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Wittmann completes ‘Dream Team’ for Fuji – BMW Team RBM obliged for coming in Japan.

Munich. The ‘Dream Team’ choice for a ‘Dream Race’ is
complete: BMW works motorist Marco Wittmann (GER) has been confirmed
as a third BMW M Motorsport deputy during a ‘SUPER GT x DTM
Dream Race’ during Fuji (JPN). Wittmann will be competing in Japan
together with BMW works motorist and BMW code envoy Alessandro
Zanardi (ITA) and internal favourite Kamui Kobayashi (JPN). BMW Team RBM
will be in assign of a 3 BMW M4 DTMs. The ‘Dream Race’ in
Nov is a initial corner competition eventuality for a DTM and a Japanese
SUPER GT in Japan.


Wittmann claimed a DTM pretension with BMW in 2014 and 2016. In the
just-ended 2019 deteriorate he available 4 wins and 3 serve podiums
in his Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM. He finished third in a 2019 DTM
drivers’ standings.


“Having finished a 2019 DTM deteriorate in third place, Marco Wittmann
now completes a ‘Dream Team’ for a ‘Dream Race’”, pronounced BMW Group
Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “Marco is a many successful BMW
DTM motorist of new years and is therefore a ideal envoy to
paint a DTM programme in Japan. We now have a clever driver
line-up, with Alex Zanardi, Kamui Kobayashi and Marco. The tour to
Japan is a outing into a different and an journey for all of us.
However, BMW Team RBM is an gifted DTM group that also knows all
about a hurdles acted by races in other countries. We are very
good prepared for Fuji. The ‘Dream Race’ will be a illusory eventuality and
we are all unequivocally looking brazen to it.”


Wittmann says: “It’s good to be partial of a ‘Dream Race’ in Fuji.
Alex Zanardi, who is an statue of mine, Kamui Kobayashi and we make a
clever team. we have been to Japan before, yet have never been to Fuji.
we unequivocally like a country. The people there are only so friendly, the
fans are really eager and they adore their motorsport. we am
looking brazen to a competition and a eventuality as a whole, and to a SUPER
GT in particular. We have already seen what a good acquire a three
cars from Japan perceived during Hockenheim. That shows that a DTM is
going in a right instruction with courtesy to a future. Of course, it
will essentially be a uncover eventuality yet when a lights go green, we just
wish to be successful. So my aim is to be competing right during the
front. we am looking brazen to it so much.”


BMW Team RBM, headed by group principal Bart Mampaey (BEL), has been
competing in a DTM given a BMW quip in 2012, carrying enjoyed
many years of success in a FIA World Touring Car Championship (FIA
WTCC). The group was obliged for a coming of a BMW M4 DTM
for a DTM show-run during a SUPER GT Finale 2017 during Motegi, Japan.


“The name of a eventuality says it all: it is a ‘dream race’ – and that
is precisely what it is for my team,” says Mampaey. “I would like to
appreciate BMW for selecting us to seem with a BMW M4 DTM. One one hand,
it’s about competing opposite a SUPER GT teams in their home competition at
a feet of Mount Fuji, yet it’s also about a past. We tasted
success in Japan in a FIA WTCC, winning races with Andy Priaulx and
Augusto Farfus during Okayama. And there is a fact that we have a very
engaging multiple of drivers – with internal favourite Kamui Kobayashi,
Marco Wittmann and of march Alex Zanardi. we had a honour of
spending many years with him in a World Touring Car Championship,
even yet he never gathering for my team. It is a good eventuality and a real
logistical challenge. The whole group is looking brazen to our
coming in Japan. we am a Japan fan myself, and we can’t wait to get started.”


In a ‘SUPER GT x DTM Dream Race’ member of a DTM
manufacturers will contest opposite their Japanese counterparts from
Honda, Lexus and Nissan. The eventuality during Fuji takes place from
22nd to 24th November.