BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 14. Jan, 2020 by in BMW Canada

Whether in a DTM, a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship, a ABB FIA Formula E Championship, or large other
championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the
universe do conflict for points, victories and titles. Away from the
lane too, members of a large 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.

 

BMW Junior Team: Training stay during Formula Medicine gets underway.

The new BMW Junior Team started scheming for a entrance deteriorate last
week. Dan Harper (GBR), Max Hesse (GER) and Neil Verhagen (USA) moved
into a common residence in Viareggio (ITA) and started their intensive
training stay during Formula Medicine. Under a superintendence of Dr. Riccardo
Ceccarelli (ITA) a Juniors will bear an complete earthy and
mental programme until Mar that will ready them for their race
appearances during a Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER). Medical tests and
initial aptness and mental training units were a sequence of a day
right from a start. “The report for a initial few days was really
tough, though was a lot of fun,” pronounced Harper. Verhagen added: “I have
been to Formula Medicine once before, though now I’m looking brazen to
being means to spend such a prolonged duration of time operative intensively on
my earthy and mental fitness.” In further to a training, Hesse is
also looking brazen to a common vital knowledge with his
colleagues: “We got to know any other during a kick-off eventuality in Munich
and on a tour together to Viareggio, and we get on unequivocally well. I
consider that we will have a lot of fun in further to a tough work.”
Teamwork is a pivotal cause in a judgment of a new BMW Junior Team.
“On one hand, a fact that there are 3 of them will assistance them to
motivate and assistance any other during a training,” pronounced Ceccarelli.
“On a other hand, we have to remember that a lads will be away
from home for several months during a age of 18 and 19. No doubt it will
assistance that they are in a organisation and not left to deflect for themselves.”
BMW works drivers Philipp Eng (AUT) and Dirk Adorf (GER) as good as
Jochen Neerpasch (GER) as mentors of a Juniors were also on site in
Viareggio. Neerpasch, who founded a mythological initial BMW Junior Team
in 1977, was tender by a opportunities offering by Formula
Medicine: “In 1977 we were a initial to start training racing drivers
physically during a veteran level. Now to see during what an incredibly
high systematic turn mental training is offering is absolutely
fantastic. we am certain that a Juniors will learn a good understanding here.”
After a training stay in Italy, a BMW Junior Team will pierce into a
common unit tighten to a Nürburgring.

 

BMW 120 during Daytona: Thrilling deteriorate opener in BMW sim racing.

The 2020 sim racing deteriorate kicked off for BMW Motorsport with the
initial BMW 120 eventuality of a year during Daytona (USA). Overall, roughly 600
drivers and 300 teams competed in a two-hour competition on a online
height iRacing in a BMW M8 GTE. After 70 laps, feat went to
Redline GT, with drivers Maximilian Wenig and Maximilian Benecke (both
GER). Behind them in second place were their team-mates Jonas
Wallmeier and Gianni Vecchio (both GER). The dual Germans Laurin
Heinrich and Alexander Voß of Williams Esports finished a podium.
In total, a tip 3 teams perceived a money esteem of 4,200 US
dollars. After a victory, Benecke said: “I would contend that a year
has got off to a good start for us. We’re new to a Redline team,
that creates this outcome even better. Thanks go to BMW for hosting
these events again in 2020. I’m unequivocally gratified with this race.” Wenig
said: “We couldn’t have wished for a improved start to a new decade.
I’m already unequivocally looking brazen to attending a BMW finish of season
examination in Munich. You can see how most passion they have for sim
racing.” Benecke and Wenig won a ‘BMW 120 during Road Atlanta’ final year
as well. BMW works drivers Philipp Eng (AUT) and Nick Catsburg (NED)
also competed in a BMW M8 GTE with BMW Team CATENG finishing in 13th place.

 

24h Dubai: Race aborted due to complicated rain.

Only around 7 hours of a 24-hour competition in Dubai (UAE) were
finished after complicated sleet started during 22:17 internal time, creation it
unfit to continue a deteriorate opener of a 24H SERIES. In a TCX
and TC classes, a ACP and Avia Sorg Rennsport teams, with their BMW
M240i Racings, were personal as winners. A sum of 7 BMW M4
GT4s raced in a GT4 category. Both of Century Motorsport’s
 four-driver teams finished in a tip three: a #430 BMW M4 GT4
finished  second in category while automobile series #429 finished in third place.

 

Asian Le Mans Series: Difficult weekend for Astro Veloce Motorsports.

The Asian Le Mans Series headed to ‘The Bend Motorsport Park’ in
southern Australia during a weekend. Starting a competition from third on the
grid, Jens Klingmann (GER), Max Wiser (BRA) and Peiwen Qi (CHN)
finished fifth in a GT category with a #17 BMW M6 GT3. The #16 sister
automobile late from a competition after an incident. The subsequent turn of the
Asian Le Mans Series will be hold on 15th Feb during Sepang (MAS).

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