alms 2013 News Stories

Hand Returns to Co-Drive with Müller for BMW Team RLL

by Mark Jurista on July 17, 2013 at 09:38:00 AM
Hand Returns to Co-Drive with Müller for BMW Team RLL

This weekend, BMW Team RLL heads to the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for this round of the 2013 American Le Mans Series. Joey Hand returns from his DTM racing duties overseas to once again co-drive the number 56 car with Dirk Müller.

BMW stands three points behind Chevrolet in Manufacturer points and is tied with Corvette Racing in Team points. Dirk Müller now leads the Driver standings by a 16-point margin.

BMW Z4 GTE Wins ALMS Northeast Grand Prix

by Mark Jurista on July 07, 2013 at 12:12:00 AM
BMW Z4 GTE Wins ALMS Northeast Grand Prix

Dirk Müller and John Edwards, driving the No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE, won today’s American Le Mans Series Northeast Grand Prix from the pole position.

The win increases Müller’s lead in the GT driver point standings and moves BMW to within (unofficially) three points of the lead in the Manufacturer’s Championship. Bill Auberlen and Maxime Martin, in the No. 55 Z4 GTE, finished fourth.

BMW Team RLL Sweeps Northeast Grand Prix GT Front Row

by Mark Jurista on July 06, 2013 at 09:44:00 AM
BMW Team RLL Sweeps Northeast Grand Prix GT Front Row

John Edwards, driving the No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE, carried the momentum from his first American Le Mans Series podium at the ALMS Monterey race in May to his first ALMS pole for tomorrow's Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

Maxime Martin, driving the No. 55 Z4 GTE he shares with Bill Auberlen, chased Edwards throughout the 15-minute session ultimately finishing second with a lap of 51.157 seconds, only .161 seconds behind Edwards.

BMW Team RLL Ready for the Next ALMS Round at Laguna Seca

by Mark Jurista on May 06, 2013 at 05:18:00 PM
BMW Team RLL Ready for the Next ALMS Round at Laguna Seca

The 2013 American Le Mans Series is back on track this Saturday at Laguna Seca Raceway, in Monterey, California, with the four-hour American Le Mans Monterey.

The first two races of the debut season of the BMW Z4 GTE have been strong ones for BMW Team RLL, with fourth and seventh place finishes at the 12 Hours of Sebring and, thanks to excellent strategy, an outstanding 1-2 finish at Long Beach.










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