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“WELCOME BACK ALEX”: US COMPANIONS TALK ABOUT THE PHENOMENON THAT IS ALESSANDRO ZANARDI

For Alessandro Zanardi (ITA), starting at the 24-hour race in Daytona (USA) is a bit like coming home. He celebrated the first successes in his impressive racing career in the United States. From 1996 until 1998 he contested the IndyCar series CART there, and was crowned champion in 1997 and 1998. After two years in … Continue reading

“IT’S A DANCE”: HOW ALESSANDRO ZANARDI’S DIVER CHANGES WILL WORK AT THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

  BMW works driver and brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi’s (ITA) start in the BMW M8 GTE at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in two weeks is not only possible thanks to technical adjustments that BMW M Motorsport engineers made to the car, but also thanks to innovative and creative solutions for procedures during the … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: FROM SPRINT TO MARATHON, FROM THE BMW M4 DTM TO THE BMW M8 GTE

After his successful DTM guest appearance at Misano (ITA), the next highlight will soon be upon Alessandro Zanardi (ITA). In just over two weeks (26th/27th January), the BMW works driver will contest the 24-hours of Daytona (USA) in the BMW Team RLL BMW M8 GTE. For Zanardi this means the transition between totally different challenges: from … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI: “I CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE ON THE 24-HOUR RACE WEEKEND”

The dress rehearsal is over; now it won’t be long before Alessandro Zanardi‘s (ITA) next big challenge gets underway: the 24-hour of Daytona (USA) race on 26th and 27th January. At the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series) season opener, Zanardi will share the cockpit of the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW M8 GTE with John Edwards … Continue reading

“A BIT LIKE JIMI HENDRIX”: VIRTUOSO PERFORMANCE FROM ALESSANDRO ZANARDI BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE BMW M8 GTE

The BMW M Motorsport engineers compare him to a drummer, while Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) himself says: “I feel a bit like Jimi Hendrix.” The manner in which the BMW works driver controls the BMW M8 GTE that he will drive during the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in January is comparable to a virtuoso performance. … Continue reading

ALESSANDRO ZANARDI COMPLETES FIRST TEST WITH BMW TEAM RLL AT DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Preparations for Alessandro Zanardi’s (ITA) guest appearance at the 24-hour race at Daytona (USA) have entered the critical phase. On Saturday, the BMW works driver completed the first test with BMW Team RLL at the Daytona International Speedway in the US state of Florida. Zanardi will be competing in the BMW Team RLL #24 BMW … Continue reading

SIMS SECURES FOURTH PLACE AT ROAD ATLANTA AND SIXTH OVERALL IN 2018 IMSA WEATHERTECH SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP

Alexander Sims claimed a fourth-place finish in the GTLM class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the final round of the season on 14 October 2018. The Warwickshire-based driver and his BMW Team RLL team-mates guided the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE around the Road Atlanta track in Georgia, USA, for the ten-hour Motul … Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL WEEKEND FOR THE BMW M8 GTE ON TWO CONTINENTS: SECOND POSITION AT FUJI, THIRD PLACE AT ROAD ATLANTA

Two continents, two race series, two podiums: BMW M Motorsport can look back on a successful weekend with the new BMW M8 GTE. António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) finished second for BMW Team MTEK in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) round at Fuji (JPN) driving the #82 BMW M8 GTE … Continue reading

BMW M8 GTE COMPLETES INAUGURAL NORTH AMERICAN SEASON WITH THIRD AND FOURTH PLACE FINISHES AT PETIT LE MANS

BMW Team RLL closed the inaugural North American season of competition for the BMW M8 GTE with third and fourth place GTLM class finishes at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Petit Le Mans. John Edwards, Jesse Krohn and Chaz Mostert finished third in the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE, completing 419 laps of the … 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

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