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Kevin van der Linde returns to the top of the table

Kelvin van der Linde (ZA) has regained the lead in the overall standings after the sixth race weekend of the ADAC GT Masters at the Nürburgring (D).

 

Kevin van der Linde
Kevin van der Linde

The Van der Linde, overall winner of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup in 2013, finished in sixth place alongside his team-mate René Rast (D) in the Audi R8 LMS ultra in the first race on Saturday.

In the second race on Sunday afternoon, the 18-year-old finished in second place after an eventful race with plenty of overtaking manoeuvres. Van der Linde/Rast have 155 points to their name, with two events left to go.

They are followed by Jaap van Lagen (NL) with 152 points, the former front runners Claudia Hürtgen/Dominik Baumann (D/D) are in third place with 136 points. The next two races in the ADAC GT Masters will take place between 19 and 21 September at the Sachsenring.