Team lead by Olaf Manthey takes the title in a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR with 155 laps completed. The Manthey-Porsche team won with 4 drivers, including Marcel Tiemann, who now holds the record for the most 24-hour Nürburgring race wins with a total of five.
Manthey-Racing has won the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring Nordschleife with four drivers taking their turns at the team's Porsche 911 GT3 RSR to take the prestigious title.
Drivers Timo Bernhard, Marc Lieb, Romain Dumas and Marcel Tiemann won the ADAC Zurich 24-hour Race by completing 155 laps and taking the fourth consecutive title for team leader Olaf Manthey. The win was also a record-breaker for driver Marcel Tiemann, who now holds the title for the most 24-hour Nürburgring race wins with a total of five.
Placing second in the race was the team led by Christian Abt, ABT Sportsline, which came in one lap behind, at 154, with its Audi R8 LMS.
Manthey was beaming at his victory and gave credit to his drivers for the win. "I'm extremely proud of my drivers. I can't imagine a better line-up for the 24h race than Timo, Marc, Romain and Marcel," he said.
Of the top 10 teams, 7 were racing Porsches, 2 teams raced the Aud R8 LMS, and coming in tenth was the BMW Z4-M Coupe.
See press release below for further details and final results.