BMW Canada

BMW Motorsport News – Issue 23/16

British Touring Car Championship: Collard wins in Croft,
Tordoff extends championship lead.

The West Surrey Racing group continued a winning ways in a British
Touring Car Championship (BTCC). On a fifth competition weekend of the
season, Rob Collard (GB) surfaced a lectern in Croft after finishing
initial in his BMW 125i M Sport. Collard won a second of 3 races
that took place on Sunday. In a other dual races, he finished in
seventh and fourth positions respectively. His team-mate Sam Tordoff
(GB) extended a lead in a BTCC championship standings in Croft.
Tordoff finished in second place in a violent third competition of the
day – complicated rainfall started only before a competition began. In the
prior dual races, he had finished in 13th and eighth. The strong
opening from West Surrey Racing was finished by Jack Goff (GB),
who gathering his BMW 125i M Sport to dual fourth places, as good as
finishing in ninth in a other race.


DTM: Blomqvist and Félix da Costa during a circle of a BMW M2 Coupé.

During a mangle between a DTM races during a Lausitzring (DE) and
a Norisring (DE), a BMW DTM drivers Tom Blomqvist (GB) and António
Félix da Costa (PT) are creation an coming in a Hungarian capital
of Budapest. As partial of a media eventuality during a Hungaroring,
general reporters have a possibility to get to know a new BMW
M2 on a track. Last week, Blomqvist showed a media representatives
only how energetic a transformation of a new BMW M2 Coupé is. “The BMW M2
Coupé has huge speed, and a lively and doing are just
fantastic,” pronounced Blomqvist. “It was good fun to be pushing it on the
Hungaroring. The approach it behaves in a parsimonious bends and by the
climbs and descents was really impressive.” Félix da Costa will travel
to Budapest during a start of subsequent week, before stability to the
Norisring. Blomqvist and Félix da Costa will be behind in their BMW M4
DTMs there subsequent weekend, battling for points in a seventh and eighth
races of a 2016 DTM season. 


Touring Car Endurance Series: BMW Teams applaud dual class
wins during a 24h Slovakia Ring.

The 24-hour competition during a “Slovakia Ring” nearby Bratislava (SK) was the
second competition in a new Touring Car Endurance Series (TCES). BMW teams
distinguished dual category wins. In a Cup 1 class, a Speedlover team
from Sorg Securtal Rennsport won by a poignant margin. The number
153 BMW M235i Racing was driven by Jean-Michel Gerome (BE),
Pierre-Yves Paque (BE), Jesus Diez (ES) and José Manuel de los
Milagros (ES). This party claimed fifth place in a overall
standings. In a D1 class, feat went to Austria’s Michael Winkler,
Simon Kölbl, Markus Mair, Markus Reitbaur and Markus Haider in the
Winkler Tuning BMW 123d.