BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 24. Sep, 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. 

 

IWSC: BMW Team RLL starts from quarrel dual on a grid.

The BMW drivers will start a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship competition during Laguna Seca (USA) from earnest grid positions.
GTLM subordinate saw John Edwards (USA) time a third fastest time in
a array 24 BMW M6 GTLM. His team-mate Alexander Sims (GBR)
competent fourth in a array 25 car. When a competition gets underway at
14:05 internal time on Sunday, Edwards will share a pushing duties with
Martin Tomczyk (GER). Sims will do conflict for some-more points in a race
for a pretension alongside Bill Auberlen (USA).

 

ADAC GT Masters: Action-packed culmination during Hockenheim.

The ADAC GT Masters drew to a tighten this weekend during the
Hockenheimring (GER). Philipp Eng (AUT) and Nick Catsburg (NED), at
a circle of a array 42 BMW M6 GT3, were personal 13th
in a final competition on Sunday. Starting from stick position, a BMW M6
GT3 led a margin until shortly before a finish of a race. However, a
collision with a second-placed Porsche on a final lap, and the
indirect penalty, forsaken Catsburg to 13th place. The duo
had formerly finished 17th in a Saturday race.
Saturday’s leader Jules Gounon (FRA) claimed a Drivers’ title. Eng
finished a deteriorate in fourth place with 116 points. In a Team
Championship, BMW Team Schnitzer was seventh in a final standings
(121 points). The BMW M6 GT3 achieved 3 stick positions and one
competition victory, during Oschersleben (GER), during a 2017 season.

 

FIA GT World Cup: Wittmann and Mostert to expostulate for AAI Motorsports.

The BMW fortuitous for this year’s FIA GT World Cup in Macau (CHN),
from 16th to 19th Nov 2017, is growing. As good as a 18th BMW
Art Car, designed by Cao Fei (CHN), a serve dual BMW M6 GT3s will
take their place on a grid during a mythological “Guia Circuit”. The two
cars will be run by AAI Motorsports and driven by DTM champion Marco
Wittmann (GER) and Chaz Mostert (AUS). Wittmann gathering for AAI in the
GT competition in Macau in 2014, when he finished seventh. Mostert comes from
a Australian V8 Supercars championship and gathering a BMW M6 GT3 in
a 12-hour competition in Bathurst (AUS) during a start of a year.

 

VLN: Podium for Walkenhorst Motorsport.

The Walkenhorst Motorsport group finished third altogether in competition seven
of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring on Saturday. The number
100 BMW M6 GT3 of Christian Krognes (NOR), Michele di Martino (GER)
and Matias Henkola (FIN) came home 1:37.987 mins behind a winning
Porsche after 21 laps of a iconic Nordschleife. The competition was aborted
following a pile-up on a Fuchsröhre territory of a track. The second
Walkenhorst automobile – a array 35 BMW M6 GT3, with Jordan Tresson (FRA)
and Henry Walkenhorst (GER) during a circle – finished sixth. Schubert
Motorsport also claimed a top-ten finish with a BMW M6 GT3; Claudia
Hürtgen (GER), Frederik Nymark (DEN) and Anders Buchardt (NOR) came
home eighth. In total, a BMW teams claimed 5 category victories at
a 57th ADAC Reinoldus-Langstreckenrennen. BMW Team
Schnitzer was also in movement when motorist Markus Palttala (FIN) took to
a lane for a array of exam laps with a BMW M6 GT3 Evo Package
for 2018.

 

BMW M235i Racing Cup: Schrey takes feat for Bonk Motorsport.

Reigning BMW Sports Trophy champion Michael Schrey (GER) celebrated
another feat in a BMW M235i Racing category during turn 7 of the
VLN Endurance Championship during a Nürburgring (GER). After 19 laps of
a “Green Hell”, he crossed a finish line roughly 22 seconds ahead
of second-placed Jäger Thomas (AUT) and Rudi Adams (GER) from the
Scheid-Honert Motorsport team. They were assimilated on a lectern by David
Griessner (AUT) and Yannick Fübrich (GER) who finished third in the
Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport BMW M235i Racing. In total, a class
featured 16 cars.

 

BMW Motorsport Juniors: Visser and Marschall in a BMW M4 GT4.

BMW Motorsport Juniors Beitske Visser (NED) and Dennis Marschall
(GER) are streamer to Spain this week. The twin will expostulate a new BMW
M4 GT4 during a penultimate competition weekend of a GT4 European Series
Southern Cup during a “Circuit de Catalunya” in Barcelona (ESP). The
array 200 automobile will be run by Schubert Motorsport. This is a first
start in a array for a newly-developed BMW M4 GT4. As of 2018,
BMW Motorsport business will be means to do conflict for points and
victories with a new car.

 

BMW Motorsport Juniors: Eriksson wins in Spielberg.

The DTM was not a usually array in movement in a Styria segment of
Austria this weekend; a FIA Formula 3 European Championship also
hold races 25, 26 and 27 of a deteriorate as partial of a support
programme for a furloughed automobile series. The Red Bull Ring (AUT) proved
to be a happy stomping belligerent for BMW Motorsport Junior Joel Eriksson
(SWE). He led a second competition of a weekend during a 4.318-kilometre
circuit from start to finish. In doing so, he claimed his fifth win of
a 2017 season. Eriksson also finished runner-up to take his place on
a lectern in competition one in Spielberg. The Swede scored his second win
of a weekend in a final competition in Austria. Apart from that, he was
also on avocation as motorist of a BMW M4 DTM competition cab during a Red Bull Ring.

International GT Open: Farfus strengthens BMW Team Teo Martín.

BMW Team Teo Martín will accept big-name bolster during next
weekend’s penultimate eventuality of a 2017 International GT Open during Monza
(ITA). BMW DTM motorist Augusto Farfus (BRA) will swap during a wheel
of a BMW M6 GT3 with Lourenço Beirão (POR). Fran Rueda (ESP) and
Victor Bouveng (SWE), who are now fourth in a championship,
will contest in a second car.

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