Rites of spring, Pt.II

Laurens Vanthoor couldn’t hang on to the lead in the VLN season opener when with ten minutes to go Patrick Pilet in the Manthey Porsche got a little too close for comfort. The Belgium forced himself into an overtake that proved too risky. As Vanthoor’s Falken Porsche crashed into the guardrail, Pilet took over at the head of the […]

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Rites of spring

Full grandstands, fans lined up along the Nordschleife and a field of nearly 200 cars. The first flowers are blooming in the bright spring sun whilst birds whistle away in the valleys and forests that have formed the track, undisturbed by the echoing of roaring engines. It’s a perfect spring day to start the new VLN […]

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The Ring awakens, Pt.III

The first Nürburgring race of the year is about to start. Last weekend, the warriors all gathered for their final preparations before the battle of the Eifel ensued.  Photos by JP Wagner. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The Ring awakens, Pt.II

The annual VLN pre-season test launched a new racing of year at the Nürburgring last weekend. It was a busy day on a wet track, especially for the BMW crews who arrived at the Nordschleife in full force.  Photos by Miguel Bosch, Julian Schmidt and JP Wagner. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The Ring awakens

Five months since the last race car turned off its engine in the paddock of the Nürburgring, the Nordschleife came back to life again for the VLN Probe- und Einstelltag. The weather decided to play along and provide the typical weather you’d expect for any race at the Ring: Rain. Out in full force was […]

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