Mid-pack results at Zandvoort drop # 1 Callaway C7 GT3-R to third in points as season winds down
Per first-hand accounts the car and drivers performed to their best. The outcome more reflects ADAC-GT rules that equalize performance tilting championship hopes in favor of AMG Mercedes and Porsche this year.
Top contenders with 4 of 14 races remaining at two (2) circuits are # 47 Maximilain Gotz & Marcus Pommer AMG GT3 Mann Filter leading with 105 points,
Followed by # 99 Robert Renauer & Mathieu Jaminet Porsche 911 GT3 Precote Herberth with 97 points
Followed by # 1 Marvin Kirchoffer & Daniel Keilwitz Corvette C7 GT3-R Callaway with 86 points
And Mirko Bortolotti & Andrea Caldarelli # 63 Lambo Hurrican GT3 Orange 1 Grasser with 62 points.
A lap at Zandvoort in the C7 GT3-R https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUWlOI1PoZM
The storied ex Formula 1 Zandvoort circuit amidst the North Sea dunes has withstood the test of time. Re-configured with more fast and blind corners, the track is now more like that of the Nürburgring Nordschleife in miniature except for the sand which is everywhere.
The Bingo Sports team owned by luxury brand auto aficionado Shinji Takei has tested # 37 C7 GT3-R chassis 005 at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. Now preparing to race under the tutelage of Ernst Woehr and his crew visiting from Leingarten Germany.