Nürburgring 24 hour race – 2009 schedule

2009 Nurburgring 24 hour, 21-24 May

The Nürburgring 24 hour race takes place this weekend and AUSringers will be doing its best to give you a trackside view. Well, as best as can be done from the other side of the planet here in Australia!

Here is a quick list of the important times, including the race start and finish times. The times listed below are local German times and a reminder to Australian readers on the eastern seaboard that we are eight hours ahead.

Nürburgring 24-hour race schedule

Wednesday, 20 May
18:30hrs Participants’ motorcade around the Nordschleife

Thursday, 21 May
13:30–15:00hrs Free practice
19:30–23:30hrs Qualifying 1

Friday, 22 May
14:00–16:00 hrs Qualifying 2

Saturday, 23 May
14:30–15:20hrs Starting grid formation
16:00hrs Race start (00:00 24 May AEST)

Sunday, 24 May
16:00hrs Race finish (00:00 25 May AEST)

A full timetable can be downloaded from the official race website.