On the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in the section between Kallenhardt and Wehrseifen, a driver of the 24-hour race crashed in a fast right-hand bend and was seriously injured. The emergency services of the Nürburgring Medical Centre were quickly on the scene. The race had to be stopped so that the rescue helicopter, which is also stationed at the Nürburgring, could land on the track. The race was scored when the race was abandoned at 10:45 am. The driver was flown to the university hospital in Bonn with serious injuries.