Tag Archive: Nurburgring

Oct 31

Russian billionaire buys Nurburgring

After the Capricorn deal fell through, a new owner for the German grand prix venue at the Nurburgring has already been found.

Nurburgring Until recently, the embattled Nurburgring’s buyer was the Dusseldorf automotive company Capricorn, whose chief Robertino Wild failed to make the second due instalment payment. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Nurburgring buyout deal set to collapse – report

The fate of the German grand prix venue at the fabled Nurburgring is once again in serious doubt.

2013-08-04-2013-08-04-GTMJB09 Recently, we reported that after the embattled circuit was bought for a reported EUR 77 million, it was in the throes of promising talks with Bernie Ecclestone over a new long-term F1 race contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Kimiya Sato tops 2014 winnings list

The situation behind the Japanese is still very open for the runner-up spot

Auto GP logo The 2014 Auto GP championship has already been the first series at world level to assign its title, as Japanese Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) mathematically secured the crown in the previous round at Nurburgring.

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Sep 21

Laurens Vanthoor takes Pro Cup title in 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5 – Main Race 

By winning the iRacing.com Nürburgring 1000, the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series, Laurens Vanthoor became the new Pro Cup champion of the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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Sep 21

Season best Blancpain qualifying for Oman Racing Team

At the iRacing.com Nurburgring 1000
2014-09-14-SaturdayOman Racing Team drivers Ahmad Al Harthy, Michael Caine and Stephen Jelley celebrated the squad’s best qualifying performance of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series season at a rain-hit Nurburgring on Saturday, 20th September.

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Sep 15

iRacing.com Nürburgring 1000 to decide 2014 Blancpain Endurance Titles

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 5

Next weekend, the iconic Nürburgring will host the final round of the 2014 Blancpain Endurance Series. The fight for this year’s titles is still wide open in all three categories, with several drivers and teams hoping for a favourable outcome. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Let’s meet… Wing Chung Chang

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Wing Chung Chang from Macau (Team West-Tec F3) made his FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut at the Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Neil Brown Engineering engine gets first laps in the lead

In changeable conditions at the Nürburgring

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

ThreeBond with T-Sport was the only team to choose the Neil Brown Engineering power unit prior to the current FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Aug 21

New Nurburgring owner misses payment due date

The Nurburgring’s sale has hit a fork in the road.

Nurburgring logo In March, the financially embattled German grand prix host was bought for a reported EUR 77 million by a Dusseldorf based automotive group called Capricorn. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Lucas Auer claims the winner’s trophy at the Nürburgring

The opening stage of the race already provided plenty of action

F3 - kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport - Lucas Auer Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) became the winner of the 27th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Nurburgring, Race 2: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi) wins, Kimiya Sato (Euronova) clinches 2014 title

Kimiya Sato is the new Auto GP Champion

The Japanese driver, fielded by Euronova, took third place in Race 2 at the Nürburgring and finally clinched the 2014 title after leading the way from the early stages of the season. After ending the 2013 championship as a runner-up, Sato scored six wins, seven fastest laps, one pole positions and 10 podium finishes out of the 12 races he entered this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Marco Wittmann scores fourth season win at the Nürburgring (updated)

At the Nürburgring, Marco Wittmann scored his fourth victory of the season.

DTM - Marco Wittmann In a dominant way, the 24-year-old drove his BMW M4 DTM at the Eifel circuit and eventually took the checkered flag with a margin of 1.2 seconds from local hero Mike Rockenfeller (Audi).

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Aug 17

Antonio Giovinazzi wins from Tom Blomqvist

The Italian benefited from the retirement of long-time leader Max Verstappen

F3 - Nurburgring At the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring, Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) celebrated his second FIA Formula 3 European Championship of the season.

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Aug 17

A pair of pole positions for Tom Blomqvist in the Eifel

The Brit will start the 26th season race from pole position.

F3 - Jagonya Ayam with Carlin - Tom Blomqvist In second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit, delayed by one day, Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) came out on top.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

Nurburgring, Race 1: Kimiya Sato (Euronova) takes win in wild race

The top-3 was completed by Kevin Giovesi and by pole-sitter Markus Pommer

Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) captured his sixth win of the year today at the Nürburgring, in Race 1 of the seventh Auto GP round of 2014.

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Aug 16

Pole position for Marco Wittmann at Nürburgring (updated)

Marco Wittmann was the benchmark in DTM qualifying at Nürburgring

DTM - BMW Team RMG, BMW M4 DTM - Marco Wittmann At the 3.629 kilometres long sprint circuit in the Eifel, the BMW driver topped the time sheets with 1:22.780 minutes. Behind the current DTM points’ leader, Audi drivers Edoardo Mortara, Mike Rockenfeller, Jamie Green, Timo Scheider and Miguel Molina follow in second to sixth place. The fastest Mercedes-Benz driver was Spaniard Daniel Juncadella in seventh place.

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Aug 15

Nurburgring, qualifying: Markus Pommer (Super Nova) scores home pole

The biggest surprise was the elimination of championship leader Kimiya Sato in Q1 

Markus Pommer (Super Nova) scored his fourth position of the season at the Nürburgring, as he tamed his home racetrack at the end of a wet Auto GP qualifying session at the German venue.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Nurburgring, practice: Kevin Giovesi (FMS) takes an early lead

The seventh round of the 2014 Auto GP season got underway today at the Nürburgring.

Under a cloudy sky that also brought some rain on-track, the teams and drivers of the Coloni-promoted series lined-up for their opening practice session at the Eifel venue. In the end it was Kevin Giovesi (FMS) to cruise to the top end of the charts win 1’32″486.

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Aug 13

Auto GP ready to go back underway at the Nurburgring

The Nürburgring will host penultimate round of the 2014 Auto GP season.

Auto GP logoFor the second year in a row the series managed by Enzo Coloni returns at the historic German venue and it’s Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) to enter as the championship leader with 182 points.

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Aug 12

Max Verstappen new Red Bull Junior

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

F3 - Max Verstappen 24 races of the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season have been contested and one of the drivers who succeeded in thrilling crowds, pundits and those involved the most is Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing). Read the rest of this entry »

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