Yelmer Buurman1987-02-19 (age 33)
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European aces Christina Nielsen and Yelmer Buurman will team up with Australian driver Mark Griffith in a Black Falcon-run Mercedes at the Bathurst 12 Hour.
Black Falcon Mercedes drivers Maro Engel, Yelmer Buurman and Luca Stolz have been crowned Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup champions after a court ruling.
Former Ferrari F1 junior Raffaele Marciello took the 2018 Blancpain GT drivers' title in the Barcelona season finale but was denied the Endurance Cup trophy by the race-winning Black Falcon Mercedes of Maro Engel, Yelmer Buurman and Luca Stolz.
Abdulaziz Al Faisal drove the #2 Mercedes-AMG across the finish line after completing 606 laps of the 5.39km Dubai Autodrome
Mercedes claimed pole position for the third Blancpain Endurance round of the season at Paul Ricard thanks to a last-gasp lap from Yelmer Buurman.
24h-Race grid features more than 30 potential race winners
Two further AMG Customer Sport Teams finish in the top ten in the Dubai Autodrome in the desert and also score a class win with the #1 Hofor Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3.
AMG - Team Black Falcon will again be heading up the Three-Pointed Star’s assault at the Nurburgring.
Kessel Racing took overall victory with the #11 Ferrari driven by Michal Broniszewski, Giancomo Piccini and Davide Rigon
The 1000km race will be hosted on the Circuit Paul Ricard.
Black Falcon will contest the 24 Hours of Nürburgring with its two Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3.
Black Falcon will use this VLN round to fine-tune its cars and prepare its drivers ahead of the challenging 24 Hours of Nürburgring that it won in 2013.
Abdulaziz Turki AlFaisal, Hubert Haupt, Yelmer Buurman and Oliver Webb crossed the finish line in first place.
In addition to the overall victory, Team Black Falcon was 1-2 in the Porsche Cup Class.
Black Falcon Mercedes take overall win and earn Prince Al Faisal his first 24 Hours of Dubai victory
Mixed fortunes for UAE teams and drivers in tenth edition of the race.
German team, Black Falcon, has scored its third outright win in the Hankook 24H Dubai.
The Fach Auto Tech Porsche started the race from pole position and led early on, but within the first three hours Mercedes took control of the race.
89 cars taking the start marks a record field for the first international endurance race of the new calendar year.
Two Mercedes SLS AMG GT3s going for the outright victory.
Two Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 cars will service eight drivers.
The Belgian classic will see former F1 drivers, endurance aces and promising young talents at the start of what promises to be a unforgettable edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa.