The team took first place in the SP8 category at the world-famous German Nürburgring racetrack, as the NGK-branded red Ferrari Challenge 458 managed to secure second position on the grid before powering to victory in its class.
The team has enjoyed a successful debut season in the VLN championship having secured three second places and one first place over eight races, and has committed to continue in 2016.
Marko Wowczyna, Automotive Director, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “Endurance racing and series like the VLN really put our products to the test and it is great to see the RaciNGK team performing well against strong competition.
“The team delivered a top performance and our congratulations go to everyone involved in this tremendous success.”
Ignition specialist NGK has long been synonymous with motorsport, supplying some of the world’s leading two and four-wheel teams with its products and helping racers to numerous victories.
The leading supplier of original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK sensors sponsors the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One team, the Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team, which competes in the FIA World Rally Championship, and a number of MotoGP and Speedway riders.
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