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Bentley leads the Nürburgring 24 Hours

The 40th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hour race is well underway, with the BMW Z4 GT3 of Team Schubert currently in the lead after 23 laps. But just a few hours earlier, the front row was dominated by no less than six Bentleys.

Pole position for GT Academy graduate at the British GT Nürburgring race

GT Academy – it’s the automotive equivalent of X Factor or Britain’s Got Talent, but is proving rather more successful at finding ‘real’ talent. Inaugural champ, Lucas Ordoñez will drive for Nissan at Le Mans this year, whilst last year’s academy winner will start today’s British GT race from Nürburgring on pole position.

MINI John Cooper Works Coupé Endurance takes on the “Green Hell”

MINI has thrown its newest offspring into the toughest endurance race in the world, giving it a baptism of fire which should prove its sporting credentials. MINI used its experience gained over many years of MINI Challenge sprint racing, in the development of its new racing car for this unique event and this will be the first time the new MINI Coupe has been seen in public. No pressure then..

Peugeot RCZ 2.0 HDi Sport Coupes dominate at Nürburgring

Peugeot’s RCZ is a real ‘grower’, so much so that I’m trying to influence Mrs D to consider changing her Audi TT for one later this year, and whilst it’s not a hardcore sports car it’s still good to see one being campaigned in the most competitive of road-car championships, namely the German VLN series.