Falken has opted to contest VLN9 after securing the services of Porsche factory pairing Sven Müller and Patrick Pilet for the final round of the series. Falken had originally planned VLN8 to be its final outing for its Porsche 911 and BMW M6 but the opportunity to test 2020 set ups with the works drivers … Continue reading
A third place and therefor a podium was the starting result for Marcel Hoppe, Jörn Schmidt-Staade and Moritz Kranz in the first race of the 2019 VLN season. A difficult first race made it impossible for Hoppe, Schmitd-Staade and Kranz to show the full potential of this years driver and car combination. Pole Position for … Continue reading
Falken Motorsports is starting the 2019 racing season with a new Porsche 911 GT3 R, which will be used alongside the proven BMW M6 GT3 at the Nürburgring. With the racing cars from two premium car manufacturers, the Japanese tyre brand is continuing its successful 20-year commitment to motorsports on the Nordschleife. The new generation … Continue reading
Porsche has been on a dedicated victory tour in 2018, attempting to break lap records across Europe with their 919 Hybrid Evo LMP1 car. And the headline event was a recent trip to the Nordschleife, where the manufacturer’s sights were set on Stefan Bellof’s long-standing benchmark. Mobil 1 The Grid witnessed the effort as it … Continue reading
Timo Bernhard (37, GER, KÜS Team75 Bernhard) has had a busy few months, making his debut in the ADAC GT Masters, driving a Porsche 911 RSR in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, setting a new lap record on the Nürburgring Nordschleife at the wheel of a Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo and preparing for the … Continue reading
On June 29 Timo Bernhard (37, D) lapped the 20.8 kilometre (12.94 miles) Nürburgring Nordschleife race circuit in 5:19.55 minutes at the wheel of the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. Get a peek behind the scenes with Timo Bernhard and the Porsche LMP team in this video.