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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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Vintage, Heritage Events

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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Vintage, Heritage Events

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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Customer Racing

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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BMW Motorsport completes successful 24-hour endurance run with the new BMW M8 GTE at Le Castellet.

Sat Nov 18 17:45:47 CET 2017Press Release

BMW Motorsport has completed an intensive three days of testing as part of preparations for the race debut of the BMW M8 GTE in 2018. Endurance - with an intensive 24-hour run - was the main focus of the testing for the new GT racing car at the Le Castellet “Circuit Paul Ricard” in the south of France.

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Augusto Farfus celebrates second place with BMW Art Car #18 in Saturday’s race in Macau – Chaz Mostert finishes fifth.

Sat Nov 18 10:28:00 CET 2017Press Release

In a turbulent FIA GT World Cup qualifying race in Macau (CHN), BMW Team Schnitzer’s Augusto Farfus (BRA) claimed a podium position by finishing second. At the wheel of the 18th BMW Art Car, created by Chinese artist Cao Fei, he crossed the line behind race winner Edoardo Mortara (ITA, Mercedes). Chaz Mostert (AUS), driving for FIST – Team AAI, came fifth in the #90 BMW M6 GT3.

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Automotive

The 18th BMW Art Car makes its race debut at Macau – Four BMW M6 GT3 race cars in action at the Guia Circuit.

Mon Nov 13 17:18:17 CET 2017Press Release

The GT season concludes with another highlight this weekend: Four BMW M6 GT3 cars will race in the FIA GT World Cup at the iconic Guia Circuit in Macau (CHN) on 18th and 19th November. Much attention will be focussed on one car in particular: the 18th BMW Art Car, designed by Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei.

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fuel consumption combined: 8.4 l/100 km [33.6 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 197 g/km
 
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Fifth win for Marc Márquez: Spanish MotoGP rider continues winning streak in the BMW M Award.

Mon Nov 13 16:12:55 CET 2017Press Release

Record extended: Marc Márquez is the fastest qualifier in the MotoGP for the fifth time in a row. The 2017 winner’s car: the exclusive BMW M4 CS (fuel consumption combined: 8.4 l/100 km [33.6 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 197 g/km*) in San Marino Blue Metallic.

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BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT Championship.

Sun Nov 12 08:22:49 CET 2017Press Release

Four weeks after the final round of the 2017 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER), the BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend. The three manufacturers involved in the DTM thrilled the huge crowd of fans at the Japanese Super GT Championship in Motegi (JPN) season finale, where they presented the touring car series to the Japanese spectators and teams.

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Perfectly prepared for the 2018 season: BMW M6 GT3 Evo package now available for BMW Motorsport customer teams

Fri Nov 10 14:40:00 CET 2017Press Release

Following an intensive development period at BMW Motorsport, the Evo package for the BMW M6 GT3 is now ready for its sales launch. The update will go on sale to customer racing teams on Friday. It includes improvements to the suspension, drivetrain, brakes and aerodynamics among other things. The Evo package primarily ensures improved driveability and even greater reliability.

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24h Races
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Season finale for the BMW S 1000 RR racers in the Superbike World Championship and the MFJ Superbike All Japan Road Race Championship.

Mon Nov 06 12:55:00 CET 2017Press Release

In two championships that count towards the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy the 2017 season drew to a close last weekend. The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) held its last two races of the year under the floodlights of the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. In Japan, a double-header weekend at Suzuka marked the final round of the 2017 MFJ Superbike All Japan Road Race Championship (MFJ).

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Baja Portalegre 500 2017 – Round 11, FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

Mon Oct 30 16:30:00 CET 2017Press Release

• MINI secures second and third at Baja Portalegre 500 2017, final round of FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup. • Guilherme Spinelli places MINI in second place. Boris Garafulic follows to a hard fought third place. • MINI and Jakub Przygonski celebrate second-place overall in prestigious FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

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Cross Country Rallies

BMW rider Carmelo Morales is crowned Spanish champion.

Mon Oct 30 14:50:00 CET 2017Press Release

The BMW Motorrad Motorsport community can celebrate the eighth title win for a BMW rider in the successful 2017 season: Carmelo Morales (ESP) was crowned champion in the Spanish Championship (CEV). After a total of eight races, the Graphbikes easyRace SBK Team BMW rider secured the title with 166 points and an advantage of 41 points over his closest rival.

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Race Trophy
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combined consumption: 10.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 241 g/km;
 
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Innovative technology for safety in the pinnacle of motorcycle racing: the new BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car.

Mon Oct 30 00:01:00 CET 2017Press Release

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Innovative high-performance cars for safety at the highest level of motorcycle racing: the BMW M GmbH has remained true to this principle throughout nearly 20 years of partnership with the MotoGP organizer Dorna Sports, and as the “Official Car of MotoGP”. That is especially true of the new BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car, which the company from Munich is presenting as the next highlight in the Safety Car fleet.

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Official Car of MotoGP

An interview with Dennis Marschall: “BMW Motorsport is incredibly diverse.”

Thu Oct 26 17:00:01 CEST 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: Dennis Marschall (GER).

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Junior Programme
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Drivers

“Ready to race”: Newly developed BMW M4 GT4s delivered to customer teams for the first time.

Wed Oct 25 18:49:28 CEST 2017Press Release

The first newly developed BMW M4 GT4s have been delivered. After completing around 30,000 test kilometres, numerous hours in the wind tunnel, extensive application drives and successful test outings in race conditions, the first models were received by their new owners around the globe on Wednesday.

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