Eng and Collard behind on a lectern in a ADAC GT Masters – wins for BMW drivers in a BTCC and a International GT Open.

Posted on 11. Jun, 2017 by in BMW Canada

ADAC GT Masters: lectern success for a BMW Team Schnitzer.

After feat during a season-opener in Oschersleben (GER), a BMW
Team Schnitzer once again reached a lectern during a third competition weekend
in a ADAC GT Masters. Local favourite Philipp Eng (AUT) and BMW
Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard (GBR) distinguished a third-place finish
in a initial competition during a Red Bull Ring (AUT). Collard had driven in
subordinate and also started a fifth competition of a deteriorate with a BMW
M6 GT3 in Spielberg (AUT). The BMW Motorsport Junior showed his class
to urge by one position in a early proviso of a race. He was one
of a initial from a heading organisation to make a array stop. Collard handed
a automobile over to his team-mate Eng in fourth place. The BMW Team
Schnitzer quickly fell behind to eighth place after all a drivers had
finished their array stops. However, Eng battled behind and changed up
several positions with some considerable manoeuvres. The competition was
interrupted eleven mins before a finish as a automobile had come to a halt
in a center of a start-finish true after an accident. Eng made
his wilful overtaking pierce usually a few mins after a restart and
claimed third place after another glorious arrangement of driving
skill. After an occurrence usually before a finish of a race, a Safety
Car done another appearance. The competition was not restarted again,
confirming a second lectern success of a stream deteriorate for a BMW
Team Schnitzer. The twin Eng/Collard claimed fifth position in the
second competition of a weekend to urge their second place in a overall
standings. For a initial time this season, a second BMW M6 GT3
competed in a ADAC GT Masters. Jakub Knoll (CZE) and Michael Fischer
(AUT) finished in 17th position on Saturday. The Šenkýř Motorsport
Motorsport drivers finished 22nd in Sunday’s race.

 

International GT Open: initial win of a deteriorate for a BMW M6 GT3.

The BMW Team Teo Martín distinguished a initial win of a deteriorate in the
International GT Open during a weekend. The third eventuality of a year took
place during a “Circuit Paul Ricard” (FRA). Victor Bouveng (SWE) and
Fran Rueda (ESP) started Sunday’s competition in a BMW M6 GT3 from fourth
place and finished a win in a #65 automobile after an outstanding
arrangement of pushing and group tactics. The twin Bouveng/Rueda had already
distinguished a initial lectern finish for a BMW Team Teo Martin two
weeks ago during a competition in Spa-Francorchamps (BEL), finishing in second
place. Bouveng and Rueda mounted a glorious follow in Saturday’s first
competition during Paul Ricard, channel a line in fifth place after starting
from 14th. BMW works motorist Augusto Farfus (BRA) was really detrimental on
his entrance in a International GT Open with a DTM motorist and his
team-mate Lourenço Beirão (POR) timid early in both races. Farfus
had taken a lead right from a start in a initial competition and defended
his position until a array stop and successive retirement.

 

BTCC: win for Turkington and a miracle for West Surrey Racing.

An ancestral delight for a West Surrey Racing group in a British
Touring Car Championship (BTCC): Colin Turkington (GBR) claimed first
place in Sunday’s second competition during Croft (GBR) to applaud a 75th
BTCC win for a Sunbury-on-Thames (GBR) team. It was also a 50th
win for West Surrey Racing with BMW. Turkington had already reached
a lectern by finishing second in a initial race. He claimed sixth
place in a third race. His team-mate Rob Collard (GBR) can also look
behind on an considerable method of results; his third place in the
second competition during Croft means that Collard is a usually motorist in a BTCC
to have reached a lectern during slightest once on any competition weekend of the
2017 season. He finished a other races in fourth and eighth places
in a BMW 125i M Sport. Andrew Jordan (GBR), who distinguished his
first-ever BTCC win during Croft in 2010, finished a races in sixth,
fifth and seventh.

 

GT4 European Series: double win for Ekris Motorsport.

The Northern Cup in a GT4 European Series also took place in
Spielberg (AUT) this weekend, as partial of a ADAC GT Masters. Ricardo
outpost der Ende (NED) and Max Koebolt (NED) from Ekris Motorsport were
unbeatable in both races during a Red Bull Ring (AUT). They surfaced the
lectern twice after winning a races on Saturday and Sunday. The two
drivers now have 119 points and a autocratic lead in a Silver Cup.
Ekris Motorsport has a same series of points in a team
championship after this weekend’s results.

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