BMW Sports Trophy display in Munich: Gabriele Piana and Hofor Racing win a Drivers’ and Team Competitions.

Munich. Gabriele Piana (ITA) and Hofor Racing are a winners
of a Drivers’ and Team competitions in this year’s BMW Sports
Trophy. BMW Motorsport traditionally honours a many successful
privateers from a prior deteriorate during a finish of a year. The
‘Night of Trophies’ during BMW Group Classic in Munich (GER) on Friday
saw a desired trophies presented during a dilemma dusk with BMW
Motorrad Motorsport for a initial time. Furthermore, a new BMW M2
CS Racing was also presented live to a patron teams and drivers
from around a world.


With 844 points to his name, Piana was tip dog in a Drivers’
Competition during a 2018/19 scoring period. He was rewarded for his
efforts with a winner’s coupon for € 30,000. His team-mate,
16-year-old Marius Zug (GER), also picked adult a esteem for a best
immature driver. In a Team Competition, Hofor Racing took feat for
a initial time. The 25 many successful drivers and a tip 10 teams
common a sum esteem purse of € 350,000. This season, 339 drivers and
71 teams were purebred for a BMW Sports Trophy competitions.


Roughly 200 guest assimilated BMW Group Motorsport Director Jens
Marquardt and Dr. Markus Schramm, Head of BMW Motorrad, together with
presenters Eve Scheer and Alexander Hofmann, as they started the
dusk by looking behind on a highlights of a Customer Racing
season. They enclosed altogether feat for Pixum Team Adrenalin
Motorsport in a VLN Endurance Championship during a Nürburgring with
a BMW M240i Racing, a Driver pretension in a GT4 European Series with
a BMW M4 GT4, and altogether feat in a Driver and Team
competitions in a China GT Championship with a BMW M6 GT3. After
that, a categorical participants on dual and 4 wheels, who once again
delivered many victories and titles in 2019, took turns on a stage.


“Congratulations to Gabriele Piana and Hofor Racing on their overall
victories in a BMW Sports Trophy,” pronounced Marquardt. “Both Gabriele
and Martin Kroll’s teams have been successfully entering our
normal Customer Racing foe for many years and regularly
grasp good success in BMW foe cars. As such, we am all a more
gay that they have now been rewarded for their efforts with
initial place in a BMW Sports Trophy. However, during BMW Motorsport we
are also really unapproachable of all a other participants. Every single
top-ten result, each singular podium, and each singular foe win is very
profitable to us. we would like to appreciate all a drivers and teams, who
have once again valid to be illusory ambassadors for a BMW code –
regardless of that championship, that car, and that dilemma of the
universe they have been competing in.”


Driven to a tip by passion: Gabriele Piana and Hofor Racing.

After finishing 15th final year, Piana done it to a really tip of the
altogether standings this time. The 33-year-old finished good transparent of
Americans Johan Schwartz and Alec Udell. Piana contested a full
deteriorate in ADAC GT4 Germany and a GT4 European Series in a BMW M4 GT4
for a RN Vision STS Racing team. He took 8 category victories and
scored a sum of 844 points. “That would not have been possible
yet Marius, a group and all a people who support me,” said
Piana. “We are a tiny group and we worked really well. It was not an
easy deteriorate and we had some disappointments too. But that usually makes
me all a some-more delighted. we would like to appreciate a whole team,
Marius and my family.”


The Hofor Racing group was unbeatable in a BMW Sports Trophy Team
Competition. With 1,076 points, a Swiss group finished forward of Pixum
Team Adrenalin Motorsport and Rooster Hall Racing in second and third
place. As good as 25 lectern finishes, Martin Kroll’s (SUI) group also
won a group pretension in a 24h Series Champion of a Continents, the
24h Series European Championship, and ADAC GT4 Germany. As good as the
trophy, Hofor Racing also picked adult a winner’s coupon for € 30,000 for
a feat in a BMW Sports Trophy Team Competition.


“We’ve been concerned for 10 years now and we have been working
with Bonk Motorsport for a final dual years“, pronounced Martin Kroll.
“And we have managed to secure a BMW Sports Trophy pretension after
these dual years. That is a good feeling.” Michael Bonk (GER),
Team Principal of Bonk Motorsport, adds: “We’ve already
gifted a winning feeling as a team, yet this is a initial time
we’ve won a title. When we assimilated forces, winning a team
championship was one of a categorical objectives. But nobody approaching it to
occur utterly so quickly.”


Zanardi honours unusually gifted Marius Zug as “Rookie
of a Year”.

Marius Zug can also demeanour behind on an unusual entrance deteriorate with
BMW. At usually 16 years of age, a youngster achieved impressively
alongside Piana. He claimed top-ten finishes in 10 of twelve ADAC GT4
Germany races. He finished a deteriorate in second place, usually 6 points
off a lead, and also won a Junior competition. Zug also went up
opposite some large names in a GT4 European Series and, notwithstanding taking
5 foe wins, missed out on a Drivers’ pretension by a whisker. For
those performances, he was named ‘Rookie of a Year’ by BMW works
motorist and Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA). “This award
is a poetic approach to finish a year, even yet a deteriorate didn’t go
perfectly”, pronounced Zug. “This is my initial eventuality with BMW and we am really
enjoying it.”


FIST-Team AAI produces a BMW Customer Racing ‘Moment of a Year’.

After a ‘Win of a Year’ was awarded during final year’s BMW Motorsport
end-of-season event, this year fans on BMW Motorsport amicable media
channels had a eventuality to opinion for their personal BMW Customer
Racing ‘Moment of a Year’. They could select between 5 highlights
from a 2019 season. With 70 percent of a votes, feat went to
FIST-Team AAI, that won both a Drivers’ and Team titles in this
season’s China GT Championship. Champion motorist Nick Yelloly (GBR)
supposed a endowment on interest of a team.


The eventuality resolved with another premiere, as a patron racing
teams and drivers benefaction were strictly introduced to a new BMW M2
CS Racing for a initial time. The new entry-level indication from BMW M
Motorsport not usually boasts considerable pushing performance, yet also
offers newcomers to motorsport a opening of a racer foe car.


Overview of a final formula for a 2018/19 BMW Sports Trophy.


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