BMW M Motorsport News, 14th Sep 2021.

Nürburgring Endurance Series: BMW M Motorsport teams celebrate
difficulty victories during NLS 7.

BMW M Motorsport teams claimed a sum of 5 difficulty victories at
turn 7 of a 2021 Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) on the
Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER).


The FK Performance Motorsport group enjoyed success in dual classes in
Saturday’s six-hour race. The group won a Cup5 difficulty in a BMW M2 CS
Racing Cup NLS. Marc Ehret, Moritz Oberheim and Nico Otto (all GER)
claimed their latest feat in a #875 BMW M2 CS Racing. Second
place in a BMW M2 CS Racing Cup NLS went to Francesco Merlini (ITA),
Yannick Fübrich (GER) and David Griessner (AUT) in a #870 automobile run by
Adrenalin Motorsport Team Alzner Automotive. Tobias Vazquez-Garcia and
Michael Tischner (both GER) came home third in a #883 BMW M2 CS
Racing. FK Performance Motorsport’s second difficulty win of a day came
in a highly-competitive VT2 difficulty with a #485 BMW 330i, driven by
Ben Green (GBR), Christian Konnerth (GER), Ranko Mijatovic and Yann
Zimmer (both SUI).


The BMW M240i difficulty was again won by a #700 BMW M240i Racing of the
Hofor Racing by Bonk Motorsport team. Alternating during a circle were
Michael Schrey (GER), Gabriele Piana (ITA) and Michael Fischer (AUT).
In a V4 class, Adrenalin Motorsport Team Alzner Automotive continued
a winning run with a #1 BMW 325i. The automobile was once again driven by
Christopher Rink, Danny Brink and Philipp Leisen (all GER). Victory in
a SP4 difficulty went to Marc Riebel, Daniel Jolk (both GER), Florian
Haller and Daniel Fink (both ITA) in a #255 BMW 325i.


The BMW M4 GT4 also picked adult dual lectern formula in a SP10 class.
Second place went to Walkenhorst Motorsport with a #181 BMW M4 GT4
and drivers Chandler Hull and Jonathan Miller (both USA). James Clay
and Charlie Postins (both USA) came home third in a #180 BMW M4 GT4,
run by a AVIA Sorg Rennsport team.


British GT Championship: Burton, Burns and Century Motorsport
hang adult a Driver and Team titles with races to spare.

British GT Champions claimed a pretension with a BMW M4 GT4. Century
Motorsport and a dual drivers Gus Burton and Will Burns (both GBR)
wrapped adult both a Driver and Team titles during a penultimate eventuality of
a deteriorate during Oulton Park (GBR).


Burton and Burns already had one palm on a prize after foe one on
Saturday in that they finished runner-up with a #57 BMW M4 GT4. In
foe dual on Sunday, a twin constructed a expostulate estimable of champions to
win a title. With torrential sleet causing hazardous conditions,
Burton and Burns took their third feat of a season. That was
adequate to give them an irrefutable lead in a Drivers’ Championship
as good as in a Silver category. Century Motorsport was also crowned
champion in a Team foe with races to spare.


“To be GT4 champions is only incredible. What a weekend,” pronounced Burns.
Burton added: “Century have finished such a glorious pursuit with a car. It
felt great, even in conditions like those. And a plan has been
spot-on all season. I’m only delighted.”


Their team-mates Andrew Gordon-Colebrooke and Chris Salkeld (both
GBR) unsuccessful to finish a opening race, before entrance home ninth in
foe dual in a #9 BMW M4 GT4. The deteriorate culmination will take place
mid-October during Donington Park (GBR).


ADAC GT Masters: Schubert Motorsport shows fighting suggestion at
a Lausitzring.

The Lausitzring (GER) hosted a fourth eventuality of this season’s ADAC
GT Masters during a weekend. The programme consisted of one foe on
Saturday and one on Sunday. Fifth place in a initial qualifying
eventuality put Nick Yelloly (GBR) and Jesse Krohn (FIN) in a #10
Schubert Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 in a earnest position for Saturday’s
race. However, they afterwards had to puncture low and uncover all their fighting
spirit. Yelloly was spun by another automobile during a start and fell behind to
25th place. From there, he and Krohn done an considerable comeback. Over
a following 41 laps to a finish, they managed to stand into
seventh place in a #10 BMW M6 GT3. Yelloly and Krohn finished
eleventh in a Sunday race.


IMSA: Eventful races for Turner Motorsport during Laguna Seca.

The Turner Motorsport group was in movement in a North American IMSA
array during Laguna Seca (USA) during a weekend. First was a foe in the
IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge on Saturday. Robby Foley and Vin
Barletta (both USA) finished sixth in a #96 BMW M4 GT4. Their
team-mates Bill Auberlen and Dillion Machavern (both USA) led a race
in a #95 BMW M4 GT4 until 43 mins from a end, though afterwards dropped
behind to 14th place as a outcome of a puncture.


That was followed on Sunday by a foe in a IMSA WeatherTech
SportsCar Championship. Starting from second on a grid, Auberlen and
Foley led a GTD difficulty in a #96 BMW M6 GT3 for most of a race.
After dual hours and 40 minutes, they crossed a finish line in fourth
place. Auberlen and Foley continue to lead a GTD Drivers’
Championship, while Turner Motorsport tops a standings in a GTD
Team competition.


Super GT Championship: Round 5 of a deteriorate for BMW Team
Studie in Sugo.

Sugo (JPN) hosted a fifth eventuality of this season’s Japanese Super GT
Championship during a weekend. In Saturday’s qualifying, Seiji Ara (JPN)
of BMW Team Studie set a fastest time in Group B in a #7 BMW M6
GT3. That put Ara and his team-mate Tomohide Yamaguchi (JPN) 15th in
a altogether subordinate results. In an eventful foe on Sunday, which
enclosed several reserve automobile periods, a twin in a #7 BMW M6 GT3
climbed by a margin to finish eleventh.


TC France: One-two for a BMW M2 CS Racing during Lédenon.

After a few weeks off for a summer, a 2021 deteriorate of the
“Championnat de France FFSA Tourisme” – TC France – resumed during Lédenon
(FRA). The BMW M Motorsport teams enjoyed some-more success during a fifth
eventuality of a season. In Saturday’s opening race, they claimed a
one-two with a BMW M2 CS Racing. Ricardo outpost der Ende (NED / #16)
from a L’Espace Bienvenue group took victory, 3 seconds forward of
second-placed Steven Palette (FRA / #18) from a VSF Sports team. In
foe dual on Sunday, Palette again finished runner-up to explain another
mark on a podium. In a TC Drivers’ Championship, Palette leads
with 183 points going into a finale. He is followed in second place
by outpost der Ende with 152 points. VSF Sports is also sitting flattering at
a tip of a TC Team standings. The finale, featuring another two
races, will take place during a start of Oct during Le Castellet (FRA).