Quadruple victory for the new BMW M4 GT3 in Digital Nürburgring Endurance Series race

Quadruple victory for the new BMW M4 GT3 in Digital Nürburgring Endurance Series race

17.01.2021: The new BMW M4 GT3 celebrated a brilliant debut in the Digital Nürburgring Endurance Series presented by Goodyear. Four M4s in the top four positions - the virtual GT3 prototype from Munich made the competition look old in the TÜV Rheinland 3h race.

The new BMW M4 GT3 celebrated a brilliant debut in the Digital Nürburgring Endurance Series presented by Goodyear. Four M4s in the top four positions - the virtual GT3 prototype from Munich made the competition look old in the TÜV Rheinland 3h race.

 

Sami-Matti Trogen and Alex Arana celebrated their second success of the season for the MAHLE RACING TEAM. Laurin Heinrich and Elias Seppanen took second place for BS+COMPETITION. Last year's SP9 champions, Bruno Spengler and Kay Kaschube, finished third for Team BMW Bank ahead of Alessandro Bico and Jesse Krohn from BMW Team Great Britain.


In the new Lamborghini Hurracán GT3 Evo, also a debutant in the DNLS, CoRe SimRacing drivers Sindre Setsaas and Carl E. Jansson also celebrated a respectable debut with fifth place. Sixth place went to Adam Christodoulou, Jan Sentkowski and Mats-Thorge Huthsfeldt in the Haupt Racing Team Heusinkveld Mercedes-AMG GT3.



"Today was all about strategy," said Trogen after the race. "We knew that even with long stints we would be fine with tyre wear. That was our trump card in the end." Heinrich was not completely satisfied with second place: "In qualifying everything still looked quite good for us.



After lap two, however, it became clear that it would be a difficult race. The more worn the tyres were, the more challenging the drive became." Spengler and Kaschube led the field until the penultimate lap, but the strategy of last year's champions didn't work out. "We had to make our third stop after all," admitted Spengler. "Maybe we could have saved a few more litres in the second stint, then our plan might have worked. But third place is a great result.


In the Cup 2 class, the air is getting thinner for Ascher Racing, the competition is catching up noticeably. "We didn't have a quiet minute - I'm pumped full of adrenalin," said Martin Ascher, who shared the Ascher Racing Porsche 911 GT3 with Markus Jirak.

 

"For three hours we were operating at the absolute limit, flying bumper to bumper with our fellow competitors through the Green Hell in pairs in places. That was mega fun." Second place went to Buttler-Pal Motorsport with drivers Keanu Buschmann and Till Norwig. Third place went to Thomas Asmussen and Lucas Lippert in the H2-Performance SRT 911.



3 - 2 - 1: First win of the season for CoRe SimRacing in SP10



Last year, Marius Golombeck was spoilt for victories in the SP3T. Now it finally worked out for CoRe SimRacing in the SP10 class. After third and second places in the previous races, the first victory followed at the halfway point of the season. "Things finally went as we had planned," said Pascal Stix, who shared the cockpit of the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 CS with Golombeck. "In the first half of the season we had bad luck and a few things went wrong.



Today everything was perfect. We got a lead in the first stint and were able to manage the lead after that." Nils Carstensen and Nils Lorenz lost out for the first time this season in the Team RSO Cayman. Third place went to the fastest BMW drivers in SP10, Marius Zug and Robert Heger in the BMW M4 GT4 of BS+COMPETITION.



In the SP3T class, SimRC was again the measure of all things. Felix Luding and Jürgen Frank celebrated their sixth win in a row across the season and can thus already decide the championship for themselves at race four "We were lucky at the start that we were on row one with two cars. However, after that we had to give everything for two hours to defend the lead." Marcel Tie, Sven Glatzel and Patrick Kubinji from Team Heusinkveld and Steen Ledger and Lars Bol from Full Send Racing were flagged off in the other positions.



The fourth race of the Digital Nürburgring Endurance Series presented by Goodyear will take place in five weeks. On 20 February, the NIMEX 3h race will run over the usual distance of three hours.





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