BMW Motorsport News – Issue 24/2018.

Whether in a DTM, a FIA World Endurance Championship, the
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, or vast other
championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the
universe do conflict for points, victories and titles. Away from the
lane too, members of a vast BMW Motorsport family around the
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. This way, we are always adult to speed.

 

DTM: Mid-season in 2018 for BMW M Motorsport.

Sunday’s competition during Zandvoort (NED) noted a finish of a initial half of
a 2018 DTM season. The 6 BMW drivers won 3 of a initial ten
races of a year and achieved 10 podiums. They have a sum of 358
points and 35 top-ten results. The drivers have lonesome a combined
sum of 8,721 competition kilometres, 297 of that were during a front of the
pack. The dual BMW teams finished 75 array stops.

 

The trustworthy infographic contains a many critical information from the
initial half of a DTM season.

 

Italian GT Championship: BMW Padova group wins during Mugello.

The BMW Padova group brought home a initial win of a deteriorate with the
BMW M6 GT3 in a Italian GT Championship on Saturday. After securing
stick position, BMW works motorist Jesse Krohn (FIN) and Stefano
Comandini (ITA) finished a competition in initial place. After 31 laps during the
“Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello”, a #15 had a lead of 0.449
seconds over a automobile in second place. “Pole position, feat and the
fastest competition path – it was a ideal day,” pronounced Krohn after a win.
“The whole group did a illusory job.” On Sunday, group principal
Roberto Ravaglia’s (ITA) organisation followed this adult with fourth place in
a second competition of a weekend.

 

Pirelli World Challenge: Successful weekend for BMW teams.

The Pirelli World Challenge was during a “Portland International
Raceway” during a weekend. In a GTS-SprintX competition on Saturday, a Epic
Motorsports BMW M4 GT4 – with drivers Randy Mueller and James Clay
(both USA) – distinguished feat in a Am class. Third place went to
Aurora Straus and Jon Miller (both USA) in a ST Racing #36 BMW M4
GT4. In a Pro-Am category, a Classic BMW Americans Justin Raphael
and Stevan McCaleer, in a #17 BMW M4 GT4, were a best BMW
representatives, finishing in sixth place. A sum of 7 BMW M4
GT4s contested a race. In a TC race, there were a sum of eight
BMW M235i Racings in a field. Johan Schwartz (DEN) finished in third
place and on a lectern for Rooster Hall Racing. Sunday’s races had
not nonetheless been hold during a time of a editorial deadline.

 

GT4 France: Podium for BMW Team France.

Seven BMW cars were in movement in a GT4 France (Championnat de
France FFSA GT) races during Dijon (FRA) during a weekend. On Saturday, BMW
Team France finished in third place in a Am difficulty with a Ekris M4
GT4 and drivers Elie Dubelly and Laurent Fresnais (both FRA). The team
also had a many successful BMW M4 GT4 in a Pro-Am category, with
motorist twin Laurent Hurgon and Julien Piguet (both FRA) finishing in
eighth place. In a second competition on Sunday, Ronald Basso and Romain
Monti (both FRA) of 3Y Technology were a best-placed BMW M4 GT4
drivers in a Pro-Am difficulty in tenth place. In a Am category, the
motorist pairing of Alain Grand and Didier Moureu (both FRA) narrowly
missed out on finishing on a lectern in fourth place.

 

BMW Customer Racing: Special weekend for Euser.

The DTM weekend during Zandvoort (NED) also enclosed a Dutch Supercar
Challenge. Local favourite Cor Euser (NED) done a unequivocally special appearance,
holding to a lane for a 1000th competition of his career. “I
wasn’t unequivocally wakeful of it until someone came adult to me before the
weekend and forked out that there wasn’t distant to go to strech this
record,” pronounced Euser. “I can still remember my initial competition behind in 1981
as if it were yesterday. The time goes so fast in racing. It all
feels like it usually only happened, though it’s a lifetime ago.” Euser took
to a lane in Zandvoort in a ancestral BMW M3 Race Taxi. In 1991,
Euser was a initial Dutchman to competition an whole DTM deteriorate in the
BMW M3. Dutch racing motorist Jan Lammers was also on site during Zandvoort
and gathering a ancestral BMW M1 Procar.

 

Goodwood Festival of Speed: BMW M8 GTE heads BMW squad.

BMW was represented by countless fantastic cars from a past and
benefaction during a iconic “Goodwood Festival of Speed”. The many recent
BMW competition car, that gathering adult a famous mountain of Goodwood (GBR) during the
weekend, was a BMW M8 GTE. BMW works motorist Alexander Sims (GBR)
gay fans with a new GT sports car. In serve to a BMW V12
LMR, a 1999 Le-Mans winner, BMW Group Classic also fielded a BMW 3.0
CSL furloughed automobile and a “Wirtshaus” BMW M1. Dieter Quester (AUT) and
Toine Hezemans (NED) had distinguished a difficulty win in a BMW 3.0 CSL in
a 1973 book of a 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA). The BMW M1 was in
movement during Le Mans in 1981. HRH Prince Leopold of Bavaria (GER) was at
a circle afterwards and now: alongside Prince Leopold of Bavaria and
Quester (at a circle of a BMW 3.0 CSL), Pier Luigi Martini (ITA)
was in movement in a ancestral BMW V12 LMR. This saw BMW Group Classic
margin a strange driver/car multiple during a mythological mountain climb
once again.

 

Williams Heritage total a WilliamsF1 BMW FW26, powered by a BMW
P84 V10 engine, to this chosen operation of competition cars. BMW Group Classic
had put a engine behind into movement successfully. In collaboration
with Williams Heritage, a 2004 deteriorate automobile was brought behind to life.
At Goodwood, Karun Chandhok (IND) sat in a cockpit of a FW26.
Colin Turkington (NIR), two-time leader of a British Touring Car
Championship (BTCC), Rob Collard (GBR) and Paul O’Neill (GBR)
presented a new BMW 8 Series Coupe and a BMW i8 Roadster (combined
fuel consumption: 2.0l/100 km*; total appetite expenditure 14.5
kWh/100 km*; total CO2 emissions: 46g/km*) to the
spectators in Goodwood. The BMW M2 M Performance Concept was also in
movement during Goodwood. BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard (GBR) provided
a preview of a arriving DTM races during Brands Hatch (GBR); he was
behind a circle of a BMW M4 DTM Race Taxi in a drift of
Goodwood House. The DTM will be in movement on a Grand Prix blueprint of
a Brands Hatch circuit on 11th/12th Aug 2018.

 

* You can find serve information about central fuel consumption,
central specific CO2 emissions and energy expenditure for
new cars in a “Guideline for fuel consumption,
CO2 emissions and energy expenditure for new passenger
cars“, during sell outlets, from the  Deutschen Automobil Treuhand GmbH
(DAT), Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen and at http://www.dat.de/angebote/verlagsprodukte/leitfaden-kraftstoffverbrauch.html.