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ADAC GT Masters: Three Porsche 911 GT3 R in a tip ten

Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet and Robert Renauer scored a best outcome with a fifth place of a patron competition racer during a Eifel circuit. The Precote Herberth Motorsport drivers arrange third in a driver’s sequence after 8 of 14 races. Finishing on sixth place, Klaus Bachler and Adrien de Leener warranted their initial points in a championship. Their teammates Timo Bernhard and Kévin Estre took a dwindle in eighth place for KÜS Team75 Bernhard.

Starting from a eleventh grid spot, Porsche Young Professional Jaminet (France) snatched 3 places after a start. After 19 laps, a Precote Herberth Motorsport motorist handed a automobile off to his teammate Renauer. The German afterwards brought a automobile home in fifth on a 3.629-kilometre scurry track, and so warranted critical points towards a championship. “After experiencing teenager problems in a qualifying, a competition went well. The gait of a 911 GT3 R was unequivocally good, we pushed and overtook several cars. With this outcome we have narrowed a points’ opening and are still in a championship game,” pronounced Jaminet.

Porsche works motorist Bernhard and Estre again yielded points from Sunday’s race

At a circle of a second-best 911 GT3 R, Klaus Bachler from Austria and Adrien de Leener (Belgium) also delivered a flawless performance. Driving for KÜS Team75 Bernhard, they took adult a competition from ninth on a grid, after Bachler posted a best starting position of a deteriorate during qualifying. While using third in a race, a former Porsche Junior handed a 911 GT3 R to his teammate de Leener after 21 laps. “This outcome feels like a victory, generally after apropos hold in an collision caused by another aspirant on Saturday. The subordinate event went well, and a 911 GT3 R was quick over a whole weekend. We done a many out of today,” explained Bachler.

After scoring sixth a prior day, Porsche works motorist Bernhard from Germany and a Frenchman Estre again yielded points from Sunday’s race. Le Mans leader Estre took adult a competition from 16th on a grid and managed to work his approach adult a field. After 20 laps, a two-time universe continuation champion Bernhard took over pushing duties and proceeded to put his rivals underneath vigour to a flag. Over a march of a race, a KÜS Team75 Bernhard drivers done adult 8 positions. “We had a good start, though another automobile behind me kept pushing into my bumper. At one indicate we left a track. Thanks to a plan we managed to make adult some places. The whole organisation worked hard,” pronounced Estre.

ADAC GT Masters, competition 8, Nürburgring, 2018, Porsche AG

IronForce by Ring Police

The visitor group IronForce by Ring Police headed into turn dual on a Nürburgring from a 23rd grid spot. After Lucas Luhr from Germany overtook dual cars in a initial lap, his initial assign was hampered when he was sent into a spin by another competitor. After another collision, Luhr and his teammate Jan-Erik Slooten (Germany) finished on P26. The group perceived support from a TV presenter and cult YouTuber Jean Pierre (“JP”) Kraemer. “Unfortunately another automobile nudged us into a spin early in a race, and that’s since we had to start over. After handing a automobile off to Jan, he gathering a good army until someone strike him from behind. I’m contemptible for a fans that we weren’t means to finish serve adult a margin since of these incidents,” explained Luhr.

“The Porsche patron teams raced good during a Nürburgring. Compared to turn one on Saturday, we were means to improve. IronForce by Ring Police had a set-back of being hold adult in a collision twice. Their speed was good and they would have finished serve adult a field. Precote Herberth Motorsport and KÜS Team75 Bernhard achieved unequivocally well. The gait during a competition was unequivocally good, though we beheld that there is room for improvement, generally in a qualifying. But we’re still in a competition for a championship!” pronounced Marc Lieb, Head of Customer Racing.

1. Salaquarda/Stippler (CZ/D), Audi R8 LMS
2. Pommer/Götz (D/D), Mercedes-AMG GT3
3. Ortmann/Winkelhock (D/D), Audi R8 LMS
5. Jaminet/Renauer (F/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R
6. Bachler/de Leener (A/B), Porsche 911 GT3 R
8. Bernhard/Estre (D/F), Porsche 911 GT3 R
26. Luhr/Slooten (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R

Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet and Robert Renauer crossed a finish line after a violent competition on 16th. At a median symbol of a season, a Precote Herberth Motorsport drivers arrange third in a drivers’ classification. A sum of 3 reserve automobile phases and 13 retirements guaranteed some stirring competition movement during a feet of a Nürburg castle.

Start motorist Bernhard from Germany competent his 911 GT3 R on a 13th grid symbol on a 3.629-kilometre scurry track. In a race, a two-time universe sports automobile champion and a 2018 Le Mans leader Kévin Estre (France) usually done their approach adult a ranks. A five-second array stop penalty, however, prevented them from achieving a softened result. “At a start we had to curve to a left to equivocate an collision and since we wasn’t directly behind a aspirant in front of me we were handed a penalty. Apart from that, a competition went good for us. In a initial path we managed to make adult 6 positions. After handing a automobile to Kévin, he continued to pull by a field. It’s not utterly adequate for a lectern symbol during a moment, though we’re on a right track,” pronounced Bernhard.

Second-best 911 GT3 R on 16th place

Taking off from 14th on a grid, Jaminet (France) and Renauer (Germany) finished on 16th place in a second-best 911 GT3 R run by Precote Herberth Motorsport. As a competition progressed and a tyres gradually deteriorated, a German-French twin could not say a initial pace. After a seventh of 14 rounds, a span ranks third in a drivers’ classification. “We altered a lot on a setup, though we didn’t find a optimal compound. Now we have to work by a night to analyse a reasons for this. It’s good that we’re within distinguished stretch in a drivers’ classification,” explained Renauer.

IronForce by Ring Police crossed a finish line on position 19. Start motorist Jan-Erik Slooten and Lucas Luhr from Germany done adult 16 places during a home competition of a visitor patrol from a Rhineland. “During a initial half of a competition we had strike with another automobile that sent me into a spin. After an early array stop, Lucas went on to make adult several places. The 911 GT3 R ran perfectly. Our gait was good and so were a path times,” pronounced Slooten.

ADAC GT Masters, competition 7, Nürburgring, 2018, Porsche AG

The 911 GT3 R during a Nürburgring

The second 911 GT3 R fielded by KÜS Team75 Bernhard late in path 4 after an accident. The competition automobile from Weissach was driven by Klaus Bachler (Austria) and Belgian Adrien de Leener. “After a initial reserve automobile proviso we was strike from behind and that pennyless a steering rod. It’s a contrition since we’d started a competition well,” explained de Leener.

“It was a day of churned fortunes. Timo Bernhard and Kévin Estre gathering a clever competition and done a many out of it. If it weren’t for a penalty, they would have finished serve adult a field. With Precote Herberth Motorsport we have to demeanour during what happened. IronForce by Ring Police softened after a subordinate and done adult several places. This shows that a gait is good. All a teams have worked during a unequivocally high level. On Sunday we would like to take another step forward,” pronounced Marc Lieb, Head of Customer Racing.

Round 8 of a ADAC GT Masters takes off on Sunday, 5 August, during 13:08 hrs. The grid positions of a 3 Porsche patron teams KÜS Team75 Bernhard, Precote Herberth Motorsport and IronForce by Ring Police are dynamic in a morning subordinate on competition day. The 30-minute event starts during 8:30 hrs.

1. Dontje/Buhk (NL/D), Mercedes-AMG GT3
2. Feller/Haase (CH/D), Audi R8 LMS
3. Bortolotti/Caldarelli (I/I), Lamborghini Huracán GT3
6. Bernhard/Estre (D/F), Porsche 911 GT3 R
16. Jaminet/Renauer (F/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R
19. Luhr/Slooten (D/D), Porsche 911 GT3 R

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

Zandvoort in a Netherlands hosts a fifth competition weekend of a ADAC GT Masters from 17 to 19 August. The circuit on a seashore of North Holland is a venue for rounds 9 and 10 of a competition series. Four Porsche 911 GT3 R racers array themselves opposite obvious competitors in a “super sports automobile league”. In a array hold in 4 countries, Porsche goes adult opposite Audi, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Honda, Lamborghini and Mercedes-AMG.