Kevin Estre and McLaren shatter qualifying lap record for Nürburgring 24
The lineup for the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring has been set.
During Friday's Top-30 Shootout at the Nürburgring, Dorr Motorsport's Kevin Estre threw down a time that no other team could match. His lap of 8:10.921, is the fastest ever in qualifying for this event, which has taken place since 1970. He will share the car with Peter Kox, Tim Mullen and Sascha Bert in their search for victory.
Photo by: Eric Gilbert
Christian Mamerow drove the Phoenix Racing Audi R8 to third on the grid, followed by the No. 14 Black Falcon team. Their No. 9 Mercedes SLS AMG took overall honors in 2013. BMW rounded out the top five with Dirk Werner in the No. 19. The session ran without incident.
This grueling 24 hour endurance race on the Nordschleife will get underway at 4pm local time tomorrow.
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|Event||24 Hours of Nürburgring|
|Drivers||Peter Kox , Christian Mamerow , Eric Gilbert , Tim Mullen , Dirk Werner , Sascha Bert , Maxime Martin , Kevin Estre|
|Teams||Black Falcon , Phoenix Racing|
|Article type||Qualifying report|