BMW Motorsport honours a tip drivers and teams in a BMW Sports Trophy during a Season Review in Munich.

Posted on 16. Dec, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Munich. BMW Motorsport distinguished a normal Season
Review during BMW Group Classic in Munich (GER), where a most
successful drivers and teams in a 56th entertainment of a BMW Sports
Trophy were honoured. Victory in this year’s Drivers’ Competition
went to Ricardo outpost der Ende and Max Koebolt of a Netherlands. In
a Team Competition, Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport proved
unbeatable for a fourth year in a row. The eventuality also saw BMW
Motorsport recognize a achievements of Bill Auberlen (USA), who
was presented with a Honorary Award after creation 400 starts in BMW
foe cars.

BMW Group Classic supposing a considerable backdrop as some-more than
200 guest looked behind during a highlights of this season’s BMW
Motorsport works programme. These enclosed a initial DTM feat at
a Norisring (GER) for 25 years, pleasantness of Bruno Spengler (CAN),
a “Pool Fishing” amicable media strike from BMW Team RMG and Timo Glock
(GER), initial place for BMW Team RLL during “Petit Le Mans” during Road Atlanta
(USA), and a appearances of this year’s dual BMW Art Cars during Daytona
(USA) and Macau (CHN).

The theatre afterwards belonged to a private teams and drivers, whose
joining once again done them glorious tellurian ambassadors for the
BMW code in 2017. The best of those in a Drivers’ and Team
Competitions were presented with their trophies. The 25 most
successful drivers and tip 10 teams common a sum esteem purse of
350,000 euros.

“Even in a 56th year, a response to a BMW Sports Trophy is
still impressive,” pronounced BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “This
time, some-more than 700 drivers and roughly 150 teams scored points towards
a BMW Sports Trophy classifications. We once again recorded
thousands of particular results. Customer racing is, and will remain,
one of a executive pillars of a motorsport programme. It was
illusory to have a many successful private drivers and teams here
in Munich again, and to be means to recognize their achievements.
Congratulations to Max Koebolt, Ricardo outpost der Ende and Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport.”

In a Drivers’ Competition, outpost der Ende and Koebolt of the
Ekris Motorsport group claimed initial place. They won a pretension in the
GT4 European Series and scored 680 points in a BMW Sports Trophy.
The twin any receives a winner’s coupon for 27,500 euros. Third place
was common by Christopher Rink, Philipp Leisen and Danny Brink (all
GER). They any accept 18,500 euros in esteem money.

Koebolt said: “It was an extraordinary season. we never approaching such a
outcome in a end. Last year we competed with BMW for a initial time,
and was utterly unlucky. To mount on tip of a BMW Sports Trophy
foe now and to have prevailed opposite all a other strong
drivers is only a good feeling.”

Van der Ende added: “This only feels sweet. We had a magnificent
season. Out of 18 races we were on a lectern a sum of 15 times. We
are unapproachable to mount in front of this extraordinary assembly as winners now.
Every deteriorate has a highs and lows, though this year we managed to claim
dual titles in a European GT4 Series. This is only unique.”

In a Team Competition, Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport
continued a considerable run, scoring 819 points to win for a fourth
time in a row. Matthias Unger’s (GER) group has been a unchanging during the
Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER) for many years, and frequently wins
races there. 30,000 euros in esteem income was awarded to a most
successful team. Securtal Sorg Rennsport and BMW Team Teo Martín
followed in second and third. They perceived 20,000 euros and 15,000
euros respectively.

“It was really parsimonious this year,” pronounced Unger. “Right adult until the
finish it was distant from transparent if we could make it again. Our rivals
suffered a sip of bad luck; we were fortunate. We never gave adult – and
that paid off.”

Auberlen receives BMW Motorsport Honorary Award.

Future BMW of North America Brand Ambassador, Bill Auberlen,
perceived a special honour. He has now contested 400 races for BMW –
some-more than any other active driver. He assimilated a BMW family in 1996
and is one of a many successful drivers in North America. Auberlen
recently won a classical “Petit Le Mans” with BMW Team RLL.

“It only feels great,” commented Auberlen. “I have experienced
many highlights with BMW and was means to measure many wins and
championships. But currently we had tears in my eyes for a initial time
ever. It was an extraordinary impulse that we will never forget. I’m only so
beholden to have a partner like BMW.”

2017 BMW Sports Trophy: Final Result.

BMW Sports Trophy Drivers’ Competition:



BMW Sports Trophy Team Competition:



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