importance

To change gears, the driver uses the two paddles placed behind the wheel. By hitting one of the paddles, he activates complex procedures taking place deep inside the vehicle.   It’s a permanent up and down: up to 40 times per lap, a DTM driver shifts gears with the two paddles placed behind the steering wheel.

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Jul 13

Sun, Sea and Zandvoort: F3 back on the Dutch coast

The 4.307-kilometre-long Circuit Park Zandvoort will stage the 16th, 17th and 18th race of the 2016 season

Sun, Sea and Zandvoort F3 back on the Dutch coast With Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) having secured the unofficial FIA Formula 3 European Championship mid-season title in late June at Nuremberg’s Norisring, the 17-year-old Canadian and his rivals are about to contest the next race meeting this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Norisring analysis: ‘An Issue for Norbert Haug’

During a DTM weekend one often witnesses things happening that just can’t be explained in two simple sentences

Norbert HaugThings that better should be assessed, analysed and explained by the experts. And who would be a better man for this job than Norbert Haug? For 22 years (1990 to 2012) he was the Vice President Mercedes-Benz Motorsport and since 2014 he has been analysing the occurrences prior to, during and after the races for DTM’s German TV partner ARD as expert and co-commentator.

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Jun 29

Four different teams share the top-four positions

For the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers, taking a vacation at this point in time is not an option

F3 - Alessio Lorandi Just three days after the races at the Norisring, they were back in action in the official tests at the Hockenheimring. The quickest on day one at Hockenheim’s 4.574-kilometre long GP circuit was Alessio Lorandi (Carlin, 1:32.226 minutes), followed by Mikkel Jensen (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport, 1:32.315), Callum Ilott (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:32.331) and George Russell (HitechGP, 1:32.333).

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Jun 29

FIA Formula 3 European Championship to test at Hockenheimring

Wednesday and Thursday this week for two official test days

Last weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers battled it out for points, race wins and positions at the fifth round of the season at Nuremberg’s Norisring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Nico Müller scores his maiden DTM race win at the Norisring

An emotional Sunday for Nico Müller: in the second race at the Norisring, the 24-year-old Swiss scored his maiden DTM race win

DTM - Nico Müller Having started from third place, Müller took the lead on lap 43 following a perfect pit stop by his Team and defended this position until the finish. After 72 laps of the only 2.3 kilometres long track, he crossed the finish line with a margin of 0.670 seconds from second-placed BMW driver Tom Blomqvist from Great Britain. Belgian Maxime Martin, another BMW driver, ended up third. In total, 123,500 spectators came to witness the DTM action in Nuremberg over the weekend. The Norisring is the only street circuit on the calendar of the popular touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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