BMW Motorsport News – Issue 18/2017.

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 track, members of a vast BMW Motorsport
family around a universe are also formulating headlines. The “BMW
Motorsport News” allows us to frequently summarize all a movement for
we in a compress and ominous manner. That way, we are always up
to speed.

Blancpain GT Series: ROWE Racing on a lectern during Brands Hatch.

The ROWE Racing group had means to applaud this weekend in the
Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup during Brands Hatch (GBR). Markus Palttala
and Jesse Krohn (both FIN) tender from a word go in a array 98
BMW M6 GT3. The twin clocked a fastest time in a second free
practice, and afterwards competent third to set themselves adult easily for the
subordinate race. Palttala and Krohn constructed superb drives to
stand into second place and take their place on a lectern during a end
of a race. In a categorical race, a dual Finns finished fifth to score
some-more profitable points for ROWE Racing. The array 99 car, with BMW
works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Philipp Eng (AUT) at
a wheel, also tender with fifth place in a subordinate race. The
twin was hapless in a categorical race, however. The competition came to a
beforehand finish for a array 99, after colliding with a opposition automobile in
a array lane. The subsequent races take place on 3rd and
4th Jun in Zolder (BEL).

BTCC: Collard and Turkington win in Thruxton.

The West Surrey Racing group claimed another dual victories during the
third competition weekend of a British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) in
Thruxton (GBR). Rob Collard (GBR) was initial opposite a finish line in
his BMW 125i M Sport in a second competition of a weekend. The Brit
finished tenth and seventh in a other dual races. Team-mate Colin
Turkington (GBR), who had taken his initial win of a deteriorate at
Donington Park (GBR), corroborated adult his new success with feat in
competition three. He had formerly come home seventh and sixth in a first
dual races. Andrew Jordan (GBR) was 28th, 14th
and 13th in a third BMW 125i M Sport.

Australian GT: BMW Team SRM celebrates best outcome of the
deteriorate so far.

Steve Richards (NZL) and James Bergmüller (AUS), during a circle of a
BMW M6 GT3, finished seventh in Sunday’s competition in a Australian GT
Championship during a “Barbagallo Raceway” in Perth (AUS). The BMW Team
SRM twin had come home tenth in a opening competition on Saturday, and
climbed usually by a margin from that position in a second
60-minute race. Danny Stutterd (AUS) was 14th on Saturday
in a team’s second BMW M6 GT3. He unsuccessful to finish following a crash
on Sunday.

Japanese Super GT: Seventh place for BMW Team Studie.

Fuji (JPN) hosted turn dual of this season’s Japanese Super GT
Championship on Thursday. After 101 laps of racing, Jörg Müller (GER)
and Seiji Ara (JPN) of BMW Team Studie crossed a finish line seventh
in a GT300 category during a circle of a BMW M6 GT3. The second BMW M6
GT3, run by Autobacs Racing Team Aguri, finished 17th in a competition at
a feet of Mount Fuji.

New BMW Motorsport website for a 2017
New demeanour – on a web too: The new BMW
Motorsport website went online in time for a start of a 2017 DTM
season. BMW fans can find all they need to know about the
manufacturer’s racing programme during from
impasse in such array as a DTM and a IMSA WeatherTech
SportsCar Championship, to minute profiles of all a drivers and
cars, as good as sheet information for a biggest events of the
year. The blueprint of a new website retains a repository character and has
been optimised for use on mobile devices. Thanks to this responsive
functionality, a new website has transposed a BMW Motorsport App.
Fans can also find all a latest information from a universe of
motorsport on a BMW Motorsport amicable media channels – Facebook,
Twitter and Instagram. BMW Motorsport has also been benefaction on a new
“DriveTribe” amicable media height given a start of Mar 2017.
Here, automobile enthusiasts can network and follow several profiles, known
as Tribes. These now also embody a BMW Motorsport Tribe. Have fun
with a new demeanour of a BMW Motorsport digital channels.