BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 08. Oct, 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.

 

DTM: BMW Startup Garage is Official Partner of BMW M
Motorsport during Hockenheim.

When a 6 BMW M4 DTMs take to a lane during a DTM culmination at
Hockenheim (GER), BMW Startup Garage will be concerned as BMW M
Motorsport’s Official Partner. The BMW Group’s start-up company’s logo
will be prominently positioned on a cars’ circle arches and in the
group garages. “We are gratified to have BMW Startup Garage on house as
Official Partner during such a special eventuality as a DTM deteriorate finale,”
pronounced BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “BMW Motorsport is all
about innovation. BMW Startup Garage promotes accurately this pioneering
suggestion by charity start-up companies in a margin of innovative
mobility technologies and products a eventuality to work closely
with a BMW Group. Motor racing provides a ideal height to test
innovations in tiny batches and underneath a many impassioned conditions.
For this reason, we would be gay to see even some-more start-ups with
a specific concentration on motorsport request during a BMW Startup Garage after
a Hockenheim races.”

 

Collaboration with start-ups is apropos increasingly critical for
vast companies. For this reason, a BMW Group shaped BMW Startup
Garage in 2015. Its charge is to maximize a intensity of particularly
innovative start-ups, a products of that are directly serviceable by the
BMW Group. BMW Startup Garage contacts start-up companies that offer
innovative technologies, products or services. The concentration is on
contributing to a serve growth of a BMW Group. BMW Startup
Garage afterwards offers these start-ups a eventuality to exam their
developments in BMW cars or in other technical areas within a BMW
Group, and to optimise those developments with a assistance of a BMW
infrastructure and feedback from BMW engineers. The bar is so high at
an creation and record personality like a BMW Group that it can
significantly accelerate a growth of start-up innovations into
commercial commodities. On Monday, BMW Startup Garage organized a
networking eventuality for member of tip start-ups and a BMW
Group during “Bits Pretzels” in Munich (GER), one of a most
critical start-up conferences in a world. Among those benefaction was
Jens Marquardt as “Key Note Speaker”.

 

VLN: Walkenhorst Motorsport finishes third in a BMW M6 GT3.

The penultimate competition of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring
(GER) finished with a lectern for a Walkenhorst Motorsport #35 BMW M6
GT3 on Saturday. Jonathan Hirschi (SUI), Jordan Tresson (FRA) and
Hunter Abbott (GBR) distinguished third place in a altogether standings
after 4 hours of racing. The sister 36 automobile crossed a finish line
in eleventh place overall, and saw them finish second in a SP9 PRE
class. BMW Team Schnitzer started a competition from stick position with its
BMW M6 GT3 and BMW works motorist Augusto Farfus (BRA) during a wheel, but
was forced to retire. Victory in a BMW M235i Racing Cup category went
to David Griessner (AUT) and Yannick Fübrich (GER) of Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport. They prevailed over Team Hofor Racing powered by
Bonk Motorsport’s Michael Schrey and Marc Ehret (both GER), and Team
FK Performance’s Juha Hannonen (FIN) and Patrick Hinte (GER). First
place in a V2 category went to Thomas Reiner and Manfred Schmitz (both
GER) in their BMW 318iS. In a V4 class, Kevin Totz, Cedric Totz
(both GER) and Torsten Kratz (AUT) of Team Securtal Sorg Rennsport
were winning in their BMW 325i. The Sorg Rennsport BMW M4 GT4
finished second in a SP10 class.

 

Italian GT Championship:
BMW Team Italia finished on a lectern during Monza.

BMW Team Italia had a successful penultimate competition weekend in the
Italian GT Championship. At a high-speed lane in Monza (ITA),
Stefano Comandini (ITA) and Max Koebolt (NED) in a #15 BMW M6 GT3
finished on a podium, with third place, in a competition on Saturday. On
Sunday, a twin late from a competition after only a few laps.

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