BMW M Motorsport News, 26th Jul 2021.

DTM: Pole position for a BMW M6 GT3 during a Lausitzring.


Round dual of a deteriorate in a new DTM: This weekend, a Lausitzring
(GER) hosted a GT3 array in stately summery conditions. Sheldon
outpost der Linde (RSA) cumulative a initial stick position in a DTM for the
BMW M6 GT3. The ROWE Racing motorist set a fastest time in qualifying
on Saturday morning. Van der Linde afterwards led for most of Saturday’s
foe in a #31 BMW M6 GT3, before eventually finishing third.
However, he was subsequently handed a time chastisement for a impulse of
trouble from a array crew, that saw him relegated to ninth
place. The best-placed BMW M6 GT3 on Saturday was a #11 Walkenhorst
Motorsport car, driven by Marco Wittmann (GER), who came home seventh.
Wittmann climbed 7 positions from 14th on a grid. Timo Glock
(GER) struggled with tyre wear before finishing eleventh in a #16
ROWE Racing BMW M6 GT3.


Glock was afterwards a best-placed BMW motorist in Sunday’s qualifying,
securing fifth place on a grid. Van der Linde started a foe from
seventh place, with Wittmann again 14th. In foe dual on Sunday, van
der Linde came home fifth, usually forward of Wittmann who constructed another
considerable fightback to finish sixth. Glock twice finished adult in the
sand during a chaotic start to a race, and fell good behind down the
margin as a result. He eventually crossed a finish line in 13th place.


The third foe weekend of a 2021 deteriorate will take place during Zolder,
Belgium, from 6th to 8th August.


DTM Trophy: Three podiums for a BMW M4 GT4 in Lusatia.


There was another clever arrangement from a BMW M Motorsport teams at
a second eventuality of this season’s DTM Trophy during a Lausitzring (GER).
Seven BMW M4 GT4s finished in a tip 10 in Saturdays race, with that
figure rising to 8 on Sunday. Spearheading a BMW fortuitous was
Ben Green (GBR) in a #10 BMW M4 GT4, who was runner-up in both races
for a FK Performance Motorsport team. In foe dual on Sunday, Green
was assimilated on a lectern by Michael Schrey (GER) in a #2 BMW M4 GT4
of Hofor Racing by Bonk Motorsport.


Green, who had started a deteriorate with a feat in a opening race
during Monza (ITA) behind in June, was once again in row for a top
step of a lectern in both races. In foe one, he missed out on the
win by reduction than half a second, channel a finish line in second
place. Race dual was even closer. Green led during times before eventually
finishing usually three-tenths of a second behind a winning car. In the
championship standings, Green is now second after 4 races.
Schrey, who won foe dual of a deteriorate during Monza and combined another
lectern during a Lausitzring, is third in a Drivers’ Championship. In
a Team competition, FK Performance Motorsport is now second,
forward of Hofor Racing by Bonk Motorsport.


BMW M2 Cup: New racing array creates a entrance during a Lausitzring.


The new BMW M2 Cup done a entrance during a DTM weekend during the
Lausitzring (GER). The new array facilities fantastic racing with the
BMW M2 CS Racing. 17 cars were in movement during a season-opener in the
Lusatia segment of Germany.


The widespread motorist on a initial weekend of a BMW M2 Cup was
Tim Heinemann (GER), who cumulative both stick positions in a #78 BMW M2
CS Racing and went on to explain gentle lights-to-flag victories in
both races. In Saturday’s opening race, Heinemann finished roughly nine
seconds forward of his closest rivals. In foe dual on Sunday, his lead
was over 4 seconds. Runner-up in foe one was Fabian Kreim (GER /
#43). In foe two, second place went to 16-year-old Salman Owega (GER
/ #7). The third place on a lectern in both races was assigned by
Louis Henkefend (GER) in a #17 BMW M2 CS Racing.


The second eventuality of a deteriorate takes place from 6th to 8th Aug at
Zolder, Belgium. More information on a BMW M2 Cup can be found on
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IMSA: Eventful foe weekend during Lime Rock Park.


The second half of this season’s IMSA array got underway during Lime
Rock Park (USA) in mid-July. The competitors in a IMSA WeatherTech
Championship and a IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge had an eventful
foe weekend during times. On Friday, unsettled continue presented a real
plea for a teams. In GTD subordinate in a IMSA WeatherTech
Championship, a #96 Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 finished seventh.
The usually approach was adult for drivers Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley (both
USA) in a Saturday race, that was scheduled to final dual hours and
40 minutes. However, an heated thunderstorm forced a foe to be
dangling after 90 minutes, and it was never re-started. That left
Auberlen/Foley in fifth place. They now distortion second in the
Drivers’ Championship.


Friday’s subordinate for a IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge was
condensed following a crash. Auberlen competent second in a #95
Turner Motorsport BMW M4 GT4, that he shares with Dillon Machavern
(USA). In a two-hour foe on Saturday, a technical emanate resulted in
a twin dropping good down a field. They eventually finished 16th in
a GS class. Foley and Vincent Barletta (USA) were eighth in category in
a #96 BMW M4 GT4. The AutoTechnic Racing group competed with a #52
BMW M4 GT4, driven by Attilio Albani and Elivan Goulart (both USA).
They came home eleventh in a GS class. Auberlen and Machavern
continue to lead a GS standings, though are now tied during a tip of a standings.


British GT Championship: Leaders Century Motorsport on the
lectern during Spa-Francorchamps.


The British GT Championship was in Belgium during a weekend, where
Spa-Francorchamps hosted turn 4 of a 2021 season. It was another
successful weekend for a Century Motorsport group – notwithstanding the
additional weight a group had to bear as a outcome of a prop of
victories during turn 3 during Donington (GBR). Gus Burton and Will Burns
(both GBR) in a #57 BMW M4 GT4 cumulative stick position in a
hard-fought subordinate event on Saturday. The two-hour foe on
Sunday was an eventful one. In a end, Burton/Mills finished third
altogether in a GT4 category and second in a Silver class. Their
team-mates Andrew Gordon-Coldbrooke and Chris Salkeld (both GBR) gave
a bold fightback in a #9 BMW M4 GT4. Having forsaken through
a margin following a drive-through penalty, they recovered strongly
to finish fifth altogether and fourth in a Silver class.   


In a GT4 Drivers’ standings in a British GT Championship, Burton
and Burns still reason a autocratic lead with 111.5 points. They are
followed in second place by Gordon-Coldbrooke and Salkeld with 81
points. Burton/Burns also lead a Silver class, with
Gordon-Coldbrooke/Salkeld a tip span in a Pro-Am competition. In
a GT4 Team standings, Century Motorsport are tip with 196.5 points
and a seemingly-unassailable lead of 132 points.


Super GT Championship: Round 4 during Motegi.


The Japanese Super GT Championship hold a fourth turn of the
deteriorate during Motegi (JPN) in mid-July. In a thick of a movement was BMW
Team Studie with a #7 BMW M6 GT3, driven by Seiji Ara and Tomohide
Yamaguchi (both JPN). The summery heat, with temperatures reaching 33
degrees Celsius, done for severe conditions. In Saturday’s
qualifying, a #7 was a fastest Pro-Am automobile and finished 13th
overall. However, a group afterwards had to retire from Sunday’s foe due
to a technical issue.