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#24 BMW M8 GTE will start a IMSA culmination from second quarrel on a grid – Eng comes third in qualifying.

Road Atlanta. The theatre is set for a retaining culmination of the
2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship during Road Atlanta (USA).
In GTLM qualifying, Philipp Eng (AUT) available a third-fastest lap
time during a circle of a #24 BMW M8 GTE of 1:15.784 minutes. The gap
to a Ferrari on stick position was 0.145 seconds. Colton Herta
(USA) had to make do with a time of 1:16.327 mins and ninth on
a grid.

Eng will share pushing duties with John Edwards (USA) and Jesse Krohn
(FIN) over a march of a 10-hour Petit Le Mans on Saturday. In the
second car, Herta will swap in a cockpit with Connor De
Phillippi (USA) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR). 

Philipp Eng (#24 BMW M8 GTE, third place): “First of
all a large appreciate we goes to a team. I’m a ancillary motorist here,
and still they authorised me to validate a car. we unequivocally appreciate
that. It felt good to be out there yet any traffic. The balance
of a automobile was only great. We have finished a good pursuit in improving the
automobile from initial giveaway use to now. we only wish to win this race. The
same goes for my team-mates. We are unequivocally dismissed adult for a race.”

Colton Herta (#25 BMW M8 GTE, ninth place): “I was
inaugurated to do my initial subordinate event in IMSA foe yet I
only didn’t get a many out of a car. On my initial pull path we done a
mistake. Then it was unequivocally formidable to get a right heat into
a tyres. we consider for a foe we have a unequivocally good automobile though.”