This was the first victory for an Argentinian team at the 24 hours Nürburgring race and the first Argentinian team to compete in the Nürburgring since Juan Manuel Fangio. The Aston Martin car with Aston CEO Ulrich Bez finished 4th in class and 24th overall. The Nordschleife may close at any time and without notice due to unforeseeable reasons (e.g. The 24 Hours Nürburgring is a 24-hour annual touring car and GT endurance racing event on the combined circuit of the Nürburgring in central Germany. First ever victory for an Audi.
The race began in sunny weather with drama for the favorite Porsche teams of Manthey and Land, losing time with a leaky radiator and a tire failure, and the new Alzen 997 Turbo and the Zakspeed Viper battling for the lead. This left the #97 Audi in second, and with the win in its class, 5 minutes behind the overall winner. Factory backed Porsche effort beats a very heavy Viper, and with 145 laps, the old distance record of 1990. The Manthey #1 had been punished for approaching an accident site too quickly and had to wait 3 minutes in the box, but the decision was reverted later based on data logging evidence, with the lost time deducted from the results. This left the Hybrid Porsche in a one lap lead ahead of the #25 BMW GT2 with gearbox woes and the Ferrari, until also the Porsche stopped with less than two hours to go. First win for a Mercedes-Benz. The two tracks can host events independently, or they can be combined, e. g. for the 24 …  The race also saw the first ever win for a Mercedes. Zeittraining nach Klassen", "Excitement guaranteed: New Qualifying Format", "Aston Martin Rapide S Hydrogen Hybrid makes history at the Nurburgring", "Nürburgring 24 Hours: Final Report, WRT Audi Takes First N24 Win – dailysportscar.com", "Nürburgring 24 Hours: Wrap Up, Black Falcon Heads Astonishing Mercedes 1-2-3-4 – dailysportscar.com", "Land Audi Wins 2017 N24 After Drama-Filled Final Two Hours – dailysportscar.com", "Manthey Porsche Wins Wet, Wild Nürburgring 24 – Sportscar365", "Nürburgring 24 Hours race weekend postponed to September", "2020 Nurburgring 24 Hours will take place behind closed doors", "Green lights for the 24h Race – ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen Nürburgring", "24h-Rennen öffnet die Tribünen für Fans – ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen Nürburgring", "Mercedes claims first Nurburgring 24 Hours victory", Information about the event on the official Nürburgring-website, Road to 24h race Nürburgring Nordschleife 2012, 24H Silverstone – European Touring Car Edition, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=24_Hours_Nürburgring&oldid=983678153, All Wikipedia articles needing clarification, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from July 2019, Articles with unsourced statements from July 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Due to the modifications that include a transaxle gear box, they do not comply to the standard rules set of SP classes and their "Balance of Performance". As of the 2019 season, lap records are officially recorded, confirmed and published by the Nürburgring.  Rowe Racing (BMW M6 GT3) won the event, the first for BMW in 10 years, although the race was interrupted for most of the night due to inclement weather. The 40th ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race ran on Saturday, May 19, 14:00 to Sunday, May 20, 2012, 14:00. Traditionally held in May, it was announced on March that the race will be postponed to September 24–27 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Manthey could catch up and win the race for a third time in a row, with the winning car of 2006 (a 996 model) finishing 2nd. The #28 Audi Sport Team WRT won the race in an Audi R8 LMS. The lap record on the Nürburgring: A lap time that generations of motorists have considered proof of exceptionally good vehicles. Entry fees are due, in 2010 these were €7508 per car, of which €3000 was an advance payment for fuel. 85 laps. Lightning struck the camp of fans, injuring several, while heavy rain made the track muddy. Surprisingly, the pole was set by a Ford GT, followed closely by the four factory-entered Audi R8 LMS and two Porsche GT3 of the Manthey team.  Along with a factory-entered Porsche GT3 Hybrid, the M3s were classed as E1-XP entries (the E1-XP class was actually intended for experimental factory entries).
Around 11:30, the #99 Audi which had a narrow lead was stopped by suspension problems. , The #4 AMG-Team Black Falcon won the race in a Mercedes-AMG GT3. The 49th ADAC TOTAL 24h Race will take place from June 3rd to 6th on the Corpus Christi weekend in 2021. The first five VLN races of 2011 were won by a factory-entered BMW, a GT3-class Mercedes SLS, a new Ferrari 458, the Hybrid Porsche GT3 and finally an Audi R8 LMS, so at least these five different brands were expected to challenge for the overall win in the 24 hours.
158 laps completed. Already on the Grand Prix track, the #1 Manthey Porsche driven by five-time winner Marcel Tiemann passed all Audis, taking the lead and pulling away about 100 m (330 ft) before catching up in lap 2 with the slowest cars of the third group, which were still in their first lap.
In Friday afternoon qualifying, held in fair weather, it crashed out and was barely repaired in time for the race. Ausgabe des ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennens im Kampf um den sechsten … Places three to eight were occupied by three Audi R8, two BMW, and, rather surprisingly, on p 5 the Ferrari which had started in row 21. 134 laps. The Porsches that occupy most places up to 15th were followed by the CNG-powered Volkswagen Scirocco GT24, the road-legal Porsche GT3 RS and a Nissan Z33. Race red flagged early on for 4 hours due to heavy rain, fog, and hail. With lap times around 8:29, three of Porsche's new SP9/GT3-class cars occupied places 5 to 7, two of them entered by four-time winner Team Manthey, which had chosen to let the #1 car do only a single lap.  The event was initially planned to be held behind closed doors, but later a limited amount of spectators were admitted. Following repairs this car finished in 5th position. A remarkable 5th place overall was scored by a BMW 120d, which had roughly half the power of some of the cars it beat. The SP8/GT2-class #2 Ferrari had run into early problems, but set the fastest race lap in the final hours, finishing 8th and James Glickenhaus’ P4/5 Competizione finished 39th, second in the E1-XP2. With carmakers providing proof on the world’s most demanding race track: On the total of 20.832 kilometres of the Nürburgring Nordschleife, the Green Hell. One driver is allowed to drive 150 minutes non-stop, and can enter on two cars, yet a rest time of at least 2 hours has to be observed between two turns of the same driver.
They have decided to enter their well-known RSR, which is basically a GT2 car, but now has about 70 hp less due to new air restrictors, and also a 997 GT3 Cup S, the version Porsche homologated for FIA GT3.
A/GT Some of the new rules are controversial, especially the fact that instead of the regular fuel pumps as used in any public station, the top teams have to use expensive equipment designed to equal the times needed to refill, meaning that an economic car is punished compared to a thirsty car. The 2010 event on Ascension Day weekend of May 13–16 saw a return of most prominent entries, except the Ford GT, as team Raeder had discontinued this project. The ADAC had held its first 1000 km Nürburgring sports car racing event in 1953. Grandstands & Spectator Seats; Race tracks; Nordschleife; Grand Prix Track; History; Milestones since 1927; The legend Nürburgring
In the first qualifying session, the Hankook-sponsored Farnbacher-Ferrari used soft tyres and was about 7 seconds faster than the competitors, lapping at an average speed of over 181 km/h, the fastest since 1983. Unlike the VLN races, the 24h is officially an international event, with bilingual (German and English) organization and documentation. [Teaminfo] Beim ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen auf dem Nürburgring haben die Frikadelli-Piloten Mathieu Jaminet, Lars Kern, Lance David Arnold und Maxime Martin mit ihrem #31-Porsche 911 [...] Weiterlesen.
Winner came from 1 lap down up to nearly two laps ahead for victory. After lap 3, three Porsche lead ahead of three Audi, a BMW M3 and the Hybrid-Porsche, which due to his larger range could take the lead after the others pitted. It has qualified with 9:15, 42nd overall, and 9th among the 17 SP7 class entrants, only beaten by its race-prepped Porsche 997 siblings.