BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 14. Jan, 2019 by in BMW Canada

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

 

Formula E: Wittmann and Spengler exam a BMW iFE.18 in Marrakesh.

One day after a Marrakesh E-Prix, BMW i Andretti Motorsport
continued contrast of a BMW iFE.18. BMW works drivers Bruno Spengler
(CAN) and Marco Wittmann (GER) were in movement in Morocco as partial of
a central rookie tests for a ABB FIA Formula E Championship. This
was Wittmann’s initial coming during a circle of a fully-electric
BMW iFE.18. He was gratified with his debut, saying: “My initial exam in
a BMW iFE.18 was unequivocally interesting. we was astounded during how most the
motorist has to do in a cockpit. Just removing in and pushing – it
doesn’t work like that. Formula E presents we with completely
opposite hurdles to required motorsport classes such as the
DTM. That’s because we can’t, and shouldn’t, review a dual platforms to
one another. Formula E and a DTM are dual opposite worlds – though both
are appealing in their possess way.” Spengler, who already has a few
appearances for a BMW i Andretti Motorsport group underneath his belt and
is a central deputy and exam motorist for this season,
commented: “After carrying finished some exam drives during development
of a BMW iFE.18, it was really good to expostulate a automobile again on a proper
Formula E track. we final seemed in a BMW iFE.18 a few months ago,
so we had to get used to it again to start with, though we was behind in the
slit after a few laps and it was good fun.”

 

Dubai 24 Hour: One-two outcome for a BMW M4 GT4 in a GT4 class.

The initial continuation prominence of a deteriorate finished in good success
for BMW patron racing teams. The glorious opening of a BMW M4
GT4 in sold stood out during a Dubai 24 Hour (UAE). After 552
laps, a MRS GT Racing group #426 automobile triumphed in a GT4 class.
Franjo Kovac (CRO), Fredrik Lestrup (SWE), Tomas Pekar (CZE) and
Thomas Tekaat (GER) had common pushing duties during a 24-hour race.
The Sorg Rennsport #451 BMW M4 GT4, driven by Stephan Epp, Fidel Leib,
Olaf Meyer, Björn Simon (all GER) and Simon Tibbett (USA), changed up
from fourth to second position during a violent shutting proviso to
turn off a one-two result. Century Motorsport and 3Y Technology
were also racing BMW M4 GT4s and cumulative fourth, fifth and seventh
places. A sum of 7 BMW M4 GT4s were competing. There were also
dual difficulty wins to celebrate. The fun-M Motorsport group triumphed in
a CUP1 difficulty with a BMW M235i Racing. First place in a A3
difficulty went to a G R Motorsport Team and a BMW M3.

 

BTCC: West Surrey Racing and Colin Turkington urge title.

West Surrey Racing group and Colin Turkington (GBR) are set to
continue their intensely successful partnership in a British Touring
Car Championship (BTCC) 2019 season. Turkington will urge his
drivers’ pretension during a circle of a BMW 125i M Sport and, along with
his team-mates, urge final season’s group title. “My third win felt
amazing, though I’m inspired for some-more success,” pronounced Turkington. One of his
team-mates will be Andrew Jordan (GBR) again, as was a box in 2018.
Jordan will contest in a Pirtek sponsored BMW Pirtek Racing BMW 125i
M Sport once again. West Surrey Racing announced a third driver, a
new face in a team, as Tom Oliphant (GBR) during a finish of final year.

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