24h Nürburgring: Class podium for Carrie Schreiner in the shortest 24h race ever

The notorious weather chaos on the Nürburgring once again turned the 24h classic on the most difficult and longest racetrack in the world into a tyre lottery and presented a big challenge for both drivers and teams. After the start of the race at 4 p.m., dry and wet conditions alternated constantly and caused many accidents on the track. When heavy fog came up too, the race organisers decided to end the race before midnight.
The restart on Sunday afternoon also ended after only 5 laps due to poor sight conditions behind the Safty Car and the event was then stopped completely after only about 8 hours of total driving time. The ‘Girls only Team by WS Racing and Giti Tyres’ with Carrie Schreiner finished third in the SP8T class for GT4 race cars.
‘The result was good, but the circumstances were not, of course,’ said the Sauber Junior driver after the race. ‘’Irrespective of the result, we would all have loved to finish, but the notorious Eifel weather once again had no mercy on us. We didn't have quite the same speed as in the qualifying race where we were on a par with the fastest GT4 cars, but in these difficult conditions it was anything but easy. I had a very good stint in the early evening, when it was almost completely dry for once, was able to keep the pace with the two leading cars in our class and clearly drove our team's fastest race lap of the weekend. P3 is a great result for our all-female team, especially as the two cars in front of us, including ex-Formula 1 driver Timo Glock, ex-DTM champion Timo Scheider and Nordschleife icon Manuel Metzger, were top of the class. Thanks again to Thorsten and Nicole Willems and all the sponsors who made this project possible. Now, however, my focus is back on formula racing. After a guest start at Silverstone the weekend after next in the British championship, the next F1 Academy event will take place in Barcelona from 21 - 23 June’, says Carrie Schreiner.