Debut race for the new SCG 004C after few months from the start of development
Nürburgring, 29 August 2020 – After few months from the start of development the new SGC 004C, developed and built by Podium Advanced Technologies, has made its debut race at 6 Hours of Nürburgring.
The new SGC 004C, developed and built by Podium Advanced Technologies, has made its debut race at 6 Hours of Nürburgring, officially named NLS – ROWE 6 Hours ADAC Ruhr-Pokal-Rennen.
Among more than 150 starters lined up at the Nürburgring circuit, racing with some of the most prestigious car makes in the world – Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Ferrari, to name same – the drivers Thomas Mutsch, Felipe Fernández Laser and Franck Mailleux have spooled a total of 33 laps in the race out of the total of 41 as well as three more laps in the morning qualifying.
Being the main purpose of this race the setting of the Balance of Performance (BoP), with a view to racing the 24 Hours at the end of September, the SGC 004C has been stopped by the team at the box after the first lap, not to disturb the other competitors. Afterwards, with a series of stops to modify the BoP requested by the race direction, the final configuration has been identified. The SCG 004C has been ranked 96th in the end.
It is worth considering the fact that the 004C engine has been started for the first time on February, only 14 months after the kick off of the development work: in terms of reliability an outstanding outcome for Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus and Podium Advanced Technologies, official supplier of racing services.