Munich. The BMW M6 GT3 will be appearing in a upcoming
Intercontinental GT Challenge deteriorate as partial of a BMW Motorsport
programme. BMW Team Schnitzer and Walkenhorst Motorsport will each
contest with one automobile in a opening competition of a tellurian competition series
in Bathurst (AUS) on 3rd Feb 2019. Three BMW drivers
will be pity any cockpit.
Both BMW teams have copiousness of movement as they
proceed a mythological “Mount Panorama” in south-eastern Australia.
BMW Team Schnitzer claimed feat during a FIA GT World Cup in
mid-November – and intends to build on this clever opening at
Bathurst. As he was in Macau (CHN), Augusto Farfus (BRA) will be at
a circle of a #42 BMW M6 GT3 in a Intercontinental GT Challenge.
His team-mates will be Martin Tomczyk (GER) and internal favourite Chaz
Mostert (AUS). Last year, BMW Team Schnitzer cumulative stick position at
Bathurst, though a BMW M6 GT3 afterwards had to retire early from a race.
“Bathurst is one of a best circuits in a world,” said
Farfus. “Last year, we had a good weekend there altogether though were
incompetent to tip it off with a good result. However, we still schooled a
lot in 2018. So, we consider we are good set for a competition in February. We
have positively set ourselves some desirous targets.”
The biggest delight so distant in a story of Walkenhorst
Motorsport came with feat during a Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) 24-hour
competition in 2018. The team, headed by principal Henry Walkenhorst (GER),
is now holding on a new IGTC challenge. Christian Krognes (NOR) will
be one of a drivers, accompanied by a BMW works drivers Nick
Catsburg (NED) and Mikkel Jensen (DEN). Jensen done a step adult from
a BMW Motorsport Junior Programme in 2018.
Catsburg added: “Bathurst has prolonged been on my to-do list – and
now we will be competing there for a really initial time. we am really
looking brazen to it. we am informed with a circuit from the
simulator and we have watched all a races from new years.
Christian Krognes and Mikkel Jensen are good drivers and Walkenhorst
Motorsport has only had a marvellous year. Now we are preparing
intensively for this good event.”
The Intercontinental GT Challenge will continue during Laguna Seca
(USA, 31st March), Spa-Francorchamps (BEL,
27th/28th July), Suzuka (JPN, 25th
August) and Kyalami (RSA, 23rd November).