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BMW M6 GT3 on universe debate with a Intercontinental GT Challenge once again in 2020.

Munich. At a commencement of February, a ‘Bathurst 12 Hour’
in Australia kicks off a 2020 deteriorate of a Intercontinental GT
Challenge (IGTC) in that a BMW M6 GT3 will competition the
general GT competition array once again. Walkenhorst Motorsport will
be a competition group and will be strengthened by BMW works drivers. The
2020 IGTC deteriorate is done adult of 5 races in countries on five
continents: Australia, Belgium, Japan, a USA and South Africa.

 

At a deteriorate opener during Bathurst (31st Jan to 2nd February),
Walkenhorst Motorsport will margin usually one BMW M6 GT3 due to
logistical difficulties. BMW works drivers Augusto Farfus (BRA) and
Nick Catsburg (NED), and internal favourite Chaz Mostert (AUS) will take it in
turns during a wheel. The group will competition all other races of the
deteriorate with dual BMW M6 GT3s when BMW works drivers Martin Tomczyk
(GER) and Nick Yelloly (GBR), and David Pittard (GBR) will also be in action.

 

The second competition after a opener is a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
(BEL) during a finish of July. In August, a IGTC will conduct to Japan for
a ‘Suzuka 10 Hours’. New on a calendar is a ‘Indianapolis 8
Hour’ (USA) during a start of October, with a culmination being the
‘Kyalami 9 Hour’ in South Africa in November.

 

Quotes brazen of a IGTC deteriorate opener during Bathurst.

 

Jens Marquardt, BMW Group Motorsport Director: “The
International GT Challenge is one of a many critical GT competition series
in a world, so it is a judicious step for us to also competition a 2020
deteriorate of this array with a BMW M6 GT3. With Walkenhorst
Motorsport, we are subsidy a competition group with a resources of experience
which, with successes such as a 2018 feat during a 24 Hours of
Spa-Francorchamps and second place during a IGTC culmination 2019 during Kyalami,
has already demonstrated a bravery in general GT racing. We
are assured that Henry Walkenhorst’s team, along with a patrol of
clever BMW works drivers, will stay on a highway to success in a 2020
IGTC. We’re looking brazen to a illusory deteriorate with 5 gripping
races on 5 continents.”

 

Henry Walkenhorst, Team Principal Walkenhorst
Motorsport:
“We’re unequivocally looking brazen to a second
deteriorate in a Intercontinental GT Challenge. In Nov we rounded
off a lass year in this array with second place on a lectern at
Kyalami. We are looking to build on this success in 2020, and we’re in
a good position to do so. We schooled a good understanding about a array in
a initial year in a IGTC; with a BMW M6 GT3 we have a best
racing automobile we could imagine, and with a drivers’ extraordinary
volume of general knowledge we are fielding a unequivocally strong
motorist line-up. We would like to appreciate BMW M Motorsport for a trust
they have placed in us and can frequency wait for a 2020 IGTC deteriorate to
get underway during Bathurst.”

 

Augusto Farfus: “After a ideal start to a season
winning a Daytona 24 Hours final weekend, I’m now unequivocally many looking
brazen to Bathurst and a IGTC season. Last year a IGTC valid to
be substantially a strongest GT3 championship on a planet. The
competitiveness of both a drivers and a cars is unequivocally high. With
one year of knowledge training a racetracks we am confident that we
can put in a clever season. we am looking brazen to operative with
Walkenhorst Motorsport and new, gifted team-mates and am very
encouraged to go behind to Bathurst and to aim for a clever finish there.”

 

Nick Catsburg: “I am unequivocally looking brazen to
another IGTC deteriorate with BMW. The IGTC calendar includes some of the
many pleasing continuation races in a world. We are going to Bathurst,
we are going to a 24 Hours of Spa, we are going to Suzuka and
Kyalami again and we have Indianapolis as a new addition. It’s only a
championship that we consider each continuation motorist wants to be in
since of all a cold venues and a good events so we can’t wait to
do it again. We had some correct formula final year and we unequivocally enjoyed
pushing for Walkenhorst Motorsport and we consider this year, with a
small bit some-more knowledge underneath a belt, we will be stronger.
Regarding a deteriorate opener during Bathurst, we gathering there for a first
time final year and it’s already one of my favourite tracks. It’s such
an huge plea to get tighten to a walls on tip of a mountain
and afterwards we blast down a mountain during scarcely 300 km/h. It’s only an
extraordinary eventuality and we can’t wait to be there.”

 

Chaz Mostert: “I’m vehement to be behind during Bathurst for
a 12-hour eventuality – even some-more carrying distinguished my initial win at
Daytona final weekend. Even yet Bathurst an continuation competition it really
turns into a scurry during a finish and that creates it unequivocally exciting. We
have some unprepared business during Bathurst and it’s overwhelming that BMW is
entrance behind again with Walkenhorst Motorsport. we have overwhelming team
friends and unequivocally can’t wait to get there.“ 

 

2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge calendar:

 

31/01-02/02: “Bathurst 12 Hour” – Bathurst (AUS)

23/07-26/07: “24 Hours of Spa” – Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)

21/08-23/08: “Suzuka 8 Hours” – Suzuka (JPN)

02/10-04/10: “Indianapolis 8 Hour” – Indianapolis (USA)

19/11-21/11: “Kyalami 9 Hour” – Kyalami (RSA)