Sebring. The “BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend” during Sebring (USA)
is in full swing. Thursday and Friday saw a subordinate sessions
for a BMW M8 GTE in a FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and
in a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2019. The countdown
is underway for a initial of a dual continuation races during a Sebring
International Raceway. The sixth competition of a WEC Super Season starts
during 16:00 internal time for BMW Team MTEK.
In subordinate for a 1,000 Miles of Sebring, Augusto Farfus (BRA),
António Félix da Costa (POR) and Bruno Spengler (CAN) cumulative fourth
place in a LM GTE Pro category with a #82 BMW M8 GTE. Their
team-mates Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED) and Alexander
Sims (GBR) will be starting a competition from seventh position in a BMW
Team MTEK #81 car.
In a IMSA series, Jesse Krohn (FIN), John Edwards (USA) and Philipp
Eng (AUT), in a BMW Team RLL #24 BMW M8 GTE, will start from sixth
position in a GTLM class. The #25 BMW M8 GTE, driven by Tom
Blomqvist (GBR), Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Colton Herta (USA),
available a seventh-place finish in qualifying.
“The theatre is set for dual stirring races during a Sebring
International Raceway,” pronounced BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt.
“Our 4 BMW M8 GTEs in a WEC and IMSA array have done a good
sense so far. Our knowledge of Sebring tells us that a grid
positions are not decisive. Both races will be prolonged and tough, and the
continue could nonetheless have a few surprises in store on Saturday, though BMW
Team MTEK and BMW Team RLL have both prepared excellently. Let’s get
started with a dual races over a ‘BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend’.”
The WEC competition starts on Friday during 16:00 internal time (21:00 CET). The
second competition of a 2019 IMSA series, a 12 Hours of Sebring, then
gets underway on Saturday during 10:40 internal time (15:40 CET).