Munich. The fourth and penultimate competition of this season’s
Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) will take place in Japan this
weekend. Walkenhorst Motorsport and BMW Team Schnitzer will each
margin one BMW M6 GT3 in a 10 Hours of Suzuka. This time, Augusto
Farfus (BRA) and Martin Tomczyk (GER) will be upheld by Nick
Yelloly (GBR) as a third motorist in a #42 BMW M6 GT3.
Following their retirement during a 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
(BEL), Farfus and Tomczyk find themselves eighth in a IGTC Drivers’
Championship, however trailing a leaders by only 18 points, they are
still unequivocally most in a pretension race. Yelloly assimilated a patrol of GT
drivers during BMW M Motorsport this season. He frequently drives a BMW
M6 GT3 during a Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER) and in a China GT Championship.
Walkenhorst Motorsport lines adult with a #34 BMW M6 GT3 and a three
unchanging drivers Nick Catsburg (NED), Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and Christian
Krognes (NOR). The competition in Suzuka gets underway during 10:00 internal time
(03:00 CET) on Sunday 25th August.
Augusto Farfus (#42 BMW M6 GT3, BMW Team Schnitzer):
“I have driven in Suzuka a few times in a past and we adore the
circuit. It is in my tip five. The atmosphere for this competition is always
awesome. The fans group to a circuit and are positively insane about
motorsport. From a sporting perspective, we reckon it will be a hot
competition during this time of year, that will make it unequivocally tough on a tyres.
we am unequivocally looking brazen to it.”
Mikkel Jensen (#34 BMW M6 GT3, Walkenhorst
Motorsport): “After Bathurst and Laguna Seca, Suzuka is going
to be another new knowledge for me. we am unequivocally looking brazen to
pushing during such an iconic circuit. From what we know about motorsport
in Japan, a fans there are fantastic. As such, we am awaiting an
unusual experience. we can't nonetheless unequivocally decider how clever we will
be on this track. That will be suggested in a use sessions.”