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2016 N24 to be streamed FREE for 26-hours

German broadcaster RTL Nitro has signed a deal to stream the 2016 Nürburgring 24-hour race in it’s entirety for the first time ever.

The official press release (in German) cites that the program will run for 26-hours and be available over the “Free TV’ services in Germany including Digital Satellite and Cable TV.

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BTG Underdog driver to compete at Race of Champions? Really?!

From #TeamBTG N24 underdog, to Race of Champions contender against the likes of Vettel, Button, Doohan, Solberg and Marquez.

Does that sound unrealistic? Even dream-like? Well, it’s really not.

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N24: The #underdog crosses the line after 24 hours of racing

Well, we did it. We took a 155,000 km street car and added a little over 1750kms at full race speed around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Some people said not to, they said it was impossible, a waste of time and money. I think that we, Team BTG and Hipercars.de, proved them all wrong.

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N24: Don’t miss the end of the greatest endurance race!

With only 5hrs left of the Nürburgring 24-hour, it’s time to tune in and watch the finale of this spectacular race!

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N24: The underdog makes it into the night…

I’m buzzing, our pit box is on fire. Against all the odds we’re running third in class and, well, we’re still running!

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N24: Only 1 hour to go… everything you need to know

“Some people think the winner will be clear today, but tomorrow at dawn, we’ll still have around ten hours to race,” says Sven Boechmann, data engineer at Getspeed.

It’s an important point, and one that’s relevant to every team on this grid. Because the Nürburgring 24-hour is almost ready to begin, and (as long as you have internet access) you’ll be able follow the race from more angles, and in more ways, than ever before! (ALL DETAILS INSIDE) Continue reading N24: Only 1 hour to go… everything you need to know

N24: Underqualified and overtired

We knew it wasn’t going to be easy, but we were ready for the challenge.

At least, we thought we were…

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N24: We are the underdogs

It’s my second ever lap in the car, and this time it feels better. A lot better. My first lap was to bed in the brand new brakes, but a terrible resonance during cornering nearly scared me into exiting the track early at Pflanzgarten….

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