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Baja Russia 2018 – Round 1, FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

Mon Feb 19 18:09:14 CET 2018Press Release

• Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski and co-driver Tom Colsoul take MINI to fourth at the opening round of the 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup. • Baja Russia (Northern Forest) proves to be a successful first time event for the MINI John Cooper Works Rally and driver Przygonski. • Russia’s ice and snow covered forest tracks deliver exciting racing and provide excellent race season-opener testing conditions.

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Cross Country Rallies

Green light for the 2018 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.

Mon Feb 19 12:12:45 CET 2018Press Release

The fifth season of the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy gets going this weekend. This year, BMW Motorrad Motorsport is distributing more than 100,000 Euro in total prize money for the top participants. There is also a host of additional prizes. The “Season Finale Race” is also planned as a new highlight to round off the season.

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Race Trophy
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Customer Racing

Climbing, running, lifting weights: BMW DTM drivers in final push on fitness.

Fri Feb 16 13:33:12 CET 2018Press Release

In preparation for the upcoming DTM season, the six BMW DTM drivers got together in Capezzano Pianore near Viareggio (ITA) this week. Philipp Eng (AUT), Joel Eriksson (SWE), Augusto Farfus (BRA), Timo Glock (GER), Bruno Spengler (CAN) and Marco Wittmann (GER) completed a four-day fitness camp there from Monday to Thursday.

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Motorsport Drivers
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DTM
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BMW Motorsport

Baja Russia 2018 – Round 1, FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup.

Thu Feb 15 11:13:39 CET 2018Press Release

• MINI to contest Baja Russia, the opening round of the 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup. • MINI Family crew of Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski and Tom Colsoul to compete at Baja Russia in a MINI John Cooper Works Rally. • Baja Russia is the only round of the 11 round FIA World Cup series to be run in winter conditions.

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Cross Country Rallies

The heart of the BMW M8 GTE: The most efficient BMW Motorsport racing engine ever.

Wed Feb 14 12:57:00 CET 2018Press Release

Every successful race car needs a powerful and reliable engine to accelerate to top speed. In the case of the new BMW M8 GTE, which will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2018, this is the BMW P63/1. The story of this special powerhouse began back in February 2016.

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IMSA Series
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Motorsport Cars
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Automotive

Strong showing from BMW M6 GT3 teams at the Bathurst 12 Hour goes unrewarded – New BMW M4 GT4 wins on its Australian debut.

Sun Feb 04 10:43:42 CET 2018Press Release

The BMW M6 GT3 teams produced an impressive performance in the 12-hour race at the iconic “Mount Panorama Circuit” in Bathurst (AUS), but their efforts went unrewarded. BMW Team SRM, with BMW DTM drivers Timo Glock (GER) and Philipp Eng (AUT) sharing the cockpit of the number 100 BMW M6 GT3 with team principal Steve Richards (NZL), eventually finished ninth.

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Customer Racing

First race outing for the new BMW i8 Coupé Qualcomm Safety Car – Félix da Costa in the points for MS&AD Andretti Formula E.

Sun Feb 04 00:22:21 CET 2018Press Release

Two days after its unveiling in Santiago de Chile (CHI), the new BMW i8 Coupé Qualcomm Safety Car enjoyed its first race outing. The safety car was soon out on track following a number of crashes on the opening lap of the spectacular fourth race of the season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, which was the series’ first appearance in the Chilean capital.

Motorsport Cars
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Automotive
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BMW Motorsport
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FIA Formula E

Pole position for the BMW M6 GT3 and BMW Team Schnitzer at the Bathurst 12 Hour.

Sat Feb 03 11:08:00 CET 2018Press Release

The BMW M6 GT3 will start the Bathurst 12 Hour at the legendary Mount Panorama Circuit in Bathurst (AUS) from pole position. In the top-10 shootout on Saturday, Chaz Mostert (AUS) topped the timesheets at the wheel of the no. 43 BMW M6 GT3 of BMW Team Schnitzer. His fastest lap was clocked at 2:01.934 minutes. On Sunday, Mostert will share driving duties with the two BMW DTM drivers Marco Wittmann (GER) and Augusto Farfus (BRA).

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Customer Racing

Classic Down Under: BMW M6 GT3 returns to Bathurst.

Tue Jan 30 15:57:42 CET 2018Press Release

On 4th February, the iconic Mount Panorama Circuit will host one of the most spectacular races in Australia: The Bathurst 12 Hour. Following its debut at this event in 2017, the BMW M6 GT3 returns to the grid at this year’s endurance classic. BMW Team Schnitzer from Germany and BMW Team SRM from Australia will each run a BMW M6 GT3. In addition, the Australian fans will see the new BMW M4 GT4 in action for the first time.

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Customer Racing

Round 4 in South America: Chile beckons for MS&AD Andretti Formula E.

Mon Jan 29 16:36:38 CET 2018Press Release

Season 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship continues on the streets of Santiago (CHI) this weekend, with the Santiago E-Prix on 3rd February. The fourth round of the season will be the first Formula E event to be held in Chile. BMW works drivers António Félix da Costa (POR) and Tom Blomqvist (GBR) will race at the South American venue for MS&AD Andretti Formula E.

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FIA Formula E

BMW M8 GTE masters debut race in Daytona.

Sun Jan 28 22:59:00 CET 2018Press Release

The racing career of the new BMW M8 GTE officially kicked off at the season opener of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Daytona (USA) this weekend. At the Daytona International Speedway, Jesse Krohn (FIN), John Edwards (USA), Nick Catsburg (NED) and Augusto Farfus (BRA) finished seventh in GTLM class after 773 laps, sharing driving duties at the wheel of the number 24 car.

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IMSA Series

Interview with Jens Marquardt on the development of the new BMW M8 GTE: “The special team spirit will definitely stay with us for a long time”.

Thu Jan 25 01:59:00 CET 2018Press Release

BMW Motorsport presented the new BMW M8 GTE in its livery for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Daytona (USA) on Wednesday. Speaking in an interview, BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt looks back on the development of the BMW M8 GTE and underlines the importance of team spirit in the development crew.

Motorsport Cars
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Automotive
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BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series

Green light for the new spearhead: BMW M8 GTE makes race debut at the “Rolex 24” in Daytona.

Mon Jan 22 15:15:21 CET 2018Press Release

This is the moment BMW Motorsport has been waiting for: after months of intensive development, the new BMW M8 GTE will make its race debut this weekend. The new top model for international GT racing will take to the track at the legendary 24-hour race in Daytona (USA), the opener of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The 56th edition of the endurance classic takes place on 27th/28th January.

BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series

Regeneration, fitness training and global race appearances: What the BMW DTM drivers work on during winter.

Fri Jan 19 14:46:35 CET 2018Press Release

Just six months separate the 2017 DTM season finale in Hockenheim (GER) in October and the 2018 opener at the same track in May. It might sound like a long break, but the six BMW DTM drivers don’t get bored during that time. They have an extensive programme even during the DTM break.

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Motorsport Drivers
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DTM
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BMW Motorsport
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The fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and operating range figures were determined according to the prescribed test procedure in the version applicable at the time of type approval (Regulation No 715/2007). The figures refer to a vehicle with basic configuration in Germany and considers the different sizes of the selected wheels/tyres.

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