Tag Archive: Nurburgring

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 »

Aug 25

Alpine set for Nürburgring return

2015 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2015-28-03-68The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) visits Germany for the first time with this weekend’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

DTM to keep on racing at the Nürburgring in the coming years

DTM will keep on racing at the Nürburgring, in the fairly long term

DTM - Nürburgring A contract for the years up to and including 2017 now was signed by capricorn Nürburgring GmbH (CNG) and DTM promoter ITR. Since its debut appearance back in 1984, DTM contested a total of 69 races at the Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

WEC – A lap of the Nürburgring In Toyota’s Simulator (+video)

How does one resist the lure of the Nordschleife (north loop) of the Nürburgring?

Even in a simulator, it’s almost impossible! And Toyota programmed it into its simulator as the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), will take place at the circuit designed for F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

German teams and drivers head to Nürburgring for First WEC race at home

6 Hours of Nürburgring on the 28-30 August

On the 30 August eight cars and ten drivers will be flying the German flag at home as the World Endurance Championship will race in Germany for the first time at the historic Nürburgring.    Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Full package of family entertainment at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

The WEC’s inaugural visit to Germany will be the first race since the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June

A weekend of action-packed family entertainment will be on offer for everyone visiting the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, the fourth round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship which will take place between 28-30 August.

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Aug 08

Nissan withdraws from 6 Hours of Nurburgring

Issues with the energy recovery system (ERS) meant that Nissan had to run at the Le Mans 24 Hours on engine power alone

2015-04-12-Thursday-008 Nissan today announced that it will delay its return to the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship and instead focus on technical issues that challenged its race team during the Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

KCMG completes positive WEC test at Nurburgring

The 6 Hours of Nurburgring will be held on August 29 – 30

2015-28-03-31KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) successfully rounded off FIA World Endurance Championship’s Nurburgring test last July 27 – 28 after a five-week hiatus from LMP on-track action.

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Jul 29

Hans-Joachim Stuck is named as Grand Marshal for 6 Hours of Nürburgring

Stuck began his racing career at the Nürburgring in 1969

Legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and 1985 Sportscar World Champion Hans-Joachim Stuck will be the guest of honour of the World Endurance Championship at its first race in Germany.

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Jul 23

20 cars for Nürburgring test and press conference

Toyota, Porsche, Audi and Bykolles will each be fielding one car to give the German fans a first glimpse of the LMP1

Some of the teams and drivers competing in the 2015 World Endurance Championship will be heading to the Nürburgring for a test session organised by Toyota Racing on the 27/28 July ahead of the first visit to Germany by the WEC on 28-30 August. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Strakka rolls out Gibson 015S ahead of FIA WEC debut

Successful systems check completed at Turweston ahead of Nürburgring track test

Strakka Racing Gibson 015SAhead of its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring next month, Strakka Racing rolled out its latest Gibson 015S chassis today at Turweston Airfield.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas (video teaser)

To be competed on September 18-19.

WEC logo After Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Le Mans and the Nürburgring, the contenders of the 2015 World Endurance Championship will reach Texas for the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Thirty-four cars for first WEC race in Germany

World Endurance Championship approaches the half way stage of the 2015 season

2015-06-14-The Race-21After the high powered drama at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the focus now shifts to the next round of the World Endurance Championship and the new event on the calendar at Nürburgring in Germany, the home race for Audi and Porsche and close to Toyota’s base in Cologne.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

The winners of the 43rd ADAC Zurich 24h Race are Christopher Mies, Edward Sandström, Nico Müller and Laurens Vanthoor

Audi secures Third Nürburgring 24-Race win

After 156 laps at the combination of GP circuit and Nordschleife, Mies took the chequered flag with the Audi R8 LMS (#28) entered by the Audi Sport Team WRT as race winner.

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May 14

Eight DTM drivers to contest the Eifel marathon

43rd ADAC Zurich 24h Race

LogoMore than 160 racing cars, 73 corners, inclinations of up to 17 percent, enthralling race action and countless top-class drivers: from Thursday (14th May) to Sunday (17th May), the Nürburgring will be the centre of the motor-racing world.

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May 12

No date shift for the DTM race at the Nürburgring

2015 DTM calendar remains unchanged

20130705-0030 Together with the manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz – the organisers at the Nürburgring and the sponsors, the ITR e.V. board opted for doing without shifting the date for the DTM meeting at the Nürburgring and without adding an additional event to the calendar.

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May 03

20th DTM race win: No way to stop Ekström in the rain

When the rain set in, nobody was able to stop old hand Mattias Ekström.

2015-05-02-0089In a highly entertaining race on Sunday during the DTM Festival at Hockenheim, the experienced Swede pulled clear from all his rivals with his Audi RS 5 and claimed his 20th race win in the 145th DTM race of his career.

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May 02

Lights-to-flag win for Jamie Green in an action-packed race

Wehrlein and Di Resta complete the podium

2015-05-03With strong nerves and really fast: Jamie Green (Audi) dominated proceedings in the first race at the Nürburgring and drove a lights-to-flag victory home in an impressive way.

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Apr 13

DTM drivers prepare for the Nürburgring 24h Race

DTM ambience in the qualifying race for the Nürburgring 24h Race

With Maximilian Götz (Mercedes-Benz), Martin Tomczyk (BMW), Christian Vietoris (Mercedes-Benz) and reigning Champion Marco Wittmann (BMW), quite a number of drivers usually racing in the most popular international touring-car series also will be involved in this weekend’s endurance-race action at the ‘Green Hell’.

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