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BMW Motorsport continues test programme with the new BMW M8 GTE at Daytona.

Thu Dec 07 16:40:19 CET 2017Press Release

The new BMW M8 GTE has completed more test drives at the setting for its race debut in January 2018: BMW Motorsport and BMW Team RLL were on the Daytona (USA) track this week as part of official testing for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC). This was the first time that the new GT flagship race car from BMW Motorsport had shared the circuit with its future North America competitors.

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An interview with Ricky Collard: “I will do everything I can to get to the DTM.”

Wed Dec 06 14:10:50 CET 2017Press Release

Six promising talented youngsters are part of the BMW Motorsport Junior Programme in the 2017 season. They are all at the start of their careers, but already have an interesting background behind them. As part of a series of interviews, we introduce the individual BMW Motorsport Juniors. This time: Ricky Collard (GBR).

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30th BMW International Open: Ten years after his historic victory, Martin Kaymer is hungry to mark another anniversary with win number two.

Wed Dec 06 11:39:47 CET 2017Press Release

In the three decades since it was launched, the BMW International Open has produced many captivating stories. One of the most emotional and exciting was Martin Kaymer’s victory at the 20th anniversary of the tournament in 2008. Just embarking on his successful career at the time, Kaymer was, and remains, the youngest and only German winner of this iconic tournament.

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Reiterberger: “I am more than happy with this season.”

Wed Dec 06 10:58:51 CET 2017Press Release

The first winner of the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy in its debut year in 2014 was Markus Reiterberger. And this season the young German repeated this success, and in doing so clinched another first. Reiterberger was the first ever Race Trophy participant to pick up the maximum of 500 points. In an interview, the young German talks about his second Race Trophy win, his 2017 season and his goals for next year.

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New solutions for maximum efficiency: The innovative aerodynamics behind the BMW M8 GTE for the 2018 season.

Mon Dec 04 13:10:00 CET 2017Press Release

The test work is entering a critical phase as the new BMW M8 GTE prepares to make its race debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) in January. During the development of the car, which will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC), the engineers have focussed on aerodynamics, among other things.

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António Félix da Costa in the points for MS&AD Andretti at Formula E season-opener in Hong Kong.

Sun Dec 03 11:43:00 CET 2017Press Release

Season four of the FIA Formula E Championship opened with highs and lows for the MS&AD Andretti team. António Félix da Costa (POR) finished in the points in sixth place in Saturday’s race at the “Hong Kong Central Harbourfront Circuit”.

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Formula E remains “Born Electric”: BMW i extends partnership with the innovative race series as “Official Vehicle Partner”.

Fri Dec 01 11:24:53 CET 2017Press Release

Before the FIA Formula E Championship enters its fourth season on Saturday with the first race in Hong Kong (CHN), the series and BMW i announced plans for the future: In 2017/18 and beyond, BMW i will be involved in the first championship for all-electric racing cars as “Official Vehicle Partner”. This partnership has been in existence since Formula E made its debut in 2014, and is thereby entering its fourth year.

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An interview with Joel Eriksson: “The DTM is one of my goals.”

Thu Nov 30 15:23:05 CET 2017Press Release

Six promising, talented youngsters are part of the BMW Motorsport Junior Programme for the 2017 season. They are all at the start of their careers, but already have an interesting background behind them. As part of a series of interviews, we introduce the individual BMW Motorsport Juniors. This time: Joel Eriksson (SWE).

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Junior Programme

40 years of BMW Motorsport talent promotion: Milestones, anecdotes and quotes.

Tue Nov 28 14:30:21 CET 2017Press Release

This press release contains the best statements from a round table of all participants, a video clip with historic and current images, a brief overview of the history of BMW Motorsport talent promotion, quotes from famous graduates, and more photos from the photoshoot of the event participants with historic and current BMW race cars.

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BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam ends the season as champion in the Malaysia Superbike Championship.

Mon Nov 27 13:56:51 CET 2017Press Release

The last races of the 2017 season for the international BMW Motorrad Motorsport racing family were held at the weekend. In Sepang (MAS), the Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) ended with the title win for BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam (MAS) in the Superbike class. He is the ninth champion from the BMW family this season.

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30th BMW International Open: Masters champion García and Race to Dubai winner Fleetwood to tee off at anniversary tournament. Advanced tickets go on sale with Christmas discount.

Mon Nov 27 12:50:32 CET 2017Press Release

An impressive anniversary will be celebrated in Cologne in June 2018: the 30th BMW International Open. No other tournament on the European Tour has been held continuously for three decades under the same tournament name and with organiser BMW. The two European players who dominated the 2017 season, Sergio García (ESP) and Tommy Fleetwood (ENG), have already confirmed that they will be there.

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Markus Reiterberger wins the 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.

Fri Nov 24 18:28:00 CET 2017Press Release

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The winner of the 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy is: Markus Reiterberger (GER). Having previously won this unique competition in its inaugural season back in 2014, Reiterberger has now been crowned the top BMW Motorrad privateer in the world for the second time. The German scored a maximum 500 points this season.

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Interview with Jens Marquardt and Jochen Neerpasch: “It is just as important to invest in the drivers as in the technology.”

Thu Nov 23 15:47:00 CET 2017Press Release

The history of BMW Motorsport’s promotion of talented youngsters is inextricably linked with its founder: Jochen Neerpasch. The former BMW Motorsport Director launched the legendary BMW Junior Team in 1977. Neerpasch and BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt met up at an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the talent promotion programme. In an interview, they discuss the past, present and future of talent promotion at BMW Motorsport.

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40 years of BMW Motorsport talent promotion: A meeting of generations at the anniversary event.

Wed Nov 22 11:28:35 CET 2017Press Release

The big meeting of generations was the highlight of Monday’s celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport talent promotion. The BMW and MINI Driving Experience in Maisach (GER), that had turned 40 years in 2017 as well, was the venue for the anniversary event, at which the heroes from the early days met BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt (GER), as well as graduates and the current crop of drivers on the BMW Motorsport Junior Programme.

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2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide

Tue Nov 21 19:10:00 CET 2017Press Kit

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January 2018 will see the start of the 40th edition of the Dakar. Each year the Dakar organising team lay out a dramatic racing arena, full of natural challenges, to test the endurance of man and machines. The 2018 Dakar promises to be no less of a challenge than its predecessors; this astounding race takes the competitors across the deserts, mountains and plains of Peru and Bolivia before the final finish line in Argentina.

Farfus claims fourth place in Macau in the BMW Art Car #18 – Mostert and Wittmann follow in fifth and sixth positions.

Sun Nov 19 09:34:00 CET 2017Press Release

Having finished second in the qualification race, BMW Team Schnitzer’s Augusto Farfus (BRA) was also the best-placed BMW driver on Sunday at the FIA GT World Cup in Macau (CHN). The Brazilian overcame an unscheduled pit stop, caused by a collision on the “Guia Circuit” that was not his fault, and worked his way up to fourth place from the back of the field.

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Tragic accident overshadows the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.

Sat Nov 18 18:51:11 CET 2017Press Release

The 2017 Macau Grand Prix (CHN) was overshadowed by a fatal accident in the motorcycle race. The international motorcycle racing community mourns the death of British Honda rider Daniel Hegarty.

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