Nurburgring 24H: Kenneth Heyer race report

24h-Nuerburgring: Kenneth Heyer 5th overall with Black Falcon Audi R8 LMS For the third year in a row, Kenneth Heyer celebrate an absolute top position overall. The Black Falcon driver crew consisting of Johannes Stuck, Sean Paul Breslin,...

24h-Nuerburgring: Kenneth Heyer 5th overall with Black Falcon Audi R8 LMS

For the third year in a row, Kenneth Heyer celebrate an absolute top position overall. The Black Falcon driver crew consisting of Johannes Stuck, Sean Paul Breslin, Christer Joens and Kenneth Heyer went to the fifth Place overall and the third Place in class SP9 (GT) Interwetten.com Audi R8 LMS. This is Heyer Junior's third consecutive podium in the class and among the top five overall. The whole race the Team Black Falcon has no problems at all. The driver drove all on the same level consistent times and stayed out of all the skirmishes. No contact with other cars or technical problems and a perfect performance of Team Black Falcon, with pit stops were sensational, the Interwetten.com Audi R8 LMS, who went from 17th on the grid, climbed up the list hour by hour. After 6 hours they where already in the Top 10 were they stayed until the end of the race. The dangerous phase of the night it was mastered from superior and 9:00 am in the morning even in striking distance to place third They remained calm and continued its strategy to the end and so they finished the race on the sensational 5th overall and 3rd in the very competitive class SP9.

Kenneth Heyer: "We have always remained calm and kept us on the road as we drivers always had reserve for overtaking. John, Sean Paul, and Christer were absolutely super teammates. From her age and the human side it was ausum. I'm not shure before the race where we could land safely, Top 10 was the goal, but we as Black Falcon really made don't make any mistake and have been so rewarded. I really must thank the team, because the guys from Wednesday to Sunday almost can not sleep and did a super job. Thanks to the team and my team-mates for this great race. Repeat 2010!

Christer Joens: "It was a very hard race with many incidents. So I have never seen before, despite the fact that it has never rained. We have previously made the firm to arrive and to do everything not to produce any unnecessary incidents. This has fitted perfectly and the team worked perfectly. Black Falcon has now proven that it is also in the overall capability. Just great the 5th place."

Black Falcon Teammanager Marc Schramm: "The guys have all followed the instructions and made a perfect job. It was not easy out from those permanent injuries on the track. Our crew made this happen without much sleep the last week. We have been rewarded for their hard work and our team play had made it possible to get such a top result."

-source: kenneth-heyer.com

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Series Endurance
Drivers Sean Paul Breslin , Kenneth Heyer , Christer Joens
Teams Black Falcon