BMW Motorsport News – Issue 39/16.

Posted on 09. Oct, 2016 by in BMW Canada

VLN: ROWE Racing celebrates lectern and category win.

Stef Dusseldorp (NL) and Alexander Sims (GB) finished a flawless
competition in formidable conditions during a ninth turn of a VLN Endurance
Championship and finished in a clever second place in a BMW M6 GT3
of ROWE Racing. The win went to a Lexus of Mario and Dominik
Farnbacher (both DE), who competed in a special class. So a SP9
category win went to ROWE Racing. The array 36 BMW M6 GT3 of Walkenhorst
Motorsport finished fifth forward of a BMW Team Schnitzer array 42
car. The one-off coming of a automobile racing for Falken Motorsport in
eighth place saw a fourth BMW M6 GT3 finish in a tip ten. In a BMW
M235i Racing Cup class, a win went to Heiko Eichenberg (DE) of
Securtal Sorg Rennsport for a second time in a row. He won forward of
a BMW M235i Racing of Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport and a FK
Performance team. Alexander Mies (DE) and Michael Schrey (DE) of Bonk
Motorsport, who had already clinched a championship, retired, as did
a second-placed twin in a championship standings Rudi Adams (DE)
and Thomas Jäger (AT) of Scheid-Honert Motorsport.


DTM: Bruno Spengler creates successful entrance during a Nordschleife.

BMW DTM motorist Bruno Spengler (CA) contested his initial competition during the
mythological Nürburgring-Nordschleife (DE) in a VLN Endurance
Championship on Saturday. The 2012 DTM Champion common a cockpit of
a BMW M235i Racing with his associate Canadian Kuno Wittmer (CA). “I
finished a array of laps that we intended. From that perspective,
all went according to plan,” pronounced Spengler. “But it was a
totally new knowledge for me. we don’t consider we have ever looked in the
rear-view counterpart as mostly as we did today, and we haven’t mastered the
lane nonetheless either, nonetheless we will expostulate during a deteriorate culmination once again to
continue removing used to a ‘Green Hell’.” It was also Wittmer’s
initial competition in a Eifel. This deteriorate he has been racing for BMW Team
RLL during a continuation classics in a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship in a BMW M6 GTLM. Both Spengler and Wittmer must
finish a certain array of competition laps in a automobile such as a BMW M235i
in sequence to be authorised to competition races in a BMW M6 GT3 on the
perfectionist Nordschleife in a future. Before Spengler, a BMW DTM
drivers Tom Blomqvist (GB) and António Félix da Costa (PT) done their
Nordschleife entrance in a BMW M235i Racing this season.


BMW Motorsport Junior Programme: Menzel creates entrance in a BMW
M6 GT3.

BMW Motorsport Junior Nico Menzel (DE) contested his initial competition in
a BMW M6 GT3 in a ninth turn of a VLN Endurance Championship
Nürburgring (DE). Alongside BMW works motorist Jens Klingmann (DE),
Menzel gained profitable knowledge on a many formidable racetrack in
a universe and even got a good result. The array 42 BMW M6 GT3 of BMW
Team Schnitzer crossed a finish line in sixth place. “I am very
gratified with my race,” pronounced Menzel after his GT3 debut. “I didn’t take
any risks and hold behind when there was traffic. That’s where we lost
a many time we think. But my path times were fine notwithstanding that, even
nonetheless they didn’t mount out. The knowledge of Jens Klingmann and BMW
Team Schnitzer unequivocally helped me get to grips with a automobile quickly.”
Jesse Krohn (FI) was a second BMW Motorsport Junior racing during the
“Green Hell”. In a four-hour race, alongside Victor Bouveng (SE) and
Christian Krognes (NO), he finished in fifth place in a array 36
BMW M6 GT3 of Walkenhorst Motorsport powered by Dunlop.


Formula E: Hong Kong ePrix opens third season.

The FIA Formula E Championship 2016/17 deteriorate got underway during the
weekend. Part of a action: BMW i as a “Official Vehicle Partner”
as good as a MS Amlin Andretti group upheld by BMW. First, BMW
Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt along with Alejandro Agag (ES),
Chief Executive Officer Formula E Holdings and a team
member Roger Griffiths (US) and J.F. Thormann (US) presented
sum of a extended joining to this series. Then it was the
initial competition of a year for BMW works motorist António Félix da Costa
(PT) and his team-mate Robin Frijns (NL) on Sunday. Félix da Costa
finished fifth, directly followed by Frijns in sixth. The second
Formula E competition of a year will be hold in Marrakech (MA) on a 12th November.


Japanese Super GT: Podium position for a BMW M6 GT3 in Thailand.

For a penultimate competition of a 2016 deteriorate a Japanese Super GT
Championship headed to Thailand. The BMW M6 GT3 claimed another podium
position during a Chang International Circuit. Shinichi Takagi (JP) and
Takashi Kobayashi (JP) from Autobacs Racing Team Aguri finished in
third place on a lectern in a array 55 car. Jörg Müller (DE) and
Seji Ara (JP) in a BMW Team Studie BMW M6 GT3 staged a strong
catch-up, that took them from 16th on a grid to sixth place. Also,
Morgan Haber (AU), who contests a Australian GT Championship in the
BMW M6 GT3, done his Japanese Super GT entrance in Chang. Haber was
representing a colours of Vattana Motorsport and common a cockpit
of a BMW M6 GT3 with Chonsawat Asavahame (TH). The twin finished in
20th place.


BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium: Maxime Dumarey wins in Zolder.

The BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium hold a final competition of a deteriorate as
partial of a Belcar Trophy in Zolder (BE). Maxime Dumarey (BE) got the
win in a array 240 PK Carsport car. Second and third place on the
lectern went to a BMW M235i Racing with a array 34 and 142 cars of
VR/Qvick Racing. The pretension had been motionless before a culmination in
Zolder: The 2016 BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium Champion is Guillaume
Dumarey (BE / PK Carsport).


GT4 European Series: Successful deteriorate culmination for Racing Team Holland.

The final dual races of a GT4 European Series were hold in Zandvoort
(NL) during a weekend. It was an intensely successful deteriorate final for
Racing Team Holland by Ekris Motorsport. Ricardo outpost der Ende (NL) and
Bernhard outpost Oranje (NL) finished in second place in their Ekris M4
GT4 in a initial of a dual races on Sunday morning. Their team-mates
Simon Knap (NL) and Rob Severs (NL) also done it onto a lectern in
third place. Then in a second competition on Sunday afternoon, a team
finished a deteriorate with a one-two result: Knap/Severs won a race,
outpost der Ende/van Oranje finished second. The successful final weekend
was dull off by another dual tip 10 positions for a BMW M3 GT4 in
a second race: Pieter-Christiaan outpost Oranje and Tim Coronel (both NL
/ Racing Team Holland by Intercar) finished in fifth place, the
brothers Tristian and Yorick Boorsma (both NL / NMT Racing Team)
finished eighth.


Pirelli World Challenge: Grahovec celebrates pretension win in the
Touring Class.

Toby Grahovec (US) is a 2016 champion in a Touring Class of the
Pirelli World Challenge. At a deteriorate culmination in Laguna Seca (US)
Grahovec finished a initial of a dual races in third place on the
lectern in his BMW M235i Racing. This saw a 37-year-old extend his
array of points to a sum of 1,050 and bind a pretension before the
second and final competition on Sunday. This also meant that his team,
Classic BMW Motorsports, won a group standings. Max Fedler (US /
Summit of Everest Motorsports) also achieved a tip 10 position with
his BMW M235i Racing in a initial competition when he finished ninth. The
second competition of a deteriorate culmination was not nonetheless over during a time of publication.         



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