Photo and report Willem J. Staat
Countdown started for VLN Endurance Series and 24 Hrs
The countdown for the VLN Endurance series in two weeks time has started as well for the Nürburgring 24 Hrs. which has become the showcase for the major German manufacturers. Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Bentley were already present on war strength. From BMW the ROWE, Schubert and Walkenhorst Teams exclusively tested on Friday prior tot he open test. The famous Porsche Kremer Team enters a Porsche 935 K3 according to 2016 spec. In het Group H category during the 2016 season. It is a tribute to the car with which the team scored so many Group 5 wins during the 1980 season. In total there were about 115 cars around. The BMW M235i has been a little bit revised with rear spoiler and DTM works driver Tom Blomqvist carried out some development work. From Porsche we will see a lot of new brand new Cayman GT4’s the forthcoming season. It was freezing cold in the Eifel and teams a lot of difficulties to get tyres to temperature. But except for the testing there was also a Renault meeting nearby. So photos have been included as well.