Munich. This weekend, a Intercontinental GT Challenge kicks
off a new deteriorate with a Bathurst 12 Hour (AUS). In a thick of
a movement will be dual BMW M6 GT3s, run by BMW Team Schnitzer and
Walkenhorst Motorsport. In addition, a RHC-Jorgensen/Strom by Marc
GT group will margin a BMW M4 GT4 in Class B.
For BMW Team Schnitzer, this is a initial competition given a conspicuous loss
of long-time group principal Charly Lamm. He will be buried this week
in a private rite with tighten family members. The date for a
commemorative use in Charly’s honour will be announced during a after time.
Under a circumstances, a sporting preview of a competition during “Mount
Panorama” is of small significance. BMW Motorsport Director Jens
Marquardt will, discordant to his strange plans, transport to Bathurst to
support BMW Team Schnitzer during this formidable time.
Jens Marquardt said: “After a conspicuous competition during Daytona, that we
won for Charly Lamm, we now pierce on to a subsequent classical on a other
side a world. we wish to mount during BMW Team Schnitzer’s side at
Bathurst. We will be done all a some-more wakeful of how deeply we miss
Charly this weekend. We will attempt to honour him with a good
outcome again during Mount Panorama.”
Daytona leader Augusto Farfus (BRA), Martin Tomczyk (GER) and local
favourite Chaz Mostert (AUS) will expostulate a #42 BMW M6 GT3 for BMW
Team Schnitzer. For Walkenhorst Motorsport, BMW works drivers Nick
Catsburg (NED) and Mikkel Jensen (DEN) will be assimilated during a circle of
a #34 automobile by Christian Krognes (NOR).