BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 15. Jan, 2018 by in BMW Canada

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

 

24h Dubai: First competition tour for BMW M4 GT4 in customer
hands.
Successful debut: a BMW M4 GT4 mastered its
initial competition tour in a hands of business successfully, and proved
a trustworthiness in a process. All 3 BMW M4 GT4s in movement made
it to a finish line after 24 hours in a dried marathon in Dubai
(UAE). Securtal Sorg Rennsport coped best with a impassioned conditions
in a Dubai dried and finished a sum of 534 laps of the
5.390-kilometre line in a BMW M4 GT4 to finish fifth in a class
ranking. Two other BMW M4 GT4s were in movement for 3Y Technology. “The
many new further to a BMW Motorsport product family was in
movement for highwayman patron teams for a initial time – and during this
intensely severe continuation competition in a desert,” pronounced BMW
Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “We have many months of intensive
growth and contrast behind us. we am gay to see a BMW M4
GT4 in movement for customers. During a march of a deteriorate it will
infer itself in large races opposite a globe. A sum of 10 BMW
cars were on a entrance list in Dubai. It was an beguiling start to the
2018 patron racing season.”

24h Dubai: Five BMW M235i Racings in a field; Hofor Racing
get a win.
Five BMW M235i Racings contested the
CUP1 category of a 24-hour competition in Dubai (UAE). Car series 131, in
movement for Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport, was victorious
after 519 laps on a 5.390-kilometre dried line with Martin Kroll
(SUI), Michael Schrey (GER), Michael Fischer (AUT), Bernd Küpper (GER)
and Gustav Engljähringer (AUT) during a wheel. Second place went to
Securtal Sorg Rennsport, while Team QSR Racingschool finished third.

Asian Le Mans Series: BMW M6 GT3 wins in Buriram.

Second win in 3 races: FIST-Team AAI won a third competition of
a Asian Le Mans Series with a BMW M6 GT3. After 6 hours, a car
with Jesse Krohn (FIN), Jun San Chen (TPE) and Chaz Mostert (AUS) at
a circle crossed a finish line on a 4.554-kilometre line in
Buriram (THA) in initial place in a GT class. After a opening win in
Zhuhai (CHN) and second place in Fuji (JPN), AAI extended their lead
in a altogether ranking of a GT category and are now in with a great
possibility of clinching a pretension during a final race. The fourth and final
turn of a Asian Le Mans Series will take place in Sepang (MYS) on
4th February.

FIA Formula E: Spengler and Eriksson during rookie exam in
Marrakech.
The day after a third competition of a season,
a MSAD Andretti Formula E group was concerned in a official
rookie exam of a ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakech (MAR).
Bruno Spengler (CAN) was in movement in automobile series 27. The BMW works
motorist and gifted DTM motorist pennyless new ground; it was his first
ever tour in a Formula E racing car. “It was a large plea for me
given a final time we was in a single-seater racing automobile was behind in
2004. Besides that, there was a lot of new things for me to learn but
we unequivocally enjoyed it,” pronounced Spengler. “The automobile reacts really differently
to what we am used to. we was astounded during how most energy a engine
has, quite when we are accelerating out of a array lane. we was
also not used to conference all a noises that we don’t customarily hear
given of a shrill engine. For example, we hear how a automobile lands
each time. In a competition simulations we had to make certain that we drove
really differently from how we customarily would given we have to take your
feet off a accelerator early so that a battery can recharge. I
schooled new things small by small and it was good fun operative with
a team.” The 17-year-old American Colton Herta took to a line in
a MSAD Andretti group automobile series 28. Spengler’s new BMW DTM
team-mate Joel Eriksson (SWE) also picked adult his initial knowledge of
Formula E during a rookie exam in Marrakech; he finished a exam in one
of DS Virgin Racing’s cars.

Driver choice for BTCC: West Surrey Racing builds on consistency.

Never change a winning team: with an unvaried motorist line-up,
West Surrey Racing will embark on ‘Mission Defend Title’ in the
British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). Just like final year, Rob
Collard (GBR) and Colin Turkington (GBR) will contest with dual BMW
125i M Sports. In 2017, WSR and BMW won a pretension in both a team
championship and a manufacturer’s championship. Collard and
Turkington racked adult a sum of 20 podiums in a process, that saw
them finish in second and fifth place in a driver’s championship. As
in a prior season, a 2013 BTCC pretension holder, Andrew Jordan
(GBR), completes a choice in a third BMW 125i M Sport. The 2018
BTCC deteriorate gets underway during Brands Hatch (GBR) on 8th April.

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