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Strong together: BMW Team Schnitzer, Timo Scheider and dual BMW Motorsport Juniors in a ADAC GT Masters.

Munich. 
BMW Motorsport heads into a entrance ADAC GT Masters season
with a clever reduction of knowledge and gifted youngsters. BMW
Motorsport Juniors Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and Dennis Marschall (GER)
are given a event to infer themselves during a round of the
BMW M6 GT3 in that they will competition alongside and learn from a
two-time DTM champion. BMW works motorist Timo Scheider (GER) is set
for his entrance in a ADAC GT Masters, where he and a dual Juniors
will expostulate for BMW Team Schnitzer. Team principal Charly Lamm’s
(GER) gifted organisation will margin dual BMW M6 GT3 in a top-class GT series.

BMW Motorsport’s sign for a entrance ADAC GT Masters
deteriorate is “Tradition, Present and Future.” The patrol charged with
attaining success with a BMW M6 GT3 in a strongest GT competition series
in a universe facilities an appealing brew of success, tradition,
knowledge and earnest immature drivers. Scheider, who has been a BMW
works motorist given 2017, was crowned DTM champion in 2008 and 2009 and
is one of a biggest names in a ADAC GT Masters field. BMW Team
Schnitzer can demeanour behind on a success story with BMW Motorsport that
spans several decades. Among a chapters of this conspicuous story are
feat during a 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) in 1999, a DTM pretension wins
in 1989 and 2012, and 5 altogether victories in a 24-hour classics
during a Nürburgring (GER) and Spa-Francorchamps (BEL).

The gifted immature drivers are dual stream BMW Motorsport
Juniors and one connoisseur of a girl growth programme. Mikkel
Jensen will share a cockpit with Scheider on a 7 competition weekends
that make adult a ADAC GT Masters. Dennis Marschall and Victor Bouveng
(SWE), who was partial of a BMW Motorsport Junior programme in 2015,
will be in movement in a second BMW M6 GT3.

“Timo Scheider, a BMW Motorsport Juniors and BMW Team
Schnitzer: this multiple is ingenious,” pronounced BMW Motorsport
Director Jens Marquardt. “It combines success, tradition, experience
and earnest youngsters – all that creates BMW Motorsport so
special. BMW Team Schnitzer is an establishment in general GT
racing, and can demeanour behind on a prolonged success story. The group showed
final year that it can plea for a pretension in a top-class ADAC GT
Masters. Timo Scheider’s ability and celebrity make him a large plus
for a array and a good instance for a immature drivers. Finally,
Scheider has been a partial of a BMW talent graduation himself in the
past. Our stream Juniors, who have already demonstrated their talent,
will now be given a event to exam themselves opposite a best,
and to learn from them. Helping immature drivers find their approach to the
tip classes of motorsport is a tradition travelling several decades at
BMW Motorsport, and is one of a executive pillars of a programme.
The outings in a ADAC GT Masters is a large step on their approach to the
top. we am unequivocally looking brazen to following what is certain to be a
unequivocally sparkling season.”

“We are unequivocally looking brazen to competing in a ADAC GT
Masters with a BMW M6 GT3 again in 2018,” pronounced Lamm. “BMW Motorsport
has mutated a automobile and we wish that a Evo package will make it at
slightest as rival as final season, when we were still fighting for
a pretension right down to a deteriorate culmination during Hockenheim. Our patrol of
drivers is a reduction of knowledge and gifted youngsters. Having
Timo Scheider in a group again is good for us and a whole series.
Then we have a immature drivers, who will move a exhale of uninformed air
and are dynamic to do good in their new roles. We will do a best
to give them as most support as probable and can't wait for the
deteriorate to get underway.”

Scheider, who gathering for BMW Team Schneider during a Nürburgring 24
Hours in 2017, is set to make his ADAC GT Masters entrance in 2018. “Now
in my second year during BMW, we am unequivocally looking brazen to operative with
such a illusory group as Schnitzer for a full season,” pronounced Scheider.
“In BMW Motorsport Junior Mikkel Jensen, we have a immature and motivated
team-mate during my side. we am certain we will advantage from any other and
can be successful. As a former BMW Junior, a graduation of talented
youngsters is unequivocally tighten to my heart. After all, that is because we also
had my possess girl karting and Formula 4 group in a past. we am happy
to use my knowledge to assistance Mikkel and a others.”
Last season
– his initial on a BMW Motorsport Junior Programme – Jensen gained
profitable knowledge with a BMW M6 GT3 in a Blancpain GT Series
Endurance Cup, where he raced alongside Nico Menzel (GER). He is now
prepared to take a subsequent step with a assist of Scheider and BMW Team
Schnitzer. “It is an honour for me to expostulate alongside Timo Scheider at
BMW Team Schnitzer,” pronounced Jensen. “I am unequivocally looking brazen to
training from Timo and a team. we have already met everybody involved
and am tender by a turn of professionalism and experience. we am
unequivocally most looking brazen to returning to a ADAC GT Masters
environment. The final time we was concerned was 2014, when we won the
pretension in a ADAC Formula Masters.”

For Marschall, a initial tour for BMW Team Schnitzer means a
lapse to a ADAC GT Masters, in that he also raced in 2017. He will
make his competition entrance in a BMW M6 GT3 during a season-opener in
Oschersleben (GER). “Although we have not nonetheless driven a BMW M6 GT3, I
do already have some knowledge of GT3 cars. we consider that will help
me, as will a fact that we already know roughly all a circuits and
a array as a whole,” pronounced Marschall. “I am impossibly beholden to
BMW Motorsport for a illusory programme we am on this season. To
learn from Schnitzer and Timo Scheider is a illusory event for me.”

Bouveng already has copiousness of knowledge of pushing a BMW M6
GT3. The 2015 BMW Motorsport Junior competed successfully in a 2016
VLN Endurance Championship, in that he won a GT3 category for
Walkenhorst Motorsport. Last deteriorate he finished runner-up in the
International GT Open with BMW Team Teo Martín. “When we was partial of
a BMW Motorsport Junior programme in 2015, my idea was to establish
myself in a GT3 class. we have achieved that goal, interjection to BMW
Motorsport,” pronounced Bouveng. “I have now come full round and am meeting
people we know from my time as a BMW Motorsport Junior. we am really
looking brazen to a plea in a ADAC GT Masters.”

The graduation of gifted immature drivers enjoys a tradition
dating behind some-more than 40 years during BMW Motorsport. A multi-level junior
judgment was launched in 2014, given when it has been expanded
continuously. The concentration of a BMW Motorsport girl development
programme is on drivers in GT and furloughed automobile racing who already have
engine racing experience. Outings in BMW racing cars, such as a BMW
M4 GT4 and BMW M6 GT3, are a underline of a extensive programme.

As good as BMW Team Schnitzer, a MRS Racing group will also
margin one BMW M6 GT3 in a 2018 ADAC GT Masters. The deteriorate starts on
14th/15th Apr with dual races during Oschersleben
(GER). The report consists of 14 races in total. The deteriorate finale
will take place during Hockenheim (GER) on 22nd/23rd September.