Alzen Claims Nordschliefe Record in Hankook-Shod Porsche
The official lap record on the legendary 20,793 km Nordschliefe is now four seconds lighter following the exploits of German racer Jürgen Alzen and his Hankook tyres-shod Alzen-Porsche Turbo at 2008’s Circuit-Racing Challenge Nürburgring. Clocking in at 7-dead in the “Green Hell” came the team-owner and driving engineer of the Hankook H&R-Spezialfedern team, Alzen, whose brother Uwe held the previous record of 7:04 for five years.
“I am very proud of this record, as it clearly reflects the power as well as the future potential of our total package,” exclaimed a very satisfied Alzen after crossing the finish line. “Special praise also goes to Hankook Tire who once again managed to do a sensational job. The degree of grip, stability and driving performance that working with Hankook for the past two years has brought about is simply sensational. Hankook tyres always fit as if they were tailor made for every single lap.”