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Defending 24h-Race Champions on target

The first day of the ADAC Zurich 24h Race ended with the fastest lap time set by the Land Audi #1 in the Thursday-night qualifying session. The Audi R8 LMS that is raced by the defending champions Christopher Mies (Germany) and Kelvin van der Linde (South Africa) as well as their new team-mates, van der […]

Sports-Car World Champion plays an unfamiliar part

Porsche also are among the top favourites in the battle for this year’s ADAC Zurich 24h-Race crown. One of the spearheads of the Zuffenhausen based manufacturer is the team of 24-Race record winners, Manthey Racing, The team from the Eifel won the race five times an each of these wins was secured with Timo Bernhard […]

That’s new in the 2018 24h Race

Typical 24h Race: Every year, the organisers come up with new innovations that are supposed to make the race even more attractive, more thrilling or cooler for the fans. And so, the 2018 race also is accompanied by quite a number of alterations. Some of them are basically simple but make for major progress, nevertheless. […]

24h Race: Everybody ready to go

Everything is prepared for the race of the year: This weekend’s ADAC Zurich 24h Race also is a highlight of the entire motor-racing season. 150 vehicles have been entered to compete in the battle for one of the most coveted trophy in international motor sport. Works squads and works supported teams such as the one […]

On the eve of the 24h-Race: The 2018 Nürburgring Awards ceremony

Following the highly appreciated debut in 2016 and the successful continuation last year, the Nürburgring Awards once again will be awarded for special motor-racing performances. On the eve of the 2018 ADAC Zurich 24h Race, on 11th May, 2018, the organisers will pay tribute to the Award winners in the three proven categories ‘Ambassador of […]

Qualified Teams Top-30-Qualifying

The first motor-racing decisions for the 24h Race are brought about long before the weekend of the legendary race. The coveted starting positions for the Top-30 Qualifying have been assigned from the first round of the Endurance Championship Nürburgring, VLN. This means that there are – including VLN round two and the 24h Race qualifying […]

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 […]