The world’s most intense and grueling endurance race, the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, took place once again this year on the 15-mile Nordschleife race track in Nurburg Germany on July 20th-23rd, as part of the ADAC Total 24 Nürburgring Series. For 24 hours, the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Factory Race Team pushed the SCG 003C giving fans an exciting viewing experience.
Starting the grid at 19th place out of 170 vehicles, SCG team drivers Frank Mailleux, Andreas Simonsen, Felipe Fernandez Laser and Thomas Mutsch, drove the factory SCG 003C race car at a thrilling pace with Mailleux setting an event fastest lap by the 4th hour. The team then moved up further into the grid, running 2nd place in the 8th hour of racing by overtaking Maxi Goetz.
But at 2:00am, during in the 10th hour of the race, a minor incident caused the team to pit the vehicle for a 16-minute delay in order to repair a damaged front end. Leaving the pits, the SCG 003C re-entered the race down by 2 laps and in 20th place, but the team drivers pushed through the evening and into the morning hours. With seamless pit stops and fluid-like driving, the team moved back up to running in 8th place, with a 9th place overall race finish and 1st place SPX class category win.
Out of the 155 vehicle entries, only 100 finished the 24-hour race. The Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus team was the only American race car that finished in the top 50, and the only private team in the top 10.
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