Nurburgring: Muennich Motorsport race report

ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport sampled disaster at the home race of the GT1 World on the Nurburgring - Better pit stops, but a damaged car and no points Friedersdorf/Nurburgring (rol/ot) That hasn't been like the Team ALL-INKL.COM Muennich ...

ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport sampled disaster at the home race of the GT1 World on the Nurburgring - Better pit stops, but a damaged car and no points

Friedersdorf/Nurburgring (rol/ot) That hasn't been like the Team ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport from Friedersdorf wished for: Instead of the aimed points at the home race of the FIA GT1 World Championship on the Nurburgring they've been filed under the heading of mishaps, missteps, and misfortune at the sixth season event with the races 11 and 12 last weekend (28th /29th of August). The best placing at the Qualifying Race on Saturday has been position 11 of the Lamborghini Murcielago LP670 RS-V with starting number 38 and Dominik Schwager (Munich) and Nicky Pastorelli (Netherlands/Italy). The day after at the Championship Race the car of the racing stable from Saxony has been counted with position 22 and four laps behind the winner. In this run the Muennich-Lamborghini #37 with Marc Basseng (Neusalza-Spremberg) and Thomas Jager (Chemnitz) has been on position 19.

"I guess we will have to count that as a disaster on the ring", tells Marc Basseng that is the team manager of ALL-INKL.COM Muennich Motorsport as well. "On Sunday our car with starting number 38 discarded after a technical damage followed by an accident. The number 37 couldn't get into the Qualifying Race on Saturday because the input shaft broke down on its way to the grid. So we had to take part at the Sunday race starting from the last position."

Although it started pretty good for the team from Saxony on this traditional track in the Eifel mountains. At the free training on Friday (27th of August) the Lambo #37 has been second and #38 has been on position eight. At the Q1 there have been the positions six (38) and seven (37). After that they had the third position at Q3 (38) and at the warm up (37). But at the two ranked races, where they could gather points, the Muennich sports cars have been in misfortune again.

Certainly at least there has been a positive awareness. The pit stops with the new crew - a bobsleigh team from Altenberg - really worked out better articulately. "But we still have to get better anyway because the other teams also have increased their pit stop techniques", tells Marc Basseng. "The damage on #38 is very extensive, so now we have to concentrate on fixing the car again", underlines the team manager.

Winners of the two races on the Nurburgring have been Darren Turner (Great Britain) and Tomas Enge (Czech Republic) in the Aston Martin DBR9. The next season event of the FIA GT1 World Championship is scheduled from 17th to 19th of September on the Algarve track at Portugal.

-source: muennich-motorsport.com

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Series Blancpain Sprint
Drivers Tomas Enge , Darren Turner , Thomas Jäger , Dominik Schwager , Nicky Pastorelli , Marc Basseng