Tag Archive: Nurburgring

Sep 21

T-Sport to field two-car team at Imola

Ukyo Sasahara will again be behind the wheel of the ThreeBond powered car number 15 in Italy

After missing the race meeting at Nürburgring, T-Sport have announced their return to the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship for the next round of the series at Imola.

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Sep 20

First taste of GT racing for FIA F3 driver Ben Barnicoat

“This deal was very much last minute” – Barnicoat

Ben Barnicoat (HitechGP) knows how to drive a Formula 3 car, the rookie has already won two races in this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Sep 18

The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 wins the last round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup

Two cars of Grasser Racing Team dominate from pole position to victory at the Nürburgring

The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 wins the last round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup It was a great race weekend for Lamborghini Squadra Corse. In addition to the triple commitment of the Blancpain Super Trofeo one-make series, with the Huracans engaged simultaneously at the Nürburgring in Germany, at Fuji in Japan and at the COTA in the United States, the brand of Sant’Agata Bolognese was also protagonist in two major GT championships: the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, with the first victory of the season for the Grasser Racing Team’s Huracán GT3, and in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship thanks to the second position of Paul Miller Racing in the Lone Star Le Mans, which took place at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

First win for Martin Kodric in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe at the Nürburgring

The driver of the team Bonaldi Motorsport wins in Race 2

First win for Martin Kodric in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe at the Nürburgring First victory for Martin Kodric, who scored a success in the second race of the fifth and penultimate round of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

First absolute victory for the Latvian Harald Schlegelmilch in Race 1 of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe at the Nürburgring

In the championship, the fight is still open in all classes

Schlegelmich- Two pole positions and first absolute victory for Harald Schlegelmilch: at the Nürburgring, home of the fifth of the six double rounds of the   Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Europe, the driver of Artline Team Georgia has been the number one protagonist of the first part of this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Silly season: Mortara to switch to Mercedes-Benz?

He was delighted. With his win in the Sunday race at the Nürburgring, Edoardo Mortara kept his championship chances alive.

Media reports that Edoardo Mortara is about to switch to Mercedes, for the 2017 season.He passed his fellow Audi driver Jamie Green in the championship standings and consequently, he now is the main rival of championship leader Marco Wittmann. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Edoardo Mortara scores his third win of the season at the Nürburgring

A good start and a perfect strategy were the keys to success for Edoardo Mortara’s third race win of the current season

DTM - Nürburgring The Audi driver won the 14th DTM race of the season at the Nürburgring in a dominant way and thus moved up to second in the drivers’ standings. Lucas Auer, who had started from pole position with his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM, finished second from BMW driver Marco Wittmann. With his third place, the latter defended his lead in the drivers’ standings. The race weekend at the Nürburgring attracted 72,500 spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Pole position for Lucas Auer in the race on Sunday

The Nürburgring seems to suit Lucas Auer

Pole position for Lucas Auer in the race on SundayHaving claimed his maiden DTM pole position here in 2015 and having posted the fastest lap time in yesterday’s qualifying for the race on Saturday, the Mercedes-AMG driver also was fastest on Sunday.

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Sep 11

Stroll takes major step towards Euro F3 Championship title with near-perfect performance in Germany

Three rostrum finishes including two wins, one fastest race lap achieved from three front row starts, two from “pole”

F3 - Stroll takes major step towards Euro F3 Championship Lance Stroll took another major step towards winning this year’s FIA European Formula 3 Championship title when the Canadian placed his Dallara F312-Mercedes first in the opening two races then second in the third and final race in Germany this weekend (10-11 Sep).

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Sep 10

Third season win for Marco Wittmann

Marco Wittmann extended his points’ lead in the DTM drivers’ standings with an undisputed lights-to-flag victory in the race at the Nürburgring on Saturday

DTM - Marco Wittmann In pleasant late-summerly conditions, the BMW driver won the 30 lap race with a margin of 7.136 seconds from his fellow BMW driver Tom Blomqvist. For Wittmann, it was the eighth DTM race win of his career and the third of the 2016 season.

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Sep 10

Miguel Molina ahead of Mücke duo in practice

DTM drivers are slowly getting closer and closer to achieving a perfect lap of the Nürburgring

This time, Miguel Molina was fastest of the 24 driversIn second free practice on Saturday morning, the field already was considerably faster than in the first session on Friday afternoon, in similar conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup to be decided at the Nürburgring

55 cars will line up for the penultimate round of this season’s Blancpain GT Series at the Nürburgring next weekend (September 17/18)

While the overall title cannot be won in the Eifel mountains, the battle for the 2016 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup will come to its conclusion after three hours of racing around the German track.

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Sep 09

Prema Powerteam Nurburgring preview

Prema Powerteam round 08 preview

F3 - Prema Powerteam - Lance Stroll Less than one month after the last round held at Spa-Francorchamps, the FIA F.3 European Championship is set to go back underway at Nurburgring.

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Sep 08

Golden anniversary for DTM and the Nürburgring

From 09th to 11th September DTM is going to race for the 50th time at the Nürburgring

On 17th June, 1984, the spectacular touring cars made their first appearance in the Eifel, with Olaf Manthey (Rover Vitesse) winning the debut race“50 times DTM at the Ring – that means 50 times motor racing at the highest level, 50 times maximum excitement for the fans and – last but not least – 50 times  a highly professional organisation at one of the nest motor-racing facilities in the world,” says ITR Chairman  Hans Werner Aufrecht. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

The Nürburgring will be crucial in the fight for the title

Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) travels to the Eifel as championship leader and wants to take another step on the way to securing the title

2016-06-12_48812 This weekend at the 3.629-kilometre long sprint circuit of the Nürburgring, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship young guns will return to racing after a six-week summer break.

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Sep 07

The expert’s tip: Bernd Schneider on the Nürburgring weekend

Bernd Schneider is ‘Mr DTM’ – without any ifs, ands or buts

Bernd SchneiderThe five DTM titles the German secured in his years at the pinnacle of touring-car racing speak for themselves. He contested a total of 236 DTM races, made it to the top 10 in 173 and celebrated 43 race wins.

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Sep 06

At the Nürburgring, the thrilling battle for the DTM title enters its crucial phase

The balance of power between the three manufacturers involved in DTM remains extremely close

DTM - Robert Wickens, Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM The 2016 DTM season slowly is approaching its home straight, with the Nürburgring staging the seventh race meeting and the 13th and 14th rounds of the year respectively. The motor-racing enthusiasts may look forward to a thrilling DTM weekend at the tradition-rich Eifel circuit as the fight for the title is far from being over. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Félix da Costa and Juncadella in the ‘Green Hell’

Both BMW driver Augusto Farfus and Mercedes-AMG driver António Félix da Costa contested this weekend’s 6h race

António Félix da Costa raced in a BMW M235i RacingA week prior to the DTM race meting at the Nürburgring, the seventh of the season, two DTM drivers already enjoyed an extensive taste of Eifel air in the seventh VLN round.

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Sep 02

DTM’s 50th appearance at the Nürburgring

The full Monty for the anniversary

DTM Nürburgring They are an inseparably entity: DTM and the Nürburgring. Since the debut season, back in 1984, the DTM drivers raced at the Nürburgring at least once in every single year. And this also applies to the 2016 season.

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Aug 11

Ocon switches to F1 – Rosenqvist to replace him on the DTM grid at Moscow

With 10 races contested, the 2016 DTM season of rookie Esteban Ocon has come to a sudden halt

With immediate effect, Esteban Ocon will race in Formula One as team-mate of reigning DTM Champion Pascal Wehrlein. With immediate effect, the young Frenchman will race in Formula One as team-mate of reigning DTM Champion Pascal Wehrlein. Ocon replaces Indonesian Rio Haryanto who had to stop racing for Team Manor due to financial issues.

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