At first it was just an original idea, but it picked up speed quickly. In spring 2018, Nicole and Thorsten Willems of WS Racing thought about sending a female only team into the 2019 Gran Turismo season (as reported) – now the young women of “Girls Only” are actually competing in the famous ADAC TOTAL 24h raceagainst some 150 teams. The car: a Golf GTI TCR. The date: from June 20 to 23 at the Nürburgring, Nordschleife and Grand Prix circuit. A highlight and endurance test combined.
The 20 women made the most of the limited preparation time. In three races of the VLN Endurance Championship Series during spring, the colorful members quickly grew together to form a strong team. From the sudden snow chaos to the wheel bearing damage, they coped with all situations. Nevertheless, the question remains: How do you prepare for a 24-hour race marathon in which everything can happen? The members of “Girls Only” explain it to us: