Kelvin van der Linde snatched victory literally at the end of the race “24 hours nürburgring”, which ended in rain conditions.
Due to electrical malfunction Audi number 29, long the leader in the race, drove slowly to the pits two hours prior to the end. Took advantage of Rene Rast in the WRT Audi car number 9, but the mechanics quickly coped with the repair, and van der Linde left the track third, behind BMW and ward Rasta Nicky Katsburga.
However, the outcome of the contest is decided on pit stops. The first two put slicks, while van der Linde has a hiccup. It was at this point on the track it started to rain, and Land Audi quickly realized to put rain tires instead of slicks.
This choice was a victory for van der Linde and his partners in the crew Marcus Winkelhock, Christopher Mies and Connor de Phillippi.
The second position went to BMW thanks to a confident attack Katsburga on Rasta.
Behind Rasta finished the race with another crew BMW, while last year’s winners Black Falcon Mercedes began fifth.
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