The countdown has begun: 6 BMW M6 GT3s and rival drivers wish to record tip formula in a ‘Green Hell’.

Posted on 29. May, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Munich. BMW teams are looking brazen to one of a major
highlights of a continuation deteriorate on
22nd/23rd Jun 2019: a 24-hour competition during the
Nürburgring (GER). Four teams, with a sum of 6 BMW M6 GT3s, will
be in office of a 20th altogether win for BMW in the
‘Green Hell’. Numerous BMW works drivers will be competing.

 

ROWE Racing and Walkenhorst Motorsport are any fielding dual BMW M6
GT3s, while BMW Team Schnitzer and FALKEN Motorsports are competing
with one automobile each. The BMW works motorist choice includes drivers from
a works programmes in a DTM, a FIA World Endurance Championship
(WEC) and a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA Series).
The competing BMW teams used a races in a VLN Endurance
Championship Nürburgring and a 6-hour gift competition on
19th May 2019 for some complete credentials brazen of the
prominence of a deteriorate on a Nordschleife. A BMW M6 GT3 surfaced the
final standings in a VLN season-opener and during a gift race.

 

“The 20th altogether win during a Nürburgring 24-hour competition is
one of a vital objectives this continuation season,” pronounced BMW Group
Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “We have come tighten in recent
years though always seemed to need a small bit some-more luck. So, one could
contend that we have a measure to settle with a ‘Green Hell’. The BMW M6
GT3 has already valid on some-more than one arise that it can win
24-hour races. That is also loyal for a teams. We are aiming for
victory, even if we can never envision a outcome of a 24-hour race,
quite on a Nordschleife. But we can safeguard that we prepare
as best we can – and that is what we have done. All a drivers have
participated as mostly as probable in a credentials races. Also our
IMSA drivers from a USA have trafficked to a Nordschleife for this.
There are, however, also factors that we can't influence. We, a BMW
teams and drivers are looking brazen to take on a ‘Green Hell’
plea again.”

 

Overview of BMW teams and drivers for a 24 Hours Nürburgring:

 

ROWE Racing, #98 BMW M6 GT3:

  • Philipp Eng (AUT)
  • Connor De Phillippi (USA)
  • Tom Blomqvist (GBR)
  • Mikkel Jensen (DEN)

 

ROWE Racing, #99 BMW M6 GT3:

  • Nick Catsburg (NED)
  • John Edwards (USA)
  • Jesse Krohn (FIN)
  • Marco Wittmann (GER)

 

BMW Team Schnitzer, #42 BMW M6 GT3:

  • Augusto Farfus (BRA)
  • Timo Scheider (GER)
  • Martin Tomczyk (GER)
  • Sheldon outpost der Linde (RSA)

 

Walkenhorst Motorsport, #100 BMW M6 GT3:

  • Henry Walkenhorst (GER)
  • Andreas Ziegler (GER)
  • Jörn Schmidt-Staade (GER)
  • Jordan Tresson (FRA)

 

Walkenhorst Motorsport, #101 BMW M6 GT3:

  • Nick Yelloly (GBR)
  • Christian Krognes (NOR)
  • David Pittard (GBR)
  • Lucas Ordonez (ESP)

 

FALKEN Motorsports, #33 BMW M6 GT3:

  • Jens Klingmann (GER)
  • Stef Dusseldorp (NED)
  • Peter Dumbreck (GBR)
  • Alexandre Imperatori (SUI)

 

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