BMW Motorsport News – Issue 18/16.

Posted on 16. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

The DTM, a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and countless
other competition series: Week after week, BMW teams and drivers are
competing for points, wins and titles. The members of a BMW
Motorsport family around a universe are also creation headlines off the
track. “BMW Motorsport News” provides we with a obvious and
ominous outline of events, to assistance we stay right adult to date.

VLN: Historic one-two-three outcome for a BMW M6 GT3.

Three and a half months after initial competing during a 24 Hours of
Daytona, a new BMW M6 GT3 has distinguished a initial win during a third
competition in a VLN Endurance Championship during a Nürburgring (DE). Jesse
Krohn (FI), Jörg Müller (DE) and Marco Wittmann (DE) triumphed in a
one-two-three outcome for BMW in a “Green Hell”. This was a dress
operation for a 24-hour competition that will take place during a Nürburgring
in dual weeks, and that Müller won in 2004 and 2010. The experienced
BMW works motorist was concerned in a growth of a BMW M6 GT3
right from a start.

Three questions for… Jörg Müller.

You have been actively concerned in a growth of a BMW
M6 GT3. You were also concerned in a initial win. Is this a special
impulse for you?

Jörg Müller: “I am gay to have been concerned in this special
moment. The BMW M6 GT3 is roughly like my baby. we gathering a first
metres with a automobile during a rollout and have actively helped to
structure each growth step given then. we am really happy that BMW
Motorsport places so many trust in me, to concede me to be an important
partial of such a large project. And, as this feat proves, we have done
a good job.”

What does this win mean, as a dress operation for a 24-hour race?

Müller: “It shows that we have prepared good for a prominence of our
continuation racing season. However, we contingency always bear in mind that the
BMW M6 GT3 is a code new car. Those 24 hours during a Nürburgring are
a toughest exam probable for a automobile like this. We wish that we have
that small bit of fitness and can go a stretch though any problems.”

You also contest with a BMW M6 GT3 in a Japanese Super GT
Championship. How is your deteriorate going?

Müller: “We started a deteriorate really good in Japan with a podium
finish in a initial race. However, we had some technical problems in
a final race. The many critical aspect is that a BMW M6 GT3 has
a gait compulsory to win races. That is only as loyal in Japan as at
a Nürburgring. I’ve got a good group behind me in Japan during BMW Team
Studie and it is fun to work with them. we am vehement to see what we
can grasp this season.”

BMW M235i Racing Cup: Mies/Schrey applaud third uninterrupted win.

Alexander Mies (DE) and Michael Schrey (DE) are on a roll: Victorious
in a initial dual races, a twin in a series 691 Team Bonk Motorsport
automobile also won a third competition of a deteriorate in a BMW M235i Racing Cup.
The stirring conflict for a lead went down to a final lap, before
Mies and Schrey triumphed forward of Thomas Jäger (AT) and Rudi Adams
(DE) from Team Scheid-Honert Motorsport in second place. Third place
went to Uwe Ebertz (DE), Norbert Fischer (DE) and Christian Konnerth
(DE) from Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport. Mies and Schrey
combined their lead in a drivers’ standings and helped Bonk
Motorsport to do a same in a group standings. The pushing twin was
also means to take a lead in a altogether VLN championship standings.

24h Nürburgring: Timo Glock on a jury for a new
“Nürburgring Awards”.

An sparkling purpose for BMW DTM motorist Timo Glock (DE): The BMW Team RMG
motorist is one of 3 jurors who will confirm on a leader of a new
“Nürburgring Awards”. The esteem will be presented for a initial time
during a 2016 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring-Nordschleife (DE). There
will be awards for brands and personalities in 3 categories:
“Ambassador of a Year”, “Brand of a Year” and “Lifetime
Achievement”. The endowment rite will take place on a dusk before
a 24-hour race, on Friday 27th May, during a ring°werk thesis park at
a Nürburgring. The other members of a jury will be Formula 1
contributor Kai Ebel (DE) and Norbert Haug (DE).

DTM: Tom Blomqvist drives BMW M4 DTM on TV uncover “ZDF-Fernsehgarten“.

One day after competing in a BMW M6 GT3 during a Nürburgring (DE),
BMW DTM motorist Tom Blomqvist (GB) put a pedal to a steel again in
his Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM – not in his competition car, though in a BMW M4 DTM
competition taxi. Together with associate DTM motorist Timo Scheider (DE, Audi),
Blomqvist seemed on a “ZDF-Fernsehgarten” uncover in Mainz (DE).
During a renouned German TV show, Blomqvist finished a uncover run and
put on some fantastic burnouts for a gay spectators.
Germany’s former world-class biathlete Uschi Disl was in a passenger
chair of a competition taxi. “Events like this are always good fun,” said
Blomqvist. “We are not routinely authorised to do burnouts on a race
track. So it’s good to be means to put on a good uncover for the
spectators. we consider it is really good for a DTM to use renouned shows
like this. It helps us to strech people who would not differently come to
a lane on a DTM competition weekend.”

Blancpain Endurance Cup: ROWE Racing only misses out on lectern finish.

ROWE Racing only missed out on a lectern finish in a second competition of
a Blancpain Endurance Cup during Silverstone (GB). After 4 hours, the
BMW works drivers Philipp Eng (AT), Maxime Martin (BE) and Alexander
Sims (GB) in automobile series 99 finished a competition in fourth position. The
second ROWE Racing car, with Nick Catsburg (NL), Stef Dusseldorp (NL)
and BMW works motorist Jens Klingmann (DE) during a wheel, finished a race
in 12th place. Victory went to Mercedes. BMW Team Italia claimed ninth
place in a Pro-Am Cup in a BMW M6 GT3. Boutsen Ginion Racing
finished in 13th position in this class.

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