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She died on the age of 51 after a protracted battle in opposition to most cancers. A local of close by Adenau, Schmitz was an immensely well-liked determine on the Nurburgring who turned the primary feminine winner of the Nurburgring 24 Hours in 1996 earlier than taking a second victory the next yr. She was
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However the numerous profession of Nelson Piquet Jr, who completed second to GP2 rival Lewis Hamilton within the 2008 German Grand Prix, has entered a brand new chapter because the Brazilian returns to GT racing within the Lamborghini Tremendous Trofeo North America collection with ANSA Motorsports. The inaugural Method E champion in 2014-15 has targeted
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Kevin Estre, Michael Christensen and Matteo Cairoli took the ‘Grello’ #911 Porsche 911 GT3 R to victory by a bit of beneath 9 seconds over the #98 ROWE Racing BMW machine shared by Sheldon van der Linde, Connor de Phillippi, Marco Wittmann and Martin Tomczyk. With simply 59 laps accomplished, the race was the shortest
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Climate was the deciding issue within the 20-car Prime Qualifying 2 shootout on the Nordschleife, with the Eifel area being subjected to heavy rainfall. Race management determined to begin the second part about half an hour later than deliberate, however the observe situations have been nonetheless treacherously slippery in locations. Yelloly, who claimed victory within
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The alternative to the M6 mannequin was revealed in its full M Motorsport livery forward of this weekend’s Nurburgring 24 Hour race on the famed Nordschleife venue, the place a number of BMW-supported groups are in attendance. BMW stated the M4 will proceed to endure extra take a look at and race outings for the
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The British producer is engaged on a racing comeback within the GT4 class, by which it efficiently competed with the Evora Cup GT4 buyer automobile within the 2010s. A motorsport return is on the playing cards as a part of a relaunch of Lotus underneath the possession of Chinese language automobile maker Geely, which took
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The long-awaited competitors debut of the brand new E-type Jaguar has been made ultimately. Two of the magnificent Coventry machines appeared in the primary race of the day on the British Vehicle Racing Membership nationwide assembly at Oulton Park. Their first look was a formidable one, each vehicles being in just about normal trim and
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Aitken, who will contest each the Endurance and Dash Cup legs of the sequence aboard a Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO, defined that there’s “so much to be discovered by doing one thing a bit completely different”. The 25-year-old will make his GT racing debut on this weekend’s opening spherical of the Endurance Cup phase of
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The previous March, Brabham, Shadow and ATS Formulation 1 racer will make his first racing look since 2017 on the wheel of a KTM X-Bow GT2, specifically developed for the am-focused sequence created for top powered machines not as reliant on downforce as GT3 vehicles by prolific GT racing promoter SRO. PLUS: The high-power solution
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The bid on the Time Assault 1 class for production-based equipment on the Pikes Peak Worldwide Hillclimb on 27 June can be made below the Bentley Motorsport banner by 2015 occasion winner Rhys Millen, son of former course report holder Rod. Renewable biofuel will energy the Continental in keeping with Bentley’s Past100 technique, below which
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The 2011 FIA GT1 world championship finale in San Luis was the top of an period, but additionally the daybreak of a brand new one. The final hurrah for the costly and more and more long-in-the-tooth GT1 equipment that was resulting from be phased out for 2012, it marked the daybreak of Yelmer Buurman’s profitable
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Over 140 vehicles – together with 28 within the SP9 class for GT3s – have been entered for the four-hour race on the Nordschleife, however the occasion was deserted as a result of heavy snow that descended on the Eifel area previous to qualifying on Saturday morning. Alfa Romeo Components 1 reserve Kubica, who will
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Schmitz grew to become the primary girl to win the Nurburgring 24 Hours in 1996, taking two victories within the historic sportscar race earlier than having fun with an extended profession intrinsically linked to the circuit, in addition to changing into identified for her options on BBC programme Prime Gear. In a press release issued
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The Asian spherical of the IGTC, which hyperlinks the main GT3 enduros around the globe, was schedule for 22 August and is a casualty of “home and worldwide journey restrictions”, in accordance with a press release. Collection organiser the Stephane Ratel Organisation mentioned that it’s planning to switch the cancelled occasion with a brand new
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New Mercedes drivers Daniel Juncadella and Jules Gounon will join Raffaelo Marciello for the French Auto Sport Promotion team’s defence of its GT World Challenge Europe crown in 2021. Former DTM driver Juncadella and Gounon, winner of last year’s Bathurst 12 Hours with Bentley, will drive with ASP regular Marciello in the team’s solo pro
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Championship-winning British GT outfit Team Parker Racing will switch from Bentley to Porsche for its assault on this year’s GT3 class title. The team behind Seb Morris and Rick Parfitt Jr’s 2017 championship run has campaigned Bentley machinery in British GT since 2016, but changes to the 911 GT3 R in 2021 to align with
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The Paddock Motorsport team co-founded by British GT racers Kelvin Fletcher and Martin Plowman will enter a team of McLaren 570S GT4s in the GT Cup this season. The 2019 GT4 Pro-Am class champions set up the team in 2020 to contest the Mazda MX-5 Supercup, and has expanded its programme to run two McLarens
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Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Callum Ilott is set to embark on a GT racing programme in 2021 that will see him appear in a number of undisclosed sportscar races. Ilott finished as runner-up in last year’s Formula 2 championship behind fellow Ferrari Driver Academy member Mick Schumacher, but confirmed he would not be returning
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British sportscar racer Jann Mardenborough has lost his SUPER GT drive with Kondo Racing and been left without a seat in Nissan’s GT500 roster for 2021. The 29-year-old has been affiliated with the Japanese marque since he became the third winner of the Nissan-backed GT Academy gamer-to-racer competition in 2011, and was the last of
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