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Posted on 27. May, 2018 by in BMW Canada

British GT Championship: First win of a deteriorate for BMW M4
Ben Tuck and Ben Green (both GBR) claimed their
initial win of a deteriorate with a new BMW M4 GT4 during a third race
weekend of a British GT Championship during Snetterton (GBR). The two
Century Motorsport drivers won a second competition on Sunday. The car
showed signs of a intensity as early as subordinate during Snetterton
Circuit, when Tuck clocked a fastest time, securing stick position.
At first, all went to devise in a opening race, until a safety
automobile duration incited all on a conduct and a Century Motorsport
span were forced to settle for sixth place. Aleksander Schjerpen (NOR)
and Jack Mitchell (GBR), in a second Century BMW M4 GT4, were eighth
in competition two, carrying finished down in 30th in competition one. The
fourth competition weekend of a British GT Championship takes place at
Silverstone (GBR) on 9th and 10th June.

Pirelli World Challenge: BMW M235i Racing dominates during Lime
Rock Park.
Double success overseas: The BMW M235i
Racing won a TC category twice during a sixth competition weekend of a Pirelli
World Challenge during Lime Rock Park (USA). Karl Wittmer (CAN), in the
#91 BMW M235i Racing, set a fastest time in Friday’s subordinate to
secure stick position, before presenting a Classic BMW group with
feat in competition one. He was followed over a finish line by team-mate
Matt Travis (USA) in a #26 BMW M235i Racing in second place. The BMW
M235i Racing was again a widespread force in competition two. Rooster Hall
Racing team’s Johan Schwartz (USA) came home initial after 42 laps of
a 2.41-kilometre track. Travis finished on a lectern again, this
time in third place. Wittmer was fourth. The Canadian goes into the
subsequent competition weekend, from 13th to 15th Jul during the
Portland International Raceway (USA), as a championship leader. Also
in movement during Lime Rock Park are 6 BMW M4 GT4s, that will do battle
in a GTS category on Monday 28th May.

DTM: Timo Glock visits a world’s biggest darts eventuality in
Between a DTM races during a Lausitzring
(GER) and Budapest (HUN), DTM championship personality Timo Glock (GER)
took time out to revisit a “Arena auf Schalke”. The venue in
Gelsenkirchen (GER) hosted a “World Series of Darts – German Masters
2018” in front of a world-record 20,000 spectators on Friday. The
competition saw a biggest general darts stars go conduct to head.
Glock has been a large darts fan for several years. In Gelsenkirchen he
met Scottish star Peter Wright, who gave him a few tips as they warmed
adult together. Glock also took on a purpose of co-commentator for TV
hire Pro7, that promote a fantastic eventuality live. Pro7 is a
sister hire to new DTM TV partner SAT.1. Glock demonstrated an
considerable believe of darts. “I simply admire a players, who stand
adult there and, notwithstanding all a noise, put on a arrangement of such
high-class sport. It might sound elementary to chuck 3 darts during a board,
though to consistently land them so accurately in a triple 20 and the
doubles is really impressive,” pronounced Glock. “The atmosphere in
Gelsenkirchen was glorious and it was good fun. It was also interesting
to discuss to a guys, to check out a proceed they prepare, and to see how
differently a particular players proceed it.” Peter ‘Snakebite’
Wright attested to Glock’s talent on a oche: “When Timo brings his
racing career to an end, he should cruise giving darts a go.”

DTM: Fans and drivers comfortable adult for the
The fourth DTM competition weekend of a year, at
a Norisring (GER), is already during a forefront of many people’s
minds. On Saturday, media representatives, fans and drivers met in the
centre of Nuremberg (GER) to demeanour brazen to a prominence of a season
in a few weeks’ time. On site for BMW M Motorsport was Marco Wittmann
(GER), who, as a internal lad, is always a concentration of courtesy during the
singular competition on a streets of Nuremberg. After a press discussion in
Nuremberg’s Hauptmarkt square, fans were means to poise for selfies with
a DTM drivers, check out a 3 manufacturers’ cars adult tighten and
personal, and squeeze an designation or dual – all opposite a impressive
backdrop of a circuitously St. Lorenz church. “The atmosphere, the
location, a continue – positively all was ideal today,” said
Wittmann. “I consider everybody enjoyed today’s eventuality – not usually me, but
a fans too. The organisers come adult with something new each year to
give a fans a small ambience of what they can design from a DTM
races during a Norisring. They did a good pursuit again with a autograph
event and a cars. we am certain that we am not a usually one who is now
looking brazen to a races even more. Many fans contingency be feeling the
same way.” In 4 weeks’ time, from 22nd to
24th June, it will be time to get down to business, as the
Norisring hosts races 7 and 8 of a season. Before then, the
drivers and teams transport to Budapest (HUN) subsequent week, where they will
competition a third competition weekend of a 2018 season.

12h Imola: Two category wins for BMW.
Seven BMW
cars lined adult in a 12-hour competition during Imola, with dual holding feat in
their particular classes. In a Cup1 class, a BMW M235i Racing run
by a Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport group was initial across
a finish line. Martin Kroll (SUI), Michael Schrey, Bernd Küpper
(both GER), Michael Fischer and Gustav Engljähringer (both AUT) were
during a circle of a #131 car. The Scangrip Racing/Securtal Sorg
Rennsport group won a SP3 category with a #786 BMW 335i. Niels Borum
(DEN) and Michael Eden (AUS) alternated in a cockpit over a course
of a twelve hours.

Blancpain GT: Blomqvist, Mostert and Yelloly accelerate ROWE
Racing in Le Castellet.
ROWE Racing will competition next
weekend’s 1000-kilometre competition during Le Castellet (FRA), that forms part
of a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, with dual BMW M6 GT3s and a
clever patrol of drivers. As good as unchanging drivers Ricky Collard
(GBR), Jens Klingmann (GER) and Jesse Krohn (FIN), a group from St.
Ingbert (GER) can also call on a services of Tom Blomqvist, Nick
Yelloly (both GBR) and Chaz Mostert (AUS) during a Circuit Paul Ricard.
Blomqvist gathering a ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3 during a Nürburgring 24 Hours,
while Mostert also gained knowledge in a GT3 car, when he gathering for
BMW Team Schnitzer during a 12-hour competition during Bathurst (AUS) and
impressively cumulative stick position. Yelloly done his entrance during the
3-hour competition during Silverstone final week.

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