Tag Archive: Nurburgring

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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Mar 07

Falken’s dynamic duo: Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring

Falken will enter both cars in various VLN endurance races as well as the legendary 24h-Race on Nürburgring

Falken’s dynamic duo Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring In the new racing season, Falken will line up on the grid with not one, but two racing cars from premium German manufacturers.

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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