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Four BMW teams and 5 BMW M6 GT3s competition during a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Munich. This weekend facilities another prominence of the
continuation deteriorate – a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). For BMW
Team Schnitzer and Walkenhorst Motorsport, this also forms a third
competition of a deteriorate in a International GT Challenge. Walkenhorst
Motorsport travels to a Ardennes as fortifying champion following
final year’s feat in Belgium.


BMW teams claimed a overwhelming one-two during a 70th edition
of a 24-hour competition final year, with Walkenhorst Motorsport taking
feat forward of a ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3. This year, a group from
Melle (GER) is behind again to do conflict during a conduct of a field. At
a circle of a #34 BMW M6 GT3 will be final year’s leader Christian
Krognes (NOR), Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and Nick Catsburg (NED), who
triumphed during Spa in 2015. The contingent is contesting a full deteriorate for
Walkenhorst Motorsport in a Intercontinental GT Challenge, which
includes a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.


BMW Team Schnitzer also earnings to Spa-Francorchamps in 2019 as a
aspirant in a Intercontinental GT Challenge. After two
fifth-places in a races so distant during Bathurst (AUS) and Laguna Seca
(USA), a dual unchanging drivers, Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Martin
Tomczyk (GER) are now third in a Drivers’ Championship. They
will be ably assisted in Belgium by Nick Yelloly (GBR), who has driven
a BMW M6 GT3 in a Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER) and in a China GT Championship.


As good as a dual BMW M6 GT3s in a Pro category, a serve three
cars will also competition in a Am Cup. Walkenhorst Motorsport fields a
second BMW M6 GT3 in this class, while Boutsen Ginion and 3Y
Technology will any run a car.


Quotes forward of a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps:


Jens Marquardt (BMW Group Motorsport Director):

“This weekend we lapse to a stage of many BMW victories in recent
years and decades. The one-two for a BMW M6 GT3 and a initial major
continuation success for Walkenhorst Motorsport final year were fantastic
achievements. In total, BMW cars have now won 24 times in the
Ardennes, including 3 victories in a final 4 years. That is an
superb record. This year, we once again line adult with dual teams
that are able of winning, in a form of BMW Team Schnitzer and
Walkenhorst Motorsport, who will also be doing their best to collect up
as many points as probable in a third competition of this season’s
Intercontinental GT Challenge. we am gay that we will also be
represented in a Am Cup with 3 BMW M6 GT3s run by BMW customer
racing teams. My fingers are crossed for all a teams and drivers.”


Augusto Farfus (#42 BMW M6 GT3, BMW Team Schnitzer):

“The 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps is a biggest GT3 competition in the
universe and also forms a prominence of a deteriorate in the
Intercontinental GT Challenge. The points on offer here are essential to
a chances in a pretension races. As such, a idea is to plea for
a win and to continue a pretentious story that BMW has during this
race. The exam a few weeks ago went well. we am confident about a race.”


Nick Catsburg (#34 BMW M6 GT3, Walkenhorst Motorsport):

“Since winning here for BMW in 2015, we always transport to a 24 Hours
of Spa-Francorchamps – one of my favourite races – with really fond
memories. The formula in new years have shown that BMW cars are
always discerning on this circuit. Furthermore, this year we am racing for
final year’s winners, Walkenhorst Motorsport. We have a really strong
line-up. we don’t see anything to advise that we can't plea at
a front again.”