ADAC GT Masters: Victory and third place for Porsche 911 GT3 R in a ADAC GT Masters

Posted on 19. Aug, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

Thanks to their lass win of a season, a Precote Herberth Motorsport pilots now arrange second in a drivers’ classification. Klaus Bachler and Adrien de Leener also brought home a lectern outcome with third place and distinguished a best outcome of a deteriorate for their KÜS Team75 Bernhard squad. The visitor group IronForce by Ring Police crossed a finish line in position 18 and won in a Trophy category.

Already in a morning qualifying, Porsche-supported Jaminet delivered a flawless opening on a storied 4.307-kilometre racetrack and scored a initial stick position for a 911 GT3 R in this year’s ADAC GT Masters. As a start driver, a Frenchman shielded his lead effortlessly. After 16 laps and while holding a lead, Jaminet handed a automobile over to his German teammate, Renauer. The Bavarian used his knowledge from 105 ADAC GT Masters races and also managed to lift transparent of his pursuers after a reserve automobile phase. This outlines a sixth feat for Renauer in a super sports automobile league. “That was a ideal day for us: stick position, feat and a fastest competition lap. Our organisation did a fanciful pursuit and a 911 GT3 R ran superbly. The lass win for Porsche in this array in 2018 was really critical for a whole team. Tonight we’re going to celebrate,” announced Jaminet.


911 GT3 R, Precote Herberth Motorsport, ADAC GT Masters, competition 10, Zandvoort, 2018, Porsche AG

Mathieu Jaminet: “That was a ideal day for us”

The 911 GT3 R with a starting series 18 crossed a finish line in third place and so claimed a lectern spot. Bachler from Austria and Belgian de Leener took adult a competition from third on a grid. After Bachler snatched one position in a scurry to a initial dilemma during a start, a general motorist twin after mislaid that position again and fell behind to their strange rank. Third place represents a best outcome so distant this deteriorate for a KÜS Team75 Bernhard. “What a day! The change of a automobile was perfect. We resolved a subordinate only one-hundredth of a second off stick position, and finished a competition in third. I’m really happy,” pronounced Bachler.

The 911 GT3 R fielded by IronForce by Ring Police took adult a competition from P21 in drizzle and a heat of 19 degrees Celsius. In a really initial lap, Lucas Luhr (Germany) done adult 4 places, however thereafter a trade was simply too complicated for any serve manoeuvres. Jan-Erik Slooten (Germany) took a circle of a competition automobile after 17 laps and crossed a finish line in 18th place. Thanks to scoring initial in a Trophy category, Slooten retains his second place in a category for pledge drivers. “My start was good and we was means to benefit some positions, though a lane was really full. We wanted to check entrance into a pits for as prolonged as probable though by a finish of a army a tyres were intensely worn,” pronounced Luhr.

Marc Lieb stood in for Kévin Estre for KÜS Team75 Bernhard

Lady fitness was not resplendent on a second 911 GT3 R fielded by KÜS Team75 Bernhard in Zandvoort. In a repeat of a prior day, a #17 racer late early in a competition after removing held adult an collision caused by another competitor. Marc Lieb (Germany) stood in for a unchanging motorist Kévin Estre, who was contesting a WEC turn during Silverstone this weekend. The former works motorist and Head of Porsche Customer Racing took adult a competition from 27th on a grid however he had to park a automobile in a pits after 3 laps. “We weren’t means to uncover a full intensity of a 911 GT3 R today. In subordinate we done a mistake on my drifting lap, and in a competition we were knocked out of quarrel – that was intensely annoying. From Porsche’s indicate of view, I’m gay about a initial win for Precote Herberth Motorsport and a lectern outcome for a series 18 car. Mathieu and Robert got a many out of a competition and are right in a center of a quarrel for a championship,” pronounced Lieb.


Klaus Bachler and Adrien de Leener brought home a lectern result

1. Jaminet/Renauer (F/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R
2. Assenheimer/Marciello (D/I), Mercedes-AMG GT3
3. Bachler/de Leener (A/B), Porsche 911 GT3 R
18. Luhr/Slooten (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R

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

The sixth competition weekend of a ADAC GT Masters will be contested on a Sachsenring from 7 to 9 September. The 3.645-kilometre circuit in Saxony has been a unchanging tie on a competition calendar given a series’ entrance deteriorate in 2007. Contesting a “super sports automobile league” alongside Porsche are Audi, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Honda, Lamborghini and Mercedes-AMG.

Luck was not with a Porsche patron teams during turn 9 of a ADAC GT Masters in Zandvoort: In a competition full of occurrence and drama, Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet and Robert Renauer of group Precote Herberth Motorsport finished twelfth. Sharing a cockpit of a second-best 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 car 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.


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

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

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