BMW Motorsport Juniors to competition a 2016 ADAC GT Masters in a BMW M6 GT3.

Posted on 24. Mar, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich (DE), 24th Mar 2016. The 2016 deteriorate of a ADAC GT Masters
sees a BMW M6 GT3 with a unequivocally special motorist choice on a starting
grid: The many successful BMW Motorsport Juniors of a past two
years, Jesse Krohn (FI) and Louis Delétraz (CH), take a circle of the
automobile fielded by Schubert Motorsport. The BMW M6 GT3 will underline a
dedicated clothing for a ADAC GT Masters season.

Krohn, a “2014 BMW Motorsport Junior of a Year” will competition all
of a ADAC GT Masters races in 2016. Last year he competed in the
European Le Mans Series (ELMS) in a BMW Z4 GTE, and distinguished class
feat alongside his team-mates. Krohn also frequently competed during the
Nürburgring-Nordschleife (DE) in a BMW Z4 GT3 in a second half of
a VLN continuation championship season. He distinguished one deteriorate with
Walkenhorst Motorsport and started from stick position during a finale.
Krohn will competition countless VLN races for Walkenhorst Motorsport once
again in 2016, and will also support Turner Motorsport in the
continuation races of a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (GTD
class) in North America. He finished in fifth place in a BMW M6 GT3
during a 24 Hours of Daytona (US).

“It is good that BMW Motorsport is charity me a eventuality to
benefit serve believe in GT racing by competing in several array in
2016, and we am unequivocally looking brazen to a deteriorate in a ADAC GT
Masters,” pronounced Krohn. “It is a unequivocally rival championship and the
races are always closely fought. It will be special to group adult with
Louis, as he is my inheritor as BMW Motorsport Junior of a Year. I
have already raced a new BMW M6 GT3 in a US and have to contend it is
a unequivocally considerable competition car. It is a illusory automobile and we am convinced
we will be rival with it in a ADAC GT Masters from a word
go. Schubert Motorsport is a unequivocally gifted group and knows a ADAC
GT Masters unequivocally well. This creates me assured that we are well
prepared for a season. We wish to be concerned in a quarrel for the
tip positions, and, from a personal indicate of view, we wish to make the
subsequent vital step in my growth as a competition motorist this season.”

Krohn will accept support from his inheritor Delétraz, who was
crowned best motorist in a BMW Motorsport Junior Programme final year,
during comparison races in a ADAC GT Masters. After success in Formula
racing, Delétraz finished his initial 24-hour competition for BMW Motorsport
in Zolder (BE) in 2015, and gained believe in a BMW M235i Racing
during a march of a year. He will take partial in a sum of four
competition weekends in a ADAC GT Masters. Both Juniors tested a BMW M6
GT3 for a initial time together during a Lausitzring (DE) on Wednesday.

“I am already unequivocally looking brazen to pushing in a ADAC GT
Masters with a BMW Motorsport Junior programme,” pronounced Delétraz. “It
will be my initial finish deteriorate of GT racing and in a GT3 car. we am
excited, as it will all be new to me – not only a car, though also the
format, with longer races than we am used to from single-seater racing.
we am certain it will be a illusory season, with a support of BMW
Motorsport. we have already finished some contrast with a BMW M6 GT3. It
is a illusory racing car. The feeling in a cockpit is magnificent.
The support of gifted BMW drivers is unequivocally critical to me, as
they can learn me a lot that will assistance me continue to develop. My
priority for this deteriorate is to learn a lot. However, my idea is also
to be discerning and to grasp a best probable formula together with my team-mates.”

Established BMW works drivers will support a BMW M6 GT3 Juniors’
automobile during 3 competition weekends in a ADAC GT Masters. This sees BMW
Motorsport continue a long-standing tradition of gifted racing
drivers flitting on their endless believe to a subsequent generation.
Martin Tomczyk (DE), who will competition his 16th deteriorate in a DTM this
year, will competition alongside Krohn during a opening competition in Oschersleben
(DE). Tomczyk can demeanour behind during his possess practice as a BMW Junior. In
his unequivocally initial deteriorate in a BMW Formula ADAC Junior Cup, a male from
Rosenheim finished second in a altogether standings. Just one year
after he changed adult into Formula BMW and clinched fourth place during the
finish of a season. Tomczyk took partial in contrast in a BMW M6 GT3
alongside Delétraz and a Schubert group in Oschersleben on 12th March.

“I’m unequivocally looking brazen to being means to support a BMW
Motorsport Juniors during a deteriorate opener of a ADAC GT Masters in
Oschersleben,” pronounced Tomczyk. “I gifted privately only how
critical BMW has always been to building immature talent, when I
contested a BMW Formula ADAC Junior Cup during a age of 16. That was
when we laid a foundations for my career. Now we am happy to use my
believe to support a subsequent era of BMW Juniors. And I’m
quite gratified that we get to do this while during a circle of the
BMW M6 GT3 in a ADAC GT Masters. The competition array is one of a most
fiercely contested GT array and offers glorious motorsport. On tip of
that, we will competition along with a Schubert team, that we know really
good from my outings during a 24 Hours Nürburgring. It will be fantastic
to expostulate for them during their home eventuality in Oschersleben.”

The Juniors in movement in a BMW M6 GT3 will also accept back-up
from Jörg Müller (DE). He was concerned in a growth of a car
from a unequivocally beginning, and will support them with all a experience
he gained as a exam driver. The maestro will competition a Japanese
Super GT Championship for BMW Team Studie in a BMW M6 GT3 this year.

As coach and conduct instructor, Dirk Adorf (DE) will continue to be
obliged for a BMW Motorsport Junior Programme in general, and
pass his resources of believe on to a subsequent generation. The potential
possibilities for this year’s category were put to a exam in a shootout in
a BMW M235i Racing in Dijon (FR) on 10th/11th March. A preference as
to that of a immature drivers showed a many intensity and will be
selected to take partial in a 2016 BMW Motorsport Junior Programme will
be done in a entrance weeks.

The growth of earnest gifted drivers enjoys a prolonged tradition
during BMW Motorsport. The new multi-level GT youth judgment done its
entrance in 2014. This realignment saw BMW Motorsport change its
growth of immature drivers behind to a GT and furloughed automobile sector. In
Formula racing a judgment gimlet fruit for many years in Formula BMW
and a Formula BMW Talent Cup and kick-started a racing career of
many successful drivers.

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