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Victory for Eng, Collard and BMW Team Schnitzer in a ADAC GT Masters during Oschersleben.

Oschersleben. Successful start to a 2017 ADAC GT Masters
season: during a screen raiser in Oschersleben (GER), BMW works
motorist Philipp Eng (AUT) and BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard
(GBR) won a second competition on Sunday in a BMW M6 GT3 of BMW Team
Schnitzer. The patrol headed by group principal Charly Lamm (GER)
finished a initial ever tour in a ADAC GT Masters, while it was
a initial competition weekend in a GT3 automobile for 20-year aged Collard.


Eng and Collard had stepped onto a lectern after competition one on
Saturday, when they had finished third of a juniors’ classification
for drivers adult to age 25. In a altogether classification, they were
tenth. On Saturday, Collard had driven in subordinate and on the
opening army before Eng took over in a cockpit of a BMW M6 GT3.


In a second subordinate on Sunday morning, Eng cumulative stick position
for feverishness array two. He competed initial with Collard holding over for
a second partial of a race. At a start, a Austrian shielded his
position during a unequivocally front. He also benefitted from a fact that the
group had saved one set of tyres from giveaway practice. As such, Eng could
make good use of a intensity of new rubber. The competition incited out to
be an sparkling affair, as a sum of 3 reserve automobile durations bunched
a margin together again and again. Eng and Collard shielded their
lead during all re-starts and after one hour, Collard brought a BMW M6
GT3 home in initial position.


The second turn of a 2017 ADAC GT Masters will be held
from19th to 21st May as a partial of the
“Motorsport Festival” during a Lausitzring (GER).


Quotes after Sunday’s competition of a ADAC GT Masters in Oschersleben.


Charly Lamm, Team Principal: “Obviously, we am very
happy, as this was usually a initial competition weekend in a ADAC GT Masters
and we are still new in this series. Philipp and Ricky gathering a perfect
race. Philipp’s start was impeccable, he was means to urge a lead
during a initial half of a competition in a ruling way. After a driver
change, Ricky indispensable unequivocally clever nerves due to a Safety Car periods.
He some-more than succeeded in doing so and delivered a ideal performance
notwithstanding a high pressure. The whole group did a illusory job. we am
unequivocally unapproachable of my team. Now we can demeanour brazen to a subsequent race
weekend during a Lausitzring with confidence.”


Philipp Eng: “I am unequivocally unapproachable of each one here in
a group and behind home in Munich. The automobile was only a dream to drive
today. Qualifying in a morning went good for us, and we could
ready for a competition with a decent volume of confidence. In a race
itself, we put all on one label and took a somewhat some-more risky
instruction with a set-up and it was a right decision. The array stop
was perfect, afterwards Ricky took over a cockpit. He did a shining job,
also during a re-starts after a reserve automobile periods. we definitely
knew that he can hoop it though we did not design that we would be able
to take a win today. With regards to his immature age, we have absolute
honour for this performance. Me personally, we am only unequivocally happy
for us and a team. we now wish to applaud many some-more wins and
podiums together with them.”


Ricky Collard: “I am over a moon. The whole BMW
Team Schnitzer, Charly and my team-mate Philipp – we got together to
be a unequivocally closely weave unit. And if we are such a good bunch, the
formula come of course. we can’t appreciate BMW and BMW Team Schnitzer
adequate for a opportunity. And we also wish to appreciate Philipp: he is a
unequivocally good tutor for me and he has taught me so most this weekend.
The competition was anything though easy. When a Safety Car came out, the
vigour was unequivocally on though we withstood it and delivered. These are the
moments when all a training, a work in a simulator and the
credentials compensate off. When we crossed a line, we was only screaming and
cheering as it was such an implausible feeling.”