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Alex Zanardi

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“IT’S A DANCE”: HOW ALESSANDRO ZANARDI’S DIVER CHANGES WILL WORK AT THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

  BMW works driver and brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi’s (ITA) start in the BMW M8 GTE at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in two weeks is not only possible thanks to technical adjustments that BMW M Motorsport engineers made to the car, but also thanks to innovative and creative solutions for procedures during the … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: FROM SPRINT TO MARATHON, FROM THE BMW M4 DTM TO THE BMW M8 GTE

After his successful DTM guest appearance at Misano (ITA), the next highlight will soon be upon Alessandro Zanardi (ITA). In just over two weeks (26th/27th January), the BMW works driver will contest the 24-hours of Daytona (USA) in the BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE. For Zanardi this means the transition between totally different challenges: from … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: “I CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE ON THE 24-HOUR RACE WEEKEND”

The dress rehearsal is over; now it won’t be long before Alessandro Zanardi‘s (ITA) next big challenge gets underway: the 24-hour of Daytona (USA) race on 26th and 27th January. At the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series) season opener, Zanardi will share the cockpit of the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW M8 GTE with John Edwards … Continue reading

“A BIT LIKE JIMI HENDRIX”: VIRTUOSO PERFORMANCE FROM ALESSANDRO ZANARDI BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE BMW M8 GTE

The BMW M Motorsport engineers compare him to a drummer, while Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) himself says: “I feel a bit like Jimi Hendrix.” The manner in which the BMW works driver controls the BMW M8 GTE that he will drive during the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in January is comparable to a virtuoso performance. … Continue reading

THE ROAD TO DAYTONA: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH ALESSANDRO ZANARDI

Alex Zanardi is perhaps the most enabled man in the world. The loss of his legs in a 2001 Indy Car accident is the most identifying characteristic in the most recent chapters of his life, but is certainly not the most defining characteristic of the rich and, in many ways, enviable life he has led. … Continue reading

FANTASTIC DEBUT IN THE BMW M6 GT3: ALESSANDRO ZANARDI RACES TO VICTORY IN MUGELLO

The emotions were overwhelming when Alessandro Zanardi (IT) crossed the finish line in Mugello (IT) as the winner. On his debut weekend in the new BMW M6 GT3, the BMW works driver and BMW brand ambassador was victorious in the final race of the 2016 Italian GT Championship. After finishing Saturday’s race in sixth position, … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL TESTING DAY IN MUGELLO FOR ZANARDI

On Tuesday, Alessandro Zanardi (IT) started the decisive preparation phase for his maiden race in the BMW M6 GT3 with a successful day of testing in Mugello (IT). The BMW brand ambassador and BMW works driver will return to the same venue on 14th to 16th October 2016 for the season finale in the Italian … Continue reading

BACK IN THE COCKPIT: ALESSANDRO ZANARDI TO COMPETE IN HIS FIRST RACE IN THE BMW M6 GT3 IN MUGELLO

The mission Rio de Janeiro is completed, and now it is time for Alessandro Zanardi (IT) to return to the race cockpit. From 14th to 16th October, the BMW works driver and BMW Brand Ambassador will compete in the season finale of the 2016 Italian GT Championship in Mugello (IT). Zanardi will race a BMW … Continue reading

TWO SPECIAL CAR DESIGNS FOR THE BMW TEAMS IN SPA

Two of the BMW Z4 GT3s that will compete at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BE) on 25th and 26th July will stand out from the crowd as a result of their extraordinary liveries. This is particularly true of the BMW “Dream Team” car, with Alessandro Zanardi (IT), Timo Glock (DE) and Bruno Spengler (CA). … Continue reading

BMW MOTORSPORT PRESENTS ITS PROGRAMME FOR THE 2015 SEASON

An outlook with tradition: as it does every year, BMW Motorsport once again used its Season Review in Maisach (DE), near Munich (DE), to present the cornerstones of its programme for the coming season. BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt introduced the plans for the DTM, the United SportsCar Championship (USCC) in North America, the European … Continue reading

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