BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 06. May, 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 large other championships: Week after week 

 teams and drivers around a universe do conflict for points,
victories and titles. Away from a lane too, members of a large 

 family around a universe are also formulating headlines. The “
 News” allows us to frequently summarize all a movement for you
in a compress and ominous manner. This way, we are always adult to speed.


China GT Championship: FIST-Team AAI dominates during Zhejiang.

There was no approach past FIST-Team AAI in a China GT Championship this
weekend. The group corroborated adult a opening weekend success with two
victories in a GT3 difficulty on Friday and Saturday during Zhejiang (CHN).
BMW works motorist Nick Yelloly (GBR) common pushing duties in a #90
BMW M6 GT3 with Lam Yu (CHN). The twin were concerned in exciting
battles with a antithesis in both races, though narrowly kept their
nose in front any time to lead a margin home twice. Yelloly and AAI
now reason a autocratic lead in a Driver and Team standings, with
3 wins and another lectern to their name. There was also another
lectern to applaud in a GT4 class. The Master Champ team, that was
creation a entrance in a array this weekend, gave a clever performance
from a word go and finished third in a opening race. Wang Hao
(CHN) came home fifth in a BMW M4 GT4 in competition two. The third race
weekend of a deteriorate will take place during Shanghai (CHN) from
28thto 30thJune.


W Series: Visser narrowly misses out on lectern during season-opener.

The W Series, a initial women-only Formula series, done a entrance on
a support programme for this weekend’s DTM eventuality during Hockenheim
(GER). In a thick of a movement was BMW motorist Beitske Visser (NED).
Visser, who has been partial of a BMW Motorsport Junior programme since
2017 and is central exam and haven motorist in a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship this season, cumulative one of a 18 seats during a decisive
Almería (ESP) shootout in March. She was among a front-runners in
a opening competition of a season. After 18 laps of racing, Visser came
home fourth, narrowly blank out on a mark on a podium. The
24-year-old’s subsequent eventuality comes in only dual weeks, when Zolder
(BEL) hosts turn dual of a new series. 


Italian GT Championship: Podiums for a BMW M4 GT4.

BMW Team Italia was during Vallelunga, to a north of Rome (ITA) this
weekend for turn dual of a Italian GT Championship. BMW Motorsport
Junior Erik Johansson (SWE) and Stefano Comandini (ITA) raced in the
#15 BMW M6 GT3. The twin finished fifth in a GT3 Pro difficulty in the
opening race. Johansson/Comandini afterwards came home eighth on Sunday. The
BMW Team Italia #207 BMW M4 GT4 finished on a GT4 lectern in both
races. The contingent of Giuseppe Fascicolo, Francesco Guerra and Andrea
Fontana (all ITA) came home third on Saturday and second on Sunday. 


GT4 European Series: Podium success for a BMW M4 GT4.

The RN Vision STS group done it onto a lectern in a Pro-Am difficulty at
a second competition weekend of this season’s GT4 European Series during Brands
Hatch (GBR). After 32 laps of racing, Marius Zug (GER) and Gabriele
Piana (ITA) finished competition one in second place in a #111 BMW M4 GT4.
The best-placed BMW drivers in a Silver Cup were Simon Knap (NED)
and Alec Udell (USA), who were sixth in a #25 BMW M4 GT4 run by Team
MDM Motorsport. Euan McKay (GBR) and Ricardo outpost der Ende (NED)
finished sixth for Ekris Motorsport in a second competition of a weekend.
Levent Kocabiyik and Ibrahim Okyay (both TUR) came home sixth in the
Pro-Am difficulty in a final competition of a eventuality for a Borusan
Otomotiv Motorsport team.


IMPC: Difficult competition weekend in Mid-Ohio.

Unsettled continue conditions gave a BMW teams a tough day during the
third competition weekend of a IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge during the
“Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course” (USA). James Clay and Devin Jones (both
USA) were a best-placed BMW drivers in ninth place in the
BimmerWorld Racing #82 BMW M4 GT4. Bill Auberlen (USA), who was making
his 415thappearance in a BMW competition car, and Robby Foley
(USA) finished eleventh in a #96 BMW M4 GT4 run by Turner
Motorsport. Greg Liefooghe and Henry Schmitt (both USA) were
13thin a #88 BMW M4 GT4 of Stephen Cameron Racing. The
fourth competition of a deteriorate takes place on 30thJune at
Watkins Glen (USA).

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