BMW Motorsport News – Issue 41/16.

Posted on 31. Oct, 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: Successful initial exam for a new BMW M4 DTM.

Two weeks after a grand culmination during a Hockenheimring (DE), all
3 manufacturers in a DTM took partial in a three-day exam during the
“Motorsport Arena Oschersleben” (DE). The concentration was on initial set-up
work with a subsequent era of a BMW M4 DTM. In movement for BMW at
a 3.696-kilometre circuit nearby Magdeburg (DE) were newly-crowned
champion Marco Wittmann (DE) and his team-mate during BMW Team RMG, Timo
Glock (DE). Together, they finished 430 laps. The BMW M4 DTM will
make a subsequent coming during a exam in Portimão (PT) from 14th to
17th November.

FIA Formula 3 World Cup: Félix da Costa, Sims and Eriksson in
movement in Macau.

As good as a fantastic travel circuit, that guarantees exciting
competition action, fans during a FIA Formula 3 World Cup in Macau (MO) can
also demeanour brazen to copiousness of BMW Power. As good as BMW works drivers
António Félix da Costa (PT) and Alexander Sims (GB), BMW Motorsport
Junior Joel Eriksson (SE) will also take on a iconic Guia Circuit
(MO) on 20th November. The competition is a prominence of a Formula 3
calendar. In 2012, a name Félix da Costa went down in a list of
winners. This year, he will be looking to ambience success for a Carlin
team. GT dilettante Sims, who won a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
(BE) in a BMW M6 GT3 in July, will make his lapse to single-seater
racing. Having finished third in 2015, he is set for his seventh
coming during a FIA Formula 3 World Cup in Macau. Sims will competition for
Double R Racing. In contrast, a Guia Circuit is new turf for
Eriksson. He will make his entrance during a iconic circuit with the
Motopark team.

Asian Le Mans Series: Blomqvist creates guest coming in Zhuhai.

BMW DTM motorist Tom Blomqvist (GB) was in movement for a AAI group at
a 4 Hours of Zhuhai (CN) as partial of a Asian Le Mans Series.
However, Blomqvist was forced to finish his guest start alongside Lin Yu
(CN) and Akira Iida (JP) early when a BMW M6 GT3 late after 86
laps. Before that, Blomqvist and his colleagues had driven a strong
race, relocating adult from 13th on a grid and temporarily into third place
in a GT class. The subsequent stop on a competition calendar of a Asian Le
Mans Series is Fuji (JP) from 1st – 3rd December.

Australian GT Championship: Debut in Hampton Downs.

Hampton Downs (NZ) hosted a Australian Endurance Championship for
a initial time this weekend. At a penultimate competition of a season,
internal favourite Steve Richards (NZ) and Max Twigg (AU) once again competed
in a BMW M6 GT3 for BMW Team SRM. The twin narrowly missed out on the
Top 10 Shootout in subordinate and started a competition from 11th on the
grid. After 97 laps, Richards and Twigg crossed a finish line in
15th place. The deteriorate culmination will be hold during Highlands Park (NZ) from
11th to 13th November.

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