BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 23. Feb, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Whether in a DTM, a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, or
vast other championships: week after week BMW teams and drivers
around a universe do conflict for points, victories and titles. Away from
a lane too, members of a vast BMW Motorsport family around the
universe are also formulating headlines. The “BMW Motorsport News” allows us
to frequently summarize all a movement for we in a compress and
ominous manner. This way, we are always adult to speed.

GT: BMW teams take smoothness of a BMW M6 GT3.

Many BMW teams have had copiousness to be gratified about over a past
week, as they perceived their new BMW M6 GT3s. In Schubert Motorsport,
ROWE Racing, Walkenhorst Motorsport, BMW Sports Trophy Team Studie,
Team Alnex, BMW Team SRM and Boutsen Ginion Racing, 7 BMW customer
racing teams can now work on their new cars for a entrance GT season
in their possess workshops. This heralds a phase, in that they prepare
a BMW M6 GT3 for a initial tests and competition outings. This was a
quite special impulse for Australian outfit BMW Team SRM, as
group principal Steven Richards’ (AU) group earnings to a Australian GT
Championship in Mar after a 20-year absence. The other teams must
wait a small longer for their initial races. Schubert Motorsport, ROWE
Racing and Walkenhorst Motorsport are scheming meticulously for their
starts in a VLN and during a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (DE). The
initial competition on a Nordschleife (DE) takes place on 2nd April. For ROWE
Racing and Boutsen Ginion Racing, a Blancpain GT Series deteriorate gets
underway in Misano (IT) from 8th to 10th April. One week later,
Schubert Motorsport takes to a lane in Oschersleben (DE) for the
initial turn of a ADAC GT Masters. BMW Sports Trophy Team Studie and
Team Alnex will competition a initial competition of a deteriorate in a Japanese
GT Championship in Okayama (JP) on 9th/10th April.

DTM: Glock, Farfus, Tomczyk and Félix da Costa attend the
International Media Launch of a BMW M2 Coupé during Laguna Seca.

The central display of a new BMW M2 Coupé, a inheritor to
a successful BMW 1 Series M Coupé, is now holding place during the
car’s International Media Launch. Among those benefaction during Laguna Seca
(US) were BMW drivers Timo Glock (DE) and Augusto Farfus (BR).
Generating 370 hp, a new coupé guarantees formidable energy and
pushing pleasure aplenty. The entry-level indication among a M
automobiles has usually as most intensity and during slightest as most agility
and pointing as a some-more absolute BMW M3 and BMW M4, though in a compact
physique shape. Glock and Farfus, for whom a new DTM deteriorate kicks off in
Hockenheim (DE) on 7th May, were immediately impressed. After their
drives during Laguna Seca, they both agreed: “The new BMW M2 Coupé has
illusory speed and is in no approach defective to a bigger brothers. This
automobile is good fun to expostulate – and, of course, to deposit in around such a
fantastic racetrack as Laguna Seca,” pronounced Glock, summing adult the
pushing experience. Next week, Martin Tomczyk (DE) and António Félix
da Costa (PT) will transport to Laguna Seca, where they will benefit their
initial impressions of a BMW M2 Coupé.

DTM: Wittmann, Glock, Spengler and Farfus exam in Monteblanco.

Preparations for a 2016 DTM deteriorate enter a essential proviso this week,
with a initial tests of a year. From 23rd to 25th February, Marco
Wittmann (DE), Timo Glock (DE), Bruno Spengler (CA) and Augusto Farfus
(BR) will take their place in a cockpit of a BMW M4 DTM and
finish critical exam and set-up work on a car. The usually official
ITR tests take place in Hockenheim (DE) from 4th to 8th April. The
same venue will horde a initial dual races of a new deteriorate on 7th and
8th May.

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