Tag Archive: Dirk Werner

Feb 01

Rockenfeller just beaten at Daytona

Usually, the margins at the finish line in a 24-hour race are much bigger. Not so in Daytona.

During DTM qualifying sessions, mere thousandths of a second often separate pole position and second place, and often, a few hundredths of a second are decisive for victory in the races.

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Jan 26

DTM stars with decent results in Daytona

Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus came second in their class, together with Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner.

The Audi and BMW DTM drivers have completed the Daytona 24-hour race with decent results. The second-placed BMW team on the podiumMike Rockenfeller, who, as usual, got permission from his employer Audi to race a potentially winning prototype, only just missed out on a podium finish and was classified fourth overall, together with his team-mates Guy Cosmo, Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.
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Jan 25

Action Express Racing wins Third segment, prototype lead tied at 18-Hour mark of Patrón Endurance Cup at Rolex 24

PC-Leading CORE autosport captures Third consecutive segment

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo Joao Barbosa leapfrogged three competitors shortly before the end of the 18th hour of the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona due to quick work by the Action Express pit crew. That enabled the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Corvette DP co-driven by Christian Fittipaldi and Sebastien Bourdais to win the five points for leading the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup at the 18-hour mark. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 24

DTM stars to race in Daytona 24 Hours

Augusto Farfus and Bruno Spengler are racing a BMW Z4 GTE, together with Dirk Werner and Bill Auberlen.

DTM logo It is the first major motorsport event of any new year: the Daytona 24 Hours. This year, again, a range of DTM drivers is present and is more than happy to use this warm-up as a part of the preparation for the upcoming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 24

Dirk Werner and BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS on top after qualifying

The Superpole session will start on Friday at 18.50

Tonight’s two 75-minute qualifying sessions determined the twenty cars which will take part in Friday’s Superpole of the 2014 Total 24 Hours of Spa.

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May 05

A 1-2 for BMW in Hockenheim season opener

Bruno Spengler finished 5th

DTM logoSheer joy for BMW in the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, Augusto Farfus (BMW) crossed the finish line as the winner after 42 spectacular laps. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 15

DTM: A thrilling relay competition

Schumacher and Green claim victory in Munich

DTM Munich -  Timo Sheider - Ralf SchumacherDTM logoThe DTM provided an extraordinary motoring show in Munich’s Olympiastadion on Saturday. In an action-packed relay competition of the three manufacturers Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, Ralf Schumacher and Norisring winner Jamie Green with the DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé beat two times’ DTM champion Timo Scheider and Adrien Tambay with the Audi A5 DTM in a very close final. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 30

That close: McNish, Audi set fastest practice time by a hair

Only 0.002 seconds separated Scotsman from Sarrazin’s Peugeot

Allan McNish Audi 2011-09-29Petit-LeMansIf qualifying Friday for the 14th annual Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda is as good as Thursday’s second practice session, fans at Road Atlanta will be in for a thrill. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 03

Smith takes overall ALMS Baltimore pole for Dyson (+result)

Lola-Mazdas on front row; BMW Team RLL’s Werner takes GT pole

ALMS Baltimore 2011Dyson Racing car 20Dyson Racing’s Guy Smith captured pole position Friday for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix with a lap of 1:27.750 around the new 12-turn, 2.1-mile street circuit. Smith was quickest in each of Friday’s three sessions for the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón in his Mazda-powered Lola coupe. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 25

Difficult first qualifying session

For Team BMW Motorsport on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

Nurburgring logoALMS BMW Corvette 20100928The first qualifying session at the Nürburgring 24 Hours (DE) did not go according to plan for Team BMW Motorsport. The no. 7 BMW M3 GT was lying eighth overall by the end of the four-hour evening session. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 14

Peugeot back out front after first Sebring test

New car, same result for defending 12 Hours champion

Peugeot 2011-03-1412 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoPeugeot picked up Monday where it left off last year with the fastest time in Monday’s test session for the 59th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 06

BMW Motorsport presents 2010 programme

Focus on production car racing, continuation of junior promotion.

bmwHaving bid farewell to Formula One, BMW will intensify its involvement in GT and touring car racing in the forthcoming year. The company released details of its 2010 motorsport programme on Saturday at the BMW Sports Trophy Award Ceremony in Munich (DE). The BMW M3 GT2 will see action in selected GT races, primarily the 24-hour classics. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 15

Grand-Am honors Rolex Series, KONI Challenge champs

At Rolex Championship banquet at Seminole Hard Rock

Top competitors in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 and Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge were honored Monday evening at the Rolex Champions Banquet presented by SunTrust at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 07

Fans invited to vote for 2009 Rolex Series ”Moment of the Year”

Winners to be announced at Rolex Champions Banquet

Fans of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 are invited to vote for the 2009 Rolex Moment of the Year. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 09

ALMS: Porsche Cup standings feature strong Series flavor

The American Le Mans Series once again is well-represented

In the final Porsche Cup standings for 2008. Read the rest of this entry »