Tag Archive: Nurburgring

Aug 13

Pirelli showcases both old and new at the Oldtimer Grand Prix

Porsche also celebrated 40 years of the 928

Pirelli showcases both old and new at the Oldtimer Grand PrixPorsche also celebrated 40 years of the 928, which was launched in 1977 and continued in production up until 1995, with more than 61,000 units built.Italian tyre firm Pirelli, which equips the majority of the world’s premium and prestige cars, was a sponsor of the Porsche Classic event at the Nurburgring’s Oldtimer Grand Prix in Germany over the weekend, which united several hundred Porsches from every era, as well as more than 1000 guests. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Jack of all trades Auer wins

Following his F1 tests for Team Force India, ‘Luggi’ now raced for BWT Mücke Motorsport

2017-08-05_1614Last weekend, Lucas Auer, DTM driver and jack of all trades, made a very successful guest appearance in the ADAC GT Masters race weekend at the Nürburgring.

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Aug 06

A virus ruined a weekend for Kami Laliberté

German Formula 4 at the Nurburgring

Kami LalibertéYoung Canadian driver Kami Laliberté completed today his fifth weekend of activities in the 2017 German Formula 4 championship, on the renowned Nurburgring German circuit.

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Aug 05

Kami Laliberté at the Nurburgring

German Formula 4

Kami LalibertéYoung Montréal born driver Kami Laliberté and his rivals participating in the 2017 German Formula 4 championship are gathering in western Germany this weekend, scheduled to race on the famed Nurburgring. However, for the young Canadian, his weekend program had to start only on the second day due to a minor health problem.

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Jul 16

Formula V8 3.5: First rookie maiden win in 2017 for Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) in Nürburgring

A challenging situation which featured a wet racetrack that dried up as the session progressed

The 20 year-old Spaniard Alex Palou took home a sensational debut win in the second race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the Nürburgring, also the first of Teo Martin Motorsport since they joined the Series in 2016.

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Jul 16

WEC: Porsche take 1-2 after close race-long fight at Nürburgring

Porsche scores a one-two on its home turf at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-07-16-0037Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber took their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season in the No.2 Porsche after a thrilling battle with the sister No.1 919 Hybrid at Nurburgring this afternoon.

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Jul 14

Formula V8 3.5: Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) scores debut pole at Nürburgring

A late addition to the roster of the Madrid-based Teo Martin and his eponymous team

Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) completed a sensational World Series Formula V8 3.5 debut today at the Nürburgring, being the first rookie in 2017 to achieve the pole.

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Jul 14

WEC: Porsche 1-2 in Second Free Practice Session at Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

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Porsche opened up the gap in Free Practice 2 at Nürburgring this afternoon as Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap of the day during the first simulated qualifying runs.

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Jul 12

Formula V8 3.5: Who will be the Kaiser in Eifel?

World Series Formula V8 3.5

Located in the Green Forest, World Series returns to one of the F1 most iconic circuits,  Nürburgring, partnering the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

WEC: Presentation of the 2017 6 Hours of Nürburgring

The competitors will not run on the original track, the famous Nordschleife and its 172 turns

2017-05-06-0034In the wake of the first two successful editions, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) are gearing up for an exciting return at the Nürburgring in Germany this coming weekend, just a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jul 07

Porsche and Toyota both looking forward to top class Nürburgring battle

The two manufacturers came together to talk about next week’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-06-04At a press conference today in Cologne, the media were treated to the special, and unusual, sight of a Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 car outside Toyota Motorsport’s headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

WEC teams ready to entertain once again at the Nürburgring

Toyota out to tip the balance back towards them in LMP1

2016-07-24-SundayIn a little more than two weeks’ time the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be getting underway, with 29 cars due to start practice and qualifying for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on Sunday 16 July.

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Jun 27

Toni Vilander on the #71 488 GTE at Nurburgring !

Toni will race alongside Davide Rigon, while Bird will take part in the concurrent New York E-Prix.

Vilander TFinnish driver Toni Vilander will replace Sam Bird in the Ferrari 488 GTE number 71 of AF Corse team at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on July 16.

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May 28

WTCC: Campos Racing and Guerrieri score points to keep in title fight

Argentinian Guerrieri finished fourth and fifth in the WTCC Trophy at Nürburgring

AUTO - WTCC NURBURGING 2017Campos Racing and its driver in the World Touring Car Championship, Esteban Guerrieri, completed another positive weekend at Nürburgring Nordschleife. At the wheel of his Chevrolet RML Cruze TC1, Guerrieri continued his positive streak and on his debut at the challenging German circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

WTCC: Twin Nürburgring wins for Volvo Polestar fire up thrilling title battle

WTCC Race of Germany

Race report: Twin Nürburgring wins for Volvo Polestar fire up thrilling WTCC title battleThed Björk and Nicky Catsburg were the winners for Polestar Cyan Racing as the FIA World Touring Car Championship title race was blown wide open following a dramatic WTCC Race of Germany on the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

WTCC : Néstor Girolami grabs opening race pole at the Nürburgring

FIA WTCC Race of Germany

Girolami grabs WTCC Opening Race pole at the NürburgringArgentinian duo and Nürburgring Nordschleife rookies Néstor Girolami and Esteban Guerrieri will share the front row of the grid for the Opening Race at FIA WTCC Race of Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “In the world’s toughest car race, the level of competition in 2017 is going to be as high as ever”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoTwo classic events on one weekend: Formula One travels to the Mediterranean for the Monaco Grand Prix, while the Nürburgring hosts its annual 24-hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

WTCC: World’s toughest track awaits racers

Nürburgring Nordschleife Race preview

Race preview: World’s toughest track awaits WTCC racersFIA World Touring Car Championship racers will face a challenge like no other next week (25-27 May) when they try to tame the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife – venue of WTCC Race of Germany and ranked by many as the toughest track on the planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “I have some unfinished business”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe 2017 motor racing season continues to gather pace, with the qualifier for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the fourth fixture on the Formula One calendar hosted by Russia and the final preparations for the DTM curtain-raiser at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

‘Rocky‘ wins 24h-race acid test at the Nürburgring

“We had a really good weekend” – Rockenfeller

Audi R8 LMS, Phoenix RacingIn the Nürburgring 24h-Race qualifying race, DTM driver Mike Rockenfeller, Nicolay Moeller Madsen and Dennis Busch secured the race win for Team Phoenix Racing.

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