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Posted on 21. May, 2018 by in BMW Canada

DTM: Timo Glock auctions off special competition helmet for a good cause.

For BMW DTM motorist Timo Glock (GER), a “best competition of all time” was
a stirring duel with Mercedes motorist Gary Paffett (GBR) during a 2018
DTM season-opener in Hockenheim (GER). This fascinating competition was also
benefaction during a Lausitzring (GER) – on Glock’s helmet among other
places. Glock started a competition during a Lausitzring wearing a
specially-made helmet, a sign of a sparkling season-opener. The
pattern boasts a sum of 6 motifs from a Hockenheim race. This
singular helmet – finish with autographs from Glock and Paffett – will
now be auctioned for a good cause. The distinction from a online auction
will go directly to a Zwei-Nase-Stiftung, where Glock sits on the
house of trustees. The trust provides families with infirm and
chronically-ill children a event to take some time out from
a stresses of daily life, during a Zwerg-Nase-Haus in Wiesbaden (GER).
The children suffer a holiday-like atmosphere, a relatives get a break
and accept assistance to accumulate a strength they need to demeanour after
children on a daily basis. This couple takes we to a online auction
for Glock’s singular “Hockenheim 2018” helmet: https://www.unitedcharity.de/Auktionen/Helm-Timo-Glock 

 

Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup:
BMW Teams in a 3-hour competition during Silverstone. 

Just one week after a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring, a ROWE
Racing and Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW teams were during a second competition of
a deteriorate in a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: a 3-hour race
during Silverstone in Great Britain. The best-placed BMW M6 GT3 was the
#99 ROWE Racing car, with BMW works drivers Jesse Krohn (FIN), Connor
de Phillippi (USA) and Jens Klingmann (GER) during a wheel. The trio
cumulative 13th place. However, BMW works motorist John Edwards
(USA), BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard (GBR) and new group member
Nick Yelloly (GBR) endured some bad fitness in a #98 car. The car
reached a tip 8 during one indicate though afterwards had to spend a prolonged spell
in a pits for repairs after a outing opposite a grass. The #98 car
finished a competition in 47th place. The #36 Walkenhorst
Motorsport BMW M6 GT3, driven by Henry Walkenhorst, Andreas Ziegel and
Immanuel Winke (all GER), crossed a line in 36th position. 

 

British Touring Car Championship: Two lectern finishes for
Colin Turkington

BMW motorist Colin Turkington (GBR) from a West Surrey Racing team
cumulative dual lectern finishes during a third turn of a British Touring
Car Championship (BTCC) deteriorate during Thruxton (GBR). The British driver
finished both a initial and second races in second place. In a third
and final race, he crossed a line in fifth position with his BMW
125i M Sport. His team-mate Andrew Jordan (GBR) claimed sixth place in
a initial competition and afterwards finished fifth in a second competition – despite
pang from food poisoning. He did not attend in a third
competition for medical reasons. Rob Collard (GBR) – also competing in a BMW
125i M Sport from WSR – finished in eleventh, 16th and
tenth places in a 3 races. Stephen Jelley (GBR) from a Parker
Racing group finished a 3 races in 27th,
25th and 21st positions. 

 

ESET V4 Cup: Podium for a BMW M6 GT3 during a Red Bull Ring.

The Red Bull Ring, nearby Spielberg (AUT), hosted a second competition of
a deteriorate in a ESET V4 Cups – including a lectern finish for a BMW
M6 GT3. In a second scurry competition on Sunday, Jakub Knoll (CZE) from
a Šenkýř Motorsport group claimed second place on a rostrum. In the
initial scurry race, Knoll was a best-placed BMW motorist in fifth. In
a continuation race, Jakub Kubas (SVK) cumulative fourth place in the
Racing Trevor group BMW M6 GT3.

 

 

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