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2018 ADAC Zurich 24h Race date scheduled

The 2018 ADAC Zurich 24h Race will be held from 10th to 13th May 2018. ADAC Nordrhein, the organisers of the tradition-rich endurance race, succeeded in scheduling the 46th edition of the Nürburgring Nordschleife season highlight for the long Ascension Weekend. This means that the race will be held somewhat earlier than this year when […]

Land Audi prevails in dramatic Finale

From deep frustration to virtually over the moon in 20 minutes: Thanks to quick-witted move in the tyre gambled during the final pit stop – with just two more laps to go – Markus Winkelhock, Kelvin van der Linde, Christopher Mies and Connor de Phillippi celebrated the win in the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race […]

Winners’ press-conference quotes

That’s what the drivers of the top-placed teams in the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nürburgring had to say. Connor De Phillippi (Audi Sport Team Land): “The tyres were of major significance, this year. We tested quite a number of different tyres, over the weekend, and found the definitely best solution for the […]

News and quotes 15:30hrs

Following a dramatic final phase, Audi Sport Team Land won the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race with their Audi R8 LMS #29. Second place was secured by the BMW M6 GT3 #98 for Rowe Racing and Audi Sport Team WRT’s #9 came third.   1 – Engel / Christodoulou / Buurman / Metzger (Mercedes-AMG GT3) […]

News and quotes 14:30h

The 23rd hour of the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race made for a true drama: At 14:01hrs, the Audi R8 LMS of Audi team Land that held the lead had to come in for an unscheduled pit stop. Following a short check the team diagnosed an electronics problem, a sensor was reset and the car […]

News and quotes, quotes from 12:30hrs

The 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race slowly is approaching its home straight. 138 laps into the race, Audi Sport Team Land’s #29 still are the dominating leaders. In the past 21 hours of racing, the experienced Nordschleife specialists Christopher Mies, Connor De Phillippi, Markus Winkelhock and Kelvin van der Linde opened a 2:15.071-minute gap over […]

News and quotes 10:30hrs

19 hours into the race the two Audis still are the dominating leaders of the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race. The Land vehicle #29 leads, 1.26.301 ahead of the WRT R8 LMS #9.  Meanwhile, BMW had to cope with bad news: following an accident, the previously partly third-placed BMW M6 GT3 (#43) of BMW Team […]

News and quotes 08:30hrs

With seven more hours to go, the race leader of Audi Sport Team Land has completed 111 laps. Less than a minute behind (50.586 seconds), the #9 of Audi Sport Team WRT still holds second place.  Following a collision while lapping another car the Schnitzer BMW #43 has lost its third position and dropped back […]

News and quotes 20:30hrs

After five hours into the race, Audi Team Land Motorsport holds the lead in the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race. The team from the Westerwald region has completed 32 laps on the 25.378-kilometre combination of GP circuit and Nordschleife with its Audi R8 LMS #29 and has got a 24.379-second lead over the second-placed WRT […]

News and quotes 18:30hrs

With three hours of the race contested, the Rowe Racing BMW #98 holds the race lead. At the end of lap 19, the Audi teams Land and WRT hold second and third positions while the pole sitters, the Traum Motorsport SCG003C #704 had to cope with a setback: the car was hit from behind and […]

Turbulent starting period in the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race

The 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race made for a lot thrilling motor racing as early s in the first hour. At 15:30hrs, a total of 156 vehicles started in brilliant sunshine into the race twice around the clock.   US-American Jeff Westphal in the Glickenhaus racer #704 of Traum Motorsport that sensationally secured the pole […]

News and quotes 16:30hrs

With the first hour contested, the Traum Motorsport SCG003C #704 holds the lead in the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race, followed by the Audis R8 LMS of WRT (#10) and Land Motorsport (#29) in second and third positions.  1 – Engel / Christodoulou / Buurman / Metzger (Mercedes-AMG GT3) 16:16hrs Pits, driver swap. Manuel Metzger […]

Manthey-Porsche #911 the fastest in the warm-up

On Saturday morning, the Manthey-Porsche # 911 set the fastest lap time in the warm-up for the 45th ADAC Zurich 24h Race. The quartet Romain Dumas, Fred Makowiecki, Patrick Pilet and Richard Lietz crossed the line in 8:24,329 minutes and were slightly faster than the Glickenhaus racer #704. The pole-sitters – Jeff Westphal, Franck Mailleux, […]

Heinrich / Schrei win with a BMW M1

The ADAC 24h Classic featuring racing cars of the 1970s and 1980s provided fair and thrilling motor racing – a successful kick-off  of the 24h-Race weekend for all the visitors at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. In the end, Achim Heinrich and Michael Schrey prevailed in battle for the overall win and crossed the line with their […]

Action at close range: the Fan Arena experience

Roaring engines, burning rubber and the smell of action and excitement: that’s what the motor-racing enthusiasts will witness in the Nürburgring Fan Arena. The show programme in the historic paddock has got what it takes to thrill everybody – from the power-slide fan to the wood-chopping or motorbike enthusiast. From Thursday to Sunday, the programme […]