BMW Motorsport News – Issue 20/2017.

24h Nürburgring: BMW celebrates 5 difficulty wins.

The #98 BMW M6 GT3 from ROWE Racing was a best-placed BMW in the
altogether standings, finishing in second, and many private BMW teams and
drivers had reason to applaud in other classes during a 24-hour race
during a Nürburgring (GER). A sum of 13 BMW M235i Racings were
competing in a Cup 5 category. After 138 laps, a #249 automobile crossed
a line first, driven by Yannick Mettler (SUI), Patrick Hinte (GER),
Marc Ehret (GER) and a reigning BMW Sports Trophy leader Michael
Schrey (GER). BMW cars were also to be found high adult in a standings
for a other SP 5, SP 6, SP 8T and V4 classes after a violent 24 hours.

 

FIA WEC: Newly-developed BMW M8 GTE to contest as of 2018.

The BMW Group used this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este to
betray a BMW Concept 8 Series, a hint of a modern-day BMW coupe
wrapped adult in an fascinating pattern study. The investigate automobile serves as a
taster of a BMW 8 Series Coupe. Alongside a ongoing growth of
a customary 8 Series, a engineers during BMW M are also operative on the
M model. A entirely camouflaged early antecedent of a destiny BMW M8 was
denounced in a pushing display as partial of a support programme
for a Nürburgring 24-hour race. At a wheel: Klaus Fröhlich, Member
of a Board of Management of BMW AG, Development. Development is also
underway of a race-spec automobile to spearhead a lapse of BMW Motorsport
to a FIA World Endurance Championship from 2018. “The BMW M8 GTE
growth programme for a Le Mans quip is in full swing,” says
BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt. “Developing a new racing car
is always exciting, and in a box of a BMW M8 GTE a anticipation
is that most larger still. We can't exhibit any cinema nonetheless though I
can guarantee we that a BMW M8 GTE will demeanour spectacular.”

 

Customer racing: BMW M6 GT3 stays a tip indication in a range.

The 24-hour competition during a Nürburgring (GER) was a ideal plcae for
BMW Motorsport to exhibit some sum about a formulation for its
patron racing product range. The BMW M6 GT3 will sojourn a top
indication in a operation of cars for private BMW teams and drivers until at
slightest a finish of 2019. An Evo package is designed for 2018, that will
urge a already rival GT sports automobile in many areas. The BMW
M6 GT3 debuted in 2016. The Nürburgring also hosted a central start
of a sales proviso for a BMW M4 GT4. As of 2018, this automobile will close
a opening between a entry-level BMW M235i Racing and a BMW M6 GT3.

 

Pirelli World Challenge: Turner Motorsport wins in Lime Rock Park.

The Pirelli World Challenge visited Lime Rock Park (USA) this weekend
– and there was another win in a Touring Car difficulty for a BMW M235
Racing. This time it was Dane Cameron (USA) from a Turner Motorsport
group who surfaced a podium. Cameron claimed feat in Saturday’s
violent second race. He had already finished in a tip 3 in the
initial competition on Friday. Two some-more BMW drivers also reached a tip five
in any race, finishing in fourth and fifth places; Toby Grahovec
(USA, Classic BMW) and Mason Filippi (USA, Winding Road Team TFB) in
competition one, and Nick Wittmer (CAN, ST Racing) and Anthony Magagnoli
(USA, Rooster Hall Racing) did a same in competition two. A sum of 18 BMW
M235i Racings competed during Lime Rock Park.

 

International GT Open: lectern for a BMW Team Teo Martín.

The BMW Team Teo Martín distinguished a initial lectern finish of the
deteriorate in a International GT Open during a weekend. The second competition of
a year took place during Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Victor Bouveng (SWE)
and Fran Rueda (ESP) claimed second place on Saturday in a #65 BMW
M6 GT3. Their team-mates Lourenço Beirão (POR) and Nelson Piquet Jr.
(BRA) finished in fourth position in a #51 car. The second competition took
place in stormy conditions on Sunday. Bouveng/Rueda available a
seventh-place finish, while Beirão/Piquet Jr. crossed a line in twelfth.

 

ADAC 24h Classic: fantastic opening from a BMW M1.

A special automobile was a centre of courtesy during Friday’s Youngtimer
competition in a ADAC 24h Classic on a Nürburgring Nordschleife. The #303
BMW M1, driven by Achim Heinrich and Michael Schrey (both GER),
distinguished feat after winning a three-hour race. They finished
over dual mins forward of a second-placed Porsche. The Classic race
takes place as partial of a ancillary programme for a 24-hour race
and is a genuine fans’ favourite.