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Marco Wittmann

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BMW TEAM RLL IS WELL PREPARED FOR THE 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA

BMW Team RLL began its final preparations for this coming weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) with the ‘Roar before the 24’. The team spent three days at ‘Daytona International Speedway’ with the two MOTUL BMW M8 GTEs. The official test ahead of the first GT highlight of the year had a new format; as … Continue reading

BMW M6 GT3 WINS VLN NORDSCHLEIFE SEASON OPENER

Perfect start to the new season: John Edwards (USA), Nick Catsburg (NED) and Marco Wittmann (GER) clinched victory in the BMW M6 GT3 at the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring opener. The trio won the 65th ADAC Westfalenfahrt in the ROWE Racing #99 BMW M6 GT3. In the #98 sister car, Tom Blomqvist (GBR), Connor De Phillippi … Continue reading

70th EDITION OF 24h SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: ARDENNES CLASSIC FEATURES NUMEROUS BMW WORKS DRIVERS

The final weekend in July sees the focus of GT racing return to the Ardennes. The 70th edition of the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) will be held on 28th and 29th July. BMW teams ROWE Racing and Walkenhorst Motorsport are contesting the anniversary race with a total of four BMW M6 GT3. Numerous BMW works drivers will … Continue reading

STRONG SHOWING FROM BMW TEAMS GOES UNREWARDED AT BATHURST – NEW BMW M4 GT4 WINS ON ITS AUSTRALIAN DEBUT

The BMW M6 GT3 teams produced an impressive performance in the 12-hour race at the iconic “Mount Panorama Circuit” in Bathurst (AUS), but their efforts went unrewarded. BMW Team SRM, with BMW DTM drivers Timo Glock (GER) and Philipp Eng (AUT) sharing the cockpit of the number 100 BMW M6 GT3 with team principal Steve … Continue reading

BMW M6 GT3 RETURNS TO BATHURST

On 4th February, the iconic Mount Panorama Circuit will host one of the most spectacular races in Australia: The Bathurst 12 Hour. Following its debut at this event in 2017, the BMW M6 GT3 returns to the grid at this year’s endurance classic. BMW Team Schnitzer from Germany and BMW Team SRM from Australia will … Continue reading

REGENERATION, FITNESS TRAINING AND RACE APPEARANCES: WHAT THE BMW DRIVERS WORK ON DURING THE WINTER

Just six months separate the 2017 DTM season finale in Hockenheim (GER) in October and the 2018 opener at the same track in May. It might sound like a long break, but the six BMW DTM drivers don’t get bored during that time. They have an extensive programme even during the DTM break. The drivers … Continue reading

THREE BMW DTM DRIVERS AT THE FIA GT WORLD CUP IN MACAU

The 2017 DTM season is over – but at least three BMW works drivers will meet again on the racetrack in November when they will contest this year’s FIA GT World Cup in Macau (CHN). Marco Wittmann (GER), Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will take on the challenge of the legendary “Guia Circuit”. … Continue reading

BMW 24 HOURS NURBURGRING SQUAD DECIDED

In just over 100 days the “Green Hell” hosts one of the highlights of international GT racing for the 45th time: The 24-hour race at the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER) will be held on 27th and 28th May. The squad of BMW drivers for the classic in the Eifel region has been decided. The BMW M6 … Continue reading

DTM CHAMPION MARCO WITTMANN: “I HAD TO FIGHT FOR EVERY POINT.”

Marco Wittmann (DE) did it: Thanks to his fourth place at the season finale at the Hockenheimring (DE) he was crowned DTM champion for the second time. This makes Wittmann the first BMW driver to win two drivers’ championships in the DTM. He is also the first DTM driver ever to have managed to claim … Continue reading

MARCO WITTMANN WINS HIS SECOND DTM DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP

The race for the title in the DTM Drivers’ Championship is over: Marco Wittmann (DE) of BMW Team RMG is the new DTM champion. Fourth place in the final race of the year at the Hockenheimring (DE) was enough for the 26-year-old at the wheel of the Red Bull BMW M4 DTM to win the … Continue reading

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