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Nürburgring 1000 km

Nürburgring Nordschleife, BRD

Date: 28/5/1972
Track length: 22.835 m
Attendance: 35.000
Entries accepted: 86
Starters: 50
Finishers: 35 classified

Pole position:
Fastest lap:

Distance: 1000 km, 44 laps
Average speed:
Weather: Rain
Ruleset: Group 2, Group 4, Group 6
Car info: 1972 Cars

Pictures

Bad weather in practice; fastest touring car was Glemser’s Capri, the GT section was lead by Steckkönig/Schmid, whose Strähle car came out of the Porsche works transporter.

Sunday’s weather was hardly any better; the field started on rain tires, the Capris in P9 and P10, P13 for the Kremer 911, leading the Alpina BMW coupé. Haldi had to pit with gear linkage problems, it will be repaired but he is never in contention again. Fröhlich leaves the road in lap 4; the Alpina coupé, nearly frightening the Capris, had to retire with broken valves. After 500 km, both Capris are still in P9 and P10. Though the Capris got their share of problems too (oil loss of the rear axle, misfires, brake problems), they finished 7th and 8th, the Kremer Porsche came in 9th and after the retirement of the Alpina 2002 a tatty Alfa Romeo GTAm won the 2-litre class.


Sportscar Race
Pos Pos in class # Team / Entrant
Car- Engine
Drivers, Nationality Engine
vol. (cc)
Engine
Type
Group Distance,
time
Qualifying position Qualifying time Fastest lap Reason out,
remarks
7 1/1 90 Ford Köln
Ford Capri RS 2600
Dieter Glemser, D
Jochen Mass, D
2940 V6 T +2000 38 12 9.20,4    
8 2/2 91 Ford Köln
Ford Capri RS 2600
Hans-Joachim Stuck, D
Alex Soler-Roig, E
2940 V6 T +2000 38 15 9.27,2    
9 1/1 55 Porsche Kremer
Porsche 911 S
John Fitzpatrick, GB
Erwin Kremer, D
2464 B6 GT +2000 38 22 9.42,8    
10 2/2 70 Strähle
Porsche 911 S
Günther Steckkönig, D
Dieter Schmid, D
2494 B6 GT +2000 37 14 9.25,7    
12 3/3 63 Roesrath
Porsche 911 S
Clemens Schickentanz, D
Willi Kauhsen, D
2494 B6 GT +2000 37 20 9.41,7    
13 4/4 65 Michael Keyser
Porsche 911 S
Michael Keyser, USA
John Fitzpatrick, GB
2494 B6 GT +2000 37 29 9.56,5    
14 5/1 57  
Porsche 911 S
Toni Fischhaber, D
Leopold von Bayern, D
1991 B6 GT -2000 36 45 10.21,4    
16 3/1 103 Alfa Romeo Deutschland
Alfa Romeo 2000 GTAm
Dieter Weizinger, D
Dieter Gleich, D
1999 L4 T -2000 36 38 10.15,2    
17 4/3 94 BMW-Alpina
BMW 2800 CS
Peter Ochs, D
Rolf Rummel, D
2996 L6 T +2000 36 47 10.24,2    
18 5/4 96 Faltz-Alpina Essen
BMW 2800 CS
Rüdiger Faltz, D
Hans-Jürgen Schulte-Oversohl, D
2996 L6 T +2000 36 28 9.54,7    
19 6/2 77 Steinmetz Automobiltechnik
Opel GT
Werner Christmann, D
Jean Ragnotti, F
1990 L4 GT -2000 36 50 10.28,7    
20 7/3 83  
Porsche 911 T
Bengt Ekberg, S
Dick Bistrom, S
Kurt Simonsen, S
1991 B6 GT -2000 36 34 10.07,7    
21 8/5 67 Porsche Club Romand
Porsche 911 S
Claude Haldi, CH
Bernard Chenevière, CH
2494 B6 GT +2000 35 30 10.04,2    
22 9/6 56 Porsche Kremer
Porsche 911 S
Franz-Josef Rieder, D
Hans-Werner Brohl, D
2464 B6 GT +2000 35 44 10.21,3    
27 6/2 101 BMW-Alpina
BMW 2002
Ernst Furtmayr, D
Harald Ertl, A
(Helmut Kelleners, D)
1990 L4 T -2000 34 13 9.22,1   Wheel bolts
28 7/5 95 Faltz-Alpina Essen
BMW 2800 CS
Jürgen Neuhaus, D
Hans-Peter Joisten, D
2996? L6 T +2000 34 27 9.52,4    
29 10/4 81  
VW-Porsche 914/6
Walter Simonis, D
Horst Hoier, D
1991 B6 GT -2000 34 49 10.26,6    
30 8/3 105  
BMW 2002
Dieter Hegels, D
Heinz Gilges, D
1990 L4 T -2000 34 40 10.19,3    
DNF   89 Ford Odenthal
Ford Capri RS 2600
Waltraud Odenthal, D
Klaus Fritzinger, D
2940 V6 T +2000 26 32 10.05,5    
DNF   88 BMW-Alpina
BMW 2800 CS
Gerold Pankl, A
Helmut Kelleners, D
2996 L6 T +2000 15 16 9.29,2   Valves
DNF   93 Précision Liegeoise
BMW 2800 CS
Alain Peltier, B
Jean Xhenceval, B
2996 L6 T +2000 6 18 9.36,3    
DNF   72 Nordheim Porsche
Porsche 911 S
Dieter Fröhlich, D
Willi Nolte, D
2494 B6 GT +2000 4 37 10.10,1    
DNF   104 Koepchen BMW Tuning
BMW 2002
Hans Heyer, D
Helmut Kuhl, D
1990 L4 T -2000 3 42 10.20,5    
DNS   78 Jägermeister Racing Team
VW-Porsche 914/6
Ekkehard Schimpf, D
Nicolas Koob, L
1991 B6 GT -2000          
DNQ   54 Wicky Racing Team
Porsche 911 S
Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann, CH
Juan Diez, E
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   58 Liqui Moly
Porsche 911 S
Eberhard Sindel, D
Klaus Rang, D
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   59 Hannen Alt
Porsche 911 S
Siegfried Müller Sr, D
Hans-Peter Ziegler, D
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   60 Herbert Müller Racing
De Tomaso Pantera
Herbert Müller, CH
Cox Kocher, CH
5763 V8 GT +2000          
DNQ   61 Gelo Racing Team
Porsche 911 S
Georg Loos, D
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   62 Gelo Racing Team
Porsche 911 S
Franz Pesch, D
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   64  
Ferrari Dino 246 GT
Joachim Komusin, D
ca. 2500 V6 GT +2000          
DNQ   66  
Porsche 911 S
Åke Andersson, S
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   68 Porsche Club Romand
Porsche 911 S
Pierre Greub, CH
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   69 Porsche Club Romand
Porsche 911 S
Gerard Darton Merlin ("Gedehem"), F
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   71  
Porsche 911 S
Roland Larsson, S
Kurt Simonsen, S
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   73  
Porsche 911 S
Bengt Ekberg, S
Roland Larsson, S
2494 B6 GT +2000          
DNQ   79  
VW-Porsche 914/6
Gotthard Egerland, D
Friedrich Tonne, D
1991 B6 GT -2000          
DNQ   80 Strähle
VW-Porsche 914/6
Roland Bauer, D
1991 B6 GT -2000          
DNQ   ?  
Porsche 911 T
Horst Klauke, D
Helmut Gall, D
1991 B6 GT -2000          
DNQ   84  
Porsche 911 T
Bengt Ekberg, S
1991 B6 GT -2000          
DNQ   87  
Opel Commodore GS
Thomas Teves, D
2998 L6 T +2000          
DNQ   97  
Chevrolet Camaro
Hans Heyer, D
Manfred Schurti, FL
Thomas Betzler, D
7000 V8 T +2000          
DNQ   100 AMG
Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3
Bengt Ekberg, S
6834 V8 T +2000          
DNQ   102  
BMW 2002
Peter Otto, D
? Franz-Josef Klasen, D
1990 L4 T -2000