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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

“BMW M MOTORSPORT SUPER WEEKEND” AT SEBRING: COUNTDOWN HAS STARTED TO THE FIRST OF TWO RACES

The “BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend” at Sebring (USA) is in full swing. Thursday and Friday saw the qualifying sessions for the BMW M8 GTE in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2019. The countdown is underway for the first of the two endurance races at the Sebring … Continue reading

BMW TEAM MTEK AND BMW TEAM RLL PREPARED FOR THE “BMW M MOTORSPORT SUPER WEEKEND” AT SEBRING

The sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season and the second round of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA Series) share the same Sebring (USA) event next weekend (14th to 16th March) with several BMW entries competing in three races. On Friday 15th March, BMW Team MTEK will contest the WEC “1000 … Continue reading

BMW WINS THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA AND DEDICATES VICTORY TO CHARLY LAMM

BMW Team RLL took victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) . When the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was suspended due to heavy rain for the second time, the #25 BMW M8 GTE and drivers Connor De Phillippi (USA), Augusto Farfus (BRA), Philipp Eng (AUT) and Colton Herta (USA) were leading … Continue reading

BMW OF NORTH AMERICA AT THE 2019 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA WEEKEND; FROM A TO ZANARDI

BMW of North America first came to the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 1975 with two BMW 3.0 CSL racing cars that were the foundation of the company’s very first marketing program in North America. 57 years later, BMW NA continues to race entering two BMW M8 GTE machines in the 2019 Rolex 24 At … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL READY FOR THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

The 2019 motorsport year begins with a true highlight for BMW Team RLL: the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) this coming weekend (26th/27thJanuary). The endurance classic traditionally opens the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The BMW M8 GTE, which made its competitive debut at Daytona in 2018, is now entering its second season in the IMSA. … Continue reading

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