Alessandro Zanardi behind a circle of a BMW M6 GT3 for a initial time – Successful contrast day in Mugello.

Posted on 05. Oct, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich (DE), 4th Oct 2016. On Tuesday, Alessandro Zanardi (IT)
started a wilful credentials proviso for his lass competition in a BMW
M6 GT3 with a successful day of contrast in Mugello (IT). The BMW brand
envoy and BMW works motorist will lapse to a same venue on 14th
to 16th Oct 2016 for a deteriorate culmination in a Italian GT
Championship, pushing a BMW Team Italia automobile that has been modified
specifically by BMW Motorsport. This will be Zanardi’s initial competitive
GT competition given a 24 Hours of Spa Francorchamps (BE) on 25th and 26th
Jul 2015. On that occasion, he common pushing duties in a BMW Z4
GT3 with BMW DTM drivers Timo Glock (DE) and Bruno Spengler (CA).

To safeguard that they have a best probable credentials for the
season-ending competition weekend in a Italian GT Championship, Zanardi,
BMW Team Italia and ROAL Motorsport group – upheld by BMW Motorsport
engineers – were contrast on a 5.245-kilometre prolonged circuit in
Mugello, 40 kilometres north of Florence (IT). The Italian took the
event to familiarize himself with what is a new BMW competition automobile for
him. Sunny continue and temperatures reaching 21 degrees Celsius
supposing a group with ideal conditions to make some adjustments to
a set-up for a BMW M6 GT3 forward of a mid-October competition weekend.

“That was a initial for me in many opposite ways”, pronounced a Italian
motorist after contrast was completed. “It was my initial time in a race
automobile for some-more than a year, my initial time in Mugello for many years and
my initial time in a BMW M6 GT3. The outcome of this exam was
excellent. The automobile worked good and we were means to entirely concentrate
on a set-up. The violation resource we use worked good and it was
comparatively easy for me to strech a speed we approaching to reach. I’m
really happy with a outcome of a exam day. Now we have some work to
do with a engineers from BMW Motorsport. We will analyse a information we
collected to finalize a credentials for a racing weekend.”

Zanardi distinguished his lapse to motorsport in 2014 after a four-year
hiatus, competing for ROAL Motorsport that deteriorate in a Blancpain
Sprint Series in a mutated BMW Z4 GT3. Previously, he had contested
105 FIA World Touring Car Championship races between 2005 and 2009 for
BMW Team Italy-Spain – claiming feat on 4 occasions. His last
competition coming was during a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Jul 2015,
pushing a series 9 BMW Z4 GT3 in a special Michael Vaillant pattern livery.

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