2nd VLN race of 2018 + Gallery / by Andrejs Guscins

On 7th April the green light was given for 2nd VLN race of 2018 season.

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All day long the weather conditions where fantastic, bright sun and a warm weather provided great atmosphere at the ring.  

More than a 180 cars started the race on legendary Eiffel track. 

The big names where on starting grid of 2nd VLN, like DTM drivers Nico Müller and Edoardo Mortara, The triple Le-Mans winner André Lotterer, also Sheldon van Der Linde and Marcel Fassler shared Audi R8 LMS build by Team Land.

It was a first victory for Jesse Krohn and Connor De Phillippi of 2018 season with Rowe Racing BMW M6 GT3

It was a first victory for Jesse Krohn and Connor De Phillippi of 2018 season with Rowe Racing BMW M6 GT3

 

After problems on Fridays training session team worked hard to solve all of them and managed also to get cars setup right and it paid of with a victory and it was 40th overall victory for BMW at VLN.

Klaus Bachelor and Martin Ragginger in their Falken Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R managed to finish 3rd and took their second top three result on a row.

Klaus Bachelor and Martin Ragginger in their Falken Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R managed to finish 3rd and took their second top three result on a row.

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Andreas Gülden showed pure endurance racing and won the TCR class with the Seat Cupra TCR of Mathilda racing as solo driver.

Andreas Gülden showed pure endurance racing and won the TCR class with the Seat Cupra TCR of Mathilda racing as solo driver.

The three Norwegians Håkon Schjærin, Alte Gulbrandsen and Kenneth Østvold where able to qualify first and later celebrated third position with their new livered Audi RS 3 TCR.

The three Norwegians Håkon Schjærin, Alte Gulbrandsen and Kenneth Østvold where able to qualify first and later celebrated third position with their new livered Audi RS 3 TCR.

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