Tag Archive: BMW

May 07

BTCC: Rob Collard and Colin Turkington make it 100 wins for the Bavarian marque, as Matt Neal equals Andy Rouse

Ton-up for BMW 

BTCC Rob Collard and Colin Turkington make it 100 wins for the Bavarian marque, as Matt Neal equals Andy RouseColin Turkington claimed BMW’s 100th Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship win, after team-mate Rob Collard had earlier secured the 99th success for the German marque on a thrilling day of racing at Thruxton. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

CTCC partners with Pfaff BMW

CTCC is pleased to announce its partnership with Pfaff BMW beginning with the 2017 season

CTCC logoPfaff will be providing support to CTCC competitors that campaign BMW and MINI race cars.  The Pfaff support team will attend each CTCC event and assist teams with parts availability and technical advice throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

No more secrets: DTM opens the garages for the fans

Mercedes-AMG still the dominating force

The DTM is further extending its already familiar fan activities in order to enhance the on-site experience for the fans at the race trackDTM stands for extremely close motor racing at the highest level. On the track, the drivers and teams racing for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG fight for every thousandth of a second. The Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM also proved to be the quickest on the third of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring.

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Apr 06

No more secrets: DTM opens the garages for the fans

DTM stands for extremely close motor racing at the highest level

DTM - Getting closer the Pit View allows the fans to get really close to the actionOn the track, the drivers and teams racing for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG fight for every thousandth of a second. And when the cars aren’t in action, the work continues in the pit lane or, more precisely, in the garages.

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Apr 06

New prominent partners confirmed for 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup

These new major supporters bring along a wealth of trust and experience

The momentum and anticipation continue to rise ahead of the inaugural 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup campaign, as championship promoters SRO Motorsports Group confirm three new prominent partners. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

DTM enters the hot preparation phase – week of testing has been kicked off

The countdown for the DTM season kick-off is ticking ceaselessly

DTM enters the hot preparation phase – week of testing has been kicked offFor the premium-car manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG – these final official DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 season represent the beginning of the hot preparation phase.

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Apr 05

Innovative new LM GTE Balance of Performance System to be introduced

Automatic System of Adjustment

Innovative new LM GTE Balance of Performance System to be introducedFor many decades, the inclusion of Grand Touring sportscars has been an integral part of major endurance racing events across the globe, most notably the 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

More race action in the 2017 DTM season

The countdown for the 2017 DTM season is on

More race action in the 2017 DTM seasonIn less than 40 days, the popular touring-car series will start into its season with an adapted format.

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Mar 24

BMW Team France confirms double entry in 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup

The German luxury carmaker has entrusted its two cars to Julien Piguet’s renowned outfit Autovitesse

The GT4 European Series Southern Cup continues to gather steam ahead of its inaugural 2017 campaign, as BMW confirms it will field two EKRIS-prepared M4 GT4s under its BMW Team France banner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 21

Gerhard Berger takes over from Hans Werner Aufrecht as ITR Chairman

The world’s most popular touring-car series will be comprehensively enhanced

Gerhard Berger was confirmed as Chairman of ‘Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen e.V’ (ITR)ITR is being restructured for the future: Today, former Grand Prix winner, BMW Motorsport Director and Formula One team co-owner Gerhard Berger was confirmed as Chairman of ‘Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen e.V’ (ITR).

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Mar 10

BMW to supply official pace cars for Le Mans

Up to 26 vehicles will be used during the 24 Hours of Le Mans and five will be required for year-round track events

BMW devient fournisseur des voitures officielles des circuits du MansBMW and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest have signed an agreement making the German car manufacturer the official vehicle supplier at the Circuit des 24 Heures in Le Mans, both during and outside race events. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 07

Falken’s dynamic duo: Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring

Falken will enter both cars in various VLN endurance races as well as the legendary 24h-Race on Nürburgring

Falken’s dynamic duo Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring In the new racing season, Falken will line up on the grid with not one, but two racing cars from premium German manufacturers.

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Mar 06

BMW DTM drivers hone their fitness

The six BMW DTM drivers underwent an intense training regime this week

BMW DTM drivers hone their fitnesshttp://www.dtm.com/sites/default/files/news/866dd882-3961-4a5b-88bc-2eb2b90be904-orginal.jpgThey were in Viareggio from Sunday to Wednesday for a four-day fitness camp. Team doctor Riccardo Ceccarelli  and his Formula Medicine team had put together an extensive and diverse training schedule to ensure that the drivers are perfectly prepared for the coming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

Last DTM tests prior to the homologation deadline on 01st March

The countdown is on: on first March, the DTM cars for the 2017 season will be homologated

BMW M4 DTMAnd in the run-up to the homologation, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG travelled to Portugal for the first tests in 2017 (21st to 23rd February) that also represented the last opportunity to test the cars prior to the homologation deadline.    Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

More insight into the DTM paddock for the fans

Friendliness towards the fans always has represented a priority in DTM

More insight into the DTM paddock for the fansIn the paddock, the fans of the popular touring-car series can get closer than close to the drivers representing the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG camps. During autographing sessions with the likes of Mattias Ekström, Marco Wittmann, Gary Paffett & Co, for instance.

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Feb 02

Three DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 season

The first five days of testing (20th to 24th February) will be held at Portimão

Three DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 seasonIn the run-up to the 2017 DTM season that will be kicked off from 05th to 07th May at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG will contest three official tests.

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Jan 28

DTM drivers: The class of 2017

The entry list for the 2017 DTM season is complete

DTM drivers: The class of 2017After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-AMG now also announced their line-up for the coming season. 18 drivers will represent the three premium-car manufacturers on the grid and will make for an absolute top-class field.

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Jan 04

Michael Johnson, Stephen Simpson back with JDC-Miller Motorsports for 2017 season with BMW

Paralyzed driver signs on for another season with teammate Simpson

Michael Johnson Jr.24-year-old sportscar driver Michael Johnson announced today that he will join JDC-Miller Motorsports for another season in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. The paralyzed former motorcycle racing champion was unable to complete the entire 2016 season, because his specially-designed car wasn’t race-ready in time for the first two competitions.

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Dec 13

Audi DTM driver line-up for 2017 features two new faces

Three days after the announcement of the BMW driver line-up for the 2017 DTM season it was Audi’s turn to announce their drivers for 2017

Loïc DuvalAnd other than their rivals from Munich, Audi added two new signings to their line-up for next year: Frenchman Loïc Duval and their previous DTM reserve driver René Rast will contest the coming season with the Audi RS 5 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 10

BMW announces DTM driver line-up for 2017

BMW is going to rely on proven drivers, in the 2017 DTM season

Timo Glock and Marco WittmannThis Friday, the Munich based manufacturer was the first brand to announce its driver line-up for the coming season. And BMW chose six drivers that already represented their camp in the previous years. Read the rest of this entry »

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