Dunlop team Adrenalin Motorsport win the VLN Endurance Championship
• VLN title for Yannick Fübrich / David Griessner in the BMW M240i Racing
• Griessner also wins VLN Junior Trophy
• SP8 class victory for the Dunlop team Racing-One Ferrari 458
Team Adrenalin Motorsport has won the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring 2019 on Dunlop tyres.
German Yannick Fübrich and Austrian David Griessner took their seventh win in nine rounds today, sharing a BMW M240i Racing, confirming their VLN championship title. At the same time, 25-year-old Griessner won the VLN Junior Trophy.
"Congratulations to Adrenalin Motorsport and the team led by Matthias Unger for this overall victory," said Alexander Kühn, Product Manager Dunlop Motorsport EMEA. "Yannick Fübrich and David Griessner have shown an impressive performance this season. They were able to prevail in a variety of weather conditions in one of the hardest-fought classes and secure the title. "
Fübrich said: "The whole season was almost perfect. Now we get the prize for it! That is absolute madness”. Unger added:" We are really very happy. My respect to our opponents. It was also a great performance from them. The battle was exciting until the end."
Dunlop is a Technical Partner of BMW Motorsport and equips all participants of the BMW M240i Racing Cup as exclusive tyre partner. During the VLN season, Dunlop also debuted a new rain tyre at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. It was a further development of the proven 265/660 R18 tyre and showed significant improvements in the warm-up behaviour at low temperatures, perfect for racing in the changeable Eifel weather.
Other Dunlop teams were successful at the final VLN round. The Ferrari 458 of Racing One won in SP8 in the hands of Christian Kohlhaas, Stephan Köhler and Nicolaj Rogivue. The trio also took an excellent tenth place in the overall ranking. In the SP9-Am class, the GT3 drivers Michael Heimrich and Arno Klasen, won in the Team Equipe Audi R8 LMS. The winner of the TCR touring car class was the Norwegian Møller Bil Motorsport team who took victory in the Audi RS3.
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