BMW Motorsport News – Issue 31/16.

Posted on 15. Aug, 2016 by in BMW Canada

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.

BTCC: BMW 125i M Sport on a lectern 3 times in
Knockhill.
On a seventh competition weekend in a British
Touring Car Championship (BTCC), a BMW 125i M Sport distinguished three
lectern finishes in Knockhill (GB). Sam Tordoff (GB) in a array 600
automobile crossed a finish line in second place in a second race, and
steady this opening in a third competition on Sunday. He claimed
fifth place in a initial race. Jack Goff (GB) in a array 31 BMW
125i M Sport accessible his best outcome of a season. In a first
race, he claimed a lectern finish in second place. After 27 laps, he
was only 0.503 seconds behind a leader Jason Plato (GB). In a next
dual races, Goff crossed a finish line in seventh and tenth
respectively. Robert Collard (GB), a third Team West Surrey Racing
driver, did not have such a successful competition weekend. After finishing
17th in a initial competition on Sunday, he was means to urge on that
outcome with fifth in a second race. However, he was forced to retire
on path 8 in a third race. The BTCC deteriorate is now entering its
vicious phase. Two events are scheduled forward of a culmination during Brands
Hatch (GB) on 1st and 2nd October. The subsequent stop will be during the
Rockingham Motor Speedway (GB) in dual weeks.

Pirelli World Challenge: Two lectern finishes for BMW M235i
Racing.
Toby Grahovec (US) and a Team Classic BMW
Motorsports can demeanour behind to a successful weekend in a Pirelli World
Challenge. They done it onto a lectern in both races during a Utah
Motorsports Campus (US). Having started from fifth in a ninth race
of a deteriorate in a TC class, Grahovec finished third on Friday in
a array 26 BMW M235i Racing. He also cumulative a same finishing
position in a second competition of a weekend during a 4.9-kilometre
circuit. After 17 hard-fought laps, he crossed a line only 0.21
seconds behind a winner. Max Fedler (US) was not distant behind in the
second BMW M235i, claiming a fourth-place finish. In a initial race,
a Team Racing Summit of Everest Motorsports motorist cumulative eighth
place. Grahovec is still in a lead in a TC category drivers’
championship, forward of a deteriorate culmination in a Pirelli World
Challenge on 7th and 8th Oct in Laguna Seca (US).

DTM: Tomczyk as famous instructor in
Switzerland.
Martin Tomczyk’s (DE) BMW M Performance
Parts M4 DTM is still in a garage given a DTM doesn’t get going
again until subsequent weekend when races eleven and twelve of a season
will be hold during a “Moscow Raceway” (RU). But a BMW Team
Schnitzer motorist is by no means putting his feet on a stop in the
race-free period. Quite a opposite: Tomczyk was in movement during a BMW
(Switzerland) AG Track Days in Betzholz (CH) final week. As a famous
instructor, he explained how many power, lively and pointing a BMW
M automobiles have to Switzerland’s many critical automobile
journalists. The media member had a BMW M2, BMW M3, BMW M4
GTS, a BMW M6 Coupé and a BMW X6 M accessible as exam models during the
pushing reserve centre premises of a Touring Club Schweiz. In three
opposite exercises, Tomczyk demonstrated a uncompromising
sportiness of a M models and common profitable tips on ideal car
control, even in impassioned situations. Another prominence of a Track
Days was a cab rides with a BMW Team Schnitzer driver. “We
wanted to uncover a participants because M is a many absolute minute in
a universe and share a pushing pleasure standard of a BMW M models
with them,” pronounced Tomczyk. “The feedback was some-more than
positive. Everyone had a illusory time. we unequivocally enjoyed giving the
participants recommendation and pity a few racing motorist secrets.”

Formula E: Félix da Costa to expostulate for Andretti Formula
E.
BMW DTM motorist António Félix da Costa (PT) will
continue to competition in a FIA Formula E Championship. The Portuguese
motorist switches to a Andretti Formula E group for his third deteriorate in
a array for electric cars, carrying spent dual years with a Aguri
team. “I am gay that such a clever group as Andretti Formula E is
giving me a event to competition in Formula E in a third year. The
array is building fast and it is illusory to be a partial of this
development. My idea is apparently to behind adult a success from my first
dual seasons and to plea for victories again. we would like to say
a large appreciate we to BMW Motorsport for permitting me to sojourn involved
in single-seater racing, alongside my commitments as a works driver.”
The new deteriorate starts on 9th Oct in Hong Kong (CN).

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