At the end of September, the BMW Junior Team was not alone in celebrating another podium finish at the eighth race of the Nürburgring Endurance Series 2021 (NLS) at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. In the individual classes, the BMW M Motorsport teams celebrated another four wins.
In the Cup5 class, the BMW M2 CS Racing Cup NLS, Marc Ehret, Moritz Oberheim and Nico Otto triumphed again in the #875 BMW M2 CS Racing from FK Performance Motorsport. Second place in the BMW M2 CS Racing Cup NLS went to Francesco Merlini, Yannick Fübrich and David Griessner in the #870 of Adrenalin Motorsport Team Alzner Automotive. Third place was claimed by Thomas Leyherr and Lars Peucker in the #899 BMW M2 CS Racing from LifeCar Racing/KRAC im ADAC e.V.
The Adrenalin Motorsport Team Alzner Automotive celebrated two class wins in the eighth NLS race of the season. The team continued its winning run in the V4 class with the #1 BMW 352i. The car was again driven by Christopher Rink, Danny Brink and Philipp Leisen. The Adrenalin Motorsport Team Alzner Automotive also won the VT2 class. Rink shared driving duties at the wheel of the #481 BMW 330i with Philipp Stahlschmidt and Daniel Zils.
In the BMW M240i class, victory again went to the #700 BMW M240i Racing from Team Hofor Racing by Bonk Motorsport. This time, the car was driven by Michael Schrey, Michael Fischer and Markus Fischer. Jake Dennis was competing again in this class. The third-placed driver in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship 2021 once again raced alongside Niklas Krütten in the #652 BMW M240i Racing from the Adrenalin Motorsport Team Alzner Automotive. The duo secured pole position and posted the fastest lap time in the class, but then retired due to a technical defect.
The ninth and final NLS race of the 2021 season will take place next Sunday, 9th October. Ahead of the finale, Brink and Leisen top the overall standings in the NLS with 66.59 points and a lead of 0.55 points.