BMW Team MTEK qualifies in a top-five on WEC debut.

Posted on 05. May, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Spa-Francorchamps. BMW Team MTEK kick-started a BMW M8 GTE’s
FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) debate during “The Six Hours of
Spa-Francorchamps” in Belgium with a fifth place qualifying
position. BMW works group drivers Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and António
Félix da Costa (POR) piloted a #82 BMW M8 GTE to a promising
entrance WEC starting position with team-mates Nick Catsburg (NED) and
Martin Tomczyk (GER) prepared to line adult on a grid in ninth in the
GTE Pro class.

 

Reactions on The Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps:

 

Tom Blomqvist: (#82 BMW M8 GTE, 5th place):

“We’re happy to be inside a top-five in a GTE Pro category for the
WEC Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. It’s a rival category and the
4 cars forward of us are Championship stalwarts. we was super happy
with my fastest path and feel we got a many out of a M8 GTE.”

 

Nick Catsburg (#81 BMW M8 GTE, 9th place):

“More importantly than the starting positions, we are gratified to
news that we’ve had 3 trouble-free use sessions – yes, pace
will play a poignant purpose tomorrow though trustworthiness is needed to success.”

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