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Tom Blomqvist

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BMW TEAM RLL AIMS TO END THE IMSA SEASON ON A HIGH AT PETIT LE MANS

Another real classic is on the schedule for BMW Team RLL to wrap up the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: Petit Le Mans. The ten-hour endurance race will be held at Road Atlanta (USA) at the weekend. BMW Team RLL kicked off the season with fantastic success, namely the GTLM victory for the #25 BMW M8 … Continue reading

RUNNER-UP PODIUM FINISH FOR BMW TEAM RLL AT LAGUNA SECA

BMW Team RLL came up 20 seconds short of delivering a third consecutive GTLM class victory at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, its two BMW M8 GTE racing cars finishing second and fifth in today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute IMSA Monterey SportsCar Championship race. The runner-up finish was scored by the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE, driven by John … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL AIMS FOR THREE VICTORIES IN A ROW AT LAGUNA SECA

BMW Team RLL has an enviable record at Laguna Seca Raceway. A 1-2 BMW Z4 GTLM finish in 2015, forty years and two days after Hans J. Stuck won there in 1975 in a BMW 3.0 CSL, began the recent string of successes; a win in 2017 for the No. 24 BMW M6 GTLM driven … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES SEVENTH AND EIGHTH AT VIR

BMW Team RLL had a difficult race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA), ultimately finishing seventh and eighth in the GTLM class. Having finished first and third there last season, the team could not equal the pace of the other GTLM competitors this time. The #96 Turner … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL AIMING FOR MORE SUCCESS AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

BMW Team RLL returns to Virginia International Raceway this weekend for the ninth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. Last year, the classic 3.27 mile, 17-turn race track near Alton (USA) was the site of the team’s very first victory and double podium finish with the BMW M8 GTE. Connor De Phillippi (USA) … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL LOOKING FORWARD TO ROAD AMERICA

The yearly IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship stop at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is always special for BMW Team RLL. The 4.0-mile, 14-turn natural terrain road course is Bobby Rahal’s favorite circuit in North America as well as the site of the team’s very first victory with BMW – a win from pole for … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL KICKS OF THE SECOND HALF OF THE 2019 IMSA SEASON AT LIME ROCK PARK

The Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park (USA), held this coming weekend, marks the start of the second half of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. BMW Team RLL is looking to make the most of its increased competitiveness shown in recent rounds. A one-two BMW M8 GTE qualifying effort resulted in second and … Continue reading

BMW TEAM RLL READY TO GET BACK ON WINNING TRACK AT WATKINS GLEN

The 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season resumes following the traditional Le Mans break with BMW Team RLL ready to compete in this weekend’s Sahlen’s Six Hours Of The Glen, at Watkins Glen International. The 2019 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners have been unable to reach the GTLM class podium in subsequent rounds at Sebring, … Continue reading

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

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