BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 02. Jun, 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.

 

FIA WEC: Dress operation for a BMW M8 GTE during Le Mans.

BMW Team MTEK returned to a Circuit de la Sarthe (FRA) this Sunday
for a central 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) exam day and ran both cars
for a full 8 hours with usually teenager interruptions for set-up
changes. By a finish of a day, a BMW M8 GTE had finished some-more than
2,200 kilometres of using and a group is feeling prepared for the
competition in dual weeks’ time. “It was good to be behind during Le Mans and I
consider we are as prepared for competition week as we can be,” pronounced Philipp Eng
(AUT), motorist of a #81 BMW M8 GTE. “Myself, Nicky Catsburg and
Martin Tomcyzk are sincerely happy with a change and, after today, we
are sorted in terms of set-up. We’ll lapse subsequent week prepared to take on
a challenge.”

 

The central eventuality comes 6 weeks after a group finished a
30-hour private exam during Magny Cours (FRA), also but any issues,
giving a organisation and drivers certainty in a trustworthiness of their
continuation machine. António Félix da Costa (POR), who will race
alongside Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Jesse Krohn (FIN) in automobile #82
explained: “Last year, we all came here to a initial Le Mans with only
one World Endurance Championship turn underneath a belt, so we were on
a backfoot. This year, a disproportion is outrageous with a group and the
automobile so we’re unequivocally looking brazen to returning and saying what we
can do.”

 

DTM: Marco Wittmann meets his fans in Nürnberg.

About a month before his DTM home eventuality during a Norisring (GER), Marco
Wittmann (GER) had a eventuality to get tighten to fans in his home
city of Nürnberg (GER). First adult on Saturday, he was on palm for
interviews with countless media member as partial of a official
allege press conference. Then he headed to an designation eventuality at
Main Market Square in Nürnberg city centre, where a beach volleyball
contest was holding place, as partial of a “Techniker Beach Tour”.
Wittmann and his associate DTM motorist Nico Müller (SUI, Audi) done the
many of a eventuality and took on German inhabitant players Sandra
Ittlinger and Maja Rosko. “It was a illusory eventuality here in my home
city,” pronounced Wittmann. “There was a good mob of fans during the
designation eventuality and we unequivocally enjoyed assembly them in such a great
atmosphere forward of my DTM home races. On tip of that, we had so much
fun on a beach volleyball justice as partial of a event. After this
taster, I’m even some-more vehement for my home event, when lots of my
friends, my family and my fan bar will be there.” In further to
Wittmann and Müller, BMW Motorsport Junior Beitske Visser (NED) was
also partial of a event. She will contest during a Norisring, in a W Series.

 

GT4 European Series: Triple win for a BMW M4 GT4.

The MDM Motorsport BMW Customer Racing Team was a large leader of the
competition weekend in a GT4 European Series during Le Castellet (FRA). In the
initial competition during a ‘Circuit Paul Ricard’ on Saturday, Simon Knap (NED)
and Alec Udell (USA) headed adult a BMW triple win. After 26 laps a duo
was winning in a BMW M4 GT4, forward of Ricardo outpost der Ende (NED)
and Euan McKay (GBR) of Team Ekris Motorsport and MDM Motorsport
team-mates Mark outpost der Aa and Koen Bogaerts (both NED). In a second
competition on Sunday, Knap and Udell continued their winning strain and won
again in a #25 BMW M4 GT4. First place in a Pro-Am category on Sunday
went to Massimiliano Tresoldi (ITA) and Paolo Meloni (SMR) in the
WD Racing Team BMW M4 GT4.

 

GT4 Scandinavia: Victory for a BMW M4 GT4 during Anderstorp.

A BMW Customer Racing Team also had reason to applaud during a GT4
Scandinavia: Oliver Söderström and Robert Serwanski (both SWE) won the
Sunday competition during Anderstorp (SWE) for a Förenade Bil/Lestrup Racing
Team in their BMW M4 GT4. The twin started from stick position and
crossed a finish line in initial place with a lead of around six
seconds. Söderström and Serwanski finished in sixth place in a first
competition on Saturday.

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