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Fri 19 Jun 2009
24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring morning update

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring morning update

NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS! As the sun slowly rises above the hills and lights up the track, we are greeted with a beautiful clear sky day which promises perfect conditions for motor racing. Over the period of the evening the team has kept the ...

24H Nurburgring: Hour 15 update

24H Nurburgring: Hour 15 update

News and quotes 23.00 to 7.00hrs In the night of 37th ADAC Zurich 24h Race, the battle for the lead was fiercely continued and again and again, the previous leaders lost their lead. But at the end of the night, the situation at the front end of...

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring hour nine update

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring hour nine update

CONSISTENCY IS KEY Nearing the 10 hours mark in the race, the team and supporters are very happy with the results to date and the solid performance of the vehicles. The track has been dry since the beginning of the race at 4pm this afternoon and...

24H Nurburgring: Hour seven update

24H Nurburgring: Hour seven update

News and quotes 21.00 to 23.00hrs The action remained thrilling, in the evening hours of the 37th ADAC Zurich 24h Race: at beginning nightfall, the Manthey-Porsche ...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen update

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen update

Good start for Scirocco powered by natural gas and petrol Wolfsburg (23 May 2009). Successful beginning for Volkswagen at the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring: The five Scirocco GT24 cars with natural gas and petrol engines made a good start to...

24H Nurburgring: Hour five update

24H Nurburgring: Hour five update

News and quotes 19:00 to 21:00hrs The top positions in this year's edition of the ADAC Zurich 24h Race seem to be secured -- for the time being, that is. With five hours and 33 laps respectively of the race completed, the Phoenix-Racing Audi R8...

24H Nurburgring: Hour three update

24H Nurburgring: Hour three update

News and quotes 17:00 to 19:00hrs At 17:12hrs, all the eleven leading cars were in the pits or on their out lap: a hint to the fact that the top teams have established a balance of performance. Following the pit stops, two Manthey entered cars...

24H Nurburgring: Hour one update

24H Nurburgring: Hour one update

News and quotes 16:00 to 17:00hrs This Saturday at 16:00hrs, the 37th edition of the ADAC Zurich 24h Race was started and the field rocketed away to entertain the crowds with fantastic motor-racing right away. The arguably most thrilling battle...

24H Nurburbring: Event Saturday notes

24H Nurburbring: Event Saturday notes

Marcel Tiemann aims for his fifth overall win When the ADAC Zurich 24h Race winner takes the chequered flag on Sunday afternoon at 16:00hrs, Marcel Tiemann could be the most successful driver in the history of the classic endurance-racing event:...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen Saturday notes

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen Saturday notes

Motorcade around the Nordschleife and taxi rides Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz at the Nurburgring From the toughest rally to the toughest race track: Giniel de Villiers (ZA) and Dirk von Zitzewitz (D), winners of the 2009 Dakar ...

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring qualifying report

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring qualifying report

23.05.2009 PACE HEATS UP AT NURBURGRING The pace was much hotter for Final Qualifying at the Nurburgring, run in warm, dry conditions on Friday afternoon. Both of Kiwi Team Nurburgring's Honda Civic's elected to stay in the pit garage,...

24H Nurburing: Event final qualifying report

24H Nurburing: Event final qualifying report

Ford GT secures pole at the Nordschleife In the second qualifying session for the ADAC Zurich 24h Race, the Raeder Team Ford GT caused a major stir by embarrassing all the favourites and securing the pole position: one perfect lap in the opening...

Diego Romanini newsletter 2009-05-22

Diego Romanini newsletter 2009-05-22

Between Adria and Nurburgring Just one week after the Adria FIA GT race, his only home event of the year, Diego Romanini comes back to Germany for the most traditional race of the German country: the historical 24 Hours of Nurburgring. In the...

24H Nurburgring: Aston Martin qualifying report

24H Nurburgring: Aston Martin qualifying report

Aston Martin Nurburgring 24-Hours Qualifying Nurburgring, 22 May 2009. Aston Martin has completed qualifying for the Nurburgring 24 hour race. In bright sunny conditions Chris Porritt qualified the factory entered V12 Vantage fourth in the SP8...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen qualifying report

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen qualifying report

Best in class: Volkswagen Scirocco cars set the pace Wolfsburg (22 May 2009). Two engine concepts and best in class twice: The Volkswagen Scirocco cars powered by natural gas and petrol engines set the pace in qualifying for the 24-hour race on...

24H Nurburgring: Audi qualifying quoteboard

24H Nurburgring: Audi qualifying quoteboard

Quotes after qualifying for the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring Ingolstadt/Nurburg -- The four Audi R8 LMS cars of Teams ABT Sportsline and Phoenix Racing will start as a solid formation from the second and third rows of the grid to the 24-hour...

24H Nurburgring: Audi qualifying report

24H Nurburgring: Audi qualifying report

All Audi R8 LMS cars in top six Ingolstadt/Nurburg -- The new GT3 sports car from AUDI AG delivered an impressive performance in qualifying for the 24-hour race on the Nurburgring: All four Audi R8 LMS finished among the top six in the ...

24H Nurburgring: Event provisional qualifying report

24H Nurburgring: Event provisional qualifying report

Provisional pole for Manthey's GT3 Porsche Following the night-qualifying all the drivers agreed upon one fact: in the battle for the best positions on the grid for the 37th ADAC Zurich 24h Race, the second qualifying session on Friday will be...

24H Nurburgring: Event practice report

24H Nurburgring: Event practice report

Last year's winner the quickest in the practice session Impressive into the ADAC Zurich 24h Race weekend at the Nurburgring: this Thursday, the already impressive crowd around the legendary 'Green Hell' witnessed the first clash of the 24-hour...

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring preview

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team Nurburgring preview

KIWIS SET TO FLY AROUND THE RING Months of preparation will be put to the test this weekend, when Kiwi Team Nurburgring lines up for its largest ever attack at the 2009 24 Hours of Nurburgring race. Held in Germany's Eifel region, the world...

24H Nurburgring: Aston Martin preview

24H Nurburgring: Aston Martin preview

ASTON MARTIN READY FOR NURBURGRING CHALLENGE Nurburgring, 21 May 2009. Six Aston Martins will be amongst the 180 entrants in the Nurburgring 24 hour race -- one of the toughest endurance tests in motorsport -- spearheaded by a factory entered ...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen Thursday notes

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen Thursday notes

Natural Gas Scirocco: green power for the "Green Hell" Wolfsburg (21 May 2009). An environmentally friendly energy source in sporting endurance test: Volkswagen competes with two Scirocco GT24-CNG powered by Natural Gas in the 24-hour race at...

24H Nurburgring: Carlos Sainz preview

24H Nurburgring: Carlos Sainz preview

Volkswagen driver Sainz: Spanish fire for "Green Hell" Wolfsburg (20 May 2009). "You've got to respect the 'Green Hell' or it'll show you in its own special way to respect it," says Volkswagen factory driver Carlos Sainz. "And this means lap by...

24H Nurburgring: Audi pre-event news

24H Nurburgring: Audi pre-event news

Audi at 24-hour race on the Nurburgring with impressive lineup of stars Ingolstadt/Nurburg -- Just a few days after the successful DTM season opener, the next major motorsport event is on the agenda for Audi: The 24-hour race on the Nurburgring...

24H Nurburgring: Marino Franchitti preview

24H Nurburgring: Marino Franchitti preview

Marino Returns to the Nordschleife for the Nurburgring 24 Hours After leading the race in 2008 for 12 of the 24 hours, in weather conditions that only the Nordschleife can throw at you, Marino will be returning there again this weekend,...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-17

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-17

Formula 3 Euro Series Successful season opener for Volkswagen: Vernay wins at Hockenheim Jean Karl Vernay from the Signature team celebrated his first victory at the Formula 3 Euro Series season opener at Hockenheim. After his sixth-place finish...

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen Scirocco preview

24H Nurburgring: Volkswagen Scirocco preview

24-hour race Nurburgring Endurance test: The Volkswagen Scirocco in the "Green Hell" Wolfsburg (13 May 2009). A genuine sportscar, two engine alternatives, a 24-hour endurance test: The Volkswagen Scirocco will tackle the 24-hour race on the...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-10

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-10

ADAC Formula Masters powered by Volkswagen Double victory for Adrian Campfield The 19-year old Briton Adrian Campfield clinched a brace of commanding victories in the third and fourth races of the ADAC Formula Masters powered by Volkswagen...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-03
BF3

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-05-03

24-hour race Nurburgring Successful dress rehearsal: Both Scirocco score class victories Victory in the class for two-liter turbocharged cars and victory in the class for cars with alternative fuels: At the third round of the BFGoodrich...

Giniel de Villiers 24H Nurburgring preview

Giniel de Villiers 24H Nurburgring preview

"Dakar" winner de Villiers in the "Green Hell" with Volkswagen Wolfsburg (30 April 2009). A man who loves extremes: For the second time in 2009, Dakar Rally winner Giniel de Villiers is tackling a legend with Volkswagen. After his historic...

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team preview

24H Nurburgring: Kiwi Team preview

KIWI TEAM EXPANDS FOR 2009 ASSAULT ON NURBURGRING New Zealand's Kiwi Team Nurburgring has confirmed exciting plans for the team's fourth consecutive assault on arguably the world's most challenging endurance race, the ADAC 24 Hours of...

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-04-26

Volkswagen newsletter 2009-04-26

Volkswagen Jetta-TDI-Cup USA Rookies dominate season opener in Virginia Joey Atterbury and Jake Thompson are the winners on the opening race weekend of the second season of the Volkswagen Jetta-TDI-Cup in the USA. As a result, it was not the ...

Audi newsletter 2009-04-26
DTM

Audi newsletter 2009-04-26

Audi R8 LMS continues to fight handicaps Belgian GT Championship: The current performance classification of the Audi R8 LMS also had Phoenix Racing facing an uphill struggle at the opening round of the Belgian GT Championship. With a total dry...

24H Nurburgring: Subaru STI preview

24H Nurburgring: Subaru STI preview

STI to compete at Nurburgring Subaru Tecnica International (STI) has announced that it will compete in the world-famous Nurburgring 24-hour race next month (May 21-24). The gruelling race is now known as the ADAC Zurich 24 Hour Race and STI is...

24H Nurburgring: Audi preview

24H Nurburgring: Audi preview

Ultimate endurance test for new Audi R8 LMS Ingolstadt -- In the course of the further development of the Audi R8 LMS, an ultimate endurance test is on the agenda for the new GT3 sports car of AUDI AG at the end of May: On May 23/24, Teams ABT...