The 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Nürburgring was one of the most dramatic in the race’s history.
Bentley Team HTP score P8 with #11 Continental GT3 and Bentley Motorsport #84 car forced to retire from promising P10.
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.
Both Continental GT3s qualify in top 20
The #26 BMW Z4 GT3, qualified by Augusto Farfus, starts on pole.
Pierre Kaffer best Audi driver in final qualifying
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.
First 24-hour race with the Continental GT3 for Bentley Team HTP
Black Falcon will contest the 24 Hours of Nürburgring with its two Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3.
First start of the new GT sports car in the 24-hour race.
2015 is only the third time that Aston Martin Racing has entered the top SP9 class for GT3 cars.
Nordschleife expert added to Bentley Team HTP driver line up
Black Falcon will use this VLN round to fine-tune its cars and prepare its drivers ahead of the challenging 24 Hours of Nürburgring that it won in 2013.