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Championship, or large other championships: Week after
week BMW teams and drivers around a universe do conflict for points,
victories and titles. Away from a lane too, members of the
large BMW Motorsport family around a universe are also creating
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manner. This way, we are always adult to speed.

 

Sim racing: Two German drivers win a “BMW Driving Experience
120 during Road Atlanta”.

Two weeks before a final turn of a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship during Road Atlanta (USA), a famous circuit took centre
theatre virtually. Some of a best sim racers in a universe competed at
a “BMW Driving Experience 120 during Road Atlanta”. In total, 36 teams
of dual took to a lane in a BMW M8 GTE for a two-hour race. They
enclosed BMW works drivers Nick Catsburg (NED) and Jesse Krohn (FIN),
who gave a clever arrangement as BMW Team KROCAT and were using tenth
until shortly before a finish of a race. However, Krohn was then
relegated to 27th place following a chastisement awarded for his
partial in a collision. “The customary of a sim racers is really
intensely high,” pronounced Krohn afterwards. “We unequivocally wanted to finish in
a tip ten. Although it did not utterly work out for us in a end, I
had a lot of fun.” Catsburg, who has already gained knowledge of sim
racing events, said: “As always it was a illusory event. Thank you
really most to a BMW Driving Experience and iRacing for their
joining and, of course, congratulations to a foe winners.”

 

Victory went to a #4 BMW M8 GTE, driven by Maximilian Benecke and
Maximilian Wenig (both GER) of Pure Racing Team Red. Benecke and Wenig
were rewarded for their feat with a place on a racetrack training
march run by a BMW Driving Experience. The BMW M4 GT4 Race Track
Training Level 1 will give them a possibility to knowledge a BMW M4
GT4 on a track. “Victory is apparently really special for us. We are
both really most looking brazen to a BMW M4 GT4,” pronounced Benecke.

 

ADAC GT4 Germany: Junior pretension for Marius Zug, Team pretension for
Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport.

16-year-old Marius Zug (GER) has won a Junior pretension in ADAC GT4
Germany in a BMW M4 GT4 run by a RN Vision STS Racing team. Seventh
place in Saturday’s foe during a final weekend of a deteriorate was
sufficient for Zug to bind a pretension during a Sachsenring (GER).
Racing alongside team-mate Gabriele Piana (ITA), Zug also went into
Sunday during a deteriorate culmination with a possibility of winning a Drivers’
Championship. However, a retirement meant a twin eventually had to
settle for second place overall. The Hofor Racing powered by Bonk
Motorsport group also had means to celebrate. Michael Schrey (GER) and
Thomas Jäger (AUT) finished third on Sunday in a #2 BMW M4 GT4 to
hang adult a pretension in a Team competition.

 

Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia: Sunako Jukuchou crowned GT4 champion.

Sunako Jukuchou (JPN) was crowned champion in a GT4 category during the
final foe weekend of this season’s Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia.
The BMW Team Studie motorist came by opposite his team-mate Takayuki
Kinoshita (JPN) during a Shanghai International Circuit (CHN). Kinoshita
(JPN) finished a year in second place overall. Jukuchou, in a #82 BMW
M4 GT4, finished runner-up in a GT4 category in foe one. One day
later, he claimed a wilful feat in foe two. Kinoshita was
third and fourth in a #81 BMW M4 GT4.

 

VLN: Podium for a BMW M6 GT3 in foe 7 of a season.

Podium in a “Green Hell”: Nick Catsburg (NED), David Pittard (GBR)
and Jody Fannin (GBR), during a circle of a #34 Walkenhorst Motorsport
BMW M6 GT3, finished third to acquire a mark on a lectern during the
59th Reinoldus-Langstreckenrennen, that forms turn seven
of this season’s VLN Endurance Championship during a Nürburgring (GER).
In unsettled conditions and standard Eifel weather, Peter Dumbreck
(GBR) and Stef Dusseldorp (NED) followed them over a finish line in
fourth place in a #3 BMW M6 GT3, that was run by Falken
Motorsports. Rudi Adams (GER), Hunter Abbott (GBR) and Jordan Tresson
(FRA) came home eighth in a second Walkenhorst Motorsport car, the
#35 BMW M6 GT3. This was good adequate to acquire them third place in the
SP9 Pro-Am class. There was also copiousness of means for jubilee in
a other classes during a finish of a four-hour foe on a iconic
Nürburgring-Nordschleife. In total, 6 BMW cars came out on tip in
their several categories. In a SP10 class, Heiko Eichenberg (GER)
and BMW Motorsport Junior Erik Johansson (SWE), in a #181 BMW M4 GT4
run by a AVIA Sorg Rennsport team, claimed a slight feat in a
stirring finish. In a CUP5 class, Yannick Fübrich (GER) and David
Griessner (AUT) took feat in a #650 BMW M240i Racing Cup of Pixum
Adrenalin Motorsport. That group was also winning in a V4 class,
with reigning VLN champions Danny Brink, Christopher Rink and Philipp
Leisen (GER) holding feat in a #1 BMW 325i. In a VT2 class, the
tip step of a lectern was assigned by Marcel Manheller and Carsten
Knechtges (both GER), who triumphed in a #510 Manheller Racing BMW
F30. Another feat went to a #549 BMW 318iS in a V2 class.

 

BMW M240i Racing Cup: Fübrich/Griessner applaud fifth win of
a season.

Reigning champions Yannick Fübrich (GER) and David Griessner (AUT)
claimed their fifth win of a deteriorate during foe series 7 of this
year’s BMW M240i Racing Cup during a Nürburgring-Nordschleife. The duo
in a #650 BMW M240i Racing, run by Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport,
came home forward of Nico Otto, Lars Peucker and Florian Naumann (all
GER) in a #666 BMW M240i Racing of a Scheid-Honert Motorsport
team. Sindre Setsaas, Inge Hansesaetre (both NOR) and Moritz Oberheim
(GER) came home third in a #695 BMW M240i Racing for a Sorg
Rennsport team. 18 cars started a foe in this class. Victory sees
Fübrich/Griessner extend their lead in a altogether standings. They now
reason a 30-point advantage with dual races remaining.

 

BTCC: Turkington on a lectern during Silverstone.

Colin Turkington (GBR) claimed another lectern during a penultimate
turn of this season’s British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) at
Silverstone (GBR). He finished runner-up in foe dual of 3 in his
BMW 330i M Sport. Turkington came home 14th in foe one and seventh in
a third and final foe to urge his lead in a Drivers’
Championship. Andrew Jordan (GBR) finished tenth, eighth and eighth in
Silverstone. Tom Oliphant (GBR) was fifth, seventh and fourth.