BMW Motorsport News – Issue 19/2017.

ADAC GT Masters: Fifth place for Eng and Collard during a Lausitzring.

Having claimed feat during a season-opener in Oschersleben (GER),
a BMW Team Schnitzer was wholly focused on a second competition weekend in
a 2017 ADAC GT Masters, that took place as partial of a Motorsport
Festival during a Lausitzring (GER). BMW works motorist Philipp Eng (AUT)
and BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard (GBR) were battling for
another lectern finish on Sunday. Eng started from sixth position in
a #42 BMW M6 GT3 and catapulted himself into second place only after
a start. He shielded a position until handing over a cockpit to
a immature British motorist after about 30 minutes. Collard remained on
march for a lectern finish in a BMW M6 GT3 until a final stages,
though afterwards gifted some problems in staving off his competitors’
attacks. After an hour, he crossed a line in fifth place, which
translated to third place in a Junior rankings. “I had taken another
demeanour during past races and we was assured that we could expostulate a outside
line,” pronounced Eng as he removed his start. “I only motionless to brake
really late. After that, we took a competition as it came and clever on
looking after a tyres for Ricky as good as we could. Ricky losing a
few places during a finish is not a problem. It’s all partial of a learning
routine and he done a best out of a situation. It was a good team
performance.” Collard said: “I had outrageous problems with deteriorating
tyres during a end. we attempted my best to keep a others behind me but
this is all new for me. we still have to learn a best approach to defend
in those situations. Overall, we am not wholly gratified with my
opening currently though we am a Junior, and we am here to learn. Now I
will analyse everything, watch a videos of a competition and work out
what we can do better.” In a initial competition on Saturday, Eng and Collard
finished in 17th place – they had 30 kilogrammes of success counterbalance in
a automobile after their win during Oschersleben.

 

BTCC: Win for Andrew Jordan and a miracle for WSR.

On a fourth competition weekend in a British Touring Car Championship
(BTCC), a West Surrey Racing group distinguished another win during Oulton
Park (GBR) – and reached a special milestone. In a initial competition of the
weekend, Andrew Jordan (GBR) was initial over a finishing line in the
BMW 125i M Sport. His team-mates Rob Collard (GBR) and Colin
Turkington (GBR) finished in fifth and 29th places respectively.
Collard finished second to strech a soap-box in a second competition –
recording a 150th lectern for WSR with BMW in a BTCC. Jordan
claimed fifth place this time, while Turkington was 13th. In a third
competition on Sunday evening, Jordan increasing a array of lectern finishes
to 151; he cumulative third place. Turkington and Collard crossed the
line in fifth and sixth.

 

Pirelli World Challenge: Mason Filippi wins in Canada in the
BMW M235i Racing.

The BMW M235i Racing drivers sojourn on march for success in the
Pirelli World Challenge’s clever furloughed automobile class. Mason Filippi
(USA) distinguished a widespread win in Sunday’s competition as a array visited
a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Canada. After 25
laps, a 18-year-old motorist from a Winding Road Team TFB was 26
seconds forward of a rest of a field. The BMW M235i Racing had
already claimed a lectern finish in Saturday’s competition when Nick Wittmer
(CAN) cumulative second place. A sum of 14 BMW M235i Racings were
competing in Canada. Five of them crossed a line in a tip 10 in
any race.

 

Japanese Super GT: Podium finish for a BMW M6 GT3.

The circuit during Autopolis (JPN) valid to be a happy sport ground
for a BMW teams in a Japanese Super GT Championship. In a third
competition of a season, a Autobacs Racing Team Aguri available a podium
finish in a GT300 class. After 61 laps, Shinichi Takagi (JPN) and
Sean Walkinshaw (GBR) crossed a line with their BMW M6 GT3 in third
place. Immediately behind them, Jörg Müller (GER) and Seiji Ara (JPN)
claimed fourth place in a BMW M6 GT3 from a BMW Team Studie.

 

BMW Motorsport Junior Programme: Eriksson wins classical event.

Every year, a races on a parsimonious travel circuit in Pau (FRA) are a
genuine prominence of a Formula 3 deteriorate – and BMW Motorsport Junior
Joel Eriksson (SWE) distinguished a win there this weekend. In his first
competition on a mythological “Circuit de Pau-Ville”, a 19-year-old driver
crossed a line 0.243 seconds forward of Lando Norris (GBR). He had to
retire from a second competition though claimed fifth place in a third race
of a weekend. With 9 races of a deteriorate completed, Eriksson now
leads a altogether standings with 139 points.