Successful weekend for BMW Team RLL and Turner Motorsport during a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Posted on 08. Jul, 2019 by in BMW Canada

. BMW Team RLL finished second and fourth in a GTLM category at
a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition during a Canadian
Tire Motorsport Park (CAN)

. The GTD category win went to a #96 Turner Motorsport BMW M6
GT3 driven by Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley (both USA).


John Edwards (USA) and Jesse Krohn (FIN) took a runner-up finish in
GTLM category after starting from a stick position, finishing 1.778
seconds behind a winning Porsche. The outcome was a initial lectern of
a deteriorate for a #24 BMW M8 GTE and moves BMW behind to second place
in GTLM category manufacturer points standings. Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and
Connor De Phillippi (USA) finished fourth in a #25 BMW M8 GTE, less
than 9 seconds behind their teammates. The dual BMW M8 GTEs had
sealed out a front quarrel of a grid, finishing P1 and P2 in
subordinate on Saturday.


With a movement of a team’s second place finish final Sunday at
Watkins Glen International (USA), Turner Motorsport scored a first
GTD category feat of a deteriorate with Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley
pushing a #96 BMW M6 GT3 to a win from pole. The feat was
Auberlen’s 59th career North American sports automobile racing
feat relocating a BMW motorist to within one win of a tie with Scott
Pruett (USA) for a lead in all-time wins.


Brandon Fry (Technical Director BMW Team RLL): “This
was a good rebound behind after a tough weekend during a Glen. Both of our
BMWs were competitive, though we only did not have utterly adequate for the
Porsches during a end. We will regroup and come behind after them during Lime
Rock. Congratulations to a BMW brothers during Turner Motorsport for
their initial win of a deteriorate and to Bill Auberlen for his
59th all-time victory.”


John Edwards (#24 BMW M8 GTE, 2nd place):
“It is good to be behind on a podium, though a outcome is bitter-sweet
as we had a automobile to kick for utterly a bit of a race.”


Jesse Krohn (#24 BMW M8 GTE, 2nd place):
“A motorist always expects a win after starting on a pole, though today
only was not a day. We had all a ingredients, though could not get
a brew right. Anyway, P2 is still a really good result.”


Tom Blomqvist (#25 BMW M8 GTE 4th place):
“I am unhappy with myself for losing 3 positions during the
start. Ultimately, we had to make some plan changes to try to make
it up, though unfortunately a lectern was only out of reach.”


Connor De Phillippi (#25 BMW M8 GTE, 4th
“We approaching some-more from ourselves currently than fourth,
though we mislaid some opening compared with yesterday. It’s good that
a group is behind on a podium. Hopefully, that will give us some
movement streamer to a subsequent rounds of a championship.”

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