Munich. BMW M Motorsport congratulates a DTM on reaching a
special miracle during a Lausitzring (GER). The many renouned touring
automobile array in Europe will competition a 500th competition this
weekend. BMW has so distant been concerned in 315 races, winning 87 of
them. The initial competition in a story of a DTM, on 11th
Mar 1984 during Zolder (BEL), was won by Harald Grohs (GER) in a BMW
“On interest of BMW Motorsport, we would like to honour a DTM on
this milestone,” pronounced BMW Group Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt.
“We are happy and unapproachable to have played an active purpose in many of the
story of this series, and indeed to have made it during times. We won
a really initial DTM competition with Harald Grohs and a BMW 635 CSi in 1984,
and have competed in a DTM with a many successful furloughed automobile ever
– a BMW M3. Since 2012 we have been partial of a ‘new DTM’ and are in
a routine of operative closely with Gerhard Berger, a ITR and the
other manufacturers on substantiating a prolonged and successful destiny for
a series. We are all really many looking brazen to what we wish will
be many some-more races.“
A BMW motorist has won a DTM Drivers’ Championship 6 times since
1984. Volker Strycek (GER) won a pretension in a initial deteriorate in a
BMW 635 CSi. In 1987 and 1989, Eric outpost de Poele (BEL) and Roberto
Ravaglia (ITA) triumphed in a mythological BMW M3. After BMW took a break
from a DTM from 1993 to 2011, Bruno Spengler (CAN) soon won the
Drivers’ pretension in a BMW M3 DTM when a Bavarian manufacturer returned
to a array in 2012. In 2014 and 2016, Marco Wittmann (GER) was
crowned champion in a BMW M4 DTM.
More contribution and sum on BMW in a DTM:
- 315 races in sum in a DTM given 1984.
- 116 races given returning to a DTM in 2012.
- 3 Manufacturer titles given a DTM quip in 2012 (2012, 2013, 2015).
- 87 competition wins in a DTM given 1984.
- 38 competition wins given a DTM quip in 2012.
- 74 stick positions in a DTM given 1984.
- 44 stick positions given a DTM quip in 2012.
- 295 podiums in a DTM given 1984.
- 113 podiums given a DTM quip in 2012.
- 41 DTM wins for a BMW M3.
- 28 DTM wins for a BMW M4 DTM.
- More than 300,000 kilometres of racing in a DTM.
- More than 80,000 laps of racing in a DTM.