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SIX STRONG DRIVERS IN THE BMW M8 GTE: BMW DRIVER LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The 2018/19 ‘Super Season’ in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) draws to a close on 15th/16th June with the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA). BMW M Motorsport has now announced the six drivers who will race the two BMW M8 GTE for BMW Team MTEK on the Sarthe region track. The team’s regular … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES FOURTH AND SIXTH AT MID-OHIO

BMW Team RLL registered fourth and sixth place finishes in today’s Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio, the fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Tom Blomqvist and Connor DePhillippi finished fourth in the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, 4.374 seconds behind the winning No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR and two positions ahead of … Continue reading

BMW TEAM MTEK FINISHES FOURTH IN SNOW-AFFECTED 6 HOURS OF SPA

BMW Team MTEK has finished in fourth place in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) with the #82 BMW M8 GTE and drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Augusto Farfus (BRA). The #81 sister-car of Martin Tomcyzk (GER) and Nick Catsburg (NED) finished in ninth place in the GTE-Pro class … Continue reading

BMW TEAM MTEK QUALIFIES THIRD AND FOURTH FOR THE WEC 6 HOURS OF SPA

BMW Team MTEK has qualified in third and fourth positions for the FIA World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL), with its pair of BMW M8 GTEs. In the #82 BMW M8 GTE, António Félix da Costa (POR) and Augusto Farfus (BRA) held the top-spot for much of qualifying before settling for third place … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL LOOKING FORWARD TO MID-OHIO AND HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE

BMW Team RLL returns to the historic Mid-Ohio SportsCar Course this weekend for the fourth round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship looking for the team’s home track to provide a rebound from a sub-par performance at Long Beach three weeks ago. As shown last season, the 2.4-mile, 15-turn natural terrain circuit in Lexington, … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISH IMSA SPORTSCAR GRAND PRIX AT LONG BEACH IN SEVENTH AND EIGHTH POSITIONS

Despite disappointing seventh and eighth place GTLM class finishes in today’s IMSA BUBBA burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach, both BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE machines showed the best pace of the weekend and the increased speed is an encouraging sign for the upcoming races. Unfortunately, the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL QUALIFIES SEVENTH AND EIGHTH FOR IMSA LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX

BMW Team RLL will start the IMSA BUBBA Burger Long Beach Grand Prix from the rear of the GTLM field after a disappointing qualifying session left them in the seventh and eighth starting positions. Tom Blomqvist posted a 1:17.021 minute lap around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit to qualify the No. 25 BMW M8 … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL READY TO CONTINUE STRONG START TO IMSA SEASON AT LONG BEACH GRAND PRIX

BMW Team RLL has amassed quite a record at the Long Beach Grand Prix over the last decade, winning in 2011, 2013, 2015 and finishing on the podium four additional times. Last year, the new BMW M8 GTE showed promise at Long Beach with the No. 25 M8, driven by Connor DePhillippi and Alexander Sims, … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL COMES FOURTH AND SEVENTH IN THE GTLM CLASS AT THE 12 HOURS OF SEBRING

Sebring. The second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship concluded the ‘BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend’ at Sebring (USA). Following a second-place finish for BMW Team MTEK in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) race on Friday, it was BMW Team RLL’s turn to send two BMW M8 GTE cars into action for the … Continue reading

“BMW M MOTORSPORT SUPER WEEKEND” – PART ONE: BMW TEAM MTEK CLAIMS PODIUM FINISH AT SEBRING

The first part of the “BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend” – featuring FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races – is completed. In the sixth round of the WEC Super Season, BMW Team MTEK finished second and seventh in the LM GTE Pro class respectively with its two BMW M8 GTEs. … Continue reading

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