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Augusto Farfus

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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

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

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