BMW Motorsport News – Issue 30/16.

Posted on 08. Aug, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Japanese Super GT Championship: Victory for a BMW M6 GT3 in Fuji.

The new BMW M6 GT3 has claimed a initial win in a Japanese Super GT
Championship: Autobacs Racing Team Aguri valid unbeatable during round
4 of a deteriorate in Fuji (JP). Shinichi Takagi (JP) and Takashi
Kobayashi (JP) cumulative stick position for a array 55 BMW M6 GT3 on
Saturday. They afterwards crossed a line as winners after 62 laps of
racing on Sunday. The group had formerly tasted success in Fuji back
in May, when they started from stick before finishing runner-up during the
second competition of a season. They now have their initial win in this
series. “After securing stick position here in a spring, we knew that
a lane matched a car. For this reason, we were dynamic to win
a competition this weekend. we am unequivocally happy that we achieved this, and took
victory,” pronounced Takagi. Jörg Müller (DE) and Seji Ara (JP) came home
20th in a BMW M6 GT3 run by BMW Team Studie. 


BMW Motorsport Juniors: ADAC GT Masters during a Nürburgring.

This weekend saw BMW Motorsport Juniors Jesse Krohn (FI) and Louis
Delétraz (CH) in movement in a ADAC GT Masters during a Nürburgring
(DE). The span once again common a cockpit of a Schubert
Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 during a fifth competition weekend of a season. In
Saturday’s race, a puncture caused start motorist Krohn to come in for
an unscheduled array stop after 12 minutes. He rejoined a margin in
27th. Krohn and Delétraz afterwards launched an considerable fightback, which
saw them stand behind into 12th. However, Delétraz suffered another
puncture in a shutting stages and, after hit with another car,
skidded off a lane and was forced to retire. The BMW Motorsport
Juniors constructed another good fightback in Sunday’s race. Starting
from 23rd, Delétraz immediately done adult 5 positions during a start.
Over a rest of a race, he and Krohn fought their approach into 12th.
The Finn had his sights set on a points finish, though was afterwards forced
off a lane and was subsequently incompetent to benefit any some-more positions.
The twin eventually came home in 12th. “We were unequivocally detrimental on
Saturday. We had dual punctures and eventually had to retire. It was an
hapless day, though we bounced behind on Sunday. The group and Louis did
a good job. He handed a automobile over to me in a good position, and I
was means to benefit some some-more positions,” pronounced Krohn. Delétraz explained:
“In terms of performance, we are invariably improving – both the
car, and us as drivers. We had dual punctures on Saturday, though were
still on march for a points finish until we unfortunately had to
retire. We got a best probable outcome in Sunday’s race. Had Jesse
not been forced off a track, we could have been looking during some
points again. We are removing there and continue to work hard.” The
sixth competition weekend of a 2016 ADAC GT Masters takes place in
Zandvoort (NL) from 19th to 21st August.


IWSC: Calendar for a 2017 deteriorate announced.

Round 8 of a 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
(IWSC) will get underway in Road America (US) on Sunday evening
European time. The calendar for a entrance deteriorate was announced during the
competition weekend: subsequent year, a calendar will once again underline 12
events during a same venues as in 2016. However, there are dual big
changes to a schedule. The competition during a Circuit of The Americas
(COTA) in Austin (US), Texas, that was formerly hold in September,
will take place during a start of May. The date for a competition during Laguna
Seca (US) in California moves from open to autumn: in 2017, Laguna
Seca will be a penultimate eventuality of a year in September. As is
tradition, a deteriorate kicks off with a 24 Hours of Daytona (27th to
29th January) and ends, as always, with a Petit Le Mans in Road
Atlanta (5th to 7th October). The GTLM category will be contested during 11
of a 12 events, while a GTD category races during all 12 rounds.


British GT Championship: Podium finish for a BMW Z4 GT3 during Snetterton.

At a penultimate turn of a 2016 British GT Championship, held
this weekend during Snetterton (GB), group cumulative another
lectern finish. In competition two, Lee Mowle (GB) and Joe Osborne (GB)
finished third in a array 7 BMW Z4 GT3. In competition one, a pairing
was personal fifth.


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