Farfus puts a BMW M6 GT3 on a front quarrel during a Nürburgring 24 Hours – Three BMWs make it into a top-ten.

Posted on 28. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Nürburgring (DE), 27th May 2016. The theatre is set for a gripping
24-hour foe during a Nürburgring (DE): In a Top-30 subordinate for the
continuation classic, teams and drivers competed for a best grid
positions in wily continue conditions. At a circle of a series 18
BMW M6 GT3, Augusto Farfus (BR) was a quickest BMW motorist in the
single-lap competition, environment a personal best time of 8:16.146
minutes. Farfus, Jesse Krohn (FI), Jörg Müller (DE) and Marco Wittmann
(DE) will start from second on a grid for a Schubert Motorsport
group on Saturday. Farfus usually missed stick position by a opening of 1.631
seconds to a first-placed Mercedes.

Walkenhorst Motorsport’s series 999 BMW M6 GT3 clocked the
second-fastest path time for BMW: Victor Bouveng (SE), Tom Blomqvist
(GB), Michele di Martino (DE) and Christian Krognes (NO), who was at
a circle during a session, finished sixth. ROWE Racing also brought
one BMW M6 GT3, a series 22 car, into a top-ten. Nick Catsburg
(NL) clocked a seventh-fastest time, before carrying to stop following
an collision on his second timed lap. The BMW M6 GT3 cars series 100
and series 23 came 13th and 15th respectively.

Driver quotes after top-30 qualifying:

Augusto Farfus (Schubert Motorsport, series 18 BMW M6 GT3, 2nd place):

“Conditions were distant from easy today, though P2 is apparently a great
result. The lane was still damp in some areas, so we had to be
intensely careful. It’s good that a prolonged proviso of preparations is
over and that a foe is now roughly here. We are ready, and there’s
not most some-more we could have done. A prolonged 24 hours wait us, and the
continue will certainly be a severe factor. However, we have a strong
patrol and will be entirely focussed.”

Christian Krognes (Walkenhorst Motorsport powered by Dunlop,
series 999 BMW M6 GT3, 6th place):

“This is a good outcome for us – nonetheless it wasn’t easy out there
during a session. Our group managed to put together a fantastic
package. It will be a prolonged race. For a initial time I’m contesting the
24 hours in a GT3 car. This creates me even happier with this subordinate result.” 

Jens Klingmann (Schubert Motorsport, series 100 BMW M6 GT3,
13th place):

“The basement of a credentials is unequivocally good, we are streamer in the
right direction. However, a continue conditions will be a tricky
cause in this race. This will unequivocally be a vital plea on
Saturday and Sunday. Only in a foe itself will we see how strong
a foe unequivocally is. That’s since we usually concentration on ourselves. The
initial idea is to make it by a foe but any vital incidents.
This alone will be a formidable task.”

Maxime Martin (ROWE Racing, series 23 BMW M6 GT3, 15th place):

“Unfortunately we mislaid some time behind another car, so a better
outcome wasn’t possible. We didn’t take any risks. Now I’m unequivocally happy
that a foe is finally sketch closer, generally since our
package seems to be rival here. Where this will take us in the
unequivocally initial year of a BMW M6 GT3, we will see. In any box we have a
clever team, and we are unequivocally confident. Let a 24-hour foe begin.”

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