Tag Archive: Nurburgring

Jul 24

WEC: Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-07-24-Sunday-0151The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE).

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Jul 24

WEC: The time is now, race day at the Nürburgring

The day of reckoning has arrived for the FIA WEC combatants at round four of the 2016 championship

2016-07-24-Pit and Paddock-0035 The big three LMP1 rivals all have an added incentive today as they race in front of home fans, employees and guests.

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Jul 23

WEC: Both Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from the second row at 6 Hours of Nurburgring

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Qualifying

2016-07-23-Saturday-0004 The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from the second row of the grid for the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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Jul 23

WEC: Webber heads times again

6 Hours of Nurburgring headlines from FP3

 

2016-07-22-Friday-0080 No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Mark Webber leads times with fastest lap of 1m41.002s in wet but drying conditions

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Jul 22

WEC: Fastest times for the Porsche 919 Hybrid with new aero package

FIA World Endurance Championship , LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Practice

2016-07-22-Friday-0036 Mixed start to the weekend for championship leader and title defender Porsche at the Nürburgring: In both free practice sessions at the fourth of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) a Porsche 919 Hybrid topped the time sheets.

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Jul 22

WEC: Track action live now at Nurburgring

The engines have started, the sun is shining, and the FIA World Endurance Championship is back on track!

The 33 competitors for this weekend’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring in Germany are now on track for the first 90 minutes of free practice, with a second practice session due to take place later today (16h30-18h00 local). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

WEC: KCMG sets sight on podium at Nurburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0032 KCMG travels to the majestic Eifel mountains as FIA World Endurance Championship resumes following a drawn-out interval after Le Mans. The highly anticipated 6 Hours of Nurburgring, the fourth event of the world championship, is set to take place on July 24. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

WEC: Entertainment for all at the Nurburgring

6 Hours of Nürburgring

A weekend of action-packed family entertainment will be on offer for everyone visiting the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, the fourth round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship which will take place between 22-24 July.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Mark Webber’s memories Nürburgring

A happy hunting ground in the past, Mark shares his best memories of the Nürburgring

24 Hours of Le Mans - Mark Webber’s memories When I was doing Formula Ford in Australia I remember watching one particular race on TV. It was the 1995 European F1 GP at the Nürburgring where Michael Schumacher won on the last few laps against Jean Alesi. Jean was driving for Ferrari and Michael was in the Benetton and he passed him on the outside of the last chicane on the second to last lap in wet conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

FIA World Endurance Championship, LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE) preview

WEC: Le Mans winner mounts title defence with new aerodynamics

2016-06-19-0194 The Le Mans winner Porsche goes to the Nürburgring with a new aerodynamic package for its 919 Hybrid. On the track in the Eifel mountains, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) holds its fourth of nine rounds from July 22 to 24.

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Jul 15

WEC: Ragues ready to race at The Ring as series heads to Germany

Just a month after the conclusion of a thrilling Le Mans 24 Hours

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0124 The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) returns to action next weekend for the fourth round of the season at the historic Nürburgring in the Eifel region of Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

The WEC gets ready for an action-filled return to Germany

The WEC is delighted to once again be heralding the return of the Spirit of Le Mans to the Eifel region of Germany

“We are bringing the excitement and positive energy from Le Mans to the Nürburgring,” said Porsche Team’s Marc Lieb today at a press conference held to highlight the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Nürburgring which will take place from 22-24 July.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Lewis Williamson set for WEC Nürburgring debut with Strakka Racing

Sportscar debut beckons for Renault R.S.01 racer

Lewis Williamson Scot Lewis Williamson will make his FIA World Endurance Championship debut with Strakka Racing at the Nürburgring later this month. Williamson, currently lying second in the Renault R.S.01 championship with the Silverstone-based team, will partner WEC regulars Jonny Kane and Nick Leventis in his first-ever sportscar race.

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Jul 02

Mies and Ide earn hard-fought win in qualifying race

Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup leaders Enzo Ide and Christopher Mies took the win in the qualifying race at the Nürburgring

Blancpain GT Series - Mies and Ide earn hard-fought win in qualifying race The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT-drivers held off the #58 Garage 59 McLaren of polesitter Alvaro Parente and Rob Bell, while René Rast and Will Stevens took their first podium in the #28 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8.

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Jun 27

Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup makes its debut at the Nürburgring

This weekend will see the Blancpain GT Series arrive at the Nürburgring

Not for the traditional round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup – which will take place on its regular date in September – but for the third meeting of the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, as part of the Internationaler ADAC Truck Grand-Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Successful weekend for Mercedes-AMG: Comfortable wins in motor racing classics in Monaco and at Nürburgring

2016-06-01 Speed & Style Racing performance with Lewis Hamilton at the „„Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder AMG Monaco Concept“, M Every year, the Monaco Grand Prix attracts people from the world of sport and entertainment. They all want to get a look behind the scenes and see the cars up close. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Hints of the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

This weekend at the Nordschleife circuit will take place the legendary 24 Hours of Nurburgring

Reserved solely for GTs and touring cars, the German race is a kind of rehearsal for some drivers who will compete at Le Mans in less than a month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

DTM drivers to meet thee challenge ‘Green Hell’

The DTM thriller at Spielberg still is the topic of the day  and there is just another week to go to the third DTM race meeting at the Lausitzring (03rd to 05th June)

Von rechts: Marco Wittmann, Nico Müller und Ex-DTM-Pilot Thomas JägerNonetheless, 11 DTM drivers from the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz camps use this weekend for the excursion to another, spectacular event. Instead of relaxing at home on the couch they meet the ultimate motor-racing challenge: the 24h race at the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

WEC: From Nurburgring to Le Mans, a month in 24-hour mode

The race takes place on the legendary Nordschleife circuit alongside the Grand Prix circuit

As if one 24-hour race in a calendar month is not enough, almost 20 FIA World Endurance Championship drivers will be taking part in this weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hours.  Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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