BMW Motorsport finalises 2017 Juniors year organisation – Dennis Marschall and Beitske Visser join a line-up.

Posted on 08. Jun, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Munich. The participants have been reliable for a 2017 BMW
Motorsport Junior Programme. Dennis Marschall (GER) and Beitske
Visser (NED) are a newest members of a line-up, completing the
list of gifted immature drivers that BMW Motorsport will be
ancillary in a entrance months and years. Visser is a initial woman
to make a jump to a BMW Motorsport girl programme given its
restructuring in 2014. Nico Menzel (GER), Ricky Collard (GBR) and
Joel Eriksson (SWE) are already in their second year of training and
were assimilated by new child Mikkel Jensen (DEN) before a season
started. BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt welcomed a new
year organisation in Munich.


“I am gay to acquire a new Juniors year organisation Mikkel Jensen,
Beitske Visser and Dennis Marschall to a BMW Motorsport family as we
applaud a 40th year of BMW Motorsport talent
promotion,” pronounced Marquardt during a accepting hold during a BMW Motorsport
site. “We have another set of unequivocally gifted Juniors, who won through
opposite large competitors to join a group. Mikkel assimilated the
programme some weeks ago. He will be competing in this year’s
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup deteriorate with Nico Menzel in a BMW
M6 GT3. Beitske, a initial lady to be partial of a newly restructured
graduation programme, and Dennis also have a earnest future. And it
is to a destiny that we demeanour when selecting new talent; with the
right support, today’s gifted immature motorist can be a champion of
tomorrow. Our two-time DTM champion and former BMW girl motorist Marco
Wittmann is a many considerable instance of this. we am assured that
a new BMW Motorsport Juniors will also take a next, critical step
in their growth as racing drivers. we am looking brazen to a
stirring talent graduation anniversary year.”

Jensen, Marschall and Visser, who done a clever box for inclusion in
a Junior Programme during a shoot-out during Miramas (FRA) in a BMW M4
GT4, used their time in Munich to get to know one another and take a
demeanour during a universe of BMW. Accompanied by their coach Dirk Adorf
(GER), they enjoyed an disdainful debate of a BMW Group Plant Munich.
“I am happy that we have found 3 earnest and gifted young
drivers this year. We can sight Mikkel Jensen, Dennis Marschall and
Beitske Visser in a entrance months,” pronounced Adorf. “I am particularly
gratified that a lady has assimilated a programme for a initial time this
year. I consider that a swell done by Jesse Krohn and a other
juniors during BMW Motorsport is a good instance and an inducement for the
subsequent generation.”

Jensen has already finished his initial races in a BMW M6 GT3. He
started alongside Menzel for Walkenhorst Motorsport in a Blancpain
GT Series Endurance Cup. Marschall distinguished his initial vital racing
successes in a 2014 ADAC Formel Masters, winning 3 races and
finishing in sixth place overall. He switched to furloughed automobile racing in
2015 to contest in a Audi Sport TT Cup, partial of a DTM race
weekends. He came to courtesy there with third and second places
altogether in his dual seasons. Marschall is creation his ADAC GT Masters
entrance in a 2017 season. He is also a sponsored claimant for the
Deutsche Post Speed Academy, whose jury members embody BMW Motorsport
Director Jens Marquardt and BMW DTM motorist Timo Glock (GER). “I am
unequivocally looking brazen to this opportunity,” says Marschall. “In this
initial year, my primary idea is settle into a BMW Motorsport family.
And of march we can't wait for my initial rival races in a BMW cars.”

Visser is a initial lady to join a BMW Motorsport Junior
Programme. She has been pushing in a Formula Renault 3.5 World
Series for a final 3 years, one of a many rival junior
array in regulation racing. In 2013, she was a member of a Junior Team
during BMW Motorsport Premium Partner Red Bull. She is now creation a move
to GT and furloughed automobile racing as a BMW Motorsport Junior. “I am proud
to be partial of a BMW Motorsport family now,” says Visser. “I hope
that this support programme will assistance me to turn a professional
racing driver.”

The deteriorate is already good underway for a Juniors who are in their
second year of training. Collard is competing in all of a ADAC GT
Masters races with Philipp Eng (AUT) in a BMW M6 GT3. He also drove
a BMW M4 GT4 media automobile in a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (GER).
Menzel is pushing a BMW M6 GT3 in a Blancpain GT Series Endurance
Cup and on a Nürburgring Nordschleife. Collard and Menzel are also
actively concerned in a growth of a BMW M4 GT4. Eriksson is
battling for feat in a FIA Formula 3 European Championship, and
will also be pushing a BMW M4 DTM competition cab in a DTM.

The Juniors will be supervised in rival movement in a BMW M6
GT3 by their mentor, BMW works motorist Jörg Müller (GER). He has
already competed with Collard and Menzel on several occasions. “I am
looking brazen to operative with a BMW Motorsport Juniors and passing
on a knowledge we have gained during a growth of a BMW M6
GT3 and in large races around a world,” says Müller. “I consider I
can give them recommendation about pushing issues and assistance them to understand
a automobile record and promulgate with a engineers.”

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