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BMW M6 scores N24h farewell podium
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Nurburgring 24h finally resumes

Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna and Jackie Stewart could each make strong claims to the ultimate rainmaster title, but the best single drive might have come outside Formula 1. In the week that Pedro Rodriguez was killed 50 years ago, we look back at his finest moment with a piece first published in Motorsport.com's sister magazine Autosport on 17 August, 2017.

BMW showed its ageing M6 GT3 could be competitive in the car’s final front-line Nurburgring 24 Hours outing, says ROWE Racing’s Sheldon van der Linde.

Porsche GT ace Kevin Estre says the Manthey Racing squad's victory in last weekend's Nurburgring 24 Hours "feels really good" following his near misses on the Nordschleife in 2018 and 2019.

The Manthey Porsche squad scored its seventh Nurburgring 24 Hours in what was the shortest-ever running of the famed German event.

The 49th edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours finally resumed at 11.40am local time, some 14 hours after it was initially red-flagged due to fog.

Nurburgring 24 Hours red-flagged due to fog after crashes

The Nurburgring 24 Hours has been red-flagged after exactly six hours after dense fog brought a halt to the racing action on the Nordschleife.

Nurburgring 24h: Yelloly hands ROWE rain-soaked pole

Nick Yelloly has gifted the ROWE Racing BMW team pole for the Nurburgring 24 Hours in qualifying session affected by a large thunderstorm.

Nurburgring 24h: Bortolotti fastest on Thursday for Lamborghini

Mirko Bortolotti was the only driver to lap in under 8m20s during Thursday qualifying for the 2021 edition of the Nurburgring 24 Hours in his FFF Racing Lamborghini Huracan GT3.

BMW's M4 GT3 car to make Nurburgring debut in June

BMW has announced that its next generation M4 GT3 challenger will make its race debut in the fourth round of the Nurburgring Endurance Series in June.

Davison keen on family Bathurst 6 Hour entry

Will Davison has teased the idea of a family-run Ford Mustang entry at the Bathurst 6 Hour in the future.

Van Gisbergen claims Bathurst Triple Crown
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Van Gisbergen claims Bathurst Triple Crown

Shane van Gisbergen has become just the second driver to win the Bathurst Triple Crown.

Border reprieve for Bathurst 6 Hour

New South Wales has left its border open to Queensland in what is a reprieve for this weekend's Bathurst 6 Hour.

Lockdown casts doubt over Bathurst 6 Hour

A snap three-day lockdown in Brisbane has cast doubt over this weekend's Bathurst 6 Hour.

Middle Eastern event to replace cancelled Suzuka 10 Hours

The Suzuka 10 Hours round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge has been cancelled for the second season in a row as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Foxtail’ Opel Manta owner considers Nurburgring exit

Olaf Beckmann, the owner of the famous 'Foxtail' Opel Manta at the Nurburgring 24 Hours, is considering withdrawing the fan-favourite car after the 2021 season due to increased entry fees for the Nurburgring Endurance Series.

Dumbreck steps down from Falken's Nurburgring 24h line-up

DTM race winner Peter Dumbreck is standing down from the Falken Motorsports team's Nurburgring 24 Hours line-up after 14 consecutive appearances in the German enduro.

Catsburg went off “at least four times” on way to IGTC title
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Catsburg went off “at least four times” on way to IGTC title

New Intercontinental GT Challenge champion Nicky Catsburg has revealed that he went off track multiple times under full-course yellow conditions on the way to victory in Saturday's Kyalami finale.

Honda's Kyalami defeat "hard to take" after dominant run
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Honda's Kyalami defeat "hard to take" after dominant run

Honda's defeat in last weekend's Kyalami 9 Hour was "hard to take" after it commanded the first eight hours of the Intercontinental GT Challenge season finale, says Bertrand Baguette.

Kyalami 9 Hour: Farfus, Catsburg snatch IGTC title for BMW
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Kyalami 9 Hour: Farfus, Catsburg snatch IGTC title for BMW

BMW drivers Augusto Farfus and Nicky Catsburg snatched the Intercontinental GT Challenge title with victory in the Kyalami 9 Hour together with Sheldon van der Linde.

Kyalami IGTC finale attracts meagre 12-car entry

Next weekend's final round of the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge season, the Kyalami 9 Hour, has attracted a meagre entry of just 12 cars.

BMW ends its relationship with Schnitzer team

BMW will end its relationship with the Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Schnitzer Motorsport squad after more than 50 years. 

The 10 greatest LMP1 races ranked Prime

The 10 greatest LMP1 races ranked

As the LMP1 class prepares to bow out of top-line sportscar racing at the World Endurance Championship season finale in Bahrain this weekend, Motorsport.com looks back over the past two decades to pick out the 10 of its best contests

How a DTM failure became an unlikely Nurburgring 24h winner Prime

How a DTM failure became an unlikely Nurburgring 24h winner

Opel's fortunes in the DTM had taken a turn for the worst by 2003 - hardly the pedigree that suggested it could take on the toughest 24-hour race of them all. But that's exactly what it did…

How Sauber created its greatest legacy Prime

How Sauber created its greatest legacy

In the latest part of the series celebrating 50 years of the much-loved Swiss outfit, we exmaine how Sauber's partnership with Mercedes and its famous junior drivers helped produce its greatest legacy in racing

The legacy that will be left by a tin-top great Prime

The legacy that will be left by a tin-top great

Charly Lamm and the Schnitzer Motorsport name are almost interchangeable. When he steps down at the end of 2018, the absence of a driving force behind the touring car world's greatest empire will undeniably leave a huge void.