24 Hours Nurburgring live coverage from the Nurburgring, Nordschleife
The 41st edition of the ADAC Zurich 24h Race started with a thriller: pole-sitter Frank Stippler in the Phoenix Team’s Audi R8 LMS ultra des Phoenix-Teams was the leader of a three-car top flight that provided the countless fans around the legendary 25.378 kilometre Nordschleife and the TV audience a stunning battle. In the opening stages, the intervals between Stippler, Marcel Fässler who drove the sister car of the leader and Pedro Lamy in the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 who had been second on the grid amounted to just a few seconds. In front of the packed stands around the Eifel circuit, the field now drive into a long night that promises loads of action: the forecasted changeable conditions should turn the longest race on the longest racetrack of the world into an extreme challenge. Those who want to follow the action live can to so at the event’s website, www.24rennen.de, that provides extensive race coverage with ticker and video stream. While German sports channel Sport1 will be broadcasting from ‘The Ring’ again and again until the cars will have crossed the finish line on Whitsun Monday at 17:00hrs.