BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 29. 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: roll-out for BMW M4 DTM with two-litre turbo engine.

The BMW M4 DTM, mutated to approve with Class 1 regulations and
driven by a newly-developed BMW two-litre turbo engine, has
finished a benediction of glow during a BMW Group Plant Dingolfing (DEU)
premiere. BMW works motorist Bruno Spengler (CAN) was behind a wheel.
The 2012 DTM champion common his impressions in this interview.

Three questions for… Bruno Spengler.

Bruno, how was your knowledge of a BMW M4 DTM roll-out with
a two-litre turbo engine?
Bruno Spengler: “The first
few kilometres felt unequivocally good. That noted a start of a new epoch for
us and for a DTM. Being means to be there right during a start done it
unequivocally special for me. It was a unequivocally engaging and productive
roll-out. Now we am looking brazen to a subsequent stairs in a development.”

The new turbo engine is almost stronger than its
predecessor. Did we notice a additional power?

Spengler: “As shortly as we put your feet on a gas and a revs start
to go up, we feel that a automobile generates a lot some-more bearing and has
some-more opening intensity than before. The new engine will have an
outcome on a tip speed in particular. We will be significantly faster
on a straights and that will yield even some-more fad for the
spectators. Of course, a engine does sound opposite now though we still
unequivocally like a sound.”

How will racing change in 2019?

Spengler: “I consider that a DTM will be even some-more spectacular
and a uncover will be even improved for a spectators. For one thing, we
will be even faster on a straights. we also feel that a back tyres
will mellow a bit some-more during a races as we will have more
horsepower available. That means that drivers competence make a few more
mistakes here and there. We will positively have to work some-more in a cockpit.”

Italian GT Championship: lectern for BMW Team Italia during a finale.

Stefano Comandini (ITA) and Max Koebolt (NED) have dull off the
deteriorate with another lectern finish in a BMW Team Italia #15 BMW M6
GT3. The twin cumulative second place in a initial of dual races during the
Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello (ITA). Comandini and Koebolt
started from eighth place in a BMW M6 GT3 and worked their way
gradually adult by a margin as a competition progressed. The second race
on Sunday was influenced by serious downpours. Comandini and Koebolt
finished in eighth place.  Comandini is a best-placed BMW
deputy in a championship standings, in sixth position.

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