BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 20. 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 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. 

24-hour subordinate race: Top-three lock-out for a BMW M6 GT3.

The BMW M6 GT3 distinguished a top-three lock-out in a qualifying
competition for a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (GER). After 41 laps of
a Nordschleife, Christian Krognes (NOR), David Pittard and Nick
Yelloly (both GBR) were initial to cranky a finishing line in the
Walkenhorst Motorsport #101 BMW M6 GT3. Second place went to Jesse
Krohn (FIN) and John Edwards (USA) in a ROWE Racing group #99 car.
Their team-mates Connor De Phillippi (USA), Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and
Mikkel Jensen (DEN) finished third to safeguard that they also reached
a lectern in a #98 BMW M6 GT3. The BMW Team Schnitzer #42 BMW M6
GT3 finished in 14thposition overall. The second GT3 automobile from
Walkenhorst Motorsport claimed 22ndplace. The gay leader Krognes
said: “That is one of a many heated moments I’ve had this year.
It’s a initial win for a group for some years.” De Phillippi
commented: “Third place is OK, as we didn’t have a ideal race. We
done an blunder and perceived a time penalty, though we are still on the
podium. That is a good result. We can still find a bit more
opening for a 24-hour race. Then we will lapse and hopefully we
will be dual positions aloft up.”
BMW teams also
distinguished some-more difficulty wins in a subordinate race. In a SP10
category, a #71 BMW M4 GT4 from a Hofor Racing by Bonk Motorsport
group claimed a win forward of a #77 BMW M4 GT4 from Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport with Philipp Leisen, Danny Brink, Christopher
Rink and Marcel Lenerz (GER). In a BMW M240i Racing Cup, Yannick
Fübrich, Daniel Zils and Oskar Sandberg (all GER) from Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport were victorious. Second place went to Will
Tregurtha, Ben Tuck, Jordan Witt (all GBR) and Jörg Breuer (GER) from
a Walkenhorst Motorsport team. Third place was claimed by Stefan
Branner, Andreas Schaflitzl and Ethan Tremblay (all GER) from FK
Performance. In a V4 category, a win went to a Avia Sorg
Rennsport team. The Speedline Racing group was successful in a SP
9-LG category. The prominence of a continuation deteriorate during the
Nürburgring, a 24-hour race, takes place from 22ndto 23rdJune. 
W Series: Beitske Visser wins second competition of a deteriorate during Zolder.

BMW Motorsport Junior Beitske Visser (NED) distinguished her first
win in a second competition of a newly-created W Series during Zolder (BEL).
Visser had started from fourth place and took a lead right divided on
a proceed to spin one. She was means to extend her lead notwithstanding two
reserve automobile durations and cumulative a widespread win forward of Jamie Chadwick
(GBR). “I had a ideal start,” pronounced Visser. “I was means to take the
lead right divided and supplement to my advantage, notwithstanding a dual reserve cars.
Once we was means to pierce serve forward after a second restart, it was
transparent that we was on march for victory.” Having claimed fourth place
during a season-opener of a women’s regulation array during Hockenheim
(GER), Visser now has 37 points and is in second place, 6 points
behind Chadwick. 
Blancpain GT World Challenge America: BMW teams applaud two
difficulty wins.

Numerous BMW patron racing teams were behind in movement in the
Blancpain GT World Challenge during a ‘Canadian Tire Motorsport Park’
(CAN) this weekend. There was a BMW win to applaud in a GT4
America East and in a GT4 America SprintX. In a GT4 America East
competition on Friday, Randy Mueller and James Clay (both USA) in a Epic
Motorsports #3 BMW M4 GT4 crossed a finishing line initial in a Am
class. In a Pro-Am category, a Classic BMW group claimed second
place with unchanging drivers Justin Raphael (USA) and Stevan McAleer
(GBR). In competition two, Mueller and Clay claimed second place to lapse to
a podium. The Raphael/McAleer twin crossed a line in fourth place
in a #29 BMW M4 GT4.
In a second GT4 America SprintX
race, Greg Liefooghe and Sean Quinlan (both USA) available a second
BMW win of a weekend in a #19 BMW M4 GT4 from Stephen Cameron
Racing. First place in a Pro-Am difficulty also alike to overall
victory. Chris Ohmacht and Toby Grahovec (both USA) also reached
second place in a Pro-Am difficulty to measure points for Classic BMW. In
a Am class, Kris Wilson and John Allen (both USA) also reached this
fixation during a circle of a #16 BMW M4 GT4, repeating their result
from a prior day. Quinlan and Liefooghe had finished second in
competition one on Friday, only blank out on a win. The Classic BMW #92
BMW M4 GT4 claimed third place. The competition on Sunday had not finished at
a time of going to press. 
British GT: BMW M6 GT3 reaches lectern twice.

This weekend, a British GT Championship visited Snetterton
(GBR). In a initial competition on Saturday, Tom Gamble and Jack Mitchell
(both GBR) distinguished a third-place finish in a Silver Cup in a #9
BMW M6 GT3 from a Century Motorsport team. One day later, a duo
softened by one place to finish second and strech a lectern again in
a second competition of a event. Their team-mates Dominic Paul and Ben
Green (both GBR) were not so fortunate; they had to be calm with
Pro-Am difficulty seventh and eighth positions in a #3 BMW M6 GT3.
Century Motorsport competed with dual BMW M4 GT4s in a GT4 category.
The best outcome was available by Mark Kimber (GBR) and Jacob Mathiassen
(DEN), who finished fifth in competition one. The subsequent British GT
Championship competition weekend takes place on 8th and 9th Jun during a ‘Home
of British Motor Racing’, on a mythological Silverstone (GBR) circuit.
BTCC: One-two outcome for BMW motorist Jordan during Thruxton.

Andrew Jordan (GBR) distinguished a one-two outcome on a third
competition weekend of a British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at
Thruxton (GBR). In both races, a BMW Pirtek Racing motorist crossed
a line in initial place in his BMW 330i M Sport. Reigning BTCC
champion Colin Turkington (GBR) finished fourth in a initial competition in
his BMW 330i M Sport. In a second race, he crossed a line in
second place, 0.613 seconds behind Jordan. In competition 3, Tom Oliphant
(GBR) was a best-placed BMW motorist in seventh position. Turkington
finished ninth and Jordan crossed a line in 17thplace.
GT4 France: Podium finish for BMW Team France in Pau.

In a initial GT4 France competition during Pau (FRA), BMW Team France
reached a lectern in a Pro-Am difficulty in a BMW M4 GT4. Laurent
Hurgon and Julien Piguet (both FRA) crossed a line in fourth place
overall, analogous to second place in their class. The twin missed
out on a tip outcome in Sunday’s second race.
Italian GT: Podium finish for a BMW M4 GT4 in Misano.

At a Italian GT Championship’s 3-hour competition in Misano (ITA),
BMW Team Italia finished second in a GT4 difficulty with a #207 BMW
M4 GT4. Drivers Giuseppe Fascicolo, Francesco Guerra and Andrea
Fontana (all ITA) were all in action. BMW Motorsport Junior Erik
Johansson (SWE), BMW works motorist Alexander Sims (GBR) and Stefano
Comandini (ITA) finished tenth altogether in a #15 BMW M6 GT3.

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