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ADAC GT Masters at the Red Bull Ring BMW duo wins anniversary race

BMW duo wins anniversary race

BMW drivers Erik Johansson and Jens Klingmann win the ADAC GT Masters anniversary race in Spielberg

B.Like on Saturday, a BMW duo secured victory in the ADAC GT Masters anniversary race. After third place the day before, Erik Johansson (24 / S) and Jens Klingmann (30 / Tägerwilen, both MRS GT-Racing) were at the top of the podium in the 200th race.
“Yesterday I was on the podium for the first time, today I won the first time. To be honest, I’m just speechless. It’s such a special weekend,” said Johansson. Klingmann ensured success at the start: “We generally have a good top speed. I looked less at the traffic lights than to the right. Then I tried to find a compromise, where do you look, when do you start so that you don’t make an early start. That was a key. “
Behind the BMW duo, Christian Engelhart and Michael Ammermüller took second place in the Porsche. Maro Engel and Luca Stolz finished third in the Mercedes.

In the overall standings, Patric Niederhauser and Kelvin van der Linde (Audi) continue to lead, who only finished eighth on Sunday. The second placed duo Ammermüller / Engelhart (Porsche) was able to catch up enormously.

Saturday race: Skoog / Yelloly take first win of the season for BMW
Eighth winner in the ninth race: Henric Skoog (24 / S) and Nick Yelloly (29 / GB, both Schubert Motorsport) won Saturday’s ADAC GT Masters race at the Red Bull Ring in the BMW M6 GT3 with a sovereign performance. Their triumph in the 199th race of the “League of Super Sports Cars” was the first for BMW this season.

Erik Johansson, Jens Klingmann

Second on the Austrian Formula 1 circuit were Porsche drivers Robert Renauer (35 / Vierkirchen) and Sven Müller (28 / Bingen am Rhein, both Precote Herberth Motorsport), while Erik Johansson (24 / S) and Jens Klingmann (30 / Tägerwilen, both MRS GT-Racing) in another BMW.

Lausitzring instead of Zandvoort: ADAC GT Masters changes venue

The sixth race weekend of the ADAC GT Masters will be held from October 30th to November 1st at the DEKRA Lausitzring. The second race of the ADAC GT Master on the Brandenburg track after the start of the season at the end of July replaces the races originally planned on the Zandvoort Circuit in the Netherlands on the same date. The ADAC GT Masters and Circuit Zandvoort have been working intensively on a concept over the past few weeks to run the race weekend. Due to the high number of infections in the Netherlands and the classification as a risk area, the ADAC GT Masters has now decided to change the venue at short notice. Together with the ADAC GT Masters, the ADAC GT4 Germany, ADAC TCR Germany, ADAC Formula 4 and the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland start at the DEKRA Lausitzring.

“We have worked well and constructively with Circuit Zandvoort over the past few weeks and have left no stone unturned in driving there. Our big thanks go to the team there for their good support, we are looking forward to a comeback in Zandvoort in August 2021. Because of the We are turning to an alternative racetrack for current infection events, because the health of everyone involved comes first. We would like to thank our long-term partner DEKRA, who made it possible for us to drive at the Lausitzring at short notice, “said ADAC Motorsport Director Thomas Voss.

Fans who have already purchased tickets for the ADAC GT Masters race weekend in Zandvoort will be informed by email and the full ticket price will be automatically refunded.

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