Month: May 2015

Weekend round-up: Blancpain GT, European GT4

One week after the 24 hours of the Nürburgring the Blancpain Endurance Series went to Silverstone for their second race of the season with many Nürburgring teams in tow. On the same days, the European GT4 Series drove at Zandvoort. Blancpain GT Endurance Series – Silverstone Massive success for the Von Ryan Racing team: Rob Bell, Shane van Gisbergen and Kévin Estre, the drivers of the #58 Von Ryan Racing McLaren, secured the victory in the Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone. The #23 Team RJN Nissan GT-R, with Wolfgang Reip behind the wheel, started the race from pole position....

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Via Imola

With all eyes on the Nürburgring 24 hours last weekend, the European Le Mans Series teams raced their second round of the season. But just because barely anyone was watching, didn’t mean that the teams didn’t care to go all out for the win in the 4 hours of Imola. As Jota Sport’s Harry Tinckell took off to lead the field from pole position into the first corner and quickly built up a gap to second place, the four hour long race looked to be less of a spectacle than the season opener in Silverstone. The thought of Jota...

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24 hours of Green Hell

With 24 hours of racing plus two days of practice and qualifying, we could only show you a fraction of our photos in the Nürburgring 24 hours race report. Because there’s still so much that we’d like to share, here’s a gallery with even more coming later this weekend. Photos by JP Wagner, Max Müller, Niels Breider and Miguel...

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Night of attrition

It was hard to believe in a Nürburgring 24 hours victory for the brand new Audi R8 LMS GT3 when the green flag flew on Saturday afternoon: Only one race it had ever won in its still developmental life, and that one was just four hours long. Yet there it was 24 hours later, on the top step of the podium, with its drivers high above celebrating a win for the ages. Back to Friday evening. As the drivers finished their flying laps on the Nürburgring, BMW looked set to take their first N24 win since 2010 with Marc...

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