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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Racing never stops for 24-hour warriorsHeadline

Racing never stops for 24-hour warriors

On the surface, it appeared a joke when Patrick Long suggested at the American Le Mans Series event at Salt Lake City, Utah two weeks ago that he needed to pry Jorg Bergmeister out of the car in order to get his own stint in. ...

UK Clio Cup 24H Nurburgring summary

UK Clio Cup 24H Nurburgring summary

UK CLIO CUP DRIVERS SHOW CLASS IN GERMANY ELF Renault Clio Cup with Michelin driver Alex MacDowall led an impressive showing of six UK drivers by finishing second overall in a specially organised international Clio Cup race at the ...

Pierre Kaffer 24H Nurburgring summary

Pierre Kaffer 24H Nurburgring summary

ANOTHER 24-HOUR VICTORY COMING SOON FOR RISI'S KAFFER? Risi Competizione's Pierre Kaffer enters next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans with one twice-around-the-clock victory already in hand. The German-born GT2 star was part of the lineup for the ...

24H Nurburgring: Andreas Wirth race report

24H Nurburgring: Andreas Wirth race report

Heidelberg, Germany -- May 26, 2009 -- 24 Hour Racing an Exhilarating Experience for Wirth. On the heels of BMW ALPINA's announcement last week that Andreas Wirth would join their line up, the team packed their tools and whisked their racing ...

24H Nurburgring: Total Control Racing race report

24H Nurburgring: Total Control Racing race report

TCR WITHIN TOUCHING DISTANCE OF NURBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE WIN Wednesbury's Total Control Racing took on the incredible demands of the legendary Nuburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany last Friday, 22nd May, and came within a whisker of...

24H Nurburgring: Kenneth Heyer race report

24H Nurburgring: Kenneth Heyer race report

Kenneth Heyer placed 6th overall at the 24h-Nurburgring! Over 235.000 spectateurs saw the Frikadelli Team and the Interwetten.com Pilot Kenneth Heyer last year 3rd overall finished at this years 37.ADAC Zurich 24h-Nurburgring race 6th overall ...

24H Nurburgring: Marino Franchitti race report

24H Nurburgring: Marino Franchitti race report

Nurburgring 24 Hours -- What Might Have Been Marino had barely time to drop his bag following his return from the ALMS event in Salt Lake City, before jumping on a flight to Germany to compete in one of the most gruelling events on the...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-24

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-24

24-hour race Nurburgring Scirocco clinches class wins with natural gas and petrol power With two class victories, the Volkswagen Scirocco cars powered by natural gas and petrol engines successfully finished the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring....

24H Nurburgring: Carlo van Dam race report

24H Nurburgring: Carlo van Dam race report

Strong debut with VW in Nurburgring 24 hours Podium finish for Carlo van Dam NURBURG - Carlo van Dam and his team mates have today clinched third place in the SP3T-class (cars with two litre turbocharged engines) for the Volkswagen-works team.

24H Nurburgring: Audi post-race quoteboard

24H Nurburgring: Audi post-race quoteboard

Ingolstadt/Nurburg -- All four Audi R8 LMS cars saw the checkered flag at their maiden run in the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring. Christian Abt, Jean-Francois Hemroulle, Pierre Kaffer and Lucas Luhr (Team ABT Sportsline) finished as the overall...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen race report

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen race report

With natural gas and petrol power: Scirocco clinches class wins Wolfsburg (24 May 2009). The Volkswagen Scirocco cars powered by natural gas and petrol engines superbly mastered the world's most difficult circuit marathon, the 24-hour race on...

Audi newsletter 2009-05-24

Audi newsletter 2009-05-24

GT3 victory for Audi at 24-hour race 24h Nurburgring: AUDI AG's new GT3 sports car successfully passed the ultimate endurance test: At the fastest 24-hour race the Nurburgring has ever seen all four Audi R8 LMS that started from the grid crossed...

24H Nurburgring: Aston Martin race report

24H Nurburgring: Aston Martin race report

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Takes Class Victory at Nurburgring 24 Hour Aston Martin's factory entered V12 Vantage -- modified only slightly for competition -- has swept to a stunning debut class victory in the 37th Nurburgring 24 hour race,...

24H Nurburgring: Audi race report

24H Nurburgring: Audi race report

Audi R8 LMS successfully passes ultimate endurance test Ingolstadt/Nurburg -- The new GT3 sports car of AUDI AG successfully passed the ultimate endurance test: In the fastest 24-hour race the Nurburgring has ever seen, all four Audi R8 LMS cars...

24H Nurburgring: Final hour notes

24H Nurburgring: Final hour notes

News and quotes 15.00 -- 16.00 h The team led by Olaf Manthey didn't take any risks in the final hour of the race: with less than 15 minutes to go before the 24 hour mark, the two Porsches turned into the pit box for a final routine check before...

24H Nurburgring: Race report

24H Nurburgring: Race report

Manthey-Porsche celebrates record win in the 24h race At the end of an epic battle in front of a huge crowd of 235,000 spectators, the record winners of the past three years also prevailed in the 37th edition of the ADAC Zurich 24h Race: Timo ...

Tiemann takes the Nurburgring 24H victoryHeadline

Tiemann takes the Nurburgring 24H victory

If Tom Kristensen is Mr Le Mans, then certainly Marcel Tiemann must be Mr Nurburgring. The German sportscar racing veteran took his fifth overall victory in the ADAC 24H race at the famed Nordschleife, and the fifth in a row for the Manthey...

24H Nurburgring: Hour 23 update

24H Nurburgring: Hour 23 update

News and quotes 13.00 to 15.00 h With one hour to go, the positions seem set. After 23 hours, the Manthey Porsche maintained its dominating lead. A little less than five minutes down, the Abt-Audi ( ...

24H Nurburgring: Hour 19 update

24H Nurburgring: Hour 19 update

News and quotes 09.00 to 11.00hrs The saga continues: the battle for the lead in the hours 17 to 19 remained just as thrilling as it had been throughout the race. 22 times the lead has changed, now, and currently, the Phoenix-Racing Audi R8 LMS...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen hour 18 update

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen hour 18 update

Scirocco cars continue leading in class -- Carlos Sainz suffers misfortune Wolfsburg (24 May 2009). Volkswagen leads in both classes: 18 hours into the race, the Scirocco GT24 cars powered by natural gas and petrol engines continue running in ...

24H Nurburgring: Hour 17 update

24H Nurburgring: Hour 17 update

News and quotes 07.00 to 09.00 hrs With seven more hours to go in the 37th ADAC Zurich 24h Race, the fierce battle between Manthey-Porsche and Audi is continued and the fastest representatives of each camp (Phoenix-Audi ...

24H Nurburgring: Audi morning update

24H Nurburgring: Audi morning update

Audi R8 LMS impresses at 24-hour debut Ingolstadt/Nurburg -- From the outset, AUDI AG's new GT3 sports car is the car to be beaten at its maiden run in the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring. On Sunday morning, sixteen hours into the race, the ...