Once again, the weather played havoc with the VLN. The second round of the season, a four-hour race around the Nordschleife, was cancelled after one round due to snow fall. Despite the bad weather, Audi Sport Team Land still came away from the weekend in high spirits after securing pole position.
The first race of the VLN endurance championship’s new season started on 23 March at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport saw the test in the Eifel as an important preparation step towards the legendary 24-hour-race in June.
Wolfgang and Christian Land’s MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport crew looks back on a successful season in five different race series and three 24-hour races, where they celebrated numerous wins, podiums and pole positions.
MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport entered the final race of the VLN season with a pair of Audi R8 LMS. The race provided a great opportunity to put the 2019 version of the new car through its paces. Lady luck once again deserted Christopher Mies and Sheldon van der Linde in the race, with the #29 car…
The final VLN race of the 2018 season is scheduled for 20 October at the Nürburgring. MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport will be at the start of the ninth race with two cars, including the newest version of the Audi R8 LMS. Drivers are Christopher Mies and Sheldon van der Linde, as well as Marcel Fässler and…
The eighth round of the VLN endurance series at the Nürburgring Nordschleife didn’t go entirely to plan for the MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport team. After suffering tyre damage on lap one, Christopher Mies and Sheldon van der Linde fought their way back through the field, but another tyre issue forced the Audi team into early retirement.
After MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport missed the victory at the last VLN race due to bad luck, the team return to the Nürburgring for the penultimate race of the season. This weekend Sheldon van der Linde will be partnered by Christopher Mies.
MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport’s fight for victory in the sixth VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft on the Nürburgring ended prematurely. The team was in the lead, but had to abandon the Audi R8 LMS at halftime due to tyre damage, dashing Sheldon van der Linde and Jeffrey Schmidt’s hopes of success in the “Green Hell”.