Munich. Two BMW works drivers will line adult during this year’s FIA
GT World Cup on 16th and 17th Nov in
Macau (CHN): Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Joel Eriksson (SWE). Farfus
will once again take a round of a BMW M6 GT3 of BMW Team
Schnitzer during a world-famous ‘Guia Circuit’, where he won last
year. Eriksson will foe in a FIST-Team AAI BMW M6 GT3.
For Farfus and BMW Team Schnitzer it will be an romantic lapse to
Macau. The motorist and group are connected by a prolonged and successful
common Macau history. BMW Team Schnitzer is a record leader on the
mythological travel circuit – and Freilassing (GER) group took one of
those wins with Farfus in a FIA Touring Car World Championship in
2009. 2017 saw Farfus foe a FIA GT World Cup in Macau in a BMW
M6 GT3 Art Car fielded by BMW Team Schnitzer.
This was followed by a unequivocally special feat final year: it was the
final foe eventuality for Charly Lamm as Team Principal of BMW Team
Schnitzer. Farfus won a subordinate foe on Saturday and gathering to a
start-finish feat in a categorical foe on Sunday. Lamm pronounced it was one
of a biggest moments of his racing career after a win. He passed
divided usually a few weeks later.
“Macau will be unequivocally special this year,” pronounced Farfus. “Firstly, it is
a place of that we have a lot of good memories. And a win in the
FIA GT World Cup final year was a prominence of my career. Winning
together with Charly, my crony and my mentor, who was unequivocally close
privately to me and my family, was something unequivocally special. This
year we wish we can repeat a success in memory of Charly. We know
that it will be a genuine challenge, yet we will be racing there for the
third year in a quarrel with a BMW M6 GT3 and have picked adult the
compulsory experience. We will try a best and give it a all to be
“On a beginning of Charly Lamm, BMW Team Schnitzer contested its
initial foe outward Europe in Macau many years ago,” explained Team
Manager Herbert Schnitzer jr. “That’s since Macau is a unequivocally emotional
place for us. Also since things came full round final year with our
win in Charly’s final large race. We always adore being in Macau and have
a special attribute with this track. This year we will give it our
all and hopefully move home as good a outcome as final year, even
yet a foe is unequivocally strong. We are unequivocally looking forward
to competing there with Augusto again. He is a long-standing companion
of a team, we have a fanciful attribute with any other and
unequivocally conclude any other. His knowledge is also incredibly
important. He has been in Macau with us so often, so it’s good that
we have him on board.”
Eriksson’s entrance in a BMW M6 GT3 in Macau.
BMW DTM motorist Eriksson is also informed with a wily lane in
Macau’s civic canyons. He raced in a Formula 3 Grand Prix there in
a final 3 years. Now he will foe a FIA GT World Cup
alongside FIST-Team AAI in a BMW M6 GT3. The Taiwanese group last
competed in Macau dual years ago and finished in fifth and sixth
places. This season, FIST-Team AAI is enjoying success in a China GT
Championship and a China Endurance Championship.
“I am positively anxious to be going behind to Macau again this year,
this time representing BMW Motorsport in a FIA GT World Cup,“ said
Eriksson. “I have depressed in adore with a Guia Circuit during my
visits in Formula 3 and we simply can’t wait to take it on in a BMW
M6 GT3. we entirely suffer operative with all a guys during FIST-Team AAI.
It’s tough to know what to expect. I’ve usually ever driven an F3 automobile at
Macau so a certain turn of instrumentation will be required, yet I’m
distinguished that BMW has motionless to put a trust in me for one of the
many critical races of a season.”
The Macau Grand Prix, underneath a powerful of that a FIA GT World
Cup takes place, will be hold for a 66th time this year.
It is one of a best-known foe events in a world. The foe weekend
also includes a Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, in that BMW Motorrad
Motorsport racers have distinguished feat mixed times and numerous
podiums in new years.