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Tight Qualifying at Rolex 24 Brings 4th and 7th for BMW Team RLLby Mark Jurista on January 22, 2015 at 10:32:00 PM
A competitive day of qualifying at the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona showed just how close the field is this year with only 1.271 seconds between the entire 12-car class. BMW Team RLL will start 4th and 7th on the grid.
John Edwards, driving the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM, qualified in the fourth starting spot with a lap of 1:43.966 minutes. The No. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM was qualified in the seventh position by Bill Auberlen, with a best lap of 1:44.024 minutes.
BMW M3 Set to Pace the Field at Watkins Glen this Weekendby Mark Jurista on June 26, 2014 at 02:57:00 PM
BMW will play a major role in the June 28-29 Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen weekend when the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship races at the classic Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen, New York. The most notable will be the all-new 2015 BMW M3 pacing the field.
Four of the eight BMW M4 DTM designs confirmedby Mark Jurista on March 14, 2014 at 03:52:00 PM
Just a few weeks after its official launch, the new BMW M4 DTM now has three new looks. As well as the BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM, which Martin Tomczyk (DE) will drive in the 2014 season, the first images of the cars to be driven by Joey Hand (US), Bruno Spengler (CA) and Timo Glock (DE) have now been released.
The 2014 designs of the remaining four BMW M4 DTMs, to be driven by Augusto Farfus (BR), António Félix da Costa (PT), Marco Wittmann (DE) and Maxime Martin (BE), will be unveiled for the first time at the official ITR tests in Budapest (HU, 31st March – 3rd April).
BMW Teases First Photo of the M4 DTMby Mark Jurista on February 16, 2014 at 11:40:00 AM
BMW Motorsport is giving us a teaser shot of the new BMW M4 DTM via their facebook page. While you can't see all that much for now, they do promise that more information on the car is coming soon.
Testing will continue in Budapest between March 31st and April 3rd. Another test day will come in Hockenheim from April 14th to April 17th. This all leads up to the start of the 2014 DTM season a couple weeks later.
The New Challenger is Ready - BMW Motorsport's M235iby Mark Jurista on February 07, 2014 at 04:42:00 PM
Watch this video and tell me how you can't get excited about something like this? The all-new BMW M235i will be taking Europe by storm in the coming months.
Get out to the track and see this new car at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the VLN Endurance Championship or the Rundstrecken-Challenge Nürburgring (RCN).
BMW Z4 GTE Wins ALMS Northeast Grand Prixby Mark Jurista on July 07, 2013 at 12:12:00 AM
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 Rowby Mark Jurista on July 06, 2013 at 09:44:00 AM
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 Finishes 1-2-3 at Third DTM Race in Spielbergby Mark Jurista on June 03, 2013 at 08:59:00 AM
BMW Motorsport has added another chapter to its remarkable success story in the DTM: at the end of 47 laps, reigning champion Bruno Spengler (CA) crossed the finish line first in the BMW Bank M3 DTM to win the third race of the 2013 DTM in Spielberg (AT).
Marco Wittmann (DE, Ice-Watch BMW M3 DTM) came home second, just 1.550 seconds later. He was followed by Timo Glock (DE, DEUTSCHE POST BMW M3 DTM), Wittmann’s BMW Team MTEK team-mate, who completed the first one-two-three for BMW since returning to the DTM in 2012.
Podium at Brands Hatch for DTM champion Bruno Spenglerby Mark Jurista on May 22, 2013 at 10:32:00 AM
Following the successful season-opener in Hockenheim (DE), the podium at the second DTM race of the year again featured a BMW driver: BMW Team Schnitzer driver Bruno Spengler (CA) crossed the finish line in second place in the BMW Bank M3 DTM.
The second best-placed BMW driver was Marco Wittmann (DE) from BMW Team MTEK in only his second DTM race. The 23-year-old was fourth in the Ice-Watch BMW M3 DTM, ahead of BMW Team RBM driver Joey Hand (US) in fifth. This marked the best result of both drivers’ DTM careers.
BMW Finishes Third at ALMS Montereyby Mark Jurista on May 13, 2013 at 09:20:00 AM
Dirk Müller and John Edwards, driving the No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE, scored a third place finish in today’s four-hour American Le Mans Monterey race.
A second consecutive podium finish for the No. 56 machine and a win for the No. 55 car at Long Beach in only the third race of the new program keeps BMW in second place in the GT class manufacturer point standings and moves Müller to the top of the GT class driver points.