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Nürburgring 24h

The 24 Hours of Nürburgring is based on the real-life 24-hour race, introduced in 1970 by the ADAC. It was held in 1970-1973, 1976-1982, 1984 and so on.

Gran Turismo producer Kazunori Yamauchi has entered the real race several times as a driver.

In Game TextEdit

"A grueling 24-hour endurance race on a special track that combines the Nürburgring's Nordschleife and GP courses."

Entry RequirementsEdit

  • None, but opponents drive fast cars.

Prize StructureEdit

Prize Money (A-Spec)Edit

  • 1st: Cr. 1,830,000
  • 2nd: Cr. 864,000
  • 3rd: Cr. 610,000
  • 4th: Cr. 508,000
  • 5th: Cr. 407,000
  • 6th: Cr. 305,000

Prize Money (B-Spec)Edit

  • 1st: Cr. 599,000
  • 2nd: Cr. 282,900
  • 3rd: Cr. 199,700
  • 4th: Cr. 166,400
  • 5th: Cr. 133,100
  • 6th: Cr. 99,800

Prize CarsEdit

OpponentsEdit

The game loads fast opponents' cars. These include for example a BMW McLaren F1 GTR Race car, BMW V12 LMRAudi R8 '01. When this event is loaded for another time, this game will load Toyota GT-One Race car, Mazda 787B Race car, Toyota 7 Race car or - in some cases - even a Jaguar XJ13 Race car or Chaparral 2J.

Slower opponents drive a Blitz Dunlop ER34 Skyline, Ford Falcon XR8 2000 and Lister Storm Race Car. Slightly slower cars - Audi R8 LMS Race car (both variants).

Recommended carEdit

Hence opponents drive very fast cars in this event, a well-set car is essential to win this race in both A and B spec. For both A and B spec, the Red Bull X2010 S. Vettel is a perfect choice as it turns fast and reaches high speeds exceeding 250 mph. LMP race cars are also good choices as well.

Real Life WinnersEdit

Year Car Remarks
2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Race red flagged for 9 hours due to Rain. First win for a Mercedes-Benz.
2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra 155 laps. First ever victory for an Audi.
2010 BMW E92 M3 (BMW Motorsport) '10 154 laps. Record-tying 5th victory for Lamy
2005 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01 Final race for the M3 GTR V8
2004 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01 BMW prevails against ABT-Audi in changing weather conditions.
2003 Opel Astra Touring Car (Opel Team Phoenix) '00 Three factories enter V8 powered race cars: Audi, BMW, Opel. Turbocharged Porsches by Manthey and Alzen.
2002 Chrysler Viper GTS-R '00
2001 Chrysler Viper GTS-R '00
1999 Chrysler Viper GTS-R '00 Return of powerful cars, with Viper dominating the season. None of the new water-cooled Porsche 996 GT3 is entered yet.
1997 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01
1996 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01
1995 BMW 320i Touring Car '03
1994 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01
1992 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01 Race stopped for hours due to fog.
1991 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01
1990 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01 144 laps, new distance record.
1989 BMW M3 GTR Race Car '01
1980 Ford Escort RS 2000
1979 Ford Escort
1971 BMW 2002 Turbo '73
1970 BMW 2002 Turbo '73 TI

See alsoEdit