BMW Motorsport News

Posted on 30. Jul, 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: BMW i Andretti Motorsport tests in Spain.

Preparations for a second deteriorate in a ABB FIA Formula E
Championship are in full pitch during BMW i Andretti Motorsport. The next
contrast event is scheduled for a entrance week, during “Circuit Calafat”
in Spain. At a circle will be BMW works motorist Alexander Sims (GBR)
and Maximilian Günther (GER). Last season, 22-year-old Günther drove
for Geox Dragon in Formula E. He started his single-seater racing
career in a 2011 Formula BMW Talent Cup – a BMW talent promotion
programme during that time. Over a entrance weeks and months, various
drivers will be concerned in BMW i Andretti Motorsport’s preparations,
and will finish tests in a simulator and on a track. 
 
GT4 France: BMW M4 GT4 reaches a podium. 

At a fourth competition weekend of a deteriorate in a GT4 France,
Ricardo outpost der Ende (NED) and Christopher Campbell (FRA) claimed
second place to strech a lectern in Saturday’s competition at
Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). After 21 laps in a #17 BMW M4 GT4, a duo
from Team L’Espace Bienvenue was only 0.785 seconds divided from first
place. In Friday’s race, Laurent Hurgon and Julien Piguet (both FRA)
put in a clever performance, finishing fourth in a BMW Team France
#3 BMW M4 GT4 and only blank out on a podium. They cumulative third
place in a Pro-Am category. Both races were partial of a supporting
programme for a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.
 
VLN: Comeback for mythological “Eifelblitz”. 

A fable returns: The mythological 2009 chronicle of a BMW M3 GTR S
will be returning to a Nordschleife (GER) this entrance weekend, at
a fifth competition of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. At the
wheel: Johannes Scheid (GER). The former champion and Scheid
Motorsport group principal will be appearing behind a circle of the
mythological automobile to finish a demo path on a Nordschleife during a ROWE 6
Hours ADAC Ruhr-Pokal race. The “Eifelblitz” will contest for a FEV
Racing team, that has owned a automobile with cult standing given 2012.
Together with Scheid Motorsport, a group distinguished dual altogether wins
in a VLN, 4 category wins and a fifth place during a Nürburgring
24-hour competition between 2003 and 2009. “It is a poetic gesticulate from FEV
to concede me to expostulate a demo path in a automobile to symbol my 50 years of
impasse in motorsport,” pronounced Scheid. “I was concerned in
constructing this automobile from scratch, each singular part. The steering
and a whole front spindle were practiced to a conditions on the
Nordschleife, and we also had to cgange a delivery and the
exhaust. But after all this time, we will have to check again to see
where a buttons and all are. Of course, we won’t be pushing at
competition speed.”

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