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BMW MOTORSPORT NAMES COLTON HERTA TO 2018 BMW JUNIOR PROGRAM AND TEST AND RESERVE ROLE FOR BMW TEAM RLL

This week’s test at Sebring International Raceway saw a new face behind the steering wheel of the BMW M8 GTE as 17-year old Californian Colton Herta drove the No. 24 machine in his very first laps in a GT car as BMW Team RLL prepared for the 66th 12 Hours of Sebring. Herta has been … Continue reading

RICKY COLLARD: “ WILL DO EVERYTHING I CAN TO GET TO THE DTM.”

Six promising talented youngsters are part of the BMW Motorsport Junior Programme in the 2017 season. They are all at the start of their careers, but already have an interesting background behind them. As part of a series of interviews, we introduce the individual BMW Motorsport Juniors. This time: Ricky Collard (GBR). Ricky Collard (GBR) … Continue reading

40 YEARS OF BMW MOTORSPORT TALENT PROMOTION: MILESTONES, ANECDOTES AND QUOTES

BMW Motorsport celebrated the 40th anniversary of its talent promotion with a big event in Maisach (GER). BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, the first generation of the BMW Junior team from 1977 and the current BMW Motorsport Junior Programme recruits came together. This press release contains the best statements from a round table of all participants, … Continue reading

JENS MARQUARDT AND JOCHEN NEERPASCH: “IT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT TO INVEST IN THE DRIVERS AS IN THE TECHNOLOGY.”

The history of BMW Motorsport’s promotion of talented youngsters is inextricably linked with its founder: Jochen Neerpasch. The former BMW Motorsport Director launched the legendary BMW Junior Team in 1977. Neerpasch and BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt met up at an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the talent promotion programme. In an interview, they … Continue reading

40 YEARS OF BMW MOTORSPORT TALENT PROMOTION: A MEETING OF GENERATIONS AT THE ANNIVERSARY EVENT

The big meeting of generations was the highlight of Monday’s celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport talent promotion. The BMW and MINI Driving Experience in Maisach (GER), that had turned 40 years in 2017 as well, was the venue for the anniversary event, at which the heroes from the early days met BMW … Continue reading

DENNIS MARSCHALL: “BMW MOTORSPORT IS INCREDIBLY DIVERSE.”

Six promising talented youngsters are part of the BMW Motorsport Junior Programme in the 2017 season. They are all at the start of their careers, but already have an interesting background behind them. As part of a series of interviews, we introduce the individual BMW Motorsport Juniors. This time: Dennis Marschall (GER).  21-year-old Dennis Marschall … Continue reading

BMW MOTORSPORT JUNIOR NICO MENZEL: “I AM LIVING THE DREAM”

The BMW Motorsport Junior Programme features five promising, talented youngsters in the 2017 season. They are all still in the early stages of their development as racing drivers, but already have fascinating careers behind them. In a series of interviews, we present the BMW Motorsport Juniors. First up: Nico Menzel (GER). Now in the second … Continue reading

BMW MOTORSPORT FINALISES 2017 JUNIORS YEAR GROUP

The participants have been confirmed for the 2017 BMW Motorsport Junior Programme. Dennis Marschall (GER) and Beitske Visser (NED) are the newest members of the line-up, completing the list of talented young drivers that BMW Motorsport will be supporting in the coming months and years. Visser is the first woman to make the leap to … Continue reading

COMPREHENSIVE RACE PROGRAMME FOR BMW MOTORSPORT JUNIORS

The second year of training for the BMW Motorsport Juniors will be varied and intensive. Nico Menzel (GER) will compete in numerous domestic and international races in the BMW M6 GT3. Ricky Collard (GBR) will gather valuable experience on the Nürburgring Nordschleife (GER). The new member of the BMW Motorsport Junior Programme, Mikkel Jensen (DEN), … Continue reading

FOUR DECADES OF EXTENSIVE SUPPORT: 40 YEARS OF BMW MOTORSPORT JUNIOR PROMOTION

2017 marks a special anniversary: BMW Motorsport’s junior promotion turns 40. Four decades ago, in 1977, initiated by the managing director Jochen Neerpasch, BMW Motorsport GmbH founded the BMW Junior Team. It was the first time in German car racing that a works team introduced a team entirely consisting of juniors. Since then, talent promotion … Continue reading

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