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Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 by in BMW Canada

BMW Sports Trophy: Van der Ende and Koebolt unbeatable.

Not usually did Ricardo outpost der Ende and Max Koebolt (both NED) dominate
a GT4 European Series final season, though a Dutch pair’s success also
done them a tip private drivers in a BMW Sports Trophy. The two
drivers from a Ekris Motorsport group were celebrated during the
normal BMW Motorsport Season Review in Munich (GER) on Friday.


Three questions for … Ricardo outpost der Ende and Max Koebolt.


Ricardo, how would we sum adult this illusory season?

Ricardo outpost der Ende: “We had a pretentious season. Out of 18 races
we were on a lectern a sum of 15 times. That underlines the
illusory opening from a whole team. We are unapproachable to mount in
front of this extraordinary assembly as winners now. Every deteriorate has its
highs and lows, though this year we managed to explain dual titles in the
European GT4 Series. That is only unique.”


Max, we are a younger member of a team. What does this
year’s success meant to you?

Max Koebolt: “It is unequivocally special. After a set-back we suffered
final year, we never suspicion that this year would work out so well. This
was my second deteriorate with BMW, and my initial time during a BMW Sports
Trophy display ceremony. To mount on a theatre as a leader is
incredible. That unequivocally was a crazy season!”


Ricardo, we have now combined a Sports Trophy to your
considerable collection of trophies…

Van der Ende: “You could contend that. we won a GT4 European Series for
a fourth time this year. In total, we have now won 23 titles.
However, this is a initial time that we have been means to applaud a
success like this together with Max. we am gay about that. He did
a good job.”



Formula E: Bruno Spengler tests for MSAD Andretti in Marrakech.

BMW works motorist Bruno Spengler (CAN) will get his initial ambience of
Formula E on 14th Jan 2018. The 2012 DTM champion will
take partial in a rookie exam drives in Marrakech with MSAD
Andretti Formula E. “I’m unequivocally looking brazen to carrying the
event to get to know a totally new character of racing for
me,” pronounced Spengler. “Formula E is a unequivocally sparkling race
series, that will no doubt turn even some-more renouned over a subsequent few
years. I’m always penetrating to benefit knowledge of other array in addition
to a DTM. we am meddlesome to see how a Formula E automobile drives. After
all, it’s 13 years given we was final in a single-seater automobile in Formula
3.” In further to Spengler, who will once again be partial of the
BMW patrol for a DTM, MSAD Andretti Formula E will make use of
a immature IndyLights motorist Colton Herta (USA) during a exam in
Marrakech. The day before a test, a same lane will horde a third
competition of a FIA Formula E Championship season, in that BMW works
motorist Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will make his Formula E competition debut
alongside António Félix da Costa (POR).

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