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2013 N24h Australia/NZ update: Hour 20

Things have settled into a nice rhythm at the Nürburgring 24 hour race now. Although the leaders are mixing things up a bit with pit stops at the like. Currently leading is the #23 Rowe Racing Mercedes SLS AMG GT3. Mercedes is yet to win the Nürburgring endurance classic so they’ll have all their fingers […]

2013 N24h Australia/NZ update: Hour 16

An hour of action has passed since the cars went back out on track. In the outright lead the #007 Aston Martin has struggled in the still very wet conditions and has dropped down to thirteenth place. In the lead now is the #25 BMW Z4 GT3 with Maxime Martin revelling in the wet. Since […]

2013 N24h Australia/NZ update: Hour 10

Darkness has descended on the Eifel region and with it came heavy fog and rain. The worst area affected is the drop into the Fuchsröhre and it’s been bad enough to force the race into a temporary red flag. The red flag was first waved around three hours ago and race organisers say there’ll be […]

2013 N24h Australia/NZ update: Hour 2

Two hours have already elapsed in the 2013 Nürburgring 24 hour race and up front the #4 Audi and #007 Aston Martin spectacularly fighting for the lead, as we write the Aston Martin has just taken the lead. For the Aussies and Kiwis there was drama early with the #190 BMW of Wayne Moore suffering […]

2013 Nürburgring 24h final entry list

Here’s the finalised list of entries (86kb PDF) showing the Australian and New Zealand drivers taking part in this weekend’s Nürburgring 24 hour race. Car #6 – Aston Martin Vantage V8 // Class SP8 Mal Rose (AUS), Peter Leemhuis (AUS), Joachim Kern (GER), Egon Allgäuer (SUI) Car #27 – Porsche 997 GT3 Cup S // […]

Holden VF Commodure ute on the Nordschleife

While we welcome the news that Mal Rose will be making his way to the Nürburgring again for the 24 hour race next month we’re a little sad that he won’t have his V8 Commodore in circulation. That means fans of Aussie V8s will have to make do with this spy shot of the new […]