ADAC GT Masters: Challenging start during Zandvoort for a Porsche patron teams

Posted on 18. Aug, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

Sharing a cockpit of a second-best 500 hp Porsche 911 GT3 R for Saturday’s competition during a coastal circuit, Klaus Bachler and Adrien de Leener took a dwindle in 21st place for KÜS Team75 Bernhard.

Start motorist Renauer from Germany took adult a 60-minute competition on a 4.307-kilometre Circuit Zandvoort from 15th on a grid. In a initial lap, a Bavarian done adult 3 positions. After 13 laps, Renauer handed a 911 GT3 R to his teammate Jaminet. The Porsche-supported youth motorist from France succeeded in creation adult even some-more ground, and crossed a finish line in tenth place. However, after strike with another vehicle, a group was handed a one-second penalty, that relegated a motorist span to twelfth. “We were going good early on, though several incidents cost us several places. In terms of performance, we could really have finished on eighth,” explained Renauer.

KÜS Team75 Bernhard drivers done adult 9 positions

Bachler (Austria) and a Belgian de Leener headed into a competition from 30th on a grid in a #18 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Putting in a energetic performance, a dual KÜS Team75 Bernhard drivers done adult 9 positions. “We gifted bad fitness in a subordinate and we couldn’t grasp a decent time due to a many red-flag phases. Overtaking on this slight circuit is intensely difficult, though we still managed to work a approach adult a field,” pronounced de Leener.

ADAC GT Masters, competition 9, Zandvoort, 2018, Porsche AG

KÜS Team75 Bernhard

The visitor group IronForce by Ring Police took a dwindle in 29th place. Jan-Erik Slooten and Lucas Luhr from Germany headed into a competition from 31st and managed to make adult 6 places before several collisions put a stop to their charge. “Already during a start there were a series of moves that didn’t accurately approve with a rules. We were tormented by bad luck. After a motorist change, Lucas had a delayed puncture and had to come into a pits. That cost us a lot of time,” explained Slooten.

The competition was over in path 4 for a second 911 GT3 R fielded by KÜS Team75 Bernhard when it became caught in a collision caused by another competitor. Joining a two-time altogether Le Mans leader Timo Bernhard in a cockpit for this weekend is a World Endurance Champion Marc Lieb. Lieb stands in for Kévin Estre, who is contesting a FIA WEC during Silverstone this weekend. “The opening path went good and we managed to benefit 3 places. At a restart, another automobile strike my right front circle and pennyless a rim. Had this not happened we would have been means to finish serve adult a field,” announced Bernhard.

1. Perez Companc/Mapelli (RA/I), Lamborghini Huracán GT3
2. outpost der Linde/van der Linde (ZA/ZA), Audi R8 LMS
3. Dennis/Mies (GB/D), Audi R8 LMS
12. Jaminet/Renauer (F/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R
21. Bachler/de Leener (A/B), Porsche 911 GT3 R
29. Luhr/Slooten (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R

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Bernhard/Lieb (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R

ADAC GT Masters, competition 9, Zandvoort, 2018, Porsche AG

The 911 GT3 R in Zandvoort

Round 10 of a ADAC GT Masters in Zandvoort takes off on Sunday, 19 August, during 13:08 hrs. The grid positions on a circuit during a North Sea are dynamic in a morning subordinate event starting during 9am. The competition is promote live on SPORT1 as good as on a internet during, and Contesting a “super sports automobile league” alongside Porsche are Audi, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Honda, Lamborghini and Mercedes-AMG.

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