Loclan, Kevin, John, FD-Kai's Glen and
Truby, Driver Ric Shaw, Gary, Driver Phil Alexander, AB
Missing from the picture is Driver Stephen Borness
We started off very well with out incident.
And ran well all night only to break a gear box with 3 hours to
team replaced it and we finished, again. Yahoo!
68th place out of 218 cars. 68 cars didn't finish!
We beat 150 cars including:
15 Porsches and 50 BMWs
|Paragon's Porsche was doing very
well reaching 5th at one stage,
There was a terrible incident when an airjack exploded inside the car.
The explosion hurt a crew members hand and sent shrapnel through
the seat into the driver's back.
The team carried on and had to withdraw with a broken power steering
You can see where the airjack was! and some damage to the carbon seat
Paragon Porsche 997 RSR DNF
The Lamborghini Gallardo 106th place
The Lexus LF-A (New supra?) 121st place
Audi R8 DNS
Had an engine oil leak that they couldn't fix
The Dodge Viper GTSR DNF
The Ford Mustang GT RTD DNF
This year brought another great array of car to Nurburgring. From DTM,
BTTC, various classes of sports and GT, purpose built endurance cars
and even some street cars.
And the winner was.... !
Porsches from Manthey Porsche. Winners again (a hat trick)
1st #1 911 GT3-RSR
2 nd #23 911 GT3-MR
One of the highlights of the event is the prerace tour of the ring.
There were over 200,000 spectators to meet!
The live strip girls stoped the tour on more than one occasion