Porsche wins championship pretension in a ADAC GT Masters

Posted on 23. Sep, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

The German-French twin took adult a competition on Sunday from tenth place and battled their approach adult a margin to finish fifth to be crowned a new champions during a general competition array with a one-point advantage. The drivers’ championship pretension for Jaminet and Renauer outlines a second for Porsche in a “super sports automobile league” given 2008. Timo Bernhard and Kévin Estre took a dwindle in sixth place with a second-best Porsche 911 GT3 R. The visitor group IronForce by Ring Police cumulative second place in a Trophy difficulty for pledge drivers.

After an desirous drive, a Porsche-supported Jaminet (France) and his German teammate Renauer were crowned champions. When a start motorist Jaminet achieved a tenth fastest subordinate time on a drying racetrack, a office competition was indispensable to urge their lead in a drivers’ standings. The 23-year-old Porsche Young Professional confirmed his restraint among a disharmony of a start, in that 4 vehicles late due to an accident, kept his eye on a large design and immediately gained 6 positions. By a time he handed a competition automobile from Weissach to Jaminet he was using in fourth place. After 15 laps, a stream 24H array leader Renauer took a circle of a 911 GT3 R. The racing motorist from Upper Bavaria left a array line in fifth place and confirmed this position to a dwindle after 31 laps. “I’m mislaid for words. This weekend was a rollercoaster of emotions. We came here streamer a points, yesterday we took stick position and came second in a race. The timing in today’s subordinate didn’t go during all well. Watching a competition from a pitwall after a motorist change was a genuine nail-biter. Now I’m over a moon,” pronounced Jaminet. “The 911 GT3 R fielded by Timo Bernhard and his organisation was behind me when we left a array lane. It lonesome me brilliantly, a Porsche suggestion out there was tremendous,” explained Renauer.


911 GT3 R, ADAC GT Masters, competition 14, Hockenheim, 2018, Porsche AG

The 911 GT3 R during a Hockenheimring

In a repeat of a prior day, a array 17 competition automobile fielded by KÜS Team75 Bernhard put in an considerable performance. Estre took adult a plea on a 4.574-kilometre from position 18 on a grid. By a time a Frenchman came in for a imperative array stop after 13 laps, he had gained twelve positions. His works motorist teammate, Timo Bernhard from Germany, hold on to this position to a checkered flag. “Once again a automobile was unequivocally fast. If we’d started serve adult a grid, we could have fought for a lectern spot. we managed to make adult several positions during my stint, and Timo was a defender angel for Precote Herberth Motorsport after a motorist change. I’m anxious that a Porsche group managed to secure a title,” pronounced Estre.

IronForce by Ring Police finished a final turn on 22nd place. Lucas Luhr from Switzerland could not reap a full intensity of a 911 GT3 R in subordinate due to a changing line conditions. Starting from P33 on a grid, a former long-standing Porsche works motorist immediately launched a office before handing a No. 69 automobile off to Jan-Erik Slooten after 16 laps. The German brought home second place in a prize category, and second altogether in a difficulty for pledge drivers. “We gifted a formidable weekend and couldn’t grasp what we’d indeed designed to do during a final round. The certain aspect, however, was that we had a lot of spectators during a racetrack. Congratulations to Mathieu and Robert on winning a championship,” announced Luhr. The famous YouTuber and TV horde Jean-Pierre “JP” Kraemer upheld a group during a racetrack.

Klaus Bachler had to park a competition car

Luck evaded a second 911 GT3 R campaigned by KÜS Team75 Bernhard on Sunday. Klaus Bachler (Austria) took adult a final competition of a deteriorate from position eight. However, in a unequivocally initial lap, a former Porsche Junior had to park a competition automobile after apropos caught in an collision caused by another competitor. “The subordinate went unequivocally well, and eighth was a earnest starting position for a race. You could see how quick a automobile was. My start was good, though we couldn’t equivocate a other automobile in a accident,” explained Bachler.

Jaminet and Renauer warranted a wilful points for a pretension witnessed by Dr Frank-Steffen Walliser, Vice President Motorsport and GT Cars. “That was a unequivocally romantic finale, that we won with a one-point advantage. Precote Herberth Motorsport did a illusory office over a whole season. The organisation has unequivocally warranted this success, that was also transparent by a greeting in a paddock. Congratulations to a champions!” announced Walliser.

“That was an intensely retaining finale. Congratulations to Precote Herberth Motorsport. They worked tough for a pretension and did a consistently good job. The KÜS Team75 Bernhard patrol continued to urge over a final weekend of a deteriorate and done an critical grant to a altogether success for Porsche. I’m contemptible that Klaus Bachler and Adrien de Leener had to retire in a initial path today. They achieved good via a year. IronForce by Ring Police coped good with a problems of their lass deteriorate and managed to keep battling their approach forward,” pronounced Marc Lieb, Head of Customer Racing.

The culmination on a Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg concludes a twelfth deteriorate of a ADAC GT Masters. The final competition weekend of a “super sports automobile league” has been contested on a tradition-steeped 4.574-kilometre racetrack in Germany given 2011. Seven competition weekends in Germany, a Czech Republic, Austria and a Netherlands done adult a 2018 competition calendar.

1. outpost der Linde/van der Linde (ZA/ZA), Audi R8 LMS
2. Ineichen/Engelhart (CH/D), Lamborghini Huracán GT3
3. Dontje/Buhk (NL/D), Mercedes-AMG GT3
5. Jaminet/Renauer (F/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R
6. Bernhard/Estre (D/F), Porsche 911 GT3 R
22. Luhr/Slooten (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R

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Bachler/de Leener (A/B), Porsche 911 GT3 R

The Porsche patron group Precote Herberth Motorsport has taken a large step closer to claiming a pretension of a ADAC GT Masters. Scoring second during a penultimate competition of a season, Robert Renauer and Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet have extended their lead in a championship by 10 points. On a Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, Timo Bernhard and Kévin Estre from KÜS Team75 Bernhard finished ninth after a bold office competition in their ca. 500 hp Porsche 911 GT3 R. The visitor group IronForce by Ring Police came third in a prize difficulty for pledge drivers.

The seasoned Porsche dilettante Robert Renauer from Germany, who won a 24H array final year, posted a best time in qualifying, creation it a second stick position this deteriorate for Precote Herberth Motorsport. As a start driver, a 2016 Porsche Cup leader (an endowment for a world’s many successful Porsche privateer) primarily pulled transparent of a field, though had to relinquish his lead mark in a eighth lap. After 15 laps, Jaminet took a circle of a No. 99 Porsche 911 GT3 R. The Porsche-supported Frenchman crossed a finish line after 36 laps in second place and so guaranteed a championship lead in a drivers’ standings. Thanks to this result, a advantage in a championship has grown by 10 points streamer to a final turn on Sunday. “Our start was unequivocally good, though unfortunately we usually hold a lead for a few laps. We’re gratified with second place and a fact that we could extend a lead in a championship. At Sunday’s qualifying, everybody is behind to block one. Of march we wish to start as distant adult a grid as probable and win a title.”

Bernhard: “Our idea on Sunday is unequivocally to finish on a podium”

The No. 17 patron competition racer fielded by a KÜS Team75 Bernhard patrol put in a energetic assign by a field. An collision in subordinate threw a German Porsche works motorist Bernhard down a grid to position 34. In a race, a two-time Le Mans altogether leader intentionally worked his approach adult a field. By a time he handed a 911 GT3 R off to his teammate after 15 laps, he had gained 21 positions. His teammate Estre (France) continued a prohibited office and crossed a finish line in ninth place. “As we accelerated out of a array line during qualifying, we swerved to equivocate a automobile partial fibbing on a line and mislaid a behind of a automobile with a wheelspin. The competition was a good remuneration for a fans and a teams. Our idea on Sunday is unequivocally to finish on a podium,” explained Bernhard.

The second 911 GT3 R fielded by a group from Rhineland-Palatinate narrowly missed out on scoring points. Start motorist Adrien de Leener took adult a penultimate competition of a deteriorate from P23 after encountering dual red phases and complicated traffic. In a race, a Belgian worked his approach adult to 16th. After 13 laps, de Leener headed into a pits and handed a automobile off to Klaus Bachler (Austria). The former Porsche Junior done adult some-more positions and took a checkered dwindle in twelfth. “After a subordinate we knew that we’d have to take caring during a start, since things get flattering parsimonious in a behind third of a field. In a initial dilemma we had to equivocate several cars. Unfortunately, another automobile blocked us when we pitted for a motorist change and we mislaid time,” pronounced de Leener.

A successful day for a Porsche patron teams

The patron group IronForce by Ring Police assigned 26th place in a altogether classification. Start motorist Jan-Erik Slooten took adult a penultimate competition from P30 and done adult one position during his stint. After 13 laps, a German handed a automobile off to Lucas Luhr. The long-serving former Porsche works motorist from Germany gained 3 some-more positions over a remaining 22 laps. The team, upheld by a renouned YouTuber Jean Pierre “JP” Kraemer, scored third in a prize difficulty for pledge drivers. “At a start there were several collisions in front of me, that cost me several places. We had a problem early on with a ABS, and that done it formidable to locate up. We were unequivocally happy with a speed of a 911 GT3 R in a competition – that put us in a tip ten,” pronounced Slooten.

“That was a successful day for a Porsche patron teams. Herberth Precote Motorsport achieved brilliantly in subordinate and with second place they could extend their lead in a championship. The other racing squads gifted a bit of bad fitness in subordinate though did good in a race. Timo Bernhard and Kévin Estre in a No. 17 Porsche 911 GT3 R put in a clever drive. The championship is unequivocally close. We’re looking brazen to a final competition and we’re anticipating for a good end to a deteriorate for Porsche,” pronounced Marc Lieb, Head of Customer Racing.

 1. Keilwitz/Kirchhöfer (D/D), Corvette C7 GT3
2. Jaminet/Renauer (F/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R
3. outpost der Linde/van der Linde (ZA/ZA), Audi R8 LMS
9. Bernhard/Estre (D/F), Porsche 911 GT3 R
12. Bachler/de Leener (A/B), Porsche 911 GT3 R
26. Luhr/Slooten (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R 

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