BMW Motorsport News – Issue 33/2018.

Posted on 24. Sep, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Whether in a DTM, a FIA World Endurance Championship, the
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, or vast other
championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the
universe do conflict for points, victories and titles. Away from the
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.

 

British GT Championship: Jack Mitchell and Century Motorsport
are a new GT4 champions.

Mission accomplished: Jack Mitchell (GBR) and Century Motorsport
claimed a GT4 pretension in a final competition of a British GT Championship
during Donington Park (GBR). Mitchell and his team-mate Dean MacDonald
(GBR), in a #43 BMW M4 GT4, indispensable only an eighth-place finish in
difficulty to stay forward by one indicate in a drivers’ standings. Their
team-mates Ben Green and Ben Tuck (both GBR) finished fifth in a #42
automobile and claimed second place in a drivers’ championship. This meant
that Century Motorsport was also means to explain a group pretension in its
entrance deteriorate with a BMW M4 GT4.

 

VLN: Pole position and lectern for a BMW M6 GT3.

It was a successful seventh competition of a deteriorate in a VLN Endurance
Championship Nürburgring (GER) for a BMW M6 GT3. After 4 hours of
racing, Falken Motorsports distinguished a lectern finish with a #3
entry. Stef Dusseldorp (NED) and Peter Dumbreck (GBR) cumulative third
place. The dual Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3s crossed a line in
eighth and ninth altogether holding third and fourth positions in a SP9
PRE class. Jordan Tresson (FRA), Rudi Adams (GER) and Hunter Abbott
(GBR) had started a competition from hang position in a #35 BMW M6 GT3.

 

Victory in a BMW M235i Racing Cup difficulty went to Tristan Viidas
(EST) from a Securtal Sorg Rennsport team. He triumphed forward of FK
Performance team’s Juha Hannonen (FIN) and Patrick Hinte (GER) and
Florian Naumann (GER) and Michael Fischer (AUT) from Hofor Racing
powered by Bonk Motorsport. Victory in a V4 difficulty was claimed by
Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport’s Christopher Rink, Danny Brink and
Philipp Leisen (all GER) in a BMW 325i. In a V2 class, initial place
went to Reiner Thomas and Manfred Schmitz (both GER) in a BMW 318is.
The #828 and #178 BMW M4 GT4s of Securtal Sorg Rennsport and Ring
Racing claimed second and third places in a SP10 category.

 

ADAC GT Masters: BMW Team Schnitzer only misses out on podium
during deteriorate finale.

At a ADAC GT Masters deteriorate culmination during Hockenheim (GER), Timo
Scheider (GER) and BMW Motorsport Junior Mikkel Jensen (DEN) secured
fourth place in a final race, only blank out on a lectern finish in
a altogether standings. As a lane dusty out during a qualifying
session, Scheider had driven to fifth place on a starting grid. The
BMW works motorist was in third position early in a race, nonetheless Jensen
was incompetent to urge as his tyre hold discontinued during a second
half of a race. The twin did strech a lectern however, finishing
third in a Junior standings. “That was positively a good approach to end
a season,” pronounced Scheider, who was celebrating a personal milestone
with his 350th rival race. “Many interjection to BMW
Motorsport, BMW Team Schnitzer and Mikkel Jensen for a good year in
a ADAC GT Masters. we had copiousness of fun and schooled a lot, even
nonetheless I’ve been doing this for a while.”

 

In a second of BMW Team Schnitzer’s BMW M6 GT3s, BMW Motorsport
Junior Dennis Marschall (GER) and Victor Bouveng (SWE) finished in
eleventh place to repeat their outcome from Saturday’s race. Scheider
and Jensen had finished 14th in that race. Jens Klingmann
(GER) and Christopher Zöchling (AUT) late early on Saturday in the
MRS GT-Racing BMW M6 GT3. The twin cumulative 20th place on Sunday.

 

International GT Open: BMW Team Teo Martín wins during Monza.

It was an superb competition weekend for a BMW Team Teo Martín during the
penultimate eventuality of a International GT Open deteriorate during Monza (ITA).
Fran Rueda (ESP) and Andrés Saravia (GTM) won Saturday’s competition in the
BMW M6 GT3 and finished second in Sunday’s race. Ahead of the
Barcelona (ESP) deteriorate finale, a twin are only 3 points behind
a leaders in a drivers’ championship and still have a possibility of
claiming a title. Brazilian drivers Márcio Basso and Guilherme Salas
headed a pledge standings for both weekend races in their BMW M6
GT3. The dual final races take place on 20th and 21st Oct during the
“Circuit de Catalunya”.

 

Blancpain GT Series Asia: BMW Team Studie celebrates one-two result.

BMW Team Studie is good on a approach to a group pretension in a Blancpain
GT Series Asia GT4 class, braggadocio a lead of over 100 points with two
races to go. The Japanese team, fielding dual BMW M4 GT4s, distinguished a
one-two outcome in Sunday’s competition during a penultimate competition weekend of the
deteriorate during Shanghai (CHN). Takayuki Kinoshita and Sunako Jukuchou (both
JPN) won in a #81 car, forward of their team-mates Max Chen and Ken
Urata (both JPN). Kinoshita and Jukuchou had claimed second place in
Saturday’s race, while Chen and Urata finished fifth. The dual final
races of a deteriorate will take place on 13th and
14th Oct during a “Ningbo International Speedpark” (CHN).
Kinoshita and Jukuchou are only eleven points off a lead in a GT4
drivers’ championship and are still in with a possibility of claiming a title.

 

Alessandro Zanardi: New universe record in continuation triathlon.

Four weeks ago, BMW works motorist Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) caused a
stir during his DTM guest coming during Misano (ITA). Now he has enjoyed
serve success in a opposite discipline, only fifty kilometres to
a north. On Saturday, Zanardi took partial in a “Ironman Italy
Emilia-Romagna” in Cervia (ITA) – and set a new universe record. The BMW
code envoy indispensable a sum time of 08:26.06 hours to finish 3.8
kilometres of swimming in a Mediterranean, 180 kilometres of cycling
with his handbike and afterwards a 42.2-kilometre marathon stretch in his
competition wheelchair. That is a fastest time nonetheless available by a triathlete
with earthy disabilities. Zanardi softened on his prior personal
best by some-more than half an hour. He was one of a really tip athletes at
a event, finishing in fifth place altogether out of around 2,700
participants. Zanardi had available his prior best time in an
continuation triathlon in Barcelona, one year ago, when he finished in
08:58.59 hours to moment a nine-hour symbol for a initial time. “The
new universe record and fifth place altogether – that was only fantastic,”
pronounced Zanardi. “The tip of success in an continuation triathlon is
training to order your appetite up. Surrounded by scarcely 3,000 other
athletes, we have to do your possess thing, combine on your possess plan
from a start to a finish and hang to each detail. we have also
done some improvements to my equipment. we have a new swimsuit and
indispensable reduction than an hour. 58 mins was most softened than we had
expected. we have grown a new seating position for my handbike,
designed quite for speed, and we have also softened my technique in
a competition wheelchair. This all combined adult and led to this success. But
now we am concentrating totally on engine racing again. It is a great
payoff in my life being means to switch behind and onward between disciplines.”

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