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BMW Motorsport News – Issue 12/16

VLN: Exciting deteriorate opener in a “Green Hell”.

The initial competition of a VLN continuation championship deteriorate took place at
a Nürburgring (DE), and for BMW Motorsport this eventuality noted the
rival entrance of a BMW M6 GT3 during a Nordschleife. Due to
limited opportunities for testing, a ROWE Racing, Schubert
Motorsport and Walkenhorst Motorsport teams used a 62nd ADAC
Westfalenfahrt as a training eventuality underneath competition conditions. It was
critical to give a new automobile a consummate inspection on a most
formidable competition circuit in a world. The highest-ranked BMW M6 GT3, in
seventh place, was a Walkenhorst Motorsport array 35 car. The BMW
M235i Racing Cup also enjoyed a stirring start to a season. BMW DTM
motorist Tom Blomqvist (GB) done a guest coming to get used to the
Nordschleife in a BMW M235i Racing, and finished in third. He will
contest in a 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring for Walkenhorst
Motorsport in a BMW M6 GT3. Victory in a crater category was claimed by
Michael Schrey (DE) and a former BMW Motorsport youth driver
Alexander Mies (DE) from Team Bonk Motorsport. They profited from a
retrospective time chastisement for a “Eifelblitz“, that Thomas Jäger
(AT) and Rudi Adams (DE) had driven to a checkered dwindle in first
place. Team Schirmer’s Stefan outpost Campenhoudt (BE) claimed second
place in a class. BMW teams were means to applaud a sum of seven
category victories.


24h Series: BMW M3 wins a 24H Silverstone.

Triumph for a BMW during a third competition in a 2016 24h Series: A
marvellous opening cumulative altogether feat for Team ABBA with
Rollcentre Racing in a 24-hour competition during Silverstone (GB). The
continuation exam also noted a initial competition of a new Touring Car
Endurance Series (TCES). Richard Roberts, Charles Lamb, Martin Short
and Richard Neary (all GB) finished a sum of 512 laps in their
array 246 BMW M3. The party changed into a lead in a 19th hour of
a competition and finished 3 laps forward of their nearest challenger.
Four BMW competition cars finished in a tip 10 of a clever margin of over
40 vehicles. The RECY Racing Team claimed fifth place with a BMW
120d and won a D1 class. JJ Motorsport finished a competition with the
BMW M235i Racing in sixth place, also securing feat in a Cup1
class. Scangrip Racing (BMW 335i) was one place behind in seventh and
a BMW M3 from JR Motorsport reached ninth position. 


British Touring Car Championship: Double lectern finish at
Brands Hatch deteriorate opener.

The West Surrey Racing group kicked off a 2016 British Touring Car
Championship (BTCC) with a double lectern finish for a BMW 125i M
Sport. In a deteriorate opener on a brief Indy Circuit during Brands Hatch
(GB), Sam Tordoff (GB) and Jack Goff (GB) done it to a lectern in the
final of a 3 races. Late on Sunday afternoon, Tordoff gathering the
array 600 automobile to second place, while team-mate Goff (number 31) also
accessible a lectern finish in third. Rob Collard (GB) finished a good
group result, running a array 100 BMW 125i M Sport to sixth. In the
initial dual races of a day, Tordoff reached 16th and ninth positions
respectively, and Goff finished in tenth and seventh. Collard
finished a morning eventuality in sixth place, and finished 16th in the
second competition of a day.


Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup: Three BMW M6 GT3s start during the
deteriorate opener.

The new deteriorate starts subsequent weekend in a Blancpain GT Series Sprint
Cup with races in Misano (IT). Three new BMW M6 GT3s will be making
their debuts in this series. For a ROWE Racing team, a array 98
automobile will be driven by a dual Dutchmen Stef Dusseldorp and Nick
Catsburg. The array 99 second ROWE Racing automobile will be driven by
Philipp Eng (AT) and Alexander Sims (GB). BMW DTM motorist Maxime Martin
(BE) will also underline frequently behind a circle of a BMW M6 GT3 in
a 2016 season. On weekends but DTM events, he will support the
Belgian group from Boutsen Ginion Racing. Martin will be concerned in
4 out of 5 events in this competition series.


BMW Motorsport Juniors to exam BMW M6 GT3.

Ahead of a start of a ADAC GT Masters season, central testing
will take place subsequent Monday and Tuesday during Oschersleben (DE). The BMW
Motorsport youth drivers, Jesse Krohn (FI) and Louis Delétraz (CH),
will have a event to knowledge this circuit in a BMW M6
GT3. Both youngsters will be in a cockpit of a Junior automobile on four
competition weekends and contest with a chosen drivers of GT racing. On
Monday, Krohn and Delétraz will be accessible for interviews as partial of
an ADAC GT Masters media day.  


FIA Formula E Championship: BMW i8 Safety Car on avocation during Long Beach.

On avocation in a illusory location: The sixth turn of a 2015/16 FIA
Formula E Championship took place on a mythological travel circuit at
Long Beach (US) final weekend. BMW i is concerned as “Official Vehicle
Partner” in a competition array for electrically operated regulation cars and
a BMW i8 Safety Car was in movement during a Long Beach ePrix. BMW DTM
motorist António Félix da Costa (PT), competing in a FIA Formula E
Championship for a second season, late with a damaged suspension
after a clever performance. Victory was claimed by Lucas di Grassi
(BR). After 6 races in Asia and South, Central and North America,
a FIA Formula E Championship will now come to Europe: The subsequent race
is scheduled to take place on 23rd Apr in Paris (FR), and after that
a array will revisit Berlin (DE), Moscow (RU) and London (GB).