Tag Archive: Nurburgring

May 03

WTCC: Sabine Schmitz plans return and admits “I must be crazy to go up against ace touring car racers”

History-making German to combine Top Gear TV commitments with WTCC comeback

WTCC - Sabine Schmitz plans return Sabine Schmitz will make her eagerly-awaited return to the FIA World Touring Car Championship when the WTCC heads back to the toughest track of them all – the fearsome Nürburgring Nordschleife – later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus set for Nürburgring qualifier with new guest drivers

This will be an important preparation for the Nürburgring 24 Hours

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus set for Nurburgring qualifier with new guest drivers This weekend Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) will be back at the Nürburgring for the 24-hour race qualifier with three cars, the P4/5 C Mk III and two SCG003Cs. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Lotus confirms René Binder and Roy Nissany for their Formula V8 3.5 campaign

The Czech Formula V8 3.5 team has confirmed their two drivers for the 2016 Season

LOTUS CONFIRMS RENÉ BINDER AND ROY NISSANY FOR THEIR FORMULA V8 3.5 2016 CAMPAIGNThe GP2 refugee René Binder will race alongside the Formula Renault 3.5 driver Roy Nissany. Lotus is determined carry on with their successful campaigns in the past and has plenty confidence in this new pairing.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Alex Tagliani and Jean-Frédéric Laberge at Circuit Paul Ricard

Tagliani to test Zakspeed’s Mercedes AMG car in Europe

Canadian Alex Tagliani will team up once again with Montreal driver Jean-Frédéric Laberge on March 9 and 10, but this time the Tagliani-Laberge tandem will be driving an AMG factory-backed Team Zakspeed 2016 Mercedes AMG GT3 in the pre-season test session at Circuit Paul Ricard located in the south of France.

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Feb 25

SCG003C stars in Evo’s Track Car of the Year test

The SCG 003C will compete on the forthcoming Nurburgring 24 Hours at the end of May

SCG003C stars in Evo’s Track Car of the Year test The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003 has starred in the Track Car of the Year feature in the latest edition of renowned UK magazine Evo, which also has several international editions. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 10

ArtLine Engineering: with own chassis on the FIA F3 EC grid

And they are determined to soon challenge the established manufacturer Dallara, with their ARTTech P315

On the penultimate race weekend of the 2015 season, at the Nürburgring, ArtLine Engineering made their FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut.

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Oct 07

Final weight distribution: Wehrlein to race the heaviest car

Rarely this year, the results were as mixed as in the Nürburgring sessions

None of the manufacturers was able to dominate the race action and consequently, the order in the rankings of the sessions featured a nice brand mix.

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Oct 01

Fast rookies and Green’s brake problems

The 69.000 spectators at the Nürburgring were provided top-class entertainment.

Numerous wheel-to-wheel battles, spectacular overtaking and a thrilling fight for the championship lead. And while Pascal Wehrlein failed to win the title early, one could witness – inter alia – several drivers celebrating on the podium that aren’t regulars at the front end of the field.

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Sep 26

Martin celebrates second DTM success

Wehrlein closes up to title win

In their home race at the Nürburgring, Maxime Martin and his BMW team RMG celebrated victory in their home round at the Nürburgring.

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Sep 23

Flat out on the way to the home straight – DTM at the Nürburgring

It is the benchmark for every other racetrack – the Nürburgring stands for pure motor-racing tradition.

2015-08-30-Sunday-0043 The 3.629-kilometre GP circuit located in the Eifel often has witnessed drivers, teams and manufacturers making history. And now, from 25th to 27th September, 2015, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz will provide the Nürburgring crowds another enthralling fight, with two drivers arguably taking centre stage, in the penultimate race meeting of the season: Pascal Wehrlein and Mattias Ekström, the hottest contenders for the 2015 DTM crown.

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Sep 20

McLaren wins iRacing.com GT500 at the Nürburgring (updated)

Chiyo, Reip, Buncombe take 2015 Blancpain Endurance drivers title

2015 BLANCPAIN ENDURANCE SERIES CHAMPIONSAfter what was arguably the most exciting race of the season, Katsumasa Chiyo, Wolfgang Reip and Alex Buncombe took the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series drivers title.

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Sep 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Strakka Racing one-two at the Nürburgring

Strakka Racing showed the others how it is done

placeholder+imageUnpredictable rain, a tyre gambles and virile passing moves summed up race two of the weekend for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series at the Nürburgring.

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Sep 12

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Oliver Rowland sets his first record

“I want to thank the team because it has accomplished a fantastic job in order for us to have the best car possible.” – Oliver Rowland

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - NürburgringOliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) won the pole position, took the victory and set the fastest lap in race one of the Formula Renault Series 3.5 this Saturday at the Nürburgring.

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Sep 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Advantage Rowland in Nürburgring practice

“Practice went quite well. I think that we made a big step forward this afternoon” – Oliver Rowland

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - NürburgringLeader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) posted fastest lap during the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests at the Nürburgring.

Sep 11

Multiple title candidates at Nürburgring season finale

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5 – Nürburgring

Blancpain Endurance Series logo At the iRacing.com GT500, the final round of the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series, four of the six titles are still up for grabs. Both in the Pro Cup and the Am Cup there are several teams and drivers who can still lay their hands on one of the most coveted crowns in GT Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The turn of the ‘Ring!

No time for the World Series by Renault to catch it’s breathe in this month of September!

Following Silverstone last weekend, the competitors now head to another motor racing monument: the Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Jones holds off Tagliani to win in Canada

Alex Tagliani lost a gear in the final lap

Jones holds off Tagliani to win in CanadaTagliani thought he would have time to take one more clean shot at Jones through the final series of turns, but a broken third gear took that chance away

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Aug 30

6 Hours of the Nurburgring: Porsche beat Audi to win at Home in Germany (updated)

Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche

2015-08-30 - SundayPorsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It was the second consecutive WEC win for Porsche after its Le Mans triumph in June.

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Aug 29

Porsche claim front-row at Nurburgring (+photos)

The two Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 racers will start from the front row for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2015-08-29 - SaturdayRomain Dumas and Marc Lieb shared the qualifying driving duties to register a best two lap average of 1m36.473s in the No 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. This eclipsed the second Porsche 919 Hybrid entry, driven by Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, by just 0.069s.

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Aug 29

Porsche head Audi in incident packed FP3 at Nürburgring (+video)

Porsche fought back in Free Practice 3 at Nurburgring this morning with a conclusive 1-2 in the 60-minute session

In cool but dry and sunny conditions, Marc Lieb set a best lap of 1m36.036 in the No.18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. The local ace headed the sister No.17 Porsche 919, which in the hands of Mark Webber stopped the clocks at 1m36.647s. Read the rest of this entry »

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