And the race for the title is still completely open. Only three points separate the championship leaders Ricardo Feller (21 / CH) and Christopher Mies (31 / Düsseldorf) in the Audi of the Land-Motorsport team from their closest rivals, Raffaele Marciello from Italy and Maximilian Buhk (28 / Reinbek) in the Mercedes AMG GT3 Evo of the Mann-Filter Team Landgraf.
Another six points behind are the Italian-Spanish duo Mirko Bortolotti and Albert Costa Balboa (GRT Grasser Racing Team). The Lamborghini factory drivers have so far been characterized primarily by their consistency and have their sights on the long overdue first win of the season on the 3,645 meter long, demanding Sachsenring with its four right and ten left turns.
At the Sachsenring, too, fans can follow the racing action live in the grandstands and experience the action up close in the paddock. The two races will be broadcast live on NITRO on free TV on Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. They can be seen in the live stream for free and without registration at TVNOW.de and at adac.de/motorsport.
Luca Engstler favorite in the ADAC TCR Germany
For the ADAC TCR Germany, races nine and ten of the season are on the program at the Sachsenring. Luca Engstler (21, Wiggensbach) travels to Saxony optimistically. The Hyundai driver from the Allgäu is the clear leader of the touring car series. “The Sachsenring is my favorite track on the ADAC TCR Germany calendar. I was successful there three years ago. The track characteristics just suit me, ”said the 21-year-old, who has been on the podium in all eight races of the season, five times as the winner.
Preliminary decision in the Porsche Carrera Cup?
With the double run as part of the ADAC GT Masters, the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland starts the hot final phase of the season. For Laurin Heinrich and Porsche Junior Ayhancan Güven the last chance to put the championship leader Larry ten Voorde under pressure again before the finale in Hockenheim (October 22-24). With six wins this season, the Dutchman (240 points) leads the ranking ahead of Güven (212) and Heinrich (194).