Victory for #911 Porsche 911 in the season-opening VLN round
A trio in the #911 Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R started from pole and crossed the finish line as the winners after four hours of racing, completing 28 laps. They continued the winning streak of the #911 Porsche, the most successful car last year with five overall wins during the season.
Markus Winkelhock and Nico Müller secured the second place for the #24 Team BWT Audi R8 LMS after Nico Müller overtook Klaus Bachler in the #4 Falken Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R on the last lap. Bachler’s co-driver was Sven Müller. The #29 Team Land Audi R8 LMS finished fourth overall, ahead of the #47 Team HTP Mercedes-AMG GT3.
At the end of the race, last year’s VLN champion Michael Schrey impressed the crowd by pushing his #1 BMW M235i Racing Cup over the finish line after an engine stalled. By finishing the race he secured a valuable points for the championship.
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