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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 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 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

BMW M8 GTE EARNS SECOND CONSECUTIVE SEASON VICTORY AND THIRD BMW WIN IN FOUR YEARS AT LAGUNA SECA

BMW Team RLL recorded the team’s 19th victory and 73rd podium finish since beginning in 2009 with a second consecutive 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class victory for the BMW M8 GTE in today’s America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The victory is the second consecutive triumph for the all-new BMW M8 … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL LOOKING TO CONTINUE WINNING WAYS AT LAGUNA SECA

Following the first GTLM class victory and double-podium finish for the BMW M8 GTE program at Virginia International Raceway, BMW Team RLL has its sights set on this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to extend the winning ways. The classic Northern California circuit within sight of Monterey Bay has … 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

BMW TEAM RLL READY FOR VIR AFTER NEAR MISS AT ROAD AMERICA

While the second half of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship can be exhausting with a race seemingly every other weekend, BMW Team RLL is looking forward to getting back to it at the Aug. 19 Michelin GT Challenge at VIR following a near miss of the podium’s top spot at Road America. Leading for … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL LOOKING FORWARD TO ROAD AMERICA

The annual trip to Road America for the IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Showcase is always a highlight for BMW Team RLL. The classic Wisconsin circuit was the site of BMW Team RLL’s very first pole position and victory in 2009 behind the efforts of Bill Auberlen and Joey Hand in their BMW M3 GT. … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES SEVENTH AND EIGHTH AT NORTHEAST GRAND PRIX

BMW Team RLL finished the Northeast Grand Prix, at Lime Rock Park, in Lakeville, Connecticut in the seventh and eighth positions in the GTLM class. The No. 25 BMW M8 GTE finished seventh with Connor De Phillippi and Alexander Sims sharing the driving duties. The No. 24 BMW M8 GTE of John Edwards and Jesse … Continue reading

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