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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Success in FIM Sidecar World Championship08. December 2016 -
A 1-2 for PAGID Racing customers in the FIM Sidecar World Championship: Pekka Päivärinta/Kirsi Kainulainen clinched the world championship title while Tim Reeves/Grégory Cluze were runners-up. In other categories, teams were also successful with PAGID Racing brake performance.
Two world championship titles for Aston Martin Racing in FIA WEC07. December 2016 -
A great success for Aston Martin Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC): in the season finale at Bahrain, the team sealed the world championship titles in both the GT Pro teams’ classification and in the GT drivers’ standings.
Mattias Ekström and EKS: double world champion07. December 2016 -
Victory for Mattias Ekström in the drivers’ standings and first place in the teams’ classification – that is the successful record for PAGID Racing partner EKS in the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship. Prior to the season finale, Mattias Ekström had already secured himself the drivers’ world championship title. Together with team-mate Toomas Heikkinen, he also sealed the title in the teams’ standings for his outfit during the season finale.
PAGID Racing at the PRI Indianapolis02. December 2016 -
From December 8 till 10, 2016, PRI Indianapolis will be open for visitors. PAGID Racing will be present with its own booth (No. 4633) at the important trade show for New Racing Technology at the Indiana Convention Center (USA).
Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup with PAGID Racing brake performance30. November 2016 -
PAGID Racing is sole brake pad supplier for all Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Global Cup Series race cars. Nathanial “Sparky” Sparks of team “Sick Sideways” won the 2016 championship with the ideal combination of speed and consistency throughout the season.
Spanish Tarmac Rally Championship: Victory for Cristian García with PAGID Racing brake pads04. October 2016 -
What a performance! With still two rallies to go, Cristian García, Team RMC, claimed drivers’ title in Spanish Tarmac Rally Championship with the Mitsubishi Evo X R4.
TCR Benelux with PAGID Racing brake performance23. August 2016 -
TCR Benelux relies on PAGID Racing! All cars competing in the touring car championship are equipped with PAGID Racing brake pads. This year’s calendar includes six rounds and there is a particular feature for the fans: they can use the Facebook app ‘Make the grid’ to vote and have a say in the starting grid positions for the race.
PAGID Racing brake pads for the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport17. August 2016 -
PAGID Racing and Porsche – both are connected by a common success story in worldwide motorsport to which another chapter is now being added: for the new Porsche Cayman GT4, PAGID Racing brake pads are now available, too. In the US, the Bodymotion Racing team already scored the first victories with the Porsche Cayman GT4 equipped with PAGID Racing brake performance.
Motorsport: Teams with PAGID Racing successful around the world17. August 2016 -
In the past weeks, teams relying on PAGID Racing brake performance have been very successful again around the world. For instance, they enjoyed success, among others, in the ADAC GT Masters, the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the 24H Circuit Paul Ricard and in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup with PAGID Racing brake performance10. August 2016 -
PAGID Racing is sole brake pad supplier for all Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Global Cup Series race cars. While the MX-5 Cup teams were competing at Road America, round five and six of the Mazda MX-5 Cup, the 100th car was ordered – a significant milestone for the new Mazda MX-5 Cup race car with PAGID Racing brake performance. Altogether, more than 70 Mazda MX-5 Cup race cars pads have been delivered in less than seven months.