Tag Archive: Nurburgring

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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Mar 13

Falken confirms 2015 VLN and Nürburgring campaign

Continuity for 2015 as team retains drivers and Porsche 997 GT3 R

Falken Motorsport logo Japanese tyre manufacturer, Falken Tyre Europe continues its motorsport campaign with the proven Porsche 911 GT3 R racing the Nordschleife once again in 2015. Peter Dumbreck, Wolf Henzler, Alexandre Imperatori and Martin Ragginger will again contend selected races of the VLN Championship along with the legendary ADAC 24 hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

‘F1 has to remain affordable’ – Nurburgring CEO

After confirming that a contract is not yet in place to host the 2015 German Grand Prix

20130705-0030 The Nurburgring and Hockenheim alternate as host circuits of the German race, with the Nurburgring scheduled to be the venue used this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Advance booking for the 2015 DTM season has begun

Fans can secure the tickets for six race meetings of the coming season

DTM logo The advance booking for the 2015 DTM season has begun. From December 2014, the fans can consequently secure their box seat for the hottest race action currently available in international touring-car racing.

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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 »

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