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Bill Auberlen

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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

BMW TEAM RLL CARRYING TWO-WIN STREAK TO PETIT LE MANS

BMW Team RLL will look to close the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the inaugural season for the BMW M8 GTE with a third consecutive GTLM class victory, this time at the 21st annual Motul Petit Le Mans. Following a win and double-podium finish at Virginia International Raceway in August and a second victory … Continue reading

RAIN DOES NOT DAMPEN BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFYING EFFORT AT VIR

After three practice sessions under very hot and humid conditions, a rain shower just before the GTLM class qualifying session this afternoon soaked the Virginia International Raceway circuit and slowed the pace of the field. Electing to use Michelin wet tires on both cars, BMW Team RLL qualified in third and fifth starting positions for … Continue reading

WATKINS GLEN AND CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK UP NEXT FOR BMW TEAM RLL

During the first four races of the 2018 season, the BMW M8 GTE scored a second place finish at the 12 Hours of Sebring (USA) with the #25 car of Bill Auberlen (USA), Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Alexander Sims (GBR) after starting from De Phillippi’s first GTLM class pole. A second pole by Edwards … Continue reading

BMW M8 GTE MASTERS DEBUT RACE IN DAYTONA

The racing career of the new BMW M8 GTE officially kicked off at the season opener of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Daytona (USA) this weekend. At the Daytona International Speedway, Jesse Krohn (FIN), John Edwards (USA), Nick Catsburg (NED) and Augusto Farfus (BRA) finished seventh in GTLM class after 773 laps, sharing driving … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL CHASES IMSA GTLM CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS AT VIR

The August 27th Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway will feature a GT only race for the second time in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship providing a spotlight on BMW Team RLL’s GTLM class points chase. No. 25 M6 GTLM drivers Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims currently stand third in Driver points, only … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES 6th AND 8th AFTER A TOUGH DAY AT ROAD AMERICA

A number of forced and unforced errors made BMW Team RLL’s finishes in this afternoon’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Tire Road Race Showcase a disappointing sixth and eighth. With the weather forecast changing towards a more favorable one than predicted yesterday, the green flag flew to start the race. Sims, starting the No. 25 … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL LOOK TO CONTINUE PODIUM FINISH STREAK AT ROAD AMERICA

With four races remaining in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC), this weekend’s race at Road America (USA) begins BMW Team RLL’s final push for the GTLM class championship. After a difficult start to the season, Bobby Rahal’s (USA) outfit has fought back to score six podium finishes in the last four races, including … Continue reading

BMW M6 GTLM FINISHES FIRST AND SECOND AT CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORT PARK

After reaching the top of the podium at Watkins Glen International last Sunday, Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims raced the No. 25 BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM to a second consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class victory today at the Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario, … Continue reading

BMW M6 GTLM WINS AT WATKINS GLEN

Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims raced the No. 25 BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM to victory today at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. The win was the 14th for the BMW Team RLL program since 2009 and the first for the BMW M6 GTLM platform. The duo completed … Continue reading

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