BMW Motorsport News – Issue 46/16.

Posted on 05. Dec, 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: Marco Wittmann receives new association car.

Six weeks have upheld given Marco Wittmann (DE) won his second
drivers’ pretension in a final of a DTM racing deteriorate during the
Hockenheimring (DE). Now he has collected his new and unequivocally special
association automobile in Munich (DE) – a BMW M4 Coupe versed with a
extensive package of BMW M Performance Parts. The BMW Team RMG
motorist was given a minute first-hand outline of a fitted
components before receiving a pivotal of his Java Green BMW M4 Coupe at
a BMW Welt in a afternoon. “My new association automobile looks good and is
a unequivocally illusory drive,” Wittmann said. “The colour suits me very
well, since we adore being on a highway in a somewhat some-more conspicuous
car. BMW M Performance Parts labour a already overwhelming BMW M4 Coupe
and spin it into a profitable and singular one-off. Many interjection to BMW,
a BMW M GmbH and to BMW M Performance Parts. we will suffer every
kilometre in my new car.”

IWSC: Spengler and Farfus looking brazen to BMW M6 GTLM Art Car.

Bruno Spengler (CA) and Augusto Farfus (BR) will suffer a special
honour in January. They will join Bill Auberlen (US) and Alexander
Sims (GB) behind a circle of a 19th BMW Art Car during a 24 Hours of
Daytona (US). Designed by US artist John Baldessari, a BMW M6 GTLM
was presented during Art Basel in Miami (US) final week. While endangered in
a DTM exam in Jerez de la Frontera (ES), Spengler and Farfus took
time out to speak about a BMW Art Car, Daytona and a DTM tests.

Three questions for… Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus.

Bruno, Augusto, does it feel special to be pushing a 19th
BMW Art Car in Daytona?

Bruno Spengler: “This is a unequivocally initial time that we have been means to
expostulate a BMW Art Car. That’s because it is a unequivocally special arise for me
and a good honour. The BMW Art Car has a prolonged story and we am really
looking brazen to apropos a tiny partial of this story in Daytona.”

Augusto Farfus: “When we expostulate a BMW Art Car, we are pushing a
work of art. All of a BMW competition cars are artistic and unique. So when
one of them is designed by an artist, that only creates it even more
special. It is good for me to be partial of story in a BMW Art Car
during Daytona.”

How poignant is a 24 Hours of Daytona?

Farfus: “As distant as we am concerned, it is a unequivocally cold race. You
start a motorsport year there with a good atmosphere and a great
team. We have already come unequivocally tighten to a large win there, finishing
second. Maybe we’ll delight in 2017.”

Spengler: “Daytona is unequivocally poignant for me, for several reasons. I
competed in my unequivocally initial 24-hour competition there in 2015, that really
started my GT career. The date of a competition is ideal too, as a DTM
takes a mangle in Jan and we can combine totally on a 24
Hours of Daytona. we like a special plea a circuit poses with
a high, banked corners, and we feel a same about a American fans
and BMW Team RLL. It’s all a bit opposite to Europe. we unequivocally like
a change of scenery.”

This week, we were both endangered in some-more contrast for a 2017
deteriorate in a BMW M4 DTM. How did that go?

Spengler: “Working on a automobile for a 2017 deteriorate is good fun. All
a manufacturers are building new cars, so operative on a set-up is
an sparkling challenge. As opportunities for contrast are limited, I
unequivocally demeanour brazen to each day that we can spend in a BMW M4 DTM.”

Farfus: It is intensely critical for me to keep my pushing rhythm
going with tests like this, or by competing in races. we can keep fit
with competition during winter, though it is essential to spend time in a car
and get that genuine feel for driving. You wouldn’t tell a tennis player
that he can’t collect adult his pole for months during a time. It is exactly
a same for a racing motorist and his competition car.”

Asian Le Mans Series: Podium for a BMW M6 GT3 in Fuji.

Team AAI claimed third place in a GT category of a Asian Le Mans
Series with a BMW M6 GT3 during a 4 Hours of Fuji (JP). BMW works
motorist Philipp Eng (AT) distinguished this success on a lectern with his
associate drivers Jun San Chen (TW) and Ollie Millroy (GB). BMW DTM
motorist Tom Blomqvist (GB) was due to contest in a team’s second car,
that was incompetent to start a competition due to a technical problem.

BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium: Awards rite with Maxime Martin.

BMW DTM motorist Maxime Martin (BE) presented awards to a winners in
a BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium during a deteriorate examination celebrations. At
a BMW Brand Store in Brussels (BE), Martin presented his compatriot
Guillaume Dumarey (BE) with a prize for winning a drivers’
championship. Dumarey had dominated a deteriorate with a sum of six
wins. First place in a group championship went to PK Carsport. Nico
Otto (DE) won a Junior pretension and Dirk Van Rompuy (BE) claimed first
place in a Gentlemen’s standings.

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