After securing pole position for the event earlier this morning, the Baron Motorsport Ferrari 488 GT3 (#86, Ernst Kirchmayr / Philipp Baron / Roman Ziemian / Axcil Jefferies / Mikkel Mac) held its advantage across the opening hour, despite the Austrian team being kept on its toes by the Lamborghini Huracán GT3s of LP Racing and Leipert Motorsport. A succession of rapid stints shortly after half-distance though saw the Ferrari gradually extend a lead it would rarely lose en-route to victory in Abu Dhabi, Axcil Jefferies even securing the fastest lap of the race – a 1m 53.172s – during his penultimate stint.
(21 January 2022). Stéphane Kox from The Netherlands was one of three female drivers who competed in the 2021 DTM Trophy season. Driving the Toyota of the Ring-Racing team, based in Boxberg near the Nürburgring, Kox finished in the points in five races and ended up 15th in the end-of-season drivers’ standings. That also made here the best-placed female driver. Talking to DTM.com, she is looking back upon the past year season and is looking ahead to the 2022 season that, for her, is already starting in Abu Dhabi this week.
Nice program including Asian Le Mans Series for Peter and Stéphane Kox and Nico Pronk
Father and daughter Peter and Stéphane Kox and Nico Pronk will participate in the four races of the Asian Le Mans Series 2022, which will be held in February on the Dubai and Abu Dhabi circuits in a Porsche 911 GT3 R of the Saalocin by Kox Racing team . The new team, a combined activity of Nico Pronk and Peter Kox, who have regularly raced together for many years, is housed at the Dubai Autodrome complex. "The car is run from there, so we stay there all the time at the beginning of the year," says Peter Kox. The team will also participate in the Bahrain 1000 kilometer race as well as the Creventic six-hour race in Abu Dhabi.
The Austrian premiere of the KTM X-BOW GTX on its home track in Spielberg, Styria, could not have gone better: In all three races, in which the new Austrian super sports car competed, it was also driven to victory by its drivers – the competition had no chance against the carbon racer.