Entries by Silvija Varga

News and quotes with 21 hours contested

At the end of the 21st hour the Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R #911 still holds the lead – but a 5.32-minute time penalty will jumble the order at the front end of the field. The Frikadelli Porsche #31 that also delivered in fine style, so far, had to cope with a dose of […]

News and quotes with 19 hours contested

The 18th and 19 hours of the race feature consistency and drama in equal measure. Manthey Racing’s #911 still holds the lead while the battle for second place between the Frikadelli Racing Porsche #31 and the Mercedes-AMG Team Mann Filter vehicle #48 remains close until the 19th hour is nearly over. At first, Frikadelli drop […]

News and quotes with 17 hours contested

At the end of the 17th hour the spectators witness a Porsche one-two. The Manthey Racing #911 still holds the lead, followed by the Frikadelli Racing Porsche #31. The second- to ninth-place vehicles still are in the same lap. The toughest rival of the two Porsches is Mercedes-AMG Team Mann Filter GT3 #48. Meanwhile, two […]

News and quotes with 15 hours contested

The night was clearly less dramatic than the first hours of the 24hr Race that caused a stir with numerous major and minor incidents. The leading Porsche #911 impressed with consistent lap times and defended its lead throughout the night but a hand full of vehicles entertained the crowds with a fierce fight for the […]

News and quotes with nine hours contested

The Manthey Racing Porsche #911 defends its lead into the night and extends it to about 2:50 minutes. The fierce battle for the positions behind it is continued and spiced up by several dramatic incidents. The long-time leaders for instance, the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #2, has to retire after a close encounter with a lapped car. […]

News and quotes with seven hours contested

The sixth hour was kicked off by a new leader: In his Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R #911 Kevin Estre passed the previously leading Mercedes-AMG GT3 #2 at the Döttinger Höhe. Up to the end of the seventh hour, with 46 laps completed, the Manthey Porsche had opened a 30-second gap over the second-placed […]

News and quotes with five hours contested

At the end of the fifth hour, the Mercedes-AMG Team Black Falcon #2 still holds the lead with the Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R #911 following in second position. With 33 laps completed, the best Audi (#14, Audi Sport Team Car Collection) is fifth. Meanwhile, the BMW teams encountered a disastrous first quarter of […]

24h-Race 2019 Split Result 3h

In the second and third hours of the race the Mercedes-AMG Team Black Falcon Mercedes #2 kept on defending its lead against the Porsche 911 GT3 R #911. Behind the two leaders, the Audi Sport Team Car Collection R8 #14 and the ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3 #98 alternated – depending on the pit stops […]

News and Quotes after one hour

The technical commission once again has made Balance of Performance (BOP) changes for the 47th ADAC TOTAL 24h Race. The BMWs M6 GT3 may get rid of 10kg handicap weight while the Mercedes’-AMG GT3, that qualified – inter alia – first and second had to take another 10kg aboard and the Porsches 911 GT3 R […]

Everything prepared for the 24h Race

When the starting lights will be switched green, today at 15:30hrs CEST, some 155 cars will start into the 24-hour battle for positions, class wins and the overall win, with about 580 drivers from 32 countries giving their very best – in cars of 22 manufacturers. Once again, more than 200,000 motor-racing enthusiasts travelled to […]

A slice of history

Since 2016, the Glickenhaus-Trophy – instituted by James Glickenhaus – has been the reward for the driver who secures the pole position on the grid for the legendary race twice around the clock. “I wanted to create something that represents a reward for all the hard work every competitor already invested in the qualifying,” explains […]

Starting drivers

Right before the start of the 47. ADAC TOTAL 24h-race the excitement of the fans is rising at the Nürburgring. The following drivers will be the starting drivers:   Pos. 1: #2 Mercedes- AMG GT3  Maro Engel Pos. 2: #48 Mercedes– AMG GT3  Lance David Arnold Pos. 3: #911 Porsche 911 GT3 R  Kevin Estre Pos. 4: #4 Audi […]

Quotes pole press conference

Maro Engel / #2 Mercedes AMG Team Black Falcon / Pole Position “Contesting the Top Qualifying feels fantastic every single time. In a 24h Race your grid position isn’t quite as crucial but being among the front-runners is important, nevertheless. But the two free laps on this wonderful circuit are just awesome. I have to […]

Luca Stolz first on track in Top – Qualifying

First on track for the ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen Top-Qualifying will be Luca Stolz. The Mercedes-AMG Team Black Falcon driver draw the first spot for his #3 Mercedes AMG GT3. Overall, 28 drivers will fight for the Pole Position and the Glickenhaus-Trophy. Klaus Bachler in the #44 Falken Motorsports Porsche will start last for his two […]

Manthey Porsche #911 the quickest in qualifying session two

The Manthey-Porsche #911 set the fastest lap time in the second qualifying session for the ADAC TOTAL 24h Race at the Nürburgring. Virtually in the last second of the session, held on Friday afternoon, Belgian Laurens Vanthoor crossed the line of the 25.378-kilometre combination of Nordschleife and GP circuit in 8:17.449 minutes, thus outqualifying the […]