Black Falcon dominates in VLN season finale04. November 2015 -
In the last race of the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring, PAGID Racing partner Black Falcon celebrated its second overall victory in succession. In the Production Car Trophy and the Speed Trophy, PAGID Racing customers were in contention in the title race.
On clinching the success of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (‘Gerwin’/Manuel Metzger/Philipp Eng) and the triumph of the Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 in the penultimate round, Black Falcon was the first team ever to score overall victories with vehicles from two different manufacturers in two consecutive VLN races. Both cars are equipped with high-performance brake pads by PAGID Racing.
On one of the world’s most difficult race tracks, ‘Gerwin’/Metzger/Eng posted the most consistent lap times in challenging conditions. Following the second pit stop, the trio defended its lead and benefited from race control having stopped the race early due to a slippery track and recurring fog.
The drivers of the Porsche 911 Carrera, Aurel Schoeller/Sören Spreng/Daniel Schwerfeld, as in the previous races, showed an impeccable performance throughout, consistently delivering top times. With a final second place in the number 396 Porsche 991 Carrera in the V6 class, the trio again confirmed its superior driving potential.
Perfect again – both in terms of technical reliability and driving skills – was the performance of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with Jürgen Bleul, Carsten Knechtges and Tobias Nell that had started in the H4 class. For car number 600, this marked the eighth consecutive victory this year, which meant that the seasoned campaigners commandingly set new standards here.
In the Speed Trophy, PAGID customer Twin Busch Motorsport finished in second place overall. In the crucial contest on the season’s finish straight, the Audi customer team from Bensheim showed its qualities and clinched a victory and two further podium places, including a second place in the new Audi R8 LMS. On clinching their only victory this season, twins Dennis and Marc Busch delivered a concentrated performance and in the Audi R8 LMS ultra were permanently in the group of the front runners, with the first three vehicles being within one second of each other some of the time in the final stage of the race.
Following their overall victory in 2014, Rolf Derscheid and Michael Flehmer were regarded as candidates for the title in the Production Car Trophy as well. The duo fielding a BMW 325i equipped with PAGID high-performance brake pads after the season finale celebrated a highly respectable second place in the overall classification.
In the course of the season, the #1 sports car consistently showed good performances on one of the world’s most awe-inspiring tracks. In the total of ten rounds, Derscheid/Flehmer recorded a class victory in the V4 category, plus seven additional podium places.
BACK TO NEWS
PAGID Racing and Mazda Motorsports: A strong partnership18. December 2020 -
PAGID Racing and Mazda Motorsports have been working together successfully in the USA for many years. The most recent example is the annual shootout for the Mazda scholarships to compete in the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Cup and the 2021 Spec MX-5 Challenge Series.
Titles and victories in IMSA Racing17. December 2020 -
Corvette Racing and drivers Antonio García and Jordan Taylor clinched the GT Le Mans driver and team championship.
Success stories for PAGID Racing in UTV racing16. December 2020 -
It was a very successful season for PAGID Racing in UTV racing. PAGID Racing customers celebrated victories with the new PAGID Racing products in important UTV racing series in the United States.
PAGID Racing Track Support: the optimal brake material brings the decisive advantage02. October 2020 -
In motorsport, only those who are using brake material on which they can rely 100 percent and that is perfectly tuned for the intended purpose of use, will be able to celebrate success at the race track. PAGID Racing engineers are on site at motorsport events all over the world. In the process, Track Support helps the OEM clients, dealer and partner teams to derive the maximum from their brake products.
Strong performance in the Green Hell: Eight class wins for PAGID Racing at the Nürburgring 24 Hours30. September 2020 -
PAGID Racing partner and customer teams showed a strong performance at the 2020 Nürburgring 24 Hours. They claimed a total of eight class wins at the 48th staging of the classic endurance race in the Green Hell.
PAGID Racing is supporting Lemons of Love27. February 2020 -
The non-profit organization Lemons of Love is giving away a brand-new Mazda MX-5 Global Cup car equipped with PAGID Racing brake pads. The winner of the new race car will be drawn at the IMSA 12 Hours of Sebring (March 21). PAGID Racing is also supplying a “trunk load” of racing brake pads for the car.
PAGID Racing Brake Performance for the Canadian Nissan Micra Cup17. February 2020 -
New Nissan Micra Cup and PAGID Racing partnership is formed
Maximum brake performance for UTV racing10. December 2019 -
PAGID Racing developed new racing brake pads for UTV racing, which is enjoying growing popularity worldwide. PAGID Racing customers already celebrated successes with the new products in the UTV Production 1000 Championship in the United States.
Strong showing for PAGID Racing teams in SRO America29. October 2019 -
The season finale of the SRO America at Las Vegas Motor Speedway presented a strong showing for teams trusting in PAGID Racing brake performance.
Successful IMSA season for PAGID Racing partner and customer teams17. October 2019 -
PAGID Racing partner and customer teams look back on a very successful 2019 IMSA season with the TCR drivers’ and teams’ title for Bryan Herta Autosport in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, the GTD IMSA WeatherTech Sprint Cup title for Zacharie Robichon (Pfaff Motorsports) and a historic win for Turner Motorsport in the 10-hour race Petit Le Mans.