Tragic accident as a passenger at a private driving event.
Repeating their maiden win from 2012, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 team was strong again with Khalid Al Qubaisi, Sean Edwards, Jeroen Bleekemolen, and Bernd Schneider.
Stephen Errity, GT Correspondent
An amazing overall win by the No. 9 Black Falcon Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 in the always challenging endurance race at the famous “Green Hell”
Bernd Schneider, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Sean Edwards and Nicki Thiim with their Mercedes-Benz SLS AMGT GT3 won the endurance battle in Nordschleife.
The increased competition of this years’ field was in evidence with the top ten cars covered by just 1.7 seconds across Friday's three sessions.
Mika Salo brushed the wall on the climb up the mountain, with Peter Edwards taking the hot seat.