BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 25. Jun, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Whether in the 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 a universe are also formulating headlines. The
“BMW Motorsport News” allows us to frequently summarize all the
movement for we in a compress and ominous manner. This way, you
are always adult to speed. 

 

Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: Bad fitness for ROWE Racing.

ROWE Racing competed during Saturday’s six-hour competition in a Blancpain GT
Series Endurance Cup in Le Castellet with a clever fortuitous of BMW
drivers and dual BMW M6 GT3s. However, a group from St. Ingbert’s
(GER) excellent opening eventually went unrewarded. BMW DTM drivers
Maxime Martin (BEL), Alexander Sims (GBR) and Philipp Eng (AUT) led
a competition in a series 99 automobile during a median point, before dropping
behind by a margin with technical issues. It was a identical story
for their team-mates in a series 98 BMW M6 GT3, BMW DTM pairing of
Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and Bruno Spengler (CAN), who were racing
alongside Markus Palttala (FIN). They were forced to retire from the
competition after 111 laps. In contrast, Walkenhorst Motorsport had means for
celebration. Team principal Henry Walkenhorst (GER) won a amateur
category in a series 36 BMW M6 GT3, with David Schiwietz (GER) and
Stefan outpost Campenhoudt (BEL). The team’s second car, in that BMW
Motorsport Juniors Nico Menzel (GER) and Mikkel Jensen (DEN) shared
a pushing duties with Christian Krognes (NOR), came home
26th. The subsequent turn of a Blancpain GT Series Endurance
Cup is also a prominence of a season; a 24 Hours of
Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) takes place on 29th/30th
July. ROWE Racing goes into a competition as fortifying champion.

 

VLN: Michael Schrey wins a BMW M235i Racing Cup class.

Reigning BMW Sports Trophy champion Michael Schrey (GER) claimed his
initial win of a deteriorate in a BMW M235i Racing Cup category during round
3 of a VLN Endurance Championship during a Nürburgring (GER).
After 25 laps of racing, a Bonk Motorsport motorist crossed a finish
line 26.572 seconds forward of Rudi Adams (GER) and Thomas Jäger (AUT),
who had dominated a Nordschleife deteriorate to that indicate in the
Scheid-Honert Motorsport “Eifelblitz” car. Third place went to Heiko
Eichenberg (GER) from a Securtal Sorg Rennsport team. Walkenhorst
Motorsport enjoyed an eye-catching outcome in a altogether standings
with Claudia Hürtgen (GER), Alex Lambertz (GER) and Peter Posavac
(GER) who finished sixth in a BMW Z4 GT3. In total, BMW teams
enjoyed 3 category victories.

 

Pirelli World Challenge: Two BMW M235i Racings on a podium.

The Pirelli World Challenge was during Road America (USA) during the
weekend. The grid for a races in a TC category featured no fewer than
8 BMW M235i Racings. Two of them done it onto a lectern in the
opening competition on Saturday. Nick Wittmer (CAN) finished runner-up in the
series 91 car, run by a ST Racing team. Toby Grahovec (USA) was
third in a Classic BMW team’s #1 BMW M235i Racing. The second race
of a weekend took place late on Sunday dusk European time.

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