BMW Motorsport News – Issue 04/17.

Posted on 29. Jan, 2017 by in BMW Canada

Whether in a DTM, a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
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.

GT racing: 18th BMW Art Car to be presented in
Beijing during finish of May.

This weekend, a BMW M6 GTLM Art Car designed by US artist John
Baldessari enjoyed a much-heralded competition debate during a 24 Hours of
Daytona (USA). Dr. Thomas Girst, Head of Cultural Engagement BMW
Group, and BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt gave a press
discussion during a event, during that they announced that the
18th BMW Art Car, designed by Chinese artist Cao Fei, will
be presented to a open in Beijing (CHN) during a finish of May. The BMW
M6 GT3 will take to a lane during a FIA GT World Cup in Macau (MAC)
in November.

Formula E: António Félix da Costa on promotional debate in New York.

BMW works motorist António Félix da Costa (PRT) spent dual days in New
York (USA) final week to foster a entrance of a FIA Formula E
Championship in a “Big Apple”. Races 9 and 10 of a deteriorate will
take place on 15th and 16th Jul in a district
of Brooklyn, that boasts a fantastic perspective of a Manhattan skyline.
Félix da Costa took his Formula E powerhouse onto a lane for a
proof – and with big-name support: American Football star
Victor Cruz (USA) of a NFL group New York Giants took a opportunity
to get a ambience of Formula E before a races in July. Félix da Costa
continued his promotional debate in New York with a horde of media
appointments. “We’ve had good practice so distant in Formula E with how
we proceed new cities,” pronounced Félix da Costa. “I consider New York is
going to lift a bar on any other city. we can’t wait to competition here
for genuine in July.” 

ICTSC:
Season opener during Daytona.

The four-hour BMW Endurance Challenge At Daytona, a opening round
of a 2017 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge championship, was won
by Cameron Cassels (CAN) and Trent Hindman (USA) pushing a Grand
Sport category series 12 Porsche on Friday . The Street Tuner class
feat went to a series 73 MINI JCW of Derek Jones and Mat Pombo
(both USA). The win was a initial for a MINI USA programme. The
top-finishing BMW in a competition was a series 81 BimmerWorld Racing BMW
328i of Ari Balogh and Gregory Liefooghe (both USA), seventh in ST.

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