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IGTC: Sheldon outpost der Linde to competition in home eventuality during Kyalami.

BMW DTM motorist Sheldon outpost der Linde (RSA) will competition in a very
special competition in November. The South African will competition a 9-hour
competition during Kyalami (RSA) for BMW Team Schnitzer in a BMW M6 GT3 during the
deteriorate culmination of a Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC). It is the
initial time in his general career that he will conduct to South
Africa for a home race. “It goes though observant that it is something
impossibly special for me – substantially even a prominence of my season,”
pronounced outpost der Linde. “Some of my family, like my grandparents, have
never seen me competition in an general competition live. Now they will
finally be means to during Kyalami. I’m awaiting a atmosphere to be
overwhelming given it has been utterly a while given a vital international
competition has been hold in South Africa so it will be something new for the
fans and they will be excited. And there will be other South African
drivers starting alongside me, among them my hermit Kelvin. I’m
unequivocally looking brazen to a whole event.” Van der Linde will share
a cockpit with a dual unchanging drivers Augusto Farfus (BRA) and
Martin Tomczyk (GER). The second Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3
will have Nick Catsburg (NED), Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and Christian
Krognes (NOR) during a wheel. The competition will be hold on 22nd/23rdNovember.


VLN: Three BMW M6 GT3s in a tip ten. 

The sixth turn of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring (GER)
saw a participants competition in a 42nd RCM DMV
Grenzlandrennen. In a 4-hour race, 3 BMW M6 GT3s done it into
a tip 10 of a altogether classification. In fanciful conditions,
a #3 Falken Motorsports automobile took a checkered dwindle in fifth place.
Peter Dumbreck (GBR) and Alexandre Imperatori (CHN) common duties at
a wheel. Seventh place went to a #34 BMW M6 GT3 of Walkenhorst
Motorsport, driven by BMW works motorist Nick Catsburg (NED), David
Pittard and Jody Fannin (both GBR). They were immediately followed
opposite a line by a #35 sister automobile of Rudi Adams, Jörn
Schmidt-Staade (both GER) and Jordan Tresson (FRA). The Walkenhorst
Motorsport contingent also cumulative a difficulty win in a SP9 Pro-Am category.
In a SP10 class, BMW Motorsport Junior Erik Johansson (SWE) and
Heiko Eichenberg (GER) distinguished their subsequent win with a #181 BMW M4
GT4 of Team AVIA Sorg Rennsport. In addition, they claimed a strong
11th place in a altogether classification. Team AVIA Sorg
Rennsport also triumphed in a V4 difficulty when feat went to a BMW
325i driven by Torsten Kratz (AUT), Oliver Frisse (GER) and Moran Gott
(GBR). More difficulty wins were taken by BMW teams in a SP4 and VT2 categories. 


BMW M240i Racing Cup: First win of a deteriorate for Setsaas,
Hansesaetre and Oberheim.

The BMW M240i Racing Cup hold a sixth eventuality of a deteriorate with the
VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring (GER). After 4 hours of
racing, Sintre Setsaas, Inge Hansesaetre (both NOR) and Moritz
Oberheim (GER) of Team AVIA Sorg Rennsport distinguished their initial win
of a season. Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport’s David Griessner (AUT)
and Yannick Fübrich (GER) finished a competition in second position. Third
place went to Juha Hannonen (FIN) and Christian Konnerth (GER) of Team
FK Performance Motorsport. After a sixth eventuality of a season,
Fübrich and Griessner not usually sojourn in a lead in a BMW M240i
Racing Cup sequence though also in a VLN altogether standings. In
a altogether championship, they have collected 47.48 points so far.


China GT Championship: Victory for Yelloly/Yu and a BMW M6
GT3 during Tianjin.

Tianjin in China hosted a ninth and tenth competition of a deteriorate in the
China GT Championship. The competition weekend finished with a feat for the
BMW M6 GT3. In competition dual on Sunday, Nick Yelloly (GBR) and Lin Yu (CHN)
were unbeatable in a FIST-Team AAI #90 automobile and crossed a line in
initial place. On Saturday, a twin had finished competition one in fourth
place. “Yesterday, we were detrimental with a reserve car, currently it was
a other approach around,” pronounced Yelloly. “It’s a initial win given Ningbo
and I’m unequivocally happy. I’m also gay for Lin as we are not far
divided from his home city Bejing and cumulative this win.” Their team-mates
Jesse Krohn (FIN) and Betty Chen (TWN) finished a races in a #91
BMW M6 GT3 in fifth and fourth places respectively. Yelloly is leading
a GT3 drivers’ championship and a same goes for FIST-Team AAI in
a group championship. The deteriorate culmination will be hold from
11th to 13th Oct during Shanghai (CHN).


In a GT4 category, Team Master Champ raced onto a lectern with the
#999 BMW M4 GT4, securing third place in competition dual on Sunday. In race
one, a group had crossed a line in fourth position. The FIST-Team
AAI #17 BMW M4 GT4 finished a dual races in sixth and seventh places respectively.


International GT Open: Beitske Visser and Šenkýř Motorsport in
movement during Silverstone.

BMW Motorsport Junior Beitske Visser (NED) competed her second race
eventuality with Šenkýř Motorsport in a International GT Open during the
weekend. This time, a group was in movement during Silverstone (GBR) with
a BMW M6 GT3. Together with team-mate Richard Gonda (SVK), Visser
finished Saturday’s initial competition in eighth position. In Sunday’s second
race, a Visser/Gonda twin were fourth to cranky a finish line.