BMW Motorsport News – Issue 32/16.

Posted on 21. 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.

 

DTM: BMW claims top-four lock-out during a “Moscow Raceway”.

The tour to Russia valid to be value a bid for a BMW DTM
teams this weekend. In Sunday’s one-hour race, BMW claimed a sixth
top-four lock-out of a DTM history. Marco Wittmann (DE) took the
checkered flag, forward of Tom Blomqvist (GB), Bruno Spengler (CA) and
Augusto Farfus (BR), to explain his second win of a deteriorate and regain
a lead in a Drivers’ Championship. BMW Team RMG also tops a team
standings, while BMW is also behind in initial place in a Manufacturers’
Championship. Races 13 and 14 of a deteriorate will take place on 10th
and 11th Sep during a Nürburgring (DE).

 

BMW Sports Trophy: Christian Büllesbach
drives the
BMW M6 GT3.

Christian Büllesbach (DE) was during a Nürburgring (DE) to accept a
really special prerogative for winning a 2015 BMW Sports Trophy: he
finished 55 laps during a circle of a BMW M6 GT3 on Friday, forward of
turn 6 of a VLN Endurance Championship. “It was crazy,” said
Büllesbach after his initial tour in a GT3 car. “It is unfit to
report how it feels to expostulate such a illusory racing car. That is a
universe detached from a cars we routinely drive. we was particularly
tender by a braking. Many interjection to BMW Motorsport for this
illusory opportunity.” Büllesbach enjoyed success for Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport in a BMW Z4 in final year’s VLN and also won the
pretension in a Rundstrecken Challenge Nürburgring (RCN) (circuit racing
plea Nürburgring). He emerged winning opposite 310 drivers from
29 countries in a BMW Sports Trophy.

 

VLN:
Two BMW M6 GT3s on a lectern for Walkenhorst Motorsport
.

Round 6 of a VLN Endurance Championship on the
Nürburgring-Nordschleife (DE) was a good success for Walkenhorst
Motorsport, with an considerable stick position and dual lectern finishes.
BMW works motorist Jörg Müller (DE), Victor Bouveng (SE) and Christian
Krognes (NO) started a foe from stick position in a series 36 BMW
M6 GT3. Krognes had clocked a fastest time of 7:56.642 mins in
subordinate to set a new unaccepted path record for a VLN various of
a Nordschleife. The contingent finished second in a race, behind the
winning Mercedes. Matias Henkola (FI), Michele di Martino (DE) and
Jordan Tresson (FR) came home third in a series 35 BMW M6 GT3 to
join them on a podium. Meanwhile, Alexander Mies (DE) and Michael
Schrey (DE) continued their winning run in a BMW M235i Racing Cup
class: a Bonk Motorsport twin won a CUP5 difficulty for a sixth time
in a sixth foe of a deteriorate to extend their lead in both a Cup
difficulty and a altogether VLN standings. Second and third in a BMW M235i
Racing Cup difficulty went to a Scheid-Honert Motorsport and Walkenhorst
Motorsport teams. In total, a BMW teams claimed 4 difficulty victories
in Saturday’s four-hour race.

 

24 Hours of Zolder: Three difficulty wins for BMW.

BMW teams and drivers featured prominently during a 24-hour foe in
Zolder (BE), an eventuality that is steeped in tradition. No reduction than 33 of
a 54 participating cars were BMWs. Eleven BMW M235i Racings took
partial in a continuation marathon, that is also partial of a BMW M235i
Racing Cup Belgium. BMW distinguished a sum of 3 difficulty wins. The
best-placed BMW member were Patrick Beliën, Dimitri Cuyvers,
Guino Kenis and Bas Leinders (all BE) from Team Beliën Motorsport in
a series 32 car, who finished in sixth place overall. They were also
winning in a T4 category. The series 240 BMW M235i Racing also
done it into a tip ten. Guillaume Dumarey (BE), Maxime Dumarey (BE),
Max Van Splunteren (NL) and Jean Glorieux (BE) from Team PK Carsport
finished in eighth place, securing feat in a T3 category. Tenth
place altogether went to a series 235 BMW M235i Racing from Team
Dejonchkeere by Red Ant Racing. Luigi Donniacuo, Giovanni Donniacuo,
Lorenzo Donniacuo and Benoit Philips (all BE) from Team GD Sport also
competed successfully for BMW. They won in a T5 class.

 

ADAC GT Masters: Schubert Motorsport in a Top 10 in Zandvoort.

Schubert Motorsport defied some nasty continue conditions in Zandvoort
(NL) to measure points in both races on a sixth, and penultimate, race
weekend in a ADAC GT Masters. The group from Oschersleben (DE)
competed in Zandvoort with dual BMW M6 GT3s: BMW Motorsport Juniors
Jesse Krohn (FI) and Louis Delétraz (CH) competed in a series 20
car, while Claudia Hürtgen (DE) and Jeroen basement Boer (NL) shared
pushing duties in a series 19 BMW M6 GT3. Krohn/Delétraz finished
ninth in Saturday’s race. Hürtgen/den Boer had to make dual additional stops
due to tyre problems, finale a foe in 21st position. Sunday’s race
was shabby by indeterminate continue conditions: The object was
resplendent during a start, though a entertain of an hour into a foe heavy
sleet meant a teams had to desert a initial tactics. After the
charge subsided, both BMW M6 GT3s finished in a points:
Krohn/Delétraz crossed a line in eighth place, followed by
Hürtgen/den Boer in ninth.

 

BMW Motorsport Junior Programme: Eriksson wins Formula 3 Masters.

BMW Motorsport Junior Joel Eriksson (SE) also enjoyed a successful
weekend in Zandvoort (NL) – though in a Formula 3 automobile instead of a
BMW racing car. The 18-year-old supposing considerable acknowledgment of
his talents as he claimed feat in a prestigious “Zandvoort
Masters of Formula 3”. Eriksson is competing in a FIA Formula 3
European Championship this season, and assimilated a BMW Motorsport young
talent programme in June. This year he is holding partial in various
events as a BMW Motorsport Junior, to assistance him adjust to BMW
Motorsport as fast as probable and benefit some profitable insights into
a operative lives of drivers, teams and engineers.

 

Blancpain GT Series: Three Spa winners competing for ROWE Racing.

The subsequent turn is coming in a Blancpain GT Series. After the
24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BE), a prominence of a season, the
foe now moves on to a fourth foe weekend in a Sprint Cup.
On 27th and 28th August, a ROWE Racing group will be aiming for the
lectern during a Hungaroring (HU) with dual BMW M6 GT3s. Well-known
drivers will be behind a circle of both cars. Alexander Sims (GB) and
Philipp Eng (AT) will share pushing duties in a series 99 BMW M6
GT3, carrying won a mythological 24-hour foe during Spa-Francorchamps three
weeks ago, together with Maxime Martin (BE). Nick Catsburg (NL) and
Stef Dusseldorp (NL) will be competing in a second automobile entered by
a ROWE Racing team.

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