Taking on the Legendary Track of Nürburgring in Germany
Each year, Giti Tire brings its teams to action at the Endurance Series and headline 24 Hours race at Nürburgring. This includes bringing some of the most high-tech cars into action against the top comptition in the world.
The efforts also include Giti's Girls Only team -- the groundbreaking squad that broke records as the first all-female racing team to win its class in an international race - at the final VLN Endurance Series race of 2019.
Giti's Audi R8 Duo Conquers Class With #1/#2 Finish at 24 Hours Race
Giti Tire’s third appearance at the ADAC Total 24 Hours Nürburgring turned out to be a huge success, with its high-powered Audi duo overtaking its competitive SP8 class for a #1/#2 finish.
From June 20-23, an intensive round of activities and practice races at Nürburgring concluded with the highly-anticipated 24 Hours race. For this year’s contest, Giti's vehicles were all fitted with GitiCompete GTR1 tires and covered with full Giti branding.
Giti featured two Audi R8 vehicles in the race, both performing impressively in their SP8 class throughout 24 hours of intense conditions and competition. In the end, Giti’s Audi R8 LMS Ultra manned by Rahel Frey, Bernhard Henzel, Pavel Lefterov, and Frank Schmickler delivered the top finish in the group, including a highly impressive 20th place finish of the overall Nurburgring field that included 160 entrants. This Audi, featuring a V10 5.2L DOHC engine and 570HP turned heads among attendees and viewers online with a consistence and highly-efficient performance, overcoming track challenges and other obstacles that toppled others in the field.
Coming in second was Giti’s Audi R8 GT4, which packs 495HP into its V10 5.2L DOHC engine. The China and Hong Kong comprised team included Rainey He, Sunny Wong, Andy Yan, and Li Fei as drivers, who also achieved a great performance and ensured that Giti received the top two places in the group.