BMW Motorsport stars applaud finish of 2016 deteriorate – Awards for successful drivers and teams.

Posted on 10. Dec, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich. BMW Motorsport distinguished a finish of a racing year
with a sundry and interesting programme during a annual Season Review
on Friday. Some of a year’s pivotal protagonists fabricated during a new
home of BMW Group Classic on Moosacher Straße in Munich (DE), where
they spent an beguiling dusk among a BMW Motorsport family.
During a evening, a drivers and teams who done story and
constructed fascinating stories in 2016 were honoured.

Among a esteem winners was Marco Wittmann (DE), who was responsible
for one of a many sporting highlights of a 2016 deteriorate from a BMW
Motorsport indicate of view, winning his second pretension in a DTM. After
receiving a “Victory of a Year” endowment from BMW Brand Ambassador
and works motorist Alessandro Zanardi (IT), it was Wittmann’s spin to
benefaction awards to a year’s many successful BMW privateers. First
place in a BMW Sports Trophy went to VLN champion Michael Schrey
(DE), while Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport won a Team competition
for a third time in a row.

Zanardi, who was presented with a “Achievement of a Year” award
by BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, was given a standing
acclaim once again. He had not usually combined to his endowment collection on
a handbike in Rio de Janeiro (BR), though also claimed feat on his
entrance with a BMW M6 GT3 on his guest coming in a Italian GT
Championship. Marquardt also thanked all a teams and drivers whose
successes ensured that a new BMW M6 GT3 enjoyed such an impressive
entrance season. These enclosed ROWE Racing, who won a 24 Hours of
Spa-Francorchamps (BE) with a BMW M6 GT3 and drivers Maxime Martin
(BE), Alexander Sims (GB) and Philipp Eng (AT). The inaugural
“Supplier of a Year” endowment went to a association Leimeister Modell-

The dusk was strictly non-stop by Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the
Board of Management of BMW AG, Development. Marquardt afterwards gave a
certain examination of what was an eventful and stirring 2016 motorsport
season. “We have each means to applaud again. An romantic year of
racing with large highlights lies behind us. Marco Wittmann’s
delight in a DTM and feat for ROWE Racing with the
newly-developed BMW M6 GT3 during Spa-Francorchamps are apparently worthy
of sold mention. In a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship,
a new BMW M6 GTLM challenged for lectern finishes from a outset.
The BMW Sports Trophy also constructed many victories for a privateer
teams and drivers again in 2016.”

The eventuality resolved with Marquardt giving a minute demeanour during what to
design in a 2017 deteriorate and divulgence changes within a framework
of a vital fixing of BMW Motorsport, that will be even more
different in a future.


An overview of a winners of a 2016 BMW Motorsport awards.


BMW Sports Trophy Driver of a Year:

Michael Schrey (DE)


BMW Sports Trophy Team of a Year:

Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport


BMW Motorsport Achievement of a Year:

Alessandro Zanardi (IT)


BMW Motorsport Victory of a Year:

Marco Wittmann (DE)


BMW M235i Racing Cup Team of a Year:

Bonk Motorsport


BMW M235i Racing Cup Drivers of a Year:

Alexander Mies, Michael Schrey (both DE)


BMW Motorsport Supplier of a Year:

Leimeister Modell- Prototypenbau

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