BMW Motorsport News

Whether in a DTM, a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar
Championship, or vast other championships: Week after week BMW
teams and drivers around a universe do conflict for points, victories
and titles. Away from a lane too, members of a vast BMW
Motorsport family around a universe are also formulating headlines. The
“BMW Motorsport News” allows us to frequently summarize all the
movement for we in a compress and ominous manner. This way, you
are always adult to speed.

VLN: Rink, Brink and Leisen explain a title.

BMW Hat-trick in a VLN: Christopher Rink, Danny Brink and
Phillipp Leisen (all GER) have cumulative altogether feat in a VLN
Endurance Championship Nürburgring (GER) with a Pixum Team Adrenalin
Motorsport #490 BMW 325i. This means that a BMW automobile has surfaced the
altogether standings for a third uninterrupted time, as a leader from
a final dual seasons had driven a BMW M235i Racing. It outlines a 16th
pretension for BMW. The contingent dull off a good season, securing a V4
category feat in a final competition of a deteriorate during a Nordschleife. “I
can still frequency trust what we have achieved,” pronounced Rink after the
competition had finished. Brink added: “that’s a outrageous relief, especially
after all that happened after a eighth race.” The BMW 325i
had been unfit due to a technical criticism after a eighth
race. The group lodged an interest opposite this preference and a DMSB
interest justice afterwards found in their favour. “We were underneath a lot of
vigour and we are gay that we have finally been means to claim
a title,” pronounced Leisen.
 
Six BMW M6 GT3s competed in the
SP9 category for a final competition of a deteriorate and a fastest of these
came from a ROWE Racing ranks. BMW works drivers Jesse Krohn (FIN)
and Nick Catsburg (NED) were assimilated by Nico Bastian (GER) in a #99
BMW M6 GT3, only blank out on a lectern by finishing in fourth
place. Christian Krognes (NOR) had already caused a stir in qualifying
when he available a new VLN path record in a Walkenhorst Motorsport
#34 BMW M6 GT3, claiming stick position with a time of 7:52.578
minutes. More than 50 BMW cars competed in a ninth competition of a VLN
season, recording 5 category wins. Heiko Eichenberg (GER) and Yannick
Mettler (SUI), of Securtal Sorg Rennsport, gathering a #828 BMW M4 GT4
to feat in a hard-fought SP10 class. That also enabled them to
explain a SP10 category title.

BMW M235i Racing Cup: triple pretension for Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport.

It was not only a VLN altogether standings that gave Pixum Team
Adrenalin Motorsport reason to celebrate. Matthias Unger’s (GER) team
claimed 3 titles in a BMW M235i Racing Cup. Yannick Fübrich
(GER) and David Griessner (AUT) cumulative a drivers’ title. In the
final competition of 2018, they available a sixth win of a deteriorate in the
#650 BMW M235i Racing. Their closest competitor, Tristan Viidas (EST),
finished second in Securtal Sorg Rennsport’s #694 BMW M235i Racing and
cumulative this final fixation in a championship as well. The Estonian
motorist also distinguished feat in a VLN Junior Trophy. Tobias
Müller, Nico Otto and Lars Peucker (all GER) followed him over the
finishing line in a #666 BMW M235i Racing. The contingent from a Scheid
– Honert Motorsport group also finished third in a final standings.
Victory also went to a Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport in a team
championship, with a tip 3 being finished by Securtal Sorg
Rennsport and Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport. In further to
his altogether feat in a drivers’ championship, Griessner also
cumulative initial place in a Junior championship. Guido Wirtz (GER) from
a FK Performance group claimed a pretension in a Gentlemen standings.

Japanese Super GT: ARTA wins critical points in pretension race.

At a penultimate competition weekend in a Japanese Super GT
Championship during Autopolis (JPN), a Autobacs Racing Team Aguri (ARTA)
took another critical step towards winning a pretension in a GT300
class. After problems in qualifying, drivers Shinichi Takagi (JPN)
and Sean Walkinshaw (GBR) had to start from 22nd place in a #55 BMW
M6 GT3 before putting on a successful liberation performance. The duo
gradually changed adult by a margin to cranky a finishing line in
fourth place. Takagi and Walkinshaw now lead a drivers’ championship
by twelve points. ARTA also tops a group standings. The destination
of a pretension will be motionless during a deteriorate final from 10th to 11th
Nov in Motegi (JPN).

International GT Open: deteriorate culmination in Barcelona.

The International GT Open deteriorate drew to a tighten this weekend at
Barcelona (ESP). Four BMW M6 GT3s were in action. It was an especially
sparkling time for Fran Rueda (ESP) and Andrés Saravia (GUA) in a #47
BMW M6 GT3 of Teo Martín Motorsport, as a duo’s performances
via a deteriorate meant that they still had a good possibility of
claiming a title. After finishing eighth in Saturday’s race,
Rueda/Saravia cumulative stick position on Sunday and afterwards finished
fourth. That was not utterly adequate to renovate their competitors in the
pretension competition and they had to be calm with second place overall. Their
team-mates endured some bad fitness in a final race; Lourenço Beirão da
Veiga (POR) and Juan Cruz Álvarez (ESP) inthe #3 BMW M6 GT3 had to
retire early, as did Marcio Basso and Guilherme Salas (both BRA) in
a #7 car. Beirão da Veiga/Álvarez had cumulative tenth place on
Saturday, while Basso/Salas crossed a line in second place in a Am
standings. BMW Motorsport Junior Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and regular
motorist Richard Gonda (SVK) put on an considerable opening during the
circle of a fourth BMW M6 GT3. The twin claimed fourth and fifth
places for a Senkyr Motorsport team.

FIA GT World Cup: BMW Team Schnitzer earnings to Macau.

On 17th/18th November, BMW Team Schnitzer will contest with a
BMW M6 GT3 during a FIA GT World Cup, racing around a mythological “Guia
Circuit” on a streets of Macau (CHN). BMW works motorist Augusto
Farfus (BRA) will be behind a wheel, carrying driven a 18th BMW Art
Car for BMW Team Schnitzer during a same place final year. “It is an
honour for me to be competing during Macau with BMW Team Schnitzer,” said
Farfus. “I competed in my initial competition for BMW Motorsport with Charly
Lamm as group principal and we am unequivocally looking brazen to being part
of a group to symbol his farewell.”
 
The FIA GT World Cup
will be a final competition for Charly Lamm as group principal during BMW Team
Schnitzer. As of 1st Jan 2019, he will be handing over management
duties during Schnitzer Motorsport GmbH to Herbert Schnitzer Jnr, son of
group owner Herbert Schnitzer Snr. Lamm pronounced “The mythological street
circuit during Macau has a special place in a story of Schnitzer
Motorsport, as we have distinguished many good successes there. My
personal story during a ‘Guia Circuit’ began in 1980, when we claimed
a initial win with Hans-Joachim Stuck in a BMW 320 Group 5. Now we
are unequivocally looking brazen to competing again with Augusto Farfus
after appearing with a BMW M6 GT3 Art Car final year. We will give
a all and try to secure a tip outcome during Macau one more
time.”
 
While Farfus is battling for a tip position with
BMW Team Schnitzer during Macau, Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will reprise his Fuji
(JPN) purpose and continue to reinstate a Brazilian motorist alongside
António Félix da Costa (POR) for BMW Team MTEK during a fifth competition of
a FIA World Endurance Championship deteriorate during Shanghai (CHN). “It was
not an easy preference to skip out on a WEC competition and expostulate during Macau
instead,” sais Farfus. “but Macau is only a really special competition and I
know that a BMW M8 GTE is in really good hands with António and Tom.“
In further to Farfus, there will be another BMW works motorist at
Macau: DTM motorist Joel Eriksson (SWE) is also competing in the
eminent Formula 3 Grand Prix.