Jerez de la Frontera. BMW M Motorsport heralded a critical
proviso of preparations for a 2019 DTM deteriorate with a initial exam of
a year during Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
. The three-day test, from Tuesday to Thursday, saw BMW
engineers continue their work on a BMW M4 DTM, that has been
newly grown in suitability with Class 1 regulations. Timo Glock
(GER) and Bruno Spengler (CAN) were a group behind a wheel.
At a heart of BMW’s 2019 DTM deteriorate competition automobile is the
newly-developed, highly-efficient two-litre V4 turbo engine, which
generates over 600 hp. It continues a success story of BMW Turbo
Power in motorsport that began in 1969, accurately 50 years ago. Many
areas of a BMW M4 DTM have been redesigned for a new turbo engine,
including a empty system, front finish and cooling vents. Changes
were also finished to a front splitter and behind wing, while a rear
diffusor was lowered.
The subsequent exam is scheduled for 15th to 18th
Apr during a Lausitzring (GER). All 6 BMW DTM drivers will be in
movement during this central ITR test. The season-opener takes place at
Hockenheim (GER) from 3rd to 5th May.
Quotes from a DTM exam in Jerez de la Frontera.
Timo Glock: “After a prolonged winter, we could hardly
wait to get behind behind a circle and was unequivocally vehement about a new
turbocharged BMW M4 DTM. we have to contend that it lived adult to all my
expectations. You can unequivocally feel a additional engine energy and torque.
The modifications to a aerodynamics meant that a automobile behaves
differently. These are things that we, as drivers, contingency adjust to, and
for that we contingency fine-tune a pushing style. However, after my first
days of testing, we can endorse that a new BMW M4 DTM is good fun.
Although a continue was generally distant from ideal, it was a very
prolific test. We finished some-more swell with a growth of a new
automobile and will continue this work in Apr during a Lausitzring.”
Bruno Spengler: “Although a unsettled continue meant
a conditions could have been better, we were means to work through
many points on a exam programme and finished serve swell with the
growth of a car. It is good fun to be concerned in the
growth of a automobile like this, as we can see a swell being made
over a march of a winter tests. We still have a bit some-more work to
do between now and a start of a season, though we will have copiousness of
event for that out on a lane during a Lausitzring test. We will
go into larger fact there, in credentials for Hockenheim, and will
continue to optimise a automobile for a opening races. The whole group has
worked tough over a winter and finished a good pursuit to give us a best
automobile possible. We now conduct to a Lausitzring for a final proviso of
preparations, afterwards it is already time for a initial races.”