NEWS: Pictures & Report of VLN Round 1
See a load of great images through our man at the Ring, Jochen of Frozenspeed of the first 2013 VLN race through last weekend – including the unveiling of Peugeot’s 208 GTi T16 racer (pictured), the entire world premiere of the Aston Rapide S with Hydrogen technology (with AM boss, Dr Ulrich Bez at the helm), a debut for the Hyundai Veloce, not to mention our not bad pal, Sabine Schmitz’s brand-new Porsche 911 GT3 R getting on pole! Go Sabine!
the item was a packed grid, with some 216 cars entering the race, which was won by the white Schubert (factory entry) BMW Z4 #19 won, driven by Joerg Muller, Dirk Muller along with also Augusto Farfus. in which beast Bimmer is usually a total weapon.
Speaking of weapons, the 24-Hr winning yellow along with also green cult car in which is usually the Manthey Racing 911 GT3 RSR also made its comeback to VLN after a year of abscence along with also finished in 6th place.
The top six were:
2. Timbuli GT3 R
3. Schubert Z4
4. Timbuli GT3 R
5. Alzen Z4
6. Manthey RSR
So, three BMW Z4s along with also three 911 GT3 R inside the top places, proving they are the cars to beat This specific year, in VLN along with also the 24-Hour? A thrilling season awaits.
As usual, the VLN is usually loaded with diversity along with also heritage, along with also the item was great to see the Phoenix Audi R8 with the Stuck family at the helm, with Ferdinand Stuck along with also Johannes Stuck (sons of the infamous Hans-Joachim Stuck) teaming up with Luca Ludwig. along with also also producing a name for itself was Gran Turismo’s Kazunori Yamauchi inside the brand-new R35 Nismo GT-R GT3; a mean looking, great sounding, quick (along with also thirsty) machine.