BMW Motorsport News – Issue 20/16
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Posted on 29. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Nürburgring 24 Hours: Action-packed classical during a “Green Hell”.

Once again, a 24-hour foe during a Nürburgring (DE) offered
all that GT fans from around a universe adore about this event;
constantly changing continue conditions with sleet and hail, an
stop that lasted several hours and large accidents that
played massacre with a sequence time and again. On a first
tour during a “Green Hell”, a new BMW M6 GT3 finished in a top
five. Dirk Werner (DE), Maxime Martin (BE), Alexander Sims (GB) and
Philipp Eng (AT) finished in fifth place for ROWE Racing in a number
23 car. The dual Walkenhorst Motorsport cars also done it into a top
30, finishing in 12th (number 999) and 22nd (number 101) place. The
win went to a Mercedes party in automobile series 29. The best-placed BMW
M235i Racing in a margin finished in a clever 25th place overall:
Class feat went to Michael Schrey (DE), Alexander Mies (DE), Emin
Akata (DE) and Dries Vanthoor (BE) in a series 305 Bonk Motorsport car.

 

Nürburgring 24 Hours: Glock impresses as a TV expert.

While his BMW Motorsport motorist team-mates battled for good positions
on a track, Timo Glock (DE) also contested a 24-hour foe during the
Nürburgring (DE) – though from a some-more surprising viewpoint of a TV
expert. The DTM motorist was in a array line for RTL Nitro to analyse
a violent formula during a continuation classical alongside former
motorcycle supplement Alex Hofmann (DE). “It was so most fun,” pronounced Glock
after a race. “RTL Nitro set a new broadcasting record and showed
a whole foe live. It is sparkling to go behind a scenes of this
form of production. My voice was pang after a initial half of the
race, though we kept going. we consider a viewers enjoyed a programme overall.”

 

Nürburgring 24 Hours: New helmet pattern for Lucas Luhr.

For a Nürburgring 24 Hours, Lucas Luhr (DE) presented a new helmet
design. The BMW works motorist asked fans to furnish a pattern to
applaud a ten-year anniversary of his initial win in a Eifel. He
picked a winning pattern himself. The foe perceived a
illusory response, with a BMW works motorist left with copiousness to
select from; in a end, he chose Andy Werner’s design. “I really
wanted to engage my implausible fans and do something cold for them,
so I’m celebrated to wear this helmet,” pronounced Luhr. “I chose Andy’s
pattern since he put a lot of suspicion into it, and a lot of hard
work. It looks fantastic, it’s unequivocally sharp, and it gives me a real
clarity of pride. we wish it brings me some-more success in a destiny than at
this 24-hour race.”

 

Australian GT Championship: Spengler creates guest coming on
Phillip Island.

BMW DTM motorist Bruno Spengler (CA) was in movement in a BMW M6 GT3 on
Phillip Island (AU) during a weekend. He contested a Australian GT and
Australian Endurance Championship for a new BMW patron group MARC
GT. Spengler finished in 13th place alongside his team-mate Morgan
Haber (AU) in a continuation race. The twin started from second and led
a foe temporarily, though dual punctures saw them dump down a field.
Spengler was knocked out of a scurry foe on Saturday. BMW Team SRM
finished tenth in a initial of a dual scurry races and was knocked
out of a second race. The BMW M6 GT3 finished 18th in a endurance
race. The BMW Z4 GT3 and a Modena Engineering group had a more
successful foe weekend: They clinched fifth and seventh in a two
scurry races.

 

Italian GT Championship: Fifth place for BMW Team Italia.

The second foe weekend in a 2016 Italian GT Championship saw BMW
Team Italia collect adult profitable points. At a “Autodromo Enzo e Dino
Ferrari” in Imola (IT), Alberto Cerqui (IT) and Stefano Comandini (IT)
in a series 15 BMW M6 GT3 finished in fifth place in their
classification. The win went to a dual Audi drivers Marco Mapelli
(IT) and Filipe Albuquerque (PT).

 

Pirelli World Challenge: BMW M235i Racing narrowly misses out
on podium.

Toby Grahovec (US) narrowly missed out on a lectern during a Pirelli
World Challenge races in Lime Rock Park (US). He finished in fourth
place in his BMW M235i Racing in both of a weekend’s races. His
team-mate John Roberts (US) finished seventh in a initial foe and
sixth in a second.

 

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