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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.

 

Sim racing: ‘BMW Team Green Hell’ in movement during Nürburgring.

BMW works drivers Nick Catsburg (NED) and Bruno Spengler (CAN) took
on some of a best sim racers in a universe as ‘BMW Team Green Hell’
as partial of a ‘ADAC SimRacing EXPO’ during a Nürburgring (GER) this
weekend. The twin took partial in a ‘ADAC Digital GT500’, a digital
continuation competition on a lane during Spa-Francorchamps (BEL), in a virtual
BMW M8 GTE. The margin of 24 starters enclosed some of a best sim
racing drivers and teams in a world, of that 13 opted for a
make-believe of a BMW M8 GTE. Catsburg, who competed in a sim racing
eventuality ‘BMW 120 during Le Mans’ this year alongside BMW works driver
Philipp Eng (AUT), competent tenth from where he started a race,
before removing held adult in a collision that pushed ‘BMW Team Green
Hell’ right down a field. Catsburg and Spengler finished adult crossing
a finish line in 18th place. “I unequivocally enjoyed a day
and a good change of sim racing,” pronounced Catsburg. “It was good to
contest opposite these world-class sim racers. Unfortunately, things
didn’t go unequivocally good in a race, though it was a lot of fun anyway.”
Spengler said: “I was tender by a professionalism and the
impossibly high turn of racing. We unequivocally beheld that we are lacking
in use and knowledge in sim racing, though we kept on improving. I
had a good understanding of fun and would adore to be means to get concerned in
something like this again.” The competition finished after 71 laps with a
one-two-three outcome for a BMW M8 GTE. Mitchell deJong (USA) and
Josh Rogers (AUS) of VRS Coanda Simsport finished in first
place. “We had a illusory race,” pronounced deJong. “Josh gathering a fantastic
subordinate event and was means to lift divided during a start. Then we
only had to say a lead and cranky a finish line though making
any mistakes.”

 

GT4 European Series: Title win for MDM Motorsport.

In a thespian deteriorate culmination of a GT4 European Series during the
Nürburgring (GER), Simon Knap (NED) and Alec Udell (USA) clinched the
pretension win in a BMW M4 GT4 of MDM Motorsport. Fifth and sixth places
in a races on Saturday and Sunday was adequate for a duo, with the
same series of points though some-more deteriorate wins, to overcome over Max
Koebolt (NED) and Jan Kisiel (POL). Victory during a final competition of the
deteriorate went to Ricardo outpost der Ende (NED) and Euan McKay (GBR) of BMW
Customer Racing Team Ekris Motorsport. The dual drivers also finished
on a lectern on Saturday, in second place. Gabriele Piana (ITA) and
Marius Zug (GER) in a BMW M4 GT4 of RN Vision STS won both Pro-Am
Class races, though narrowly missed out on winning a pretension despite
their clever performances during a Nürburgring.

 

GT4/TC America: BMW teams win during Watkins Glen.

In a Saturday competition of a GT4 America SprintX during Watkins Glen
(USA), a Stephen Cameron Racing group done it onto a lectern with
both BMW M4 GT4s. Sean Quinlan and Gregory Liefooghe (both USA) took
a win in a #19 car. Aristotle Balogh and Tom Dyer (both USA)
crossed a finish line in third place in a #190 sister car. In TC
America, Johan Schwartz (DEN) of Team Rooster Hall Racing won Sunday’s
competition in a BMW M240i Racing, forward of his team-mate Steve Streimer
(USA). On Saturday, Schwartz had to make do with second place after a
stirring duel with Paul Terry (USA, Nissan). In third place, Robert
Nimkoff (USA) in a BMW M240i Racing of Team Auto Technic Racing also
finished on a podium. In a GT World Challenge America, Turner
Motorsport distinguished second place in a Am difficulty on Saturday in
a BMW M6 GT3 driven by Naoto Takeda and Takuya Shirasaka (both JPN).
The Sunday races in a GT4 America SprintX and a GT World Challenge
America had not finished during a time of writing.

 

China Endurance Championship: FIST Team AAI wins in a BMW M6 GT3.

FIST Team AAI won a categorical competition in a China Endurance Championship
during Shanghai (CHN). In complicated rain, BMW works drivers Nick Yelloly (GBR)
and Jesse Krohn (FIN) together with their team-mate Lin Yu (CHN)
asserted themselves opposite their rivals. After third place in
subordinate and second place in a subordinate race, a contingent started
a categorical competition from a front quarrel of a grid. On a soppy track, Yelloly
was means to take and keep reason of a lead until a competition was red
flagged due to increasingly complicated rain.

 

24h Barcelona: Class win for a BMW M240i Racing.

Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport distinguished feat with the
BMW M240i Racing in a A3 category during a Barcelona (ESP) 24 hour race.
Martin Kroll (SUI), Michael Fischer (AUT), Michael Bonk, Axel
Burghardt and Volker Piepmeyer (all GER) finished initial after 579
laps. In a GT4 class, a group also done it onto a lectern with
third place for drivers Kroll, Fischer, Bonk as good as Michael Schrey
(GER) and Thomas Jäger (AUT). Second place on a lectern in a GT4
category went to a BMW M4 GT4 of Sorg Rennsport with drivers Olaf
Meyer, Björn Simon, Stephan Epp, Torsten Kratz (all GER) and Simon
Tibbett (USA).