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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 14:24:00 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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BMW rider Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam ends the season as champion in the Malaysia Superbike Championship.

Mon Nov 27 14:19:13 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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Markus Reiterberger wins the 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.

Mon Nov 27 09:48:00 CET 2017Press Release

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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2018 Dakar Rally Media Guide

Wed Nov 22 08:15:00 CET 2017Press Kit

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.

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

Tue Nov 14 13:39:28 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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BMW M4 DTM visits the Japanese Super GT Championship.

Sun Nov 12 11:55:00 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 18:05:00 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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“Ready to race”: Newly developed BMW M4 GT4s delivered to customer teams for the first time.

Thu Oct 26 14:15:00 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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BMW brand ambassador Alessandro Zanardi achieves his next big goal: Barcelona long distance triathlon completed in under nine hours.

Mon Oct 02 10:24:30 CEST 2017Press Release

It was his big goal for this triathlon season: Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) aimed to stay under the nine-hour mark in a long distance triathlon and the BMW brand ambassador accomplished his mission this Saturday. Zanardi completed the Barcelona triathlon in Spain with a time of 8:58.59 hours.

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Innovative technology for a new legend: the new BMW M8 GTE.

Tue Sep 12 16:40:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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BMW Motorsport presented its new top-of-the-range model for the international GT racing scene at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt am Main: the BMW M8 GTE. Before the BMW 8 Series Coupé goes on sale, the race car will compete on the track next season, including in the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC). It is with this series that BMW Motorsport will also make its return to the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA).

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BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt.

Tue Sep 12 11:10:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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BMW is firing the starting gun on the brand’s forthcoming product offensive with an extraordinary pageant of new models and concept vehicles at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. The company’s stand centres on its expanded luxury class line-up, captivating studies and production models in numerous segments exhibited at a public trade fair for the first time.

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Tenth world title for BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi: Italy wins gold in the para-cycling team relay.

Mon Sep 04 11:18:08 CEST 2017Press Release

BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) concluded the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, by winning his tenth world title. The third competition for him on the schedule at this event was the team relay on Sunday. Zanardi and his team-mates Paolo Cecchetto and Luca Mazzone, forming the Italian national team, dominated the race and successfully defended their world title.

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Silver medal for BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi in thrilling para-cycling road race.

Mon Sep 04 11:14:42 CEST 2017Press Release

The second competition for BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, turned out to be a real thriller. The decider of the 60.7 kilometre road race came in an exciting sprint to the finish. In the end, Zanardi claimed second place and the silver medal – crossing the line wheel to wheel with the winner Tim de Vries (NED).

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BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi defends his world-title in the para-cycling time trial.

Fri Sep 01 09:30:04 CEST 2017Press Release

The world para-cycling elite are meeting in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships – and Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) lives up to his role as a favourite. On Thursday, the BMW Brand Ambassador won the time trial in the MH5 category (men’s hand-cycle), defending his world title in the discipline.

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BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt.

Tue Aug 29 15:55:00 CEST 2017Press Release

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BMW is firing the starting gun on the brand’s forthcoming product offensive with an extraordinary pageant of new models and concept vehicles at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt am Main. The company’s stand centres on its expanded luxury class line-up, captivating studies and production models in numerous segments exhibited at a public trade fair for the first time.

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Formula E season comes to an end with more points for MS Amlin Andretti in Montreal.

Mon Jul 31 15:20:00 CEST 2017Press Release

The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN), the final round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. The team’s solitary points finish came with Robin Frijns’ (NED) ninth-place on Saturday, with António Félix da Costa (POR) unlucky not to score after being spun by a competitor. In a difficult race on Sunday, Frijns and Félix da Costa finished 13th and 15th respectively.

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Successful debut: Positive tests for the new BMW M8 GTE at the Lausitzring.

Thu Jul 20 18:30:00 CEST 2017Press Release

Munich. Last week’s three-day test at the Lausitzring (GER) heralded the next phase in the development of the new BMW M8 GTE. Following the roll-out on 1st July at BMW Plant Dingolfing, this was the first test outing for the BMW M8 GTE. BMW works driver Martin Tomczyk (GER) alternated at the wheel with BMW DTM driver Maxime Martin (BEL). BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt also attended the test.

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Thrills, spills and new winners mark fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship

Mon Jul 17 11:15:00 CEST 2017Press Kit

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The fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship was marked by three new winners, incidents galore and superb racing at the Aldo Scribante race track on Saturday. A large appreciative Eastern Cape crowd watched the battles unfold over two heats, with body-panels rubbing and competitors spinning off the 2.4km track, including the two championship leaders who tangled in race two.¶

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