News on the 24h race

24h Race to take place as planned in early June

In the second year of the Covid pandemic, conditions for motorsport at the Nürburgring Nordschleife are still difficult and the ADAC TOTAL 24h Race doesn’t remain unaffected either. The season highlight at the world’s longest and most beautiful ...

Rowe Racing gives BMW anniversary win

In the 48th ADAC TOTAL 24h race Rowe Racing gave BMW the 20th overall win. 50 years after the success in the debut edition, the Munich based manufacturer in an extremely close battle, thus making an end to a 10-year dry spell in the ‘Eifel ...

Audi vs. BMW in fight for the win

Audi vs. BMW seems to be the battle for the win in the 48th ADAC TOTAL 24 race at the Nürburgring. In the past two hours, the Audi R8 LMS GT3 #3 holds the lead irrespective of the pit stops. But the two ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3, particularly the #99, ...

News and Quotes with 19hrs contested

The weather remains the crucial factor: Whenever the racing lines begins to dry, the next slight rain shower begins to fall. The Audi R8 LMS GT3 #3 defends the lead, with Christopher Haase having completed a double stint and losing some seconds of hi ...

Audi takes the lead

The 48th ADAC TOTAL 24h Race has been restarted. The first three positions still are held by the three Audis R8 LMS GT3. At the beginning of the second lap, Rene Rast (#29) and Christopher Haase (#3) pass Frank Stippler (#1) for first and second posi ...

We are ready to go!

Rain, coldness, darkness: The first seven hours of the 48th ADAC TOTAL 24h Race demanded maximum commitment of teams, drivers – and even more so of the marshals around the circuit. At certain points in time, the track was virtually dry but again an ...

Race interrupted due to heavy rain

The seventh hour of the race ended with the red flags at 22:33hrs. A decision that was caused by darkness, rain and further dramas.  Too much water that wouldn’t drain off on the track, poor visibility and forecasts of even more rain forc ...

Marciello dominates the first hour

The first hour of the race is dominated by the two Mercedes AMG GT3 vehicles of  Maro Engel (#4 HRT) and Raffaele Marciello (#9 GetSpeed). Behind the two cars of the Stuttgart based manufacturer and in the spray, the field makes for numerous thrilli ...

Marciello and Mapelli shine in the first hour

In difficult conditions, the 48th ADAC TOTAL 24h Race made for a fantastic show right away. In particular the two Italians Raffaele Marciello in the Getspeed-Mercedes-AMG #9 and Marco Mapelli in the Konrad-Lamborghini #21 entertained the spe ...

The starting drivers

These drivers start the ADAC TOTAL 24h race on the Nürburgring in the top 30 vehicles: Pos. 1: #4 Mercedes-AMG AMG GT3 Maro Engel Pos. 2: #26 Ferrari 488 GT3(Mj20) XXX Jonathan Hirschi Pos. 3: #9 Mercedes-AMG AMG GT3 Raffaele Marciello Pos. 4: #22 M ...

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Ehrlacher wins and extends WTCR championship lead

By winning the second round of the FIA WTCR Cup weekend at the Nürburgring, Frenchman Yann Erlacher extended his lead in the championship. On the […]

News and Quotes Warm-Up

At the now completely wet Nürburgring, the warm-up on Saturday morning offered the teams the final possibility to check the conditions for the 48th edition […]

Maro Engel secures the pole once again

On Friday, the former DTM driver Maro Engel secured the 24h-Race pole just like last year – with an impressive lap time of 8:57.884 minutes. [...]

Better cooperation with distance

The 2020 ADAC TOTAL 24h Race is held in a special atmosphere. All those involved are happy that the endurance-racing classic takes place at all […]

Starting order Top-Qualifying 1 and 2

The starting order for the Top Qualifyings has been determined. In TQ 1, 17cars will battle hard to secure one of the four positions still […]

Red flag in qualifying session two

Despite lower temperatures and dry conditions in the early stages of the second qualifying session, there were no changes witnessed at the top of the [...]

New qualifying mode for tougher competition

Refined regulations and tougher challenge: the battle for the pole and the grid positions for the ADAC TOTAL 24h Race will be even more thrilling […]

Now things are getting serious at ‘The Ring’!

Tomorrow, on Thursday, the waiting finally will be over. On 12:30 the field will go out in the first qualifying session for the 2020 ADAC […]

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The collected works from the last years of the 24h race.

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