6 Hours of Nurburgring
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FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Qualifying
FIA World Endurance Championship , LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Practice
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.
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).
A happy hunting ground in the past, Mark shares his best memories of the Nürburgring
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.
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.
Sportscar debut beckons for Renault R.S.01 racer
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.
Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup leaders Enzo Ide and Christopher Mies took the win in the qualifying race at the Nürburgring
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.
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.
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)
Nonetheless, 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.