The 24 Hours of Nürburgring starts Saturday afternoon (sauerkraut time) and with the waving of the green flag comes with it the hopes of many Americans cheering on the P4/5 Competizione. Here's what the 'Ring looked like this morning.

We've been following the P4/5 Competizione from day one, so it's gratifying to see what some may have dismissed as folly come to life — and now get ready to spread its carbon fiber wings in just three short days.

Photos Courtesy of Kinetic Fin.