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Augusto Farfus

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BATHURST 12 HOUR COMES TO A PREMATURE END FOR WALKENHORST MOTORSPORT

The Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 was unable to finish the Bathurst 12 Hour (AUS), the opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. One week after their highly-acclaimed class victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA), drivers Augusto Farfus (BRA), Chaz Mostert (AUS), and their team-mate Nick Catsburg (NED) were struck by misfortune this … Continue reading

BMW M6 GT3 ON WORLD TOUR WITH THE INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE ONCE AGAIN IN 2020

At the beginning of February, the ‘Bathurst 12 Hour’ in Australia kicks off the 2020 season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) in which the BMW M6 GT3 will contest the international GT race series once again. Walkenhorst Motorsport will be the race team and will be strengthened by BMW works drivers. The 2020 IGTC … Continue reading

BMW M MOTORSPORT AND BMW TEAM RLL READY TO KICK OF THE 2020 IMSA SEASON AT DAYTONA

 The winter break in North America is over: This coming weekend sees BMW M Motorsport and BMW Team RLL start the 2020 season of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series). Traditionally the season kicks off with a real endurance classic, the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) from 25th to 26th January. BMW Team RLL, … Continue reading

THREE BMW M6 GT3 TO CONTEST THE 9 HOURS OF KYALAMI

The fifth race on the fifth continent draws the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) season to a close this weekend. At the legendary track in Kyalami (RSA), BMW Team Schnitzer is set to compete with a BMW M6 GT3 and will send a local hero, Sheldon van der Linde (RSA), to do battle. With the second … Continue reading

AUGUSTO FARFUS AND BMW TEAM SCHNITZER RETURN TO MACAU

This coming weekend, the ‘Guia Circuit’ in Macau (CHN) hosts the grand finale of the 2019 GT season: the FIA GT World Cup. The top GT teams and drivers will battle it out to be crowned champions on the most demanding street circuit in the world. Last year, Augusto Farfus (BRA) and BMW Team Schnitzer … Continue reading

BMW WORKS DRIVERS AUGUSTO FARFUS AND JOEL ERIKSSON TO COMPETE IN THE BMW M6 GT3 AT MACAU

Two BMW works drivers will line up at this year’s FIA GT World Cup on 16th and 17th November in Macau (CHN): Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Joel Eriksson (SWE). Farfus will once again take the wheel of the BMW M6 GT3 of BMW Team Schnitzer at the world-famous ‘Guia Circuit’, where he won last year. Eriksson will … Continue reading

FIFTH PLACE FOR BMW TEAM SCHNITZER AT THE SUZUKA 10 HOURS

The BMW Team Schnitzer just missed out on the first podium finish of the season in the penultimate race of the Intercontinental GT Challenge season, the Suzuka 10 Hours (JPN). After Augusto Farfus (BRA) had secured pole position on Saturday in the #42 BMW M6 GT3, he and his team-mates Martin Tomczyk (GER) and Nick … Continue reading

FLYING FARFUS SEALS SUZUKA 10 HOURS POLE FOR BMW TEAM SCHNITZER

Augusto Farfus has claimed pole position for Sunday’s Suzuka 10 Hours and round four of this season’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign after producing what the Brazilian described as the ‘lap of my life’. The BMW Team Schnitzer driver’s new qualifying record of 2m00.455s was just 0.076s quicker than Audi Sport Team WRT’s … Continue reading

FOURTH ROUND, FOURTH CONTINENT: THE BMW M6 GT3 AT THE 10 HOURS OF SUZUKA

The fourth and penultimate race of this season’s Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) will take place in Japan this weekend. Walkenhorst Motorsport and BMW Team Schnitzer will each field one BMW M6 GT3 in the 10 Hours of Suzuka. This time, Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Martin Tomczyk (GER) will be supported by Nick Yelloly (GBR) as … Continue reading

FOUR BMW TEAMS AND FIVE BMW M6 GT3 TO RACE AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

This weekend features another highlight of the endurance season – the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). For BMW Team Schnitzer and Walkenhorst Motorsport, this also forms the third race of the season in the International GT Challenge. Walkenhorst Motorsport travels to the Ardennes as defending champion following last year’s victory in Belgium.  BMW teams claimed … Continue reading

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