Despite a flash fire during a pitstop this morning, there was no stopping the #28 WRT Audi R8 LMS from winning the Nurburgring 24 Hours, ahead of the #25 Marc VDS BMW Z4 that chased it right to the finish.
Audi is in control of the Nurburgring 24 Hours as darkness descended on the Nordschleife, after the leading Porsche crashed out in a rain shower.
With a sixth of the race distance in the book, the polesitting #26 Marc VDS BMW Z4 continues to lead the Nurburgring 24 Hours.
BMW has retained its advantage in the opening exchanges in the Nurburgring 24 Hours.
The second qualifying session for the Nurburgring 24 Hours has concluded with five different manufacturers in the top five positions ahead of today’s pole position shootout.
Robert Renauer, Alfred Renauer, Ralf Bohn, and Daniel Allemann won by 2 minutes over the Mercedes SLS AMG of Ram Racing which was driven by Tom Onslow-Cole, Adam Christodoulou, and Paul White.
The race resumes with the final eight hour Part 2 beginning on Saturday morning at 09:30.
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David Brabham was conscious following the shunt.
After 12 hours, five different cars still had a shot at it at Mount Panorama.
Who will win the 12 Hours of Bathurst ... The fight is far from over after nine hours.
Audi and Lamborghini to start endurance event from the front row.
A major accident has taken place at Bathurst.
NISMO Global Team from Japan back for second try at endurance classic.
The event at Dubai Autodrome attracted a record field of 96 entries with 89 cars taking the start of the race.