BMW Motorsport News – Issue 25/16.

Posted on 03. Jul, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Home turn for ROWE Racing during a Nürburgring – BMW Motorsport
Juniors finish aptness stay in Italy.


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 the
universe are also formulating headlines. The “BMW Motorsport News” allows us
to frequently summarize all a movement for we in a compress and
ominous manner. This way, we are always adult to speed.


Blancpain GT Series: Home turn for ROWE Racing during a Nürburgring.

The weekend during a Nürburgring (DE) represented a home turn of the
Blancpain GT Series for a ROWE Racing team. The group fielded dual BMW
M6 GT3s during a third eventuality of a Sprint Cup. In a clever margin of 37
cars, a dual BMW M6 GT3s finished in a tip 10 in both the
gift foe on Saturday and a categorical foe on Sunday. On
Saturday, Philipp Eng (AT) and Alexander Sims (GB) finished seventh in
a series 99 car. Stef Dusseldorp (NL) and BMW DTM motorist Maxime
Martin (BE) constructed a clever fightback from 22nd on a grid to
finish ninth in a series 98 car. In Sunday’s categorical race,
Dusseldorp/Martin came home eighth, forward of team-mates Eng and Sims
in ninth.


DTM: Spengler and Farfus during Young Drivers’ Day in Luxembourg.

BMW DTM drivers Augusto Farfus (BR) and Bruno Spengler (CA) were the
stars during a fifth Young Drivers’ Day on Sunday during a Colmar-Berg
motorist reserve centre in Luxembourg. 120 drivers aged between 18 and 24
enjoyed an ominous day with many opposite driving-related
activities and workshops. Two drifting laps with one of a dual drivers
in a BMW M4 or BMW M2 were a comprehensive highlight. “The day was great
fun. And fun is a best approach to communicate critical messages. The laps
with us were an memorable knowledge for all a participants and
they will always remember how tough a automobile is to control when pushed to
a limit, and that reserve always has to take priority. It is distant more
critical to uncover drivers how to control a automobile than to learn how to
park during a pushing lesson,” pronounced Farfus. “I met a lot of good young
people currently and it was good fun to feel how earnestly they were
listening to us. We were means to communicate to them how large a difference
is between a racetrack and normal highway traffic. The progressing we learn
that, a better,” pronounced Spengler.


BMW Motorsport Juniors: Fitness stay in Italy.

Gym instead of a racetrack: as partial of their training programme,
BMW Motorsport Juniors Jesse Krohn (FI), Louis Delétraz (CH), Nico
Menzel (DE) and Ricky Collard (GB) took partial in an heated fitness
stay this week during Formula Medicine, nearby Viareggio (IT). The 8 BMW
DTM drivers had also prepared for a deteriorate during a same venue behind in
April. Team alloy Riccardo Ceccarelli (IT) and his staff had
grown an endless and sundry training report for a BMW
Motorsport Juniors. The concentration was on fitness, mental and reactions
training. “I had listened a lot about Formula Medicine, though it exceeded
my expectations. We lerned a far-reaching operation of areas and schooled how we
can work on all aspects in a daily training routine, in sequence to
turn improved drivers,” pronounced Krohn. Menzel added: “It was good fun
and we was unequivocally tender with how it was all privately tailored
to motorsport. We not usually worked on a aptness and mental strength,
though also perceived profitable recommendation on how to reduce your heartbeat and
still perform to a same standard. We also schooled different
respirating and decrease techniques that will assistance us hugely in the
future.” Collard was also gratified that one of a focuses of the
aptness stay was on mental training: “I had never finished it like this
before, and can tell that it will unequivocally assistance me be successful in
motorsport. The outing to Viareggio was really special for me personally.
we had a large pile-up in a kart foe in 2013, and Doctor Ceccarelli saved
my life behind then. we am really beholden to him for his assistance and support,
and it was good to see him again. we would also like to contend a large thank
we to BMW for creation this stay in Italy possible.” The BMW Motorsport
Juniors were accompanied by conduct instructor Dirk Adorf (DE) and BMW
works motorist Jörg Müller (DE), who acts as coach to all a Juniors
pushing a BMW M6 GT3.


IWSC: Front quarrel start for a BMW M6 GTLM during Watkins Glen.

The GTLM teams were behind in movement in a USA this weekend after the
prolonged mangle for Le Mans, and a fifth turn of a IMSA WeatherTech
SportsCar Championship (IWSC) was hold during Watkins Glen (US). BMW Team
RLL had a clever qualifying, securing enlivening starting positions
for a six-hour race. The series 25 BMW M6 GTLM driven by Bill
Auberlen (US) and Dirk Werner (DE), with a special clothing to mark
American Independence Day on a 4th July, claimed second on a grid
with Werner during a wheel. Their group friends Lucas Luhr (DE) and John
Edwards (US), in a series 100 car, took third on a grid after the
American competent a car. The Turner Motorsport team’s number 96 BMW
M6 GT3 in a GTD class, driven by Bret Curtis (US) and Jens Klingmann
(DE), competent ninth, while a series 97 sister automobile of Michael
Marsal (US) and Markus Palttala (FI) was tenth. The six-hour foe was
flagged divided during 10.10 internal time and will not finish until late Sunday
dusk European Time.


ICTSC: Fourth turn of a deteriorate during Watkins Glen.

After a two-month break, a 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar
Challenge (ICTSC) resumed this weekend with a fourth turn of the
deteriorate being hold during Watkins Glen (US). In Saturday’s
two-and-one-half-hour foe a No. 84 BimmerWorld Racing BMW 328i of
James Clay (US) and Tyler Cooke (US) was a tip placed BMW in the
margin with a sixth place finish in a Street Tuner (ST) class. A
tenth place finish was scored by BimmerWorld racing teammates Jerry
Kaufman (US) and Kyle Tilley (GB) in a No. 81 BMW 328i. Two
additional BMWs competed in a ST class.


FIA Formula E Championship: Grand culmination to a deteriorate with
a BMW i8 Safety Car in London.

The second deteriorate of a FIA Formula E Championship resolved with a
fantastic culmination in London (GB) during a weekend. Among those in
movement on a series’ universe tour, that began in Beijing (CN) in China
and led a competitors to cities on 4 continents, was a official
automobile fleet, spearheaded by a BMW i8 Safety Car. The deteriorate finished with
dual races on a travel circuit in a heart of a English capital.
Both races were won by Nicolas Prost (FR), a pretension went to Sébastien
Buemi (CH). BMW DTM works motorist António Félix da Costa (PT) was back
in movement during a culmination in London. He had been forced to skip the
prior race, a BMW i Berlin ePrix, due to a strife with a DTM.
Félix da Costa finished a dual races in London in sixth and fifth place.


BMW Motorsport history: BMW M1 in a Legends Parade forward of
a Formula One Grand Prix in Spielberg.

In 1979 and 1980 a BMW M1 anxious fans in a Procar Series, which
took place on Formula One weekends in Europe. The fantastic racing
automobile returned this weekend to once again put motorsport fans in the
mood for a Formula One World Championship. Immediately before Sunday’s
Austrian Grand Prix during a Red Bull Ring in Spielberg (AT), BMW Group
Classic sent many BMW M1s onto a lane in a Legends Parade. Many
obvious Procar Series drivers from days left by took the
event to lapse to a cockpit of a super sports car. Among
those to take partial in a Legends Parade in accurately a same BMW M1s
they raced in behind afterwards were Niki Lauda (AT), Hans-Joachim Stuck (DE),
Jochen Mass (DE), Christian Danner (DE) and Marc Surer (CH). Once
rivals, Dieter Quester (AT) and Sepp Manhalter (CH) were also partial of
a Legends Parade, along with ex-Formula One drivers Gerhard Berger
(AT), Jos Verstappen (NL) and Jan Lammers (NL), as good as Harald
Grohs (DE), BMW Brand Ambassador Prince Leopold of Bavaria (DE) and
Johnny Cecotto (VE). The BMW M1 was a initial automobile designed by BMW
Motorsport GmbH privately for use in competition. The 204-kW/277-hp
prolongation chronicle boasted a tip speed of roughly 265 km/h, creation it
a fastest German road-going sports automobile of a time.


BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium: Dumarey wins during Zolder.

As a partial of a Belcar Endurance Championship, a BMW M235i Racing
Cup Belgium hold a fifth foe of a deteriorate during Zolder (BE) this
weekend. Victory in a 125-minute foe went to Maxime Dumarey (DE) in
a series 240 BMW M235i Racing of group PK Carsport. The subsequent turn is
scheduled for 20th and 21st August: a 24 Hours of Zolder.


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