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Montecalvo Completes Black Falcon Lineup for 24H Dubai

Reigning PWC GTA champion Frankie Montecalvo lands 24H Dubai drive…

Photo: John Dagys

Photo: John Dagys

There will be added American interest in next weekend’s Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai, with Frankie Montecalvo joining Black Falcon’s effort for the twice-around-the-clock Middle Eastern enduro.

The reigning Pirelli World Challenge GTA champion will team with Patrick Assenheimer, Oliver Morley, Oliver Webb and Adam Christodoulou in the German squad’s Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3, marking the 25-year-old’s second Dubai outing after making his debut in 2013.

The No. 16 Black Falcon entry will join the pair of brand-new Mercedes-AMG GT3s the team will debut for Jeroen Bleekemolen, Khaled Al Qubaisi, Maro Engel, Hubert Haupt and Indy Dontje (No. 2) and Abdulaziz Al Faisal, Michal Broniszewski, Yelmer Buurman and Bernd Schneider (No. 3).

An additional Mercedes-AMG GT3 will be entered by defending 24H Series champions Ram Racing, in a race that is set to see a total of more than 100 entries across all classes.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365 as well as the recently launched e-racing365 Web site for electric racing. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for FOXSports.com/SPEED Channel, and contributes to other publications worldwide. Contact John

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