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Posted on 06. Aug, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Japanese Super GT: ARTA claims record win during Fuji.

Autobacs Racing Team Aguri (ARTA) won spin 5 of a GT3000 class
in a Japanese Super GT Championship during Fuji (JPN). Drivers Shinichi
Takagi (JPN) and Sean Walkinshaw (GBR) took a checkered dwindle in the
#55 BMW M6 GT3 with a large lead after 164 laps of racing. The
success was quite special for Takagi, as his 20th
feat in a GT300 difficulty creates him a many successful motorist in
this difficulty in a story of a championship. Takagi and
Walkinshaw also changed to a tip of a altogether standings on a back
of their victory.

 

British GT: Podium for Century Motorsport during Brands Hatch.

Following a ideal qualifying, with initial and second place for the
dual BMW M4 GT4s, Century Motorsport finished a competition on a lectern at
a fourth competition weekend of a British GT Championship during Brands Hatch
(GBR). Ben Green and Ben Tuck (both GBR) brought a #42 automobile home
second in a GT4 class. They had led a competition in a early stages but
were forced to take a longer array stop than their rivals due to the
regulations per success handicaps. They were roughly means to
overcome this waste over a march of a two-hour race, as
they constructed an considerable fightback. Second place warranted them
feat in a GT4 Silver class. The #43 automobile finished seventh in the
GT4 difficulty and third in a Silver difficulty that was good adequate for
Jack Mitchell (GBR) to successfully urge his lead in a Drivers’
Championship. Green and Tuck are second, spin on points, going into
a deteriorate finale.

 

ADAC GT Masters: Tough weekend for BMW teams.

The BMW teams were incompetent to behind adult a excellent formula of previous
rounds during a fourth competition weekend of this season’s ADAC GT Masters at
a Nürburgring (GER). Jens Klingmann (GER) and Christopher Zöchling
(AUT) finished 18th in a MRS GT-Racing BMW M6 GT3 in
Sunday’s competition in a Eifel Mountains. The dual BMW Team Schnitzer cars,
with BMW works motorist Timo Scheider (GER), BMW Motorsport Juniors
Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and Dennis Marschall (GER), and Victor Bouveng
(SWE) during a wheel, had to settle for 28th and
29th place. Jensen and Scheider were good placed to score
profitable points on Saturday, though were forced to retire from a race
following a light collision in spin one after a start. The remaining
dual BMW M6 GT3s also unsuccessful to finish a race. “I basically
trafficked here true from a 24-hour competition during Spa-Francorchamps
with a win in my sails following a BMW one-two,” pronounced Klingmann.
“Unfortunately, we were not means to furnish a identical opening at
a Nürburgring. The slight blueprint and a high temperatures simply
did not play into a hands of a BMW M6 GT3. We were a best BMW
group on Sunday but, on a whole, we approaching some-more from this weekend.
we am now looking brazen to Zandvoort. That circuit ought to fit us
distant better.”

 

IMSA: BMW Team RLL sixth and seventh during Road America.

In subordinate forward of a Road America (USA) competition in a IMSA
WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, a dual BMW Team RLL M8 GTEs
finished sixth and seventh in a GTLM class. The time of 2:03.331
mins set by Jesse Krohn (FIN) and John Edwards (USA) in a #24 car
was roughly three-tenths of a second faster than Alexander Sims (GBR)
and Connor De Phillippi (USA) in a second car. In a GTD class, the
Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 starts from eighth place on a grid.

 

IMSA: Chaz Mostert set for entrance in a BMW M8 GTE during Road Atlanta.

Australian Chaz Mostert will make his competition entrance during a circle of the
BMW M8 GTE during a deteriorate culmination of a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship during Road Atlanta (USA). Mostert, who has held a eye
with his results, including stick position during February’s 12 Hours of
Bathurst (AUS) in a BMW M6 GT3, will share a cockpit of a #24
BMW M8 GTE with unchanging BMW Team RLL drivers John Edwards (USA) and
Jesse Krohn (FIN) during “Petit Le Mans” on
12th/13th October. Connor De Phillippi (USA),
Alexander Sims (GBR) and BMW of North America code envoy Bill
Auberlen (USA) will share a pushing duties in a #25 car. As well
as a IMSA finale, BMW M Motorsport will also be concerned in a DTM
deteriorate culmination during Hockenheim (GER) and a WEC competition during Fuji (JPN) at
that weekend.

 

CTSC: BimmerWorld Racing wins in a ST class.

Nick Galante and Devin Jones (both USA), of a BimmerWorld Racing
team, won a ST difficulty in a Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at
Road America (USA) on Saturday. The twin was winning during a circle of
a #81 BMW 328i for a third time this deteriorate and leads a overall
standings. In a GS class, a dual BMW M4 GT4s – a #82 and #19 cars
– run by a BimmerWorld Racing and Stephen Cameron Racing teams, came
home ninth and tenth.

 

Australian GT Championship: Valuable points for BMW Team SRM.

Steve Richards (NZL) and Ricky Capo (AUS) scored profitable points for
BMW Team SRM in all 3 races of a Australian GT Championship in
Sydney (AUS). Going into a deteriorate finale, they now distortion third
in a altogether standings. The twin in a BMW M6 GT3 finished sixth in
both a Saturday competition and a initial of Sunday’s dual races during the
Sydney Motorsport Park. The #100 automobile came home ninth in competition one on Sunday.

 

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