BMW Motorsport News – Issue 31/2017.

Posted on 13. Aug, 2017 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 a universe are also formulating headlines. The
“BMW Motorsport News” allows us to frequently summarize all the
movement for we in a compress and ominous manner. This way, you
are always adult to speed.


BTCC: Three podiums for a BMW 125i M Sport during Knockhill.

Colin Turkington (GBR) achieved another miracle for West Surrey
Racing and BMW in a British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). His
third place in competition dual during Knockhill (GBR) was a 250th
lectern for BMW in a BTCC. Turkington also finished third in the
other dual races, and hence climbs to a tip of a Drivers’
Championship with 3 events remaining. His team-mate Rob Collard
(GBR) finished fourth twice and eleventh in a BMW 125i M Sport at
Knockhill. The BTCC earnings to movement in a fortnight’s time in
Rockingham (GBR).


Pirelli World Challenge: BMW M235i Racing dominates in Utah.

The Pirelli World Challenge was during a “Utah Motorsports Campus”
(USA) this weekend for races 7 and 8 of a deteriorate in a TC
class. The starting grid featured over 20 BMW M235i Racings – and the
automobile finished top-five and top-seven lock-outs during a 4.905-kilometre
circuit in Tooele (USA). Victory in both races went to Greg Liefooghe
(USA) of a Stephen Cameron Racing team, who also set a fastest lap
time of 2:05.242 mins in competition two. Toby Grahovec (USA) took his
place on a lectern twice. He came home second and third in a #1 BMW
M235i Racing fielded by a Classic BMW team.


BMW M8 GTE: Test programme continues in Spain.

Last week, BMW Motorsport continued a exam and development
programme with a new BMW M8 GTE during “Circuit de Catalunya”, near
Barcelona (ESP). Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED), Bruno
Spengler (CAN) and Philipp Eng (AUT) alternated during a circle of a GT
racing car, that will start in both a FIA World Endurance
Championship (WEC) and a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in
2018. You can find a latest images trustworthy to this press release
and in a BMW Group PressClub.


BMW Motorsport Juniors: Licence for a “Green Hell”.

After a month’s break, a VLN Endurance Championship earnings to
movement on 19th August. BMW Motorsport Juniors Mikkel Jensen
(DEN), Dennis Marschall (GER) and Beitske Visser (NED), who were
supposed onto this year’s multi-level programme for gifted young
drivers, will use a fifth competition of a deteriorate on a iconic
Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER) to obtain their looseness for a “Green
Hell”. The Nordschleife permit, that is released by a German
Motorsport Association (DMSB), authorises a youngsters to contest in
a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring, as good as other events. Another
BMW Motorsport Junior will also expostulate during a subsequent turn of a VLN;
Ricky Collard (GBR) will be in movement in a new BMW M4 GT4. He will
competition alongside Dirk Adorf (GER), who will support a BMW Motorsport
Juniors in a “Green Hell” in his purpose as mentor.

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