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Whether in a DTM, a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship, a ABB FIA Formula E Championship, or vast other
championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the
universe do conflict for points, victories and titles. Away from the
lane too, members of a vast BMW Motorsport family around the
universe are also formulating headlines. The “BMW Motorsport News” allows
us to frequently summarize all a movement for we in a compress and
ominous manner. This way, we are always adult to speed. 


Customer racing: Successful continuation exam for new BMW
entry-level model.

The new BMW M Motorsport patron automobile formed on a BMW M2 Competition
(combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 10.0–9.8*; total CO2
emissions in g/km: 227–224*) finished a initial exam in race
conditions during a ROWE 6 Hours ADAC Ruhr Cup competition during the
Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER). The automobile finished 28 laps on the
toughest racetrack in a universe and supposing BMW M Motorsport
engineers with profitable insights for serve developments in the
entrance months. BMW Motorsport Junior Beitske Visser (NED) and Jörg
Weidinger (GER) took it in turns during a circle of a new BMW
entry-level model, due to be delivered to business from a second
entertain of 2020. “From my perspective, a exam went really well,” said
Weidinger. “During this kind of exam expostulate in competition conditions, you
benefit knowledge that we can’t get in private tests. Driving in
traffic, starting, overtaking, yellow flags – we can usually experience
all that in a genuine race. The new automobile done a really good sense in
terms of both opening and durability.” Visser said: “The race
outcome wasn’t critical to us today. It was all about a test
results. In that respect, it was a really good day, and for me
personally, given it’s been a while given we final raced on the
Nordschleife. It was so many fun pushing a new car.” 


Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia: Early pretension win for BMW
Team Studie.

It was a perfection of a ideal season: feat in a second
competition during a “Korea International Circuit” (KOR) saw Takayuki Kinoshita
and Sunako Jukuchou (both JPN) bind a GT4 driver’s pretension in the
Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia before a final competition of a season.
After 25 laps on a lane in Yeongam, South Korea, they were initial to
cranky a finish line in a BMW Team Studie #81 BMW M4 GT4. In the
initial competition of a weekend, a twin finished in fourth place. Ahead of
a final dual races of a deteriorate during a “Shanghai International
Circuit” (CHN), Kinoshita and Jukuchou are in an irrefutable position
during a tip of a drivers’ standings with 206 points. The pairing has
won 6 of a 10 GT category races in a Blancpain GT World Challenge
Asia to date.


VLN: Three BMW M6 GT3 in a tip ten. 

The fifth competition weekend of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring
(GER) noted a prominence of a season. In a ROWE 6 Hours ADAC
Ruhr Cup race, 3 BMW M6 GT3s done it into a tip 10 in the
altogether standings. The #99 ROWE Racing automobile usually only missed out on a
lectern finish. BMW works drivers Philipp Eng (AUT) and Nick Catsburg
(NED) took it in turns during a wheel. Fifth place went to a #34 BMW
M6 GT3 of Walkenhorst Motorsport with Christian Krognes (NOR), David
Pittard and Jody Fannin (both GBR) during a wheel. BMW works drivers
Jens Klingmann (GER) and Stef Dusseldorp (NED) finished in seventh
place for Falken Motorsports. In a SP10 class, a BMW M4 GT4
distinguished an considerable top-four lockout. First place went to BMW
Motorsport Junior Erik Johansson (SWE) and Heiko Eichenberg (GER) of
Team AVIA Sorg Rennsport. Behind them were a BMW M4 GT4s of Ring
Racing with Novel Racing, Walkenhorst Motorsport and Leutheuser
RacingEvents. In a V4 class, reigning VLN champions and BMW
Sports Trophy winners Danny Brink, Philipp Leisen and Christopher Rink
(all GER) were winning in a Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport BMW
325i. BMW teams distinguished serve successes in a V2 and SP5
classes. Ahead of a race, imprinting his 50thyear in
motorsport, Nordschleife fable Johannes Scheid (GER) finished a demo
path in a BMW M3 GTR S, with that he distinguished dual altogether wins and
4 category wins in a VLN and one fifth place in a 24-hour competition at
a Nürburgring between 2003 and 2009.


BMW M240i Racing Cup: Griessner/Fübrich unstoppable. 

The reigning champions were a magnitude of all things once again in
a fifth turn of a BMW M240i Racing Cup in a VLN Endurance
Championship Nürburgring (GER). After 6 hours, David Griessner (AUT)
and Yannick Fübrich (GER) were a initial to cranky a finish line and
explain their fourth win of a season. This also sees a Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport twin sojourn resolutely in a lead in a overall
standings. Sintre Setsaas, Inge Hansesaetre (both NOR) and Moritz
Oberheim (GER) of Team AVIA Sorg Rennsport finished in second place.
Nico Otto, Lars Peucker and Florian Naumann (all GER) of Team
Scheid-Honert Motorsport finished third.


After 5 races of a season, Fübrich and Griessner lead a VLN
altogether standings with 38.85 points. 1.03 points behind are their
Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport teammates Norbert Fischer (GER), Oskar
Sandberg (NOR) and Daniel Zils (GER).


BTCC: West Surrey Racing applaud tenth win of a season.

Colin Turkington (GBR) and West Surrey Racing have reached another
miracle in a British Touring Car Championship (BTCC). The reigning
champions won a second competition of a Snetterton weekend, and in doing
so distinguished a team’s 200th lectern in a BTCC. It was also West
Surrey Racing’s tenth feat of 2019. This is a many wins that the
group from Sunbury-on-Thames (GBR) has ever distinguished during one
season, with 4 events remaining. In a shutting third competition of the
weekend, Turkington and a BMW 330i M Sport finished in tenth place.
Turkington leads a driver’s standings in a BTCC with 235 points,
with team-mate Andrew Jordan (GBR) behind him in second place with 199
points. He finished in fifth, third and sixth place in a 3 races
during Brands Hatch. In a third BMW 330i M Sport fielded by Team West
Surrey Racing, Tom Oliphant (GBR) finished in 16th and eleventh place,
and late from competition three. The subsequent races in a BTCC will be held
during Thruxton on 18th August.


British GT Championship: BMW M6 GT3 in third place. 

The Century Motorsport group distinguished lectern success in the
penultimate turn of a British GT Championship during Brands Hatch
(GBR). Angus Fender and Jack Mitchell (both GBR) crossed a finish
line in third place in a #9 BMW M6 GT3 after 74 laps. They started
a competition from fifth on a grid. The third place also saw them win the
Silver Cup class. It was Fender’s initial ever competition in a BMW M6 GT3.
He was formerly in movement in a Century Motorsport BMW M4 GT4. In
a GT4 class, group principal Nathan Freke and Andrew
Gordon-Colebrooke (both GBR) crossed a finish line in fifth place.


* All total relating to performance, fuel/electric power
consumption, CO2 emissions and handling operation are provisional.


The fuel consumption, CO2 emissions, electric energy expenditure and
handling operation total are dynamic according to a European
Regulation (EC) 715/2007 in a chronicle applicable. The total refer
to a car with simple pattern in Germany. The operation shown
considers a opposite sizes of a comparison wheels/tyres and the
comparison apparatus of discretionary equipment, and might change during configuration.


The values are formed on a new WLTP exam cycle and are translated
behind into NEDC-equivalent values in sequence to safeguard comparability
between a vehicles. With honour to these vehicles, for
vehicle-related taxes or other duties formed (at slightest inter alia) on
CO2 emissions, a CO2 values might differ from a values settled here
(depending on inhabitant legislation).


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