Morning in a Eifel: Two BMW M6 GT3s are in a tip 10 in a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring.

Posted on 29. May, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Nürburgring (DE), 29th May 2016. After a weird continue during the
start, a dusk of a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (DE) ran
smoothly, during slightest from a meteorological perspective. It remained dry;
a drivers usually reported durations of fog, that reduced visibility.
Eight hours before a finish of a race, dual BMW M6 GT3s are in a tip ten.

Schubert Motorsport’s series 100 automobile – driven by John Edwards (US),
Jens Klingmann (DE), Lucas Luhr (DE) and Martin Tomczyk (DE) – is in
fifth place, while a series 23 ROWE Racing automobile driven by Alexander
Sims (GB), Philipp Eng (AT), Maxime Martin (BE) and Dirk Werner (DE)
is in seventh place.

Car series 22 has been out of a competition given 4:00hrs: With Klaus Graf
(DE) during a wheel, a BMW M6 GT3 had an collision in a Hatzenbach
territory and retired. The series 18 automobile had a technical problem on
Saturday. The Schubert group worked tough overnight to be means to send
a BMW M6 GT3 behind onto a lane and into racing action.

The dual Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3s are also still in the
race. Car series 999 is in 17th after creation a array stop for repairs,
that lasted several laps; a series 101 automobile is in 37th.

In a Cup 5 class, Michael Schrey (DE), Alexander Mies (DE), Emin
Akata (DE) and Dries Vanthoor (BE) in a series 305 BMW M235i Racing
of Bonk Motorsport are still in a lead.

Driver quotes after 16 hours:

Martin Tomczyk (Schubert Motorsport, series 100 BMW M6 GT3):

“We gathering double stints during a night. It was okay. We didn’t risk
too most and gathering safely, yet quickly. We were mostly between third
and fifth place. I’m happy, it went utterly good even yet there was a
lot going on on a track. But that is a Nürburgring.”

Alexander Sims (ROWE Racing, series 23 BMW M6 GT3):

“I unequivocally enjoyed my night stint. On a initial laps, a main
charge was removing into a stroke in a traffic. That is a biggest
plea pushing during night-time. You need to consider where a others
are pushing and if they will move. we consider that we did well, yet there
is still a prolonged approach to go in a race. Our BMW M6 GT3 feels unequivocally good.”

Dirk Werner (ROWE Racing, series 23 BMW M6 GT3):

“The certain thing is that a lane conditions are relatively
unchanging now. Which is because it was fun pushing during night-time. But, as
always during a Nürburgring, quite in trade with a different
classes, it is formidable to quarrel your approach adult a field. We wish to
revoke a deficit. We have already been means to make adult a few
positions. Hopefully we will be means to continue in this way.”

Positions in a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (as at: 7:30hrs):

Number 18 BMW M6 GT3, Schubert Motorsport, 130th place

Augusto Farfus (BR), Jesse Krohn (FI), Jörg Müller (DE), Marco
Wittmann (DE)

Number 22 BMW M6 GT3, ROWE Racing, retired

Klaus Graf (DE), Richard Westbrook (GB), Nicky Catsburg (NL), Markus
Palttala (FI)

Number 23 BMW M6 GT3, ROWE Racing, 7th place

Alexander Sims (GB), Philipp Eng (AT), Maxime Martin (BE), Dirk
Werner (DE)

Number 100 BMW M6 GT3, Schubert Motorsport, 5th place

John Edwards (US), Jens Klingmann (DE), Lucas Luhr (DE), Martin
Tomczyk (DE)

Number 101 BMW M6 GT3, Walkenhorst Motorsport powered by
Dunlop, 37th place

Matias Henkola (FI), Kazunori Yamauchi (JP), Max Sandritter (DE),
George Richardson (GB)

Number 999 BMW M6 GT3, Walkenhorst Motorsport powered by
Dunlop, 17th place

Victor Bouveng (SE), Tom Blomqvist (GB), Christian Krognes (NO),
Michele di Martino (DE)

Number 99 BMW Z4 GT3, Walkenhorst Motorsport powered by
Dunlop, retired

Henry Walkenhorst (DE), Peter Posavac (DE), Daniela Schmid (DE), Jaap
outpost Lagen (NL)

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