BMW Motorsport News – Issue 21/2017.

Posted on 04. Jun, 2017 by in BMW Canada

IWSC: Turner Motorsport in Detroit with best outcome of the
deteriorate so far.

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) headed to Detroit
(USA) this weekend where a Turner Motorsport group got their best
outcome of a deteriorate to date in a GTD class. BMW works motorist Jens
Klingmann (GER) and Bret Curtis (USA) crossed a finish line in
fourth place in a series 96 BMW M6 GT3 after a clever pursuit.
Curtis started a 100-minute competition on a travel circuit of Belle Isle
from twelfth on a grid and shortly changed adult a few places. After the
motorist change and a ideal array stop from a Turner Motorsport crew,
Klingmann rejoined a competition in seventh place. He changed even serve up
a field, finishing fourth usually narrowly blank out on a podium
position. The GTLM category of a IWSC, in that BMW Team RLL fields two
BMW M6 GTLM, took a mangle over a Detroit weekend and will reason its
subsequent competition on 2nd Jul in Watkins Glen (USA).


Blancpain GT Series: Eventful races in Zolder.

Just one week after a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (GER), the
ROWE Racing group took on a subsequent turn of a Blancpain GT Series
Sprint Cup in Zolder in Belgium. In a subordinate competition on Saturday,
a dual BMW works drivers Philipp Eng (AUT) and António Félix da Costa
(POR) in a series 99 BMW M6 GT3 went on a office that saw them move
from 24th on a grid adult to 14th place. The two
Finns Markus Palttala and Jesse Krohn in a series 98 sister car
crossed a finish line in 26th place. In a categorical competition on
Sunday, Félix da Costa shortly changed adult from 14th into eighth
place, though was spun by a rival. He continued a competition in
30th position though he and Eng had to retire after due to the
repairs sustained. During that time Palttala/Krohn worked their approach up
by a field, finishing in twelfth place after a sixty minutes
of racing.


Italian GT Championship: BMW Team Italia on a lectern in Misano.

On a second competition weekend of a Italian GT Championship in Misano
(ITA), BMW Team Italia distinguished a initial lectern position of the
season. The dual unchanging drivers Stefano Comandini and Alberto Cerqui
(both ITA) clinched second place with a BMW M6 GT3 in Saturday’s
race. The twin finished in fifth place in Sunday’s race. The third race
weekend of a deteriorate is scheduled for 16th to
18th Jun in Monza (ITA).


BMW Group Classic: Le Mans leader BMW V12 LMR wows in Silverstone.

The BMW V12 LMR – a competition automobile inextricably related with BMW’s
motorsport history. The twelve-cylinder antecedent distinguished the
altogether win during a famous 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) in 1999 and on
Friday, a BMW V12 LMR gay a fans once again. British racing
group Williams celebrates 40 years of racing this year, and to symbol the
arise hosted an anniversary eventuality in Silverstone (GBR). Williams
gave fans a possibility to see ancestral and stream racing cars from the
1970s to today, including a Le Mans winning automobile from BMW, that BMW
Group Classic took to Great Britain specifically for a Williams
anniversary. It goes but observant that a BMW V12 LMR took to the
lane and finished a few demo laps on a Silverstone Circuit, with
long-time BMW works motorist Steve Soper (GBR) during a wheel.


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