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Augusto Farfus

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PODIUM FINISH FOR BMW TEAM RLL AT THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

BMW Team RLL reached the podium in the GTLM class at the 59th edition of the Rolex 24 at Daytona (USA). After 24 hours of racing at Daytona International Speedway, the #24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE secured third place. The #25 car completed the classic race in the US state of Florida in fifth position. … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL IS WELL PREPARED FOR THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

BMW Team RLL began its final preparations for this coming weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) with the ‘Roar before the 24’. The team spent three days at ‘Daytona International Speedway’ with the two MOTUL BMW M8 GTEs. The official test ahead of the first GT highlight of the year had a new format; as … Continue reading

FARFUS AND CATSBURG WIN KYALAMI 9 HOURS AND DRIVERS’ TITLE: PORSCHE CROWNED MANUFACTURES’ CHAMPIONS

BMW’s Augusto Farfus and Nick Catsburg are the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli Drivers’ champions after winning the Kyalami 9 Hour along with Walkenhorst Motorsport co-driver and home favourite Sheldon van der Linde. Audi Sport Team WRT’s Frederic Vervisch, Mirko Bortolotti and Charles Weerts came home second ahead of Matt Campbell, Patrick Pilet … Continue reading

SCHNITZER MOTORSPORT AND BMW: A REVIEW OF HALF A CENTURY OF SHARED MOTORSPORT HISTORY

Schnitzer is a name very closely linked with the history of the BMW brand in international motorsport. For more than half a century Schnitzer Motorsport and BMW were in action on racetracks of the world together and celebrated superb successes in a variety of categories. This collaboration also played a significant role in shaping the … Continue reading

BMW MISSES OUT ON ANOTHER TOP FINISH AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

The series of successes for the BMW M6 GT3 has come to an end at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). After victories at the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring (GER), the 8 Hours of Indianapolis (USA) and in numerous GT races around the world, the classic endurance race in the Ardennes came to an … Continue reading

PODIUM FOR BMW TEAM RLL AT PETIT LE MANS

John Edwards, Jesse Krohn and Augusto Farfus co-drove BMW Team RLL’s No. 24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE to a third-place finish in today’s 10-hour IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship MOTUL Petit Le Mans to score the team’s sixth consecutive podium finish. The trio led the GTLM class multiple times, made 11 pit stops and completed 431 … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL ADDS AUGUSTO FARFUS AND COLTON HERTA TO PETIT LE MANS LINEUP

BMW Team RLL will welcome back Augusto Farfus and Colton Herta for this Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans. Farfus will line up with John Edwards and Jesse Krohn in the No 24 MOTUL BMW  M8 GTE and Herta will support Connor De Phillippi and Bruno Spengler in the No. 25 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE. A … Continue reading

BMW DOMINATES INAUGURAL INDIANAPOLIS 8 HOUR

BMW scored its maiden Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli victory in dominant fashion with a one-two finish in today’s inaugural Indianapolis 8 Hour. The German manufacturer was expertly represented by the Walkenhorst Motorsport squad, which delivered a faultless showing amid changeable weather conditions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Nicky Catsburg, Connor De Phillippi and Augusto … Continue reading

BMW M4 GT3 ROLLED OUT AT BMW GROUP PLANT IN DINGOLFING

Last Saturday’s rollout of the BMW M4 GT3 at the BMW Group plant in Dingolfing (GER) marked an important milestone in the development of the new BMW icon for the GT racing scene. After months of virtual work, BMW works driver Augusto Farfus (BRA) heralded the next phase of preparations, taking the new car out … Continue reading

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

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