BMW Motorsport News – Issue 35/16.

Posted on 11. Sep, 2016 by in BMW Canada

DTM: Successful weekend during a Nürburgring.

BMW Motorsport can pull a certain outline of a seventh
race-weekend of a 2016 DTM deteriorate hold during a Nürburgring (DE). In
Saturday’s race, Marco Wittmann (DE / BMW Team RMG) and Tom Blomqvist
(GB / BMW Team RBM) claimed a one-two outcome for a BMW M4 DTM,
channel a line in initial and second respectively. On Sunday,
Wittmann stepped onto a lectern again, finishing third. In doing so,
he dull off a successful home turn for BMW Team RMG that is
formed usually a few kilometres divided from a Nürburgring. After 14 of 18
races of a season, BMW is in front in all a championship
standings. In a drivers’ championship, Wittmann determined the
altogether lead with initial and third places. He now has 170 points to his
name and an advantage of 33 points over his closest rival. In a team
standings, BMW Team RMG leads with 228 points and an advantage of nine
points. In addition, BMW tops a manufacturers’ championship with 521
points and an advantage of 57 points. The 15th and 16th races of the
deteriorate will be hold on 24th and 25th Sep during a Hungaroring near
Budapest (HU).


DTM: Skid stars get an sparkling ambience of motorsport

The 8 BMW DTM drivers perceived a revisit from a universe of winter
sports during a Nürburgring (DE), in a form of skeleton racers Tina
Hermann and Bob-Pilotin Anja Schneiderheinze (both DE). The World
Champion in a particular and group skeleton, and reigning World,
European and German Champion in bobsleighing gained their first
impressions of a racetrack as BMW Motorsport fans. “This is my first
time during a DTM race, and a atmosphere is positively fantastic. The
Nürburgring is one of a many sparkling racetracks in a world.
Everyone knows that, even those who are not large motorsport fans.
That is what creates a atmosphere so special,” pronounced Hermann. The two
athletes gifted a Nürburgring from a driver’s outlook during
their float in a BMW M3 GT2 Race Taxi. They also chatted to a BMW
DTM drivers – and found that they have utterly a bit in common. “All
3 sports are about speed and tip speed. Just like a guys in
their BMW M4 DTMs, we have to have ideal control over a skeletons,
in sequence to be means to pull them to a limit. Good aptness and a
well-trained physique are apparently also critical in both sports. As
such, skeleton, bobsleigh and motorsport are not so dissimilar,” said
Schneiderheinze. BMW Deutschland has been Technology Partner of the
German Bobsleigh, Luge, and Skeleton Federation (BSD) given 2010.


DTM: Schoolchildren learn about occupations in motorsport.

Racing motorist is a dream pursuit for many people – and there are plenty
of sparkling jobs in motorsport outward a cockpit too. Thirty-two
pupils from a Brohltalschule in Niederzissen (DE) had a possibility to
find out more, during a start of a Nürburgring (DE) DTM weekend.
Thanks to an invitation from a ITR, a eighth-grade students, two
teachers and a careers consultant were means to take a demeanour behind the
scenes of a furloughed automobile series. Their drifting revisit to a racetrack
was partial of a “DTM macht Schule” project. The aim of a eventuality is to
assistance schoolchildren as they confirm that career trail to follow. Bruno
Spengler (CA) done time for a visitors from a school, as did the
competition engineers and physiotherapists. “I attended propagandize as normal
until we was 19,” pronounced a motorist from BMW Team MTEK. “Then we had to
select between motorsport and a normal apprenticeship. we decided
to hang with motorsport, though we still learn some-more each weekend.” The
schoolchildren were afterwards means to knowledge a singular working
sourroundings in motorsport during initial palm during their debate of a pit
lane. They had a demeanour during a workshops and were adult tighten as the
mechanics prepared a DTM cars for a initial giveaway use session.
The gay pupils dull off their day with a print fire during a racetrack.


International GT Open: Double success for BMW Team Teo Martín.

It was a ideal competition weekend for a BMW M6 GT3 during a Red Bull Ring
(AT). BMW Team Teo Martín distinguished a double win by securing victory
in both a Saturday and Sunday races. In Saturday’s encounter, Miguel
Ramos (PT) and Pieter Schothorst (NL) were initial during a finish in
their BMW M6 GT3. This was a initial win of a year for Schothorst,
who assimilated a group during a season. For Ramos, it was a third
feat of a season. Their team-mates Gustavo Yacamán (CO) and
Fernando Monje (ES) finished Saturday’s competition in fourth. For Sunday’s
race, a group from Madrid (ES) and a BMW M6 GT3 laid explain to the
whole front row. Ramos/Schothorst cumulative stick position in a number
one car, their team-mates Yacamán/Monje lined adult subsequent to them in
second on a grid. After a race, it was a Columbian/Spanish
pairing who distinguished on a tip step of a podium: Yacamán/Monje
distinguished their initial win of a deteriorate in Sunday’s race.
Ramos/Schothorst crossed a line in seventh. With a double win, BMW
Team Teo Martín extended a altogether lead in a group standings of the
International GT Open.


Eset V4 Cup: Double win for a BMW M6 GT3.

At a Brno turn (CZ) of a Eset V4 Cup, Filip Sládečka (SK)
distinguished feat both in a scurry and a continuation races. He had
started both races from stick position in a Šenkýř Motorsport BMW M6
GT3 and afterwards took unchallenged start-to-finish wins on both occasions.
His team-mate Jakub Knoll (CZ) also cumulative a lectern finish, claiming
third place in a scurry competition in a BMW Z4 GT3. In a scurry race
for a 3.500 cc class, feat went to Daniel Skalický (CZ) in the
BMW M3 GTR entered by a Duck Racing Team. In a 3.500 cc endurance
race, Skalický was personal second. Another lectern finish was
cumulative by Rudolf Pesovič (CZ) in a Team ASK EKO Lein Racing BMW
320si: he was second in a 2.000 cc scurry race.


BMW Motorsport Juniors: Podium success for Delétraz and Eriksson.

BMW Motorsport Junior Joel Eriksson (SE) was also in movement during
a DTM weekend during a Nürburgring (DE) – though in a regulation automobile instead
of a BMW M4 DTM. The 18-year-old done it onto a lectern in the
Eifel, finishing third in a second competition of a FIA Formula 3
European Championship. Eriksson assimilated a immature talent programme from
BMW Motorsport in June. He finished in sixth place, and afterwards in
seventh, in a other races on Saturday and Sunday. Louis Delétraz
(CH), BMW Motorsport Junior of a Year in 2015, enjoyed some-more success.
He cumulative his initial stick position of a year in a 11th competition of the
Formula V8 during a Red Bull Ring (AT). He also set a new path record
with a time of 1:15.914 minutes. After 31 laps, Delétraz crossed the
line in second. In a second competition of a weekend he finished in
fourth. BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard (GB) was also in action
this weekend. At a final turn of a 2016 British Formula 3
Championship in Donington (GB), he cumulative second place of a overall
championship standings in usually his initial deteriorate in a series.


Blancpain GT Series: BMW strengthens ROWE Racing with tip drivers.

When a Nürburgring (DE) hosts a final turn of this season’s
Endurance Cup in a Blancpain GT Series on 17th and 18th September,
BMW will once again support a ROWE Racing group with a horde of its
tip drivers. Stef Dusseldorp (NL) will share a series 98 automobile with
DTM drivers Martin Tomczyk (DE) and Tom Blomqvist (GB) during the
three-hour competition in a Eifel Mountains. Tomczyk has already contested
one competition in this year’s Blancpain GT Series for BMW Team Italia during the
finish of Jul – the iconic 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BE), which
also forms partial of a Endurance Cup. Fellow DTM motorist Blomqvist is
good informed with a BMW M6 GT3. He done his entrance in the
Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 during turn dual of a VLN Endurance
Championship on a Nürburgring-Nordschleife in May, and also raced
for a group in a 24-hour competition in a “Green Hell”. Three winners of
a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps will take their places during a wheel
of a second ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3. Alexander Sims (GB) and Philipp
Eng (AT) won a prestigious continuation competition in a BMW M6 GT3 this
year. Nick Catsburg (NL) was winning in 2015 in a BMW Z4 GT3.


“No Limits“ as film of a weekend on Spiegel TV.

Bruno Spengler (CA), Timo Glock (DE) and Alex Zanardi (IT) on the
china screen: a hour-long documentary “No Limits – Impossible is
only a word“ is a film of a weekend on a Facebook channel of
Spiegel TV. The documentary tells a story of BMW code ambassador
Zanardi as he faces one of a biggest hurdles in motorsport,
together with a BMW DTM drivers Glock and Spengler: a 24-hour race
during Spa-Francorchamps (BE). This was a initial time that double-amputee
Zanardi had common a automobile with drivers who have no earthy disability.
The BMW Motorsport engineers had to make modifications to a BMW Z4
GT3 to concede a contingent to compete. The detailed, monumental and
romantic documentary was combined by Tim und Nick Hahne (both DE),
improved famous as STEREOSCREEN. “No Limits – Impossible is only a word“
has perceived countless awards and we can perspective a film on
and a Spiegel TV internet portal here:


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