Toyota Gazoo struggle under tough weather at 24H Race Nurburgring

sports May 14, 2018 09:33

By The Nation

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Toyota Gazoo Racing Team Thailand managed to cross the finish line despite bad weather condition in the  ADAC Zurich 24H Race Nurburgring in Germany on Sunday.

Driving SP3 Corolla Altis No 123, Sutthipong Samittachartch, Nattavude Charoensukh-awatana, Nattapong Horthongkum, Manat Kulapalanont finished 11th in the Super Production 3 and 126th in the overall after undergoing through rains and thick mists on slippery tracks.

“This is a very challenging race that tested the mental toughness of the drivers. Driving at night was already tough, but driving at night under the rain made it even worse as it brought heavy fogs that caused blurry vision,” explained team manager Sutthipong.

‘Our car had to go through fluctuating weather conditions with a lot of water on the tracks that caused several accidents to other cares. We already tried our best to pull it off under difficult moments. I have to thank everyone in the team to keep fighting no matter what,” he added.