Europe: A 1-2-3 in the Nürburgring 24-hour race and further top results13. December 2018 -
For PAGID Racing, the 2018 motorsport year in the European race series was a great success. Next to the outstanding 1-2-3 in the ADAC Zurich 24h-Rennen at the Nürburgring, the teams using PAGID Racing Brake Performance were successful, among others, in the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft, the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, EuroFormula Open, various TCR series as well as in rally competition.
Once again, the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife proved to be a happy hunting ground for PAGID Racing in 2018. PAGID Racing teams dominated proceedings in the legendary 24-hour race at the Nürburgring: with the #912 Porsche 911 GT3 R, Manthey Racing secured itself the prestigious overall win from the #4 Mercedes-AMG GT3 and the #5 Mercedes-AMG GT3 of the Mercedes-AMG Team BLACK FALCON. In total, six cars with PAGID Racing Brake Performance made it into the top ten. Moreover, the teams scored seven class wins, a strong performance record.
In the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft at the Nürburgring, PAGID Racing customer teams also racked up numerous successes. Falken Motorsports won the VLN Speed-Trophy with the #4 Porsche 991 GT3-R. With Stephan Köhler, Christian Kohlhaas (both SP8), Martin Kroll (SP6), Jörg Kittelmann (SP3T) and Andreas Gülden (TCR), five drivers who are relying on PAGID Racing together with their teams scored victories in their respective classes.
Simply the best in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: during the season finale at Barcelona, the driver trio of Luca Stolz/Yelmer Buurman/Maro Engel secured the drivers’ title with the #4 BLACK FALCON Mercedes-AMG GT3. Moreover, BLACK FALCON came out on top in the final teams’ standings.
Title and a new record: Felipe Drugovich enjoyed an excellent season in EuroFormula Open. The Brazilian driver of the Italian RP Motorsport team not only won the title, but also established a new record for the highest number of race wins in one season.
PAGID Racing’s success story in TCR competition continued in 2018. The motorsport brand of TMD Performance GmbH locked out the top three in ADAC TCR Germany. Harald Proczyk won the title with the #22 Opel Astra TCR run by HP Racing International ahead of Luca Engstler (Hyundai Team Engstler) and Niels Langeveld (Racing One). After a strong season, Mikel Azcona wrapped up the TCR Europe title with the #25 PCR Sport CUPRA TCR. Jean-Karl Vernay became runner-up with the #69 Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team Audi RS3 LMS. In TCR Italy, Salvatore Tavano was crowned champion with the #4 CUPRA TCR and with Luigi Ferrara and Matteo Greco, two further PAGID Racing customers secured second and third place.
Two further top results in 2018 proved that PAGID Racing is the perfect choice for rallying. Miguel Fuster and Ignacio Aviño were victorious in the Spanish Tarmac Rally Championship with the #2 Ford Fiesta R5. In the Portuguese Rally Championship, Armindo Araújo and Luís Ramalho won the title with the #46 RMC Motorsport Hyundai i20 R5.
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An overwhelming 1-2-3 in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring22. May 2018 -
A great success in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring: the season highlight in the Green Hell saw PAGID Racing teams lock out the top three and score a total of seven class wins. The #912 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Manthey Racing secured the prestigious overall win from the #4 and #5 BLACK FALCON Mercedes-AMG GT3. In total, six cars managed to finish in the top ten with PAGID Racing brake performance.
The Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup is go!22. May 2018 -
The Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup got off to a successful start of its inaugural season. Up to 20 Audi R8 LMS GT4 with PAGID Racing brake performance are staging spectacular racing action in the twelve races of the Cup season.
aufkleben.de Motorsport: a new development partner of PAGID Racing21. May 2018 -
Maximum performance with PAGID Racing: aufkleben.de Motorsport is successfully counting on PAGID Racing and is a new development partner of the brake pad specialist from Essen, Germany since this season. For the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft, the German team has set itself big goals with the Renault Clio RS Cup.
PAGID Racing and DKR Engineering: a strong partnership15. May 2018 -
DKR Engineering to compete with PAGID Racing Brake Performance in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and the Michelin Le Mans Cup
A pair of victories for Liqui Moly Team Engstler in TCR Asia Series season opener04. April 2018 -
With victories for Luca Engstler and Mitchell Cheah as well as two further podium results at Sepang International Circuit, Liqui Moly Team Engstler had a particularly successful start of its campaign in the 2018 TCR Asia Series. The team that had claimed last year’s teams’ and drivers’ titles lived up to its role as favourites and seamlessly built on the achievements from the previous year.
PAGID Racing is the official brake partner of Max Kruse Racing27. March 2018 -
Newly-founded motorsport team of the German football professional to compete in ADAC TCR Germany with PAGID Racing brake performance
CUPRA trusts in PAGID Racing27. March 2018 -
SEAT has upgraded its CUPRA performance division to a separate brand. Like SEAT Sport, CUPRA trusts in the brake performance of PAGID Racing. The CUPRA TCR, the first race car of the new sporting brand, will be competing, among others, in the FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR).
Luca Engstler secures TCR Middle East title26. February 2018 -
Luca Engstler is crowned 2018 TCR Middle East Champion. The driver of Liqui Moly Team Engstler secured the title in Race 1 in the final meeting at Bahrain International Circuit. Third place in the Drivers’ standings went to his teammate Florian Thoma. The icing on the cake for PAGID Racing partner Liqui Moly Team Engstler was the Teams’ title, grasped with a comfortable advantage of 53 points.
A successful season opener for PAGID Racing in Dubai17. January 2018 -
An overall win, four class wins and a total of eleven teams on the podium: PAGID Racing enjoyed a perfect start of the new season during the 24H Dubai (11-13 January). The BLACK FALCON team claimed the prestigious overall win with its #2 Mercedes-AMG GT3. PAGID Racing partner Liqui Moly Team Engstler secured itself a convincing win in the 24H TCE Series season opener with its #130 Volkswagen Golf GTi TCR.