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BMW Team RLL finishes seventh and eighth during Lime Rock Park – Another GTD lectern for Turner Motorsport.

Lime Rock Park
The North East Grand Prix in a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship during Lime Rock Park (USA) incited out to be a difficult
one for BMW Team RLL. Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and Connor De Phillippi
(USA) finished seventh of a GTLM category in a #25 BMW M8 GTE after
starting third. Jesse Krohn (FIN) and John Edwards (USA), driving
a #24 BMW M8 GTE, finished in eighth place. Overall, this result
comes as a beating after a group had such a strong
opening during a final race, starting from a front quarrel and
finishing second and fourth, during Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CAN).

In a GTD class, Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley (both USA) raced
a Turner Motorsport #96 BMW M6 GT3 to a third place finish. It was
their third uninterrupted lectern finish, after second place during Watkins
Glen International (USA) and a feat in a many new turn at
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.


The subsequent turn of a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be
hold on 4th Aug during Road America (USA).


Quotes after a competition during Lime Rock Park.


Brandon Fry (Technical Director BMW Team RLL):  “We
positively had high hopes for a competition after subordinate – especially
with a #25 BMW M8 GTE starting third. The #24 BMW M8 GTE had an
emanate early in a competition and with this being a entirely immature dwindle race,
it was always going to be tough to make that time adult that again. The
tyre plunge of a #25 automobile was usually not predicted and with that
being a determining cause here during Lime Rock, we usually fell out of a running.”


Tom Blomqvist (#25 BMW M8 GTE, 7th place):
“The usually genuine certain to take from this competition was a gait in
qualifying. It was a tough competition for everybody though we usually didn’t
govern exquisitely and in this array any tiny mistake can set we back.”

Connor De Phillippi (#25 BMW M8 GTE, 7th
“Tyre government was unequivocally tough currently with the
heat. We positively set a bar high for ourselves after qualifying,
though we usually couldn’t interpret that gait to a race.”

John Edwards (#24 BMW M8 GTE, 8th place):
“Days like currently are unequivocally tough to stomach. Early in the
competition we finished adult behind and usually never got a event to make
that time adult again. However, days like currently creates a lectern feel
even better.”

Jesse Krohn (#24 BMW M8 GTE, 8th place):
“Today was not what we expected, though we could not govern a strategy
to get a result. We need to demeanour during a information and see where we can
urge for Road America.”