KTM GTX Prototype with lead and Electric-germlin: Sensation and a lot of bad luck at 12h Monza

KTM GTX Prototype with lead and Electric-germlin: Sensation and a lot of bad luck at 12h Monza

14.07.2020: - After the first half of the race, the KTM GTX prototype was ahead of seven GT3 vehicles - Constant & error-free driver trio Kraihamer, Angermayr and Rosina with top performance -An „electric gremlin“ ultimately threw the prototype far back in the

- After the first half of the race, the KTM GTX prototype was ahead of seven GT3 vehicles

- Constant & error-free driver trio Kraihamer, Angermayr and Rosina with top performance

-An „electric gremlin“ ultimately threw the prototype far back in the second half of the race




The goal of team boss Hans Reiter for the KTM X-BOW GTX prototype at the 12-hour race of the Creventic series in Monza was clear: collect kilometers, collect data, and – if possible – win the GTX classification. After the split race – four hours were completed on Friday, eight hours on Saturday – the analysis is extremely divided:




Apart from the fact, that a lot of experience and a lot of data had been be collected, the team shone in the Valvoline KTM X-BOW GTX with a sensational win of the first part of the race on Friday, but on the other hand couldn’t take a class win due to technical problems on Saturday.



In training and qualifying, the expected distance to the favored GT3 vehicles due to the BoP was as planned. A reduced boost pressure according to Creventic specifications only allowed 450 HP peak performance (instead of around 500). Team boss Hans Reiter: “The fact that we lack top performance is not even that dramatic.



Unfortunately, we lose a lot of torque in the lower engine speed range, which is a disadvantage especially here in Monza when accelerating out of the chicanes.” During the first part of the race, the driver trio with KTM works driver Laura Kraihamer, ADAC GT4 Germany title holder Eike Angermayr and Ex-professional Stefan Rosina shines thanks to great consistency in the lap times and the perfect pit stop strategy by team Reiter Engineering:




And so it happened, that the KTM X-BOW GTX prototype led with over 1:40 minutes on the second-placed Porsche 911 GT3 and a lap lead over the third-place finisher (also Porsche 911 GT3) after four hours – a total of no less than seven GT3 vehicles and the rest of the field had been left behind!




It was clear that Saturday would not continue like this, even if one could secretly hope for luck and a podium finish. The fact that things turned out very differently was the responsibility of the standard alternator on the 2.5 liter Audi five-cylinder turbo engine, as Hans Reiter explains: “Our prototype racing appearances are used for testing of course, so unfortunately something can go wrong there.



After all, we now know that the series alternator is not durable in racing, especially on tracks like Monza, where the curbs are driven extremely hard. We replaced the alternator, but had to make extremely complex modifications due to the encapsulation of the belt drive which is not yet finalized.



Nevertheless, I think we were able to demonstrate the potential of the KTM X-BOW GTX in an impressive manner.” As proof, Laura Kraihamer drove the fastest lap of the KTM X-BOW GTX at 1: 52.282 towards the end of the 12-hour race, after the repair break. Another proof of what would have been possible without the "electric gremlin".






Manfred Wolf- photos Creventic Petr Fryba

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/ktm-gtx-prototype-lead-electric-gremlin-12h-monza---209001.html

14.07.2020 / MaP

More News

Red Camel-Jordans.nl recovers from four laps down to take TCE win at Monza
11.07.2020
The Red Camel-Jordans.nl CUPRA TCR (#101, Ivo Breukers / Luc Breukers) has secured a stunning TCE victory at the Hankook 12H MONZA, one that looked set to go to the Brutal Fish by KCMG Honda Civic FK7 TCR (#122, Martin Ryba / Daniel Lloyd / Josep Oriola Vila) before mechanical woes struck inside the final 40 minutes of the event. more >>
Herberth Motorsport wins crazy Hankook 12H MONZA
11.07.2020
  Herberth Motorsport has secured a 1-2-3 finish at the Hankook 12H MONZA after an incredible grandstand finish to CREVENTIC’s maiden event at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. The longest enduranc more >>
12h Monza race part 2 result by class after 6h - Herbert Motorsport on top
11.07.2020
1st Hankook 12H MONZA 2020Intermediate Result Race Part 2Monza - 5793 mtr.9 - 11 July 2020Race Time = 06:00:00Class = GT3 - GT3 Cars1 92 Herberth Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R (991 I I) -- 229 laps -- 1:51.086 more >>
12h MONZA race part 2 result by class after 5 hours
11.07.2020
1st Hankook 12H MONZA 2020Monza - 5793 mtr.9 - 11 July 2020Race Time = 05:00:00Class = GT3 - GT3 Cars1 91 Herberth Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R (991 I I) -- 213 laps -- 1:51.549 64 7 0:19:19Precote H more >>
12h Monza standings by class after 4h
11.07.2020
Intermediate Result Race Part 21st Hankook 12H MONZA 2020Monza - 5793 mtr.9 - 11 July 2020Race Time = 04:00:00Class = GT3 - GT3 Cars1 91 Herberth Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R (991 I I) -- 213 laps -- 1:51.549 64 more >>
12h Monza race part 2 standings by class after 1 hour
11.07.2020
Intermediate Result Race Part 21st Hankook 12H MONZA 2020Monza - 5793 mtr.9 - 11 July 2020Race Time = 01:00:00Saturday, July 11th  2020Class = GT3 - GT3 Cars1 91 Herberth Motorsport more >>
12h Monza race part 1 classification GTX Reiter Engineering leads
10.07.2020
1st Hankook 12H MONZA 2020Race Part 1Monza - 5793 mtr.9 - 11 July 2020Result1 746 GTX Reiter Engineering -- 116 laps -- 1:53.084 731 KTM GTX ConceptReiter Engineering Rosina-Kraihamer-Angermayr4:00:18.6751 more >>
NKPP Racing takes TCE lead at Monza into tomorrow’s restart
10.07.2020
The NKPP Racing by Bas Koeten Racing CUPRA TCR (#175, Harry Hilders / Gijs Bessem) is the current leader in the TCE division, having pulled a lap clear of its nearest rival across the opening four hours of the Hankook 12H MONZA. Harry Hilders more >>
Reiter Engineering holds shock lead after first four hours of the Hankook 12H MONZA
10.07.2020
The Reiter Engineering KTM GTX Concept (#746, Stefan Rosina / Laura Kraihamer / Eike Angermayr) leads the way after a frenetic start to the first-ever Hankook 12H MONZA. The KTM, which is also the current GTX-class leader, is one of six different GT teams to have led outright so far at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, two of which lost time early on to problems on-track. more >>
Equipe Verschuur takes Hankook 12H MONZA pole position on the final lap
10.07.2020
12h MONZAMonza AutodromeFriday, July 10th 2020The Equipe Verschuur Renault RS01 (#9, Harrie Kolen / Erik van Loon / Mike Verschuur) will start from pole position for the inaugural Hankook 12H MONZA, following a tight battle for the top spot dur more >>
Brutal Fish by KCMG takes first TCE pole position at the Hankook 12H MONZA
10.07.2020
12h MONZAMonza AutodromeFriday, July 10th 2020The Brutal Fish by KCMG Honda Civic FK7 TCR (#122, Martin Ryba / Daniel Lloyd / Josep Oriola Vila) has taken its first TCE pole position in the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook after a storming battle for more >>
12h Monza TCR qualifying - Brutal Fish by KCMG takes pole
10.07.2020
1st Hankook 12H MONZA 20209 - 11 July 2020Monza - 5793 mtr.Friday, July 10th 20201 122 TCR Brutal Fish by KCMG 2:01.171 4 172.111 Honda Civic FK7 TCR 7Stephane Perrin Perrin-Radermecker-Detry more >>
12h Monza Qualifying GT classification - Equipe Verschuur on pole
10.07.2020
 1st Hankook 12H MONZA 20209 - 11 July 2020Monza - 5793 mtr.Friday, July 10th 2020Equipe Verschuur Kolen-van Loon-Verschuur1 9 GT3 Equipe Verschuur 1:48.821 11 191.641 Renault RS01 12Precote more >>
DUWO by SimRC takes three class wins at ESPORTS 12H SPA
05.07.2020
DUWO by SimRC completed an incredible weekend at the ESPORTS 12H SPA to take all three class wins in 991, GT4 and TCR.Despite being run close in the second half of the race, the Luxembourg team’s Porsche 911-II Cup (#976 more >>
GazX Racing wins ESPORTS 12H SPA, but loses 2nd place in closing stages
05.07.2020
The GazX Racing Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo (#88, Mirko Bortolotti / Kenneth Gulbrandsen) has taken victory at the ESPORTS 12H SPA, but the Italian team was denied a 1-2 finish in the closing stages when its second Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo was involved in a three-car incident on-track with just one hour left to run. more >>
More than 25 entries already confirmed for Hankook 12H MONZA
25.06.2020
Interest is high for CREVENTIC’s inaugural event at the famed Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Following the first 24H SERIES Europe race of the year two weeks ago in Portugal, CREVENTIC and its competitors are gearing up for th more >>
CREVENTIC to host a Virtual 24hSERIES Championship on iRacing
23.06.2020
Following the success of the inaugural 12H MONZA ESPORTS in May, CREVENTIC is very pleased to announce that it will host a virtual 24HSERIES championship which will consist of three 12H races, with the first round set to take place on 4 July at the Circuit of de Spa-Francorchamps. more >>
Muehlner Motorsport in 24h of Portimao: Finally Racing again
23.06.2020
- The first Race since Covid-19 / Corona PandemieWith a lot of effort, also finacially, CREVENTIC managed to organize the first race in Europe after the Covid-19 / Corona Pandemie started and Mühlner Motorsport participat more >>
Daniel Lloyd set for Monza 12h debut with Brutal Fish Racing and KCMG
22.06.2020
Daniel Lloyd is set for a return to endurance racing in Italy next month after being called up as part of Brutal Fish by KCMG line-up for the Creventic Monza 12h on July 10-11. The 28-year-old will contest the TCR Class in the latest round of the Pan-Eu more >>
Brutal Fish by KCMG enter Monza 12h with Honda Civic Type R TCR
22.06.2020
Brutal Fish Racing Team and KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) will continue to strengthen their relationship next month with a joint effort at the Monza 12H. The two teams will join forces for the race – the latest round of the pan-European 2 more >>
Tom Coronel podium in Portimao and The Triple Crown
19.06.2020
For Dutch driver Tom Coronel, last weekend’s Hankook 24H PORTIMAO at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve was his first real-life race in months. Together with his teammates in the Comtoyou team Audi Sport Audi RS 3 LMS he finished second in class. “It was fantastic to actually be able to race again,” he said. more >>
Autorama Motorsport seals close TCE win in 24h Portimao
14.06.2020
24h SERIES 2020Hankook 24h PortimaoSunday, June 14th  2020The Autorama Motorsport by Wolf-Power Racing Volkswagen Golf GTi TCR (#112, Roberto Ferri / Miklas Born / Antti Buri / Kari-Pekka Laaksonen / Yannick Mettler) has emerged victori more >>
Herberth Motorsport takes 1-2 finish at Hankook 24H PORTIMAO - full results
14.06.2020
24h SERIES 2020Hankook 24h PortimaoSunday, June 14th  2020At the first real world race meeting to be held in Europe since the outbreak of Covid-19, Herberth Motorsport has secured a 1-2 finish at the fourth annual Hankook 24H PORTIMAO. more >>
CREVENTIC confirms ‘Europe’ and ‘Continents’ calendar for 2020
14.06.2020
Following revisions to the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook calendar for 2020, five European races have now been assigned to the 24H SERIES Europe, while four rounds will have potential implications for the 24H SERIES Continents. CREVENTIC can now confirm the ra more >>
Autorama Motorsport holds 1-2 in TCE after 4h in Portimao
13.06.2020
Like Herberth Motorsport, Autorama Motorsport by Wolf-Power Racing holds a 1-2 lead in the TCE division after the first four hours of the Hankook 24H PORTIMAO.  Now on a different pit strategy than its nearest rivals, the reigning Overall more >>
Herberth Motorsport on top in Portimao after HTP accident - results after 4h
13.06.2020
Heading into the fifth hour, Herberth Motorsport currently holds 1st and 2nd overall at the Hankook 24H PORTIMAO after an accident side-lined the team’s nearest GT3 rival, HTP Winward Motorsport. more >>
24h Portimao Qualifying GT & TCE results by class
12.06.2020
4th Hankook 24H PORTIMÃO 202012 - 14 June 2020Result per classQualifying - GTAutodromo Internacional Algarve - 4652 mtr.GT3 - GT3 Cars1 84 HTP Winward Motorsport Mercedes-AMG - GT3 (2019) 1:43.848 11 161.30HTP-WINWARD Motorsport13 Ward-Ward-Dontje-Ellis2 92 Herberth Motorsport Porsc more >>
Red Camel-Jordans.nl secures TCE pole in Portimao after close session
12.06.2020
The Red Camel-Jordans.nl CUPRA TCR (#101, Rik Breukers / Ivo Breukers / Luc Breukers) will start tomorrow’s Hankook 24H PORTIMAO from TCE division pole position after a grandstand finish in qualifying. Rik Breukers lapped the 4.684 km Autódromo more >>
HTP Winward bests Herberth Motorsport for pole in PORTIMAO
12.06.2020
This weekend, the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook becomes the first European-based series to return to real world racing in Portugal. And 90 minutes of frenetic qualifying in the Algarve did not disappoint!After a titanic fight for the top spot, the HTP Winward Motorsp more >>
24h Portimao - first international 24H SERIES race after the COVID-19 pandemic is really happening!
29.05.2020
CREVENTIC is gearing up for its long-awaited return to the track next month at the Autódromo do Algarve for the 2020 Hankook 24H PORTIMAO. An event that already features several reigning series champions and former class winners on its ever-increasing entry list. more >>
eTeam WRT secures a 1-2 finish at the first ESPORTS 12H MONZA
24.05.2020
eTeam WRT has secured a sensational 1-2 finish at the inaugural ESPORTS 12H MONZA after a commanding run with its dual-entered Audi R8 LSM GT3 Evos. Mirko Bortolotti drove the winning #1 Audi (Mirko Bortolotti / Kenton Koch / Marcin Skrz more >>
Esports 12 Hours of Monza race classification -eTeam WRT one takes victory
24.05.2020
24H ESPORTS - 12 HOURS OF MONZASaturday, May 23rd 2020        1    1    1    eTeam WRT One (Mirko Bortolotti)    1:49.918&nbs more >>
Red Camel Esports leads first iRacing 12H MONZA after four hours - livetiming
23.05.2020
Livetiming here  The Red Camel Esports Ferrari 488 GT3 (#98, Rik Breukers / Luc Breukers / Jorn Zoetekouw) currently leads the inaugu more >>
iRacing 12H MONZA standings after lap 261 - livestream
23.05.2020
iRacing 12H MONZA R / 3:53:12 | Lap 261 / 397 Saturday, May 23rd  2020livestream here more >>
Circuit Zandvoort back on the 24H SERIES calendar for 2020
14.05.2020
CREVENTIC and its competitors will be among the first international motor racing collectives to experience the newly renovated Circuit Zandvoort this November when the Dutch venue makes its welcome 24H SERIES return after a four-year break. A spiritual home for Gennep more >>
CREVENTIC to host first-ever virtual 12H MONZA on 23 May - registration open
01.05.2020
Join us for a special, 12-hour iRacing event at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza dedicated to our 24H SERIES teams. In lieu of the current hiatus on worldwide motorsport, CREVENTIC is offering an open invitation to competitors across the gl more >>
Statement on the 2020 Hankook 12H ESTORIL
13.03.2020
CREVENTIC regrets to announce that, due to worldwide developments regarding the Coronavirus SARS-COV-2 and the lung infection COVID-19, the first-ever Hankook 12H ESTORIL will no longer take place on 26-27-28 March. The 12-hour endurance event at the Circuit more >>
Estoril becomes 18th different circuit to host an official 24H SERIES event
09.03.2020
Following the announcement that the inaugural Hankook 12H MONZA has been re-scheduled, and will now take place on 10-11 July, CREVENTIC is very pleased to welcome the Circuito Estoril to the 24H SERIES calendar for 2020. As communicated this Thursday, the inaugural Hankook 12H ESTORIL will now host the first European round of the 2020 24H SERIES po more >>
24H SERIES calendar for 2020 revised
05.03.2020
The revised 24H SERIES calendar for 2020 now reads as follows:Hankook 12H ESTORIL •    26-27-28 March•    Circuito Estoril, PortugalHankook 12H SPA •    1-2 May more >>

Kategorien

2001-2021 automobilsport.com full copyright