NLS/VLN 2022, evaluation round 7
The opening night of the brand-new GT3 Porsche
The brand-new Porsche 911 GT3 R finishes its very first race at the seventh round of the NLS (October 8). He is beginning the SP-X class. In addition, another 131 individuals have actually been signed up. We have all the information in the sneak peek.
At the end of the season, fans of the Nürburgring Endurance Series will experience a golden October in the truest sense of the word. Since together with the brand-new Porsche 911 GT3 R of the 992 generation, they are offered a genuine tourist attraction: It is the very first usage of the brand-new GT3 racing automobile at a racing occasion. Not surprising that, after all, the Nordschleife is thought about the very best testing room for brand-new racing cars.
Manthe utilizes a brand-new Porsche
The 911 will be driven by Julien Andlauer and Frédéric Makowiecki. Manthey Racing looks after using the vehicle, which ought to ultimately likewise discover its method into the hands of other Porsche groups such as Falken and Co. at an approaching occasion. The brand-new racer is signed up in the SP-X class, which is typically booked for cars that do not yet have GT3 contrasts.
In addition to the Porsche 911 GT3 R, 15 other individuals in the timeless GT3 team are likewise defending the general triumph. Leading favorites as soon as again consist of Phoenix-Audi (Giermaziak/Schramm/Engstler), the sibling vehicle of Stippler/Kolb and the Walkenhorst-BMW M4 GT3 from Tuck/M üller/ Krognes. In addition, Schnitzelalm Racing, CP Racing, Landgraf Motorsport and Haupt Motorsport will field 4 Mercedes-AMGs.
Traditional groups Huber Motorsport with their Porsche 911 GT3 R and Lionspeed by Car Collection along with the Audi R8 LMS are likewise represented once again. The Car Collection can depend on the assistance of 2 Audi works chauffeurs Chris Mies and Patric Niederhauser this time.
Former Formula 1 driver initially
Other familiar names can be discovered on the list of beginners, and not just in the GT3 class. Three-time Le Mans winner and previous Formula 1 driver Kazuki Nakajima will be at the start along with Heiko Tönges in the Toyota GT86 from Toyota GAZOO Racing Germany run by Ring Racing. Previous DTM driver Ferdinand Habsburg, grand son of Charles I of Austria, takes on Benjamin Goethe in the BMW 330 i of the Adrenalin Motorsport Alzner Automotive Team.
In addition, 2 Porsche Carrera Cup professionals Laurin Heinrich and Larry 10 Voorde are represented by Georg Kiefer in the Porsche Cayman GT4 CS from Four Motors Bioconcept Car in the alternative fuel class.
Championship last race
In the champion, Daniel Zils, Oskar Sandberg and Sindre Setsaas in the BMW 330 i of Team Adrenalin Motorsport Alzner Automotive lead the table with a distinction of 17 points. Mauro Calamia, Ivan Jacoma and Kai Riemer are hot in the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 CS (982) from CUP3.
As constantly, the race begins on Saturday at 12 pm (8 October) and lasts 4 hours. We reveal the qualifiers and races in a live stream.