BMW M6 GT3 teams battling for lectern positions in a Eifel Mountains.

Nürburgring. The BMW teams in a heading organisation during the
Nürburgring 24-hour competition all done it by a night though major
incidents. No fewer than 5 BMW M6 GT3s are in a tip 10 after 16
hours of racing. Alexander Sims (GBR), Markus Palttala (FIN), Nick
Catsburg (NED) and Richard Westbrook (GBR) in a #98 automobile from ROWE
Racing are a best-placed quartet, in second place.


The #98 automobile and a stream fourth-placed #43 BMW M6 GT3 from a BMW
Team Schnitzer – driven by Augusto Farfus (BRA), António Félix da
Costa (POR), Alex Lynn (GBR) and Timo Scheider (GER) – have swapped
positions frequently in new hours and some-more BMW M6 GT3s are fibbing in
wait behind.

However, a #101 automobile from Walkenhorst Motorsport had to retire from
a classical continuation competition in a Eifel segment due to technical
problems. The Walkenhorst group #102 BMW Z4 GT3 is now in
21st place.

The newly-developed BMW M4 GT4 is also competing good in its
continuation exam during a Nordschleife. BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky
Collard (GBR), Dirk Adorf (GER), Jethro Bovingdon (GBR) and Jörg
Weidinger (GER) are now in 33rd place in a altogether standings.


Drivers’ quotes:


Augusto Farfus (#42/#43 BMW M6 GT3, BMW Team Schnitzer):
“The night is finally over – and now it’s time to pull really
hard. Our #43 automobile is using well, nonetheless we are blank this last
bit of gait to plea a leaders. However, we wish to put them
underneath vigour for a rest of a race. Now we will get some rest to
be in tip figure for a final part.”


Alexander Sims (#98/#99 BMW M6 GT3, ROWE Racing):
“Fortunately we got by a night though any incidents.
It feels as if a automobile is removing improved and better. We are in a mix
for a tip positions – and that’s where we wish to stay.”


Stef Dusseldorp (#33 BMW M6 GT3, Falken Motorsports):
“It was amazing. we was during a circle when a object came out – a
unequivocally special moment. There’s not so most trade out there any more,
so we could attack. The automobile feels great, a tyres work good so we have
managed to pierce brazen step by step.”


Marco Wittmann (#42 BMW M6 GT3, BMW Team Schnitzer):
“It’s a empathize we mislaid hold with a front-runners due to a
refuelling problem. Now we need to wait and see what is probable for
us. Hopefully fitness will come behind to us for a rest of a race.”


Bruno Spengler (#20 BMW M6 GT3, Schubert Motorsport):
“I did my initial night stint. It was flattering singular for me: so
most traffic, so many accidents. It was pell-mell in tools though that is
all partial of my training process. Of march we wish that we will be
means to urge a position in a subsequent hours. There’s a lot that can
happen. A large appreciate we to a Schubert crew. The guys are doing an
extraordinary job.”


Jens Klingmann (#19 BMW M6 GT3, Schubert Motorsport):
“I had a good double army into emergence though couldn’t really
suffer morning as we unequivocally started pulling in this phase. Now we want
to work a approach up. We will give a all to grasp this goal. The car
is using positively flawlessly.”


Philipp Eng (#99 BMW M6 GT3, ROWE Racing): “We
managed to put in a good fightback after an early puncture. we did the
dual nicest stints: into a night and in early morning that was great
fun. The automobile is good to drive, a gait is also good. Let’s see how
a continue will develop.”


Ricky Collard (#40 BMW M4 GT4, Securtal Sorg Rennsport):
“I did a double army during night – and it was good fun. It was
a plea as there were many incidents though a automobile was running
flattering well. we learn a lot here with each singular lap.”


Positions of a BMW M6 GT3 teams during 7:30:


#19 BMW M6 GT3, Schubert Motorsport – 10th

Jens Klingmann (GER), Jörg Müller (GER), John Edwards (USA), Tom
Onslow-Cole (GBR)


#20 BMW M6 GT3, Schubert Motorsport – 13th

Jesse Krohn (FIN), Jörg Müller (GER), Bruno Spengler (CAN), Kuno
Wittmer (CAN)


#42, BMW M6 GT3, BMW Team Schnitzer – 7th

Marco Wittmann (GER), Tom Blomqvist (GBR), Martin Tomczyk (GER),
Augusto Farfus (BRA)


#43, BMW M6 GT3, BMW Team Schnitzer – 4th

Augusto Farfus (BRA), Alexander Lynn (GBR), António Félix da Costa
(POR), Timo Scheider (GER)


#98 BMW M6 GT3, ROWE Racing – 2nd

Markus Palttala (FIN), Nick Catsburg (NED), Alexander Sims (GBR),
Richard Westbrook (GBR)


#99 BMW M6 GT3, ROWE Racing – 15th

Philipp Eng (AUT), Alexander Sims (GBR), Maxime Martin (BEL), Marc
Basseng (GER)


#33 BMW M6 GT3, Falken Motorsports – 9th

Peter Dumbreck (GBR), Alexandre Imperatori (SUI), Stef Dusseldorp
(NED), Marco Seefried (GER)