24 Hours of Nürburgring – Victory for Audi with the Scherer Sport PHX team, Kévin Estre finishes 2nd

Audi takes its 7th victory on the Nordschleife after a race truncated due to fog. Porsche settles for 2nd place with the famous 911 "Grello" driven in particular by Kévin Estre.

Published on 02/06/2024 à 15:08

Medhi Casaurang

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24 Hours of Nürburgring – Victory for Audi with the Scherer Sport PHX team, Kévin Estre finishes 2nd

Photo ADAC / Gruppe C

24 Nürburgring 2024 Hours classification:

1. #16 Stippler / Mies / Feller / Marschall (Audi R8 LMS GT3 evo II)
2. #911 Vanthoor / Preining / Estre / Güven (Porsche 911 GT3 R (992))
3. #72 Harper / Hesse / Weerts (BMW M4 GT3)
4. #4 Stolz / Götz / Juncadella Perez-Sala / Maini (Mercedes-AMG GT3)
5. #27 Van der Linde / Mapelli / Pepper (Lamborghini Huracan GT3 EVO2)
6. #1 Fernandez Laser / Keilwitz / Ludwig / Varrone (Ferrari 296 GT3)
7. #3 Beretta / Bird / Owega / Maini (Mercedes-AMG GT3)
8. #98 Marciello / Martin / Wittmann / Farfus (BMW M4 GT3)
9. #33 Andlauer / Bachler / Müller / Picariello (Porsche 911 GT3 R (992))
10. #44 Eriksson / Heinemann / Menzel / Ragginger (Porsche 911 GT3 R (992)

There was no miracle from the weather. Faced with stubborn fog, the organizers of the 24 2024 Hours of Nürburgring have decided to definitively stop the race with 1 hour to go, this Sunday shortly before 15 p.m.

A series of five laps behind the Safety Car was enough for him.ADAC (the organizers) to decide to stop this 52nd edition of the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring for good. The final ranking is therefore the one taken on Saturday evening at 23:23 p.m. Victory therefore went to Frank Stippler, Christopher Mies, Ricardo Feller and Dennis Marschall in the Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo II from the Scherer Sport PHX team (ex-Phoenix Racing).

This is the third victory on the Nordschleife for Christopher Mies and Frank Stippler, the seventh for Audi at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring and the sixth for the team formerly called Phoenix Racing.

Second place went to the famous Porsche 911 GT3 R “Grello” from Manthey-Racing shared by Kevin Estre, Laurens Vanthoor, Thomas Preining and Ayhançan Güven. They gained one position following the penalty imposed on the BMW M4 GT3 of Dan Harper, Max Hesse and Charles Weerts. The trio had observed one less pit stop before the red flag on Saturday evening, and a time penalty corresponding to a pit stop was added by the Race Direction this Sunday afternoon, in order to put everyone on notice. same level of pit stops.

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Medhi Casaurang

Passionate about the history of motorsport across all disciplines, I learned to read thanks to AUTOhebdo. At least that's what my parents tell everyone when they see my name inside!

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PATRICK HENRY KONTER

02/06/2024 at 05:00 a.m.

Fog indeed! But consider that 24 hours can only last 6 hours NO!, moreover the Porsche and the BMW would have been better winners but we stop the race when the AUDI is in the lead! WEIRD ! No ? I prefer not to think about the possibility of.....

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