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BMW Golf Cup World Final in South Africa supports UNICEF.

06.03.2024Press Release

+++ Eagles for Education: €1,000 per eagle supports UNICEF for children in crisis situations +++ 33 markets represented at the highlight of the biggest international tournament series for amateur golfers +++ ‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ experience at Fancourt Resort +++ Gary Player visits as guest of honour +++

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Road to Le Mans: BMW M works drivers Valentino Rossi and Max Hesse celebrate victories at the Circuit de la Sarthe.

12.06.2023Press Release

Two victories for the BMW M Team WRT and the BMW M4 GT3 in the supporting programme, an impressive overall presence of BMW M and the first GT3 triumph for Valentino Rossi (ITA). Although the premiere of the BMW M Hybrid V8 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) is not on the agenda until 2024, BMW M was already an emphatic part of the event at several levels this year at the 100-year anniversary of the world's most famous endurance race.

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BMW Group South Africa signs off from 2023 Simola Hillclimb in electrifying form.

09.05.2023Press Release

The 13th Knysna Simola Hillclimb run on Saturday, 6 May and Sunday, 7 May solidified the event’s status as the must-attend hillclimb on the local motorsport calendar. For BMW Group South Africa, that fielded cars in the hillclimb’s Classic Car Friday and King of the Hill events, Knysna proved a fitting environment to display its icons – past and future – as it celebrates 50 years in South Africa.

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Garrett Gerloff in Austin: Impressed by his laps on the new BMW M 1000 RR MotoGP™ Safety Bike.

24.04.2023Press Release

Before he rides for the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team in the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) at Assen (NED) this weekend, BMW Motorrad works rider Garrett Gerloff (USA) spent a few exciting days in his home of Texas. Gerloff was in Austin (USA) to visit the Grand Prix of the Americas in MotoGP™ – and took the opportunity to take the new BMW M 1000 RR MotoGP™ Safety Bike onto the track for a spin.

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A WorldSBK weekend of mixed feelings for BMW Motorrad Motorsport in Assen.

24.04.2023Press Release

BMW Motorrad Motorsport experienced a weekend of mixed emotions at the opening round of the European leg of this season’s FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) in Assen, the Netherlands. Scott Redding (GBR) from the ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team claimed his best results of the season so far in the Superpole and the races. Meanwhile, his team-mate and local favourite Michael van der Mark (NED) suffered a big crash in race two.

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BMW Group South Africa revs up for another round of celebratory activities at the 2023 Knysna Simola Hillclimb

21.04.2023Press Release

BMW Group South Africa is Tier One partner to Knysna Simola Hillclimb in support of its 50th anniversary celebrations +++ Four iconic South Africa-only models to compete in Classic Car Friday, 5 May +++ Four current and soon-to-be-launched models to compete in King of the Hill, 6 - 7 May +++ Celebration of BMW's unique automotive heritage, past and future.

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BMW Junior Team wins with ROWE Racing second: hat-trick for the BMW M4 GT3 in the Nürburgring Endurance Series.

18.04.2023Press Release

Three races, three wins for the BMW M4 GT3: the BMW Junior Team has completed the hat-trick for BMW M Motorsport in the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS). On Saturday, BMW M works drivers Neil Verhagen (USA), Dan Harper (GBR) and Max Hesse (GER) won the third race of the season on the Nürburgring Nordschleife (GER) in the #44 BMW M4 GT3 from the BMW M Team RMG.

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BMW M Team RLL secures second podium finish for the BMW M Hybrid V8 in the Long Beach sprint race – class win for the Paul Miller Racing BMW M4 GT3.

18.04.2023Press Release

After finishing second in the GTP class at the Twelve Hours of Sebring (USA), BMW M Team RLL again enjoyed podium celebrations at Long Beach (USA). Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Nick Yelloly (GBR) repeated their Sebring success, finishing second again in the #25 BMW M Hybrid V8 in the first sprint race of the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IMSA series).

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Second win in two Nürburgring Endurance Series races for the BMW M4 GT3.

02.04.2023Press Release

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The BMW M4 GT3 was again the benchmark in the second race of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) season. After ROWE Racing won the opening event two weeks ago, first place this time around went to Walkenhorst Motorsport. BMW M works driver Jesse Krohn (FIN) and his team-mate Jakub Giermaziak (POL) in the #34 car overcame difficult conditions to claim victory as the track dried out.

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ROWE Racing to compete in both the 24h Nürburgring and GT World Challenge Europe with two BMW M4 GT3s.

02.03.2023Press Release

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ROWE Racing and BMW M Motorsport will be aiming for joint success again in the major 24-hour races at the Nürburgring (GER) and Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) in the 2023 season. The team from St. Ingbert (GER) will race with two works-supported BMW M4 GT3s; both at the Nordschleife and in the Endurance Cup of the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Powered by AWS (GTWC).

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Challenging start to the WorldSBK season for BMW Motorrad Motorsport at Phillip Island.

26.02.2023Press Release

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After a short but busy winter break, BMW Motorrad Motorsport kicked off the 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship with the new BMW M 1000 RR at Phillip Island, Australia. The ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team and the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team claimed top-ten finishes, but on the whole it was a challenging weekend for both teams and the four BMW factory riders Scott Redding (GBR), Garrett Gerloff (USA), Michael van der Mark (NED) and Loris Baz (FRA).

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BMW M Motorsport presents works drivers and race programme for the 2023 season.

09.12.2022Press Release

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The squad of works drivers at BMW M Motorsport for the 2023 season includes more prominent newcomers. Belgians Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts receive works driver contracts and join the BMW M Motorsport family. They will compete with BMW M Team WRT in the coming season, among other outings. The initial race programmes for the BMW M Motorsport teams and works drivers have also been confirmed.

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Collaboration with iRacing: BMW M Motorsport is the first manufacturer to launch virtual version of its new LMDh car.

31.10.2022Press Release

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The successful collaboration between BMW M Motorsport and the leading simulation platform iRacing enters the next round in 2023. BMW M Motorsport is set to become the first manufacturer in the world to make its new LMDh car, the BMW M Hybrid V8, available to the sim racing community.

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SA's Sheldon van der Linde is the 2022 DTM champion!

09.10.2022Press Release

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A perfect and emotionally-charged conclusion to the DTM season for the BMW M Motorsport teams and drivers! Sheldon van der Linde (RSA) finished third in the final race at the Hockenheimring (GER) to claim the championship – one day after his Schubert Motorsport team had secured the team title.

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BMW M Motorsport returns to Le Mans with the BMW M Hybrid V8: WEC involvement from 2024.

28.07.2022Press Release

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BMW M Motorsport returns to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (FRA) in 2024. One year after its debut season in the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2023, the new BMW M Hybrid V8 will also take on the top-class opposition in the Hypercars category in the official FIA World Endurance Championship.

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BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director Marc Bongers: passion for motor racing has roots at Assen.

21.04.2022Press Release

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The second round of the WorldSBK season will take place this weekend at Assen in the Netherlands. This is a very special event for BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director Marc Bongers. In a wide-ranging interview, Bongers talks about his early enthusiasm for motor racing, his own active involvement in the Netherlands, his career, the development of BMW Motorrad Motorsport – as well as providing some special insights into Dutch cuisine.

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