BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 02. Sep, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Whether in a DTM, a FIA World Endurance Championship, the
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, or vast other
championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the
universe do conflict for points, victories and titles. Away from the
lane too, members of a vast BMW Motorsport family around the
universe are also formulating headlines. The “BMW Motorsport News” allows
us to frequently summarize all a movement for we in a compress and
ominous manner. This way, we are always adult to speed. 

 

GT4 European Series: Two one-two formula for a BMW M4 GT4.

BMW Motorsport Juniors Beitske Visser (NED) and Nico Menzel (GER)
distinguished their initial GT European Series feat of a deteriorate in
Sunday’s competition during a Hungaroring (HUN). When a stewards aborted the
violent competition after 24 laps since of complicated rain, Visser/Menzel, in
a #110 RN Vision STS BMW M4 GT4, had a lead of around 30 seconds
over their team-mates Gabriele Piana (ITA) and Razvan Umbrarescu
(ROM), who also competed in a BMW M4 GT4, thereby gifting a car
another one-two result. At a start of a Hungaroring weekend, the
BMW M4 GT4 distinguished a one-two outcome when on Saturday, Simon Knap
and Max Koebolt (both NED) in a #1 MDM Motorsport BMW M4 GT4 crossed
a finish line in initial place. Like Sunday, Piana/Umbrarescu finished
second on a podium. In a Pro-Am class, a WD Racing team
distinguished a podium, finishing third place in a final competition of a weekend.

 

Blancpain GT Sports Club: Race win and championship victory
for
Karim Ojjeh.

Karim Ojjeh (KSA) is a new Blancpain GT Sports Club champion. The
Boutsen Ginion Racing motorist clinched a pretension with his feat in
a categorical competition during a Hungaroring (HUN) on Sunday. Going into a final
eventuality in Barcelona (ESP) on 29th/30th September, he now leads
a driver’s standings with an irrefutable 136 points. This is
Ojjeh’s initial Blancpain GT Sports Club title. In further to his sixth
category win of a season, he also clinched a prize for a overall
feat in a Titanium Cup.

 

VLN: Podium success for a BMW M6 GT3 in “Green Hell”.

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER) fans gifted another thrilling
competition in a “Green Hell”. First, a #36 Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6
GT3 cumulative stick position in a subordinate event for a sixth
turn of a VLN Endurance Championship. However, David Pittard (GBR),
Andreas Ziegler and Rudi Adams (both GER) were forced to retire from
a race. BMW fans still had reason to applaud when after four
hours, Stef Dusseldorp (NED) and Alexandre Imperatori (SUI) in the
Falken Motorsports #3 BMW M6 GT3 crossed a finish line in second
place. The #35 Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 finished seventh
overall. Augusto Farfus (BRA) also took on a “Green Hell”, backing up
for BMW Team Schnitzer. Next weekend sees a Brazilian conflict for
points in a DTM on a 3.629-kilometre chronicle of a Nürburgring. 

 

In a SP10 class, a BMW M4 GT4 distinguished as sensational
one-two-three-four finish. First and second place went to Securtal
Sorg Rennsport. Heiko Eichenberg (GER) and Yannick Mettler (SUI) were
a initial to see a checkered flag. Third and fourth place went to
a #178 Ring Racing BMW M4 GT4 and a #191 Walkenhorst Motorsport
car. In a BMW M235i Racing Cup, Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport
defended a top hand. David Griessner (AUT) and Yannick Fübrich
(GER) cumulative feat with a lead of some-more than 21 seconds. The other
spots on a lectern went to a #694 Securtal Sorg Rennsport BMW M235i
Racing in second place, followed by a #666 Scheid – Honert
Motorsport automobile in third place. BMW racing cars distinguished a sum of
6 category wins. The seventh turn of a VLN Endurance Championship
Nürburgring will take place in 3 weeks. Dortmund MC’s 58th ADAC
Reinoldus continuation competition on 22ndSeptember will final the
customary 4 hours.

 

Pirelli World Challenge: BMW winning in manufacturers and
group standings in a TC class.

It was a successful weekend for a BMW M235i Racing in a TC class
of a Pirelli World Challenge. At a deteriorate culmination during Watkins Glen
(USA), a automobile distinguished top-three and top-five lock-outs. On
Saturday, Classic BMW’s Karl Wittmer (USA) stood atop a lectern as
a winner. Johan Schwartz (DEN) of Rooster Hall Racing followed in
second place. Matt Travis (USA) crossed a finish line in third. All
3 drivers were on a lectern once again in a final competition of the
year, in a somewhat opposite order. In a BMW M235i Racing’s
top-five lock-out, Schwartz was victorious, forward of Wittmer. Travis
finished third again. Despite his feat and a second place,
Wittmer narrowly missed out on winning a driver’s championship.
Classic BMW won a group championship and a manufacturers’ title
went to BMW.

 

International GT Open: Podium success for Teo Martín Motorsport.

The International GT Open competition weekend took BMW Team Teo Martín to
Silverstone, a “Home of British Motor Racing”. In a initial competition of
a weekend, Fran Rueda (ESP) and Andrés Saravia (GUA) in a #47 BMW
M6 GT3 finished third to applaud on a podium. Their team-mates
Beirão da Veiga (POR) and Juan Cruz Álvarez (ESP) crossed a finish
line in tenth place. The second competition of a weekend valid to be
formidable for a group when an occurrence forced Beirão da Veiga/Álvarez
to retire. The Rueda/Saravia twin crossed a finish line in sixth
place, and, with 9 points to their name, are now in second
place in a driver’s standings. In a Am classification, Marcio
Basso (BRA) and Alexey Chuklin (UKR) finished fourth on Saturday. They
dull off a weekend with second place, that saw them make it onto
a podium.

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