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Turner Motorsport wins GTD class with BMW M6 GT3 at IMSA finale – Podium for BMW Team RLL.

13.10.2019Press Release

The BMW teams in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship were able to finish the season on a high at Road Atlanta (USA). In the GTD class, Bill Auberlen, Robby Foley and Dillon Machavern (all USA) claimed victory with the #96 BMW M6 GT3 for Turner Motorsport. BMW Team RLL scored another GTLM podium. The trio of Connor De Phillippi (USA), Tom Blomqvist (GBR) and Colton Herta (USA) came third after sharing driving duties in the #25 BMW M8 GTE.

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IMSA Series

BMW Team RLL Looking To Finish 2019 IMSA Season As Strongly As It Started - With A Victory; Rolex 24 Winners Philipp Eng and Colton Herta Rejoin Team For Motul Petit Le Mans.

09.10.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Oct. 9, 2019… BMW Team RLL will be looking to finish the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season at this Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans as strongly as it began - with a victory. Since the win at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, the team has added two pole positions (Krohn - CTMP, WRLS) and two runner-up finishes (Edwards/Krohn - CTMP, WRLS) to the tally for the BMW M8 GTE IMSA program, completing its second season of ...

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IMSA Series

BMW launches #DRIVETOGLORY campaign to kick off one-year countdown to the 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, WI.

25.09.2019Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 25, 2019… The opening matches of the 2020 Ryder Cup will tee off in exactly 365 days at Whistling Straits in Kohler, WI. BMW, a worldwide partner of the Ryder Cup, will mark the countdown to the largest golf tournament in the world under the campaign slogan #DRIVETOGLORY at the Ryder Cup Year to Go celebration next week. For the first time, qualification for the European Ryder Cup team began at the 2019 BMW PGA Championship ...

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Golf

BMW’s Bet On Black Comes Up One Position Short With Runner-Up Podium Finish At Laguna Seca; Edwards/Krohn - P2, Blomqvist/De Phillippi - P5.

16.09.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 15, 2019… BMW Team RLL came up 20 seconds short of delivering a third consecutive GTLM class victory at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, its two BMW M8 GTE racing cars finishing second and fifth in today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute IMSA Monterey SportsCar Championship race. The runner-up finish was scored by the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE, driven by John Edwards and Jesse Krohn, who started from the pole position and completed 114 laps ...

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BMW Team RLL Qualifies First and Third at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca; Krohn - Pole, Blomqvist - P3.

15.09.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 14, 2019… BMW Team RLL looks poised to continue its success at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with a strong 1-3 qualifying effort this afternoon in preparation for tomorrow’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race. Setting a new GTLM class qualifying record of 1:21.557 minutes around the iconic 2.238-mile, 11-turn circuit, Jesse Krohn put the all-black liveried No. 24 BMW M8 GTE on the pole position. It was the Finnish ...

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IMSA Series

BMW Team RLL Aims For Three Victories in a Row at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca; No. 24 BMW M8 GTE Back in Black.

10.09.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 11, 2019… BMW Team RLL has an enviable record at Laguna Seca Raceway. A 1-2 BMW Z4 GTLM finish in 2015, forty years and two days after Hans J. Stuck won there in 1975 in a BMW 3.0 CSL, began the recent string of successes; a win in 2017 for the No. 24 BMW M6 GTLM driven by John Edwards and Martin Tomczyk and again in 2018 for the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, piloted by Connor De Phillippi and Alexander Sims BMW. The team is eagerly ...

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MINI John Cooper Works Team Takes Two Wins at Watkins Glen

05.09.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J., September 5, 2019. Two races, two more wins for Mark Pombo and the MINI John Cooper Works Team at Watkins Glen International. Pombo had a dominating weekend in which he led the majority of both races. He picked up right where he left off at Portland, earning a third consecutive win in the 2019 SRO TC America race series for the team.   Behind the wheel of the #59 STEP MINI JCW, Pombo lead a 1-2-3 train of MINIs through the early ...

 

BMW Team RLL Off the Pace at VIRginia International Raceway, Finishing Seventh and Eighth.

26.08.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 25, 2019… BMW Team RLL persevered through a very difficult time in today’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, ultimately finishing seventh and eighth in the GTLM class. The winner and third place finisher here last season, the team could not equal the pace of the other GTLM competitors this weekend, even with the BMW drivers pushing their cars as hard as they could and delivering an almost ...

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BMW Team RLL Qualifies 7th and 8th for Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway. Edwards - P7, De Phillippi - P8

24.08.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 24, 2019… BMW Team RLL will start from the seventh and eighth GTLM class positions in tomorrow’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. With a lap of 1:41.703 minutes around the 3.27-mile, 17-turn Virginia International Raceway, John Edwards qualified the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE seventh - 1.073 seconds from the pole sitting No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR. Connor De Phillippi, the winner of this race last year ...

BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series

BMW Team RLL Looking For Lightning To Strike Twice at Virginia International Raceway.

21.08.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 21, 2019… BMW Team RLL returns to Virginia International Raceway this weekend for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at VIR. The classic 3.27-mile, 17-turn road course, in Alton, Virginia, was the site of the team’s very first victory and double podium finish as well as the first of two consecutive wins for the M8 GTE in 2018. Connor De Phillippi and Alexander Sims took the VIR victory in the No. ...

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IMSA Series
 

Justin Thomas Wins the 2019 BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club in Historic Fashion.

19.08.2019Press Release

Medinah, Ill. – August 18, 2019... BMW congratulates Justin Thomas on winning the 2019 BMW Championship today at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois in record-setting fashion. Thomas put on a sterling four-day performance to capture the title with a final score of 25-under par, to win his first-ever BMW Championship. “It’s hard, I was really nervous today,” said Thomas. “It’s hard to play with a lead but I was enjoying it though. This is why you ...

BMW Championship
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Golf

BMW Renews Partnership with PGA TOUR and Western Golf Association to Remain Title Sponsor of the BMW Championship.

18.08.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 18, 2019... The long-standing relationship between BMW and the Western Golf Association was extended with today’s announcement that BMW will continue as the title sponsor of the BMW Championship. With this new agreement, BMW will host the BMW Championship, the penultimate event on the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs, through 2022. “We are happy to remain the title sponsor of the BMW Championship,” said Bernhard Kuhnt, president ...

BMW Championship
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Golf

The 2019 BMW Championship gets underway at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, IL, marking return to Chicago market.

14.08.2019Press Release

Medinah, IL – August 14, 2019... The 2019 BMW Championship officially got underway today at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, marking the event’s return to its traditional home in the Chicago area. Defending BMW Championship winner Keegan Bradley will look to become the first repeat champion since BMW became title sponsor in 2007, and only the third golfer to win multiple BMW Championship titles. The annual BMW Championship Gardner Heidrick ...

BMW Championship
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BMW Team RLL Finishes Fifth and Eighth at Road America; Blomqvist/De Phillippi - P5, Edwards/Krohn - P8 Turner Motorsport M6 GT3 Finishes Third in GT Daytona Class.

05.08.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 4, 2019… BMW Team RLL salvaged a top-five finish in today’s IMSA WeatherTech Championship Road Race Showcase, at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wis., with the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE of Tom Blomqvist and Connor De Phillippi, after a very difficult day. After leading a handful of laps, John Edwards and Jesse Krohn finished eighth in the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE following brake failure mid-race. The car completed the ...

BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series

BMW Team RLL Loses P1 and P3 Qualifying Positions at Road America Following Post-Qualifying Inspection.

04.08.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 3, 2019… What was thought to be BMW Team RLL’s second best qualifying effort of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season quickly turned to disappointment as both BMW M8 GTE racing cars were disqualified following the post-qualifying technical inspection. Both cars will start from the rear of the class. Earlier in the day, Tom Blomqvist made the most of his first qualifying session at the classic Road America ...

BMW Motorsport
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IMSA Series

BMW Team RLL Looking Forward to Road America.

31.07.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 31, 2019… The yearly IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship stop at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is always special for BMW Team RLL. The 4.0-mile, 14-turn natural terrain road course is Bobby Rahal’s favorite circuit in North America as well as the site of the team’s very first victory with BMW - a win from pole for Bill Auberlen and Joey Hand in 2009. Over the last decade of competition the team has scored two ...

BMW Motorsport
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BMW Team RLL Finishes Seventh and Eighth at Lime Rock Park; Blomqvist/De Phillippi - P7, Edwards/Krohn - P8. Turner Motorsport M6 GT3 Finishes Third in GT Daytona Class

21.07.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 20, 2019…BMW Team RLL finished seventh and eighth in today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, in Lakeville, Conn. Tom Blomqvist and Connor De Phillippi finished seventh in the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE after starting third. John Edwards and Jesse Krohn, driving the No. 24 M8 GTE, finished in eight place unable to improve on their qualifying position. Overall ...

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IMSA Series

MINI JCW Team Dishes Out One-Two Punch During Portland Leg of SRO TC America Race Series

17.07.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J., July 17, 2019. After two hard-fought rounds of racing during the seventh and eighth races of the 2019 SRO TC America race series this past weekend, the MINI John Cooper Works Team found itself atop the podium twice in its first trip to the 12-turn, 1.9 mile Portland International Raceway. MINI USA and the MINI JCW Team proudly congratulate drivers Nate Noremberg and Mark Pombo, who guided the #60 MINI JCW and the #59 “STEP” MINI JCW ...

Automotive
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MINI Motorsport

BMW Team RLL Prepared for Physics of Lime Rock Park.

17.07.2019Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 17, 2019… The July 20th Northeast Grand Prix, at Lime Rock Park, in Lakeville, Conn., marks the start of the second half of the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season and BMW Team RLL is looking to make the most of its increased competitiveness shown in recent rounds. A one-two BMW M8 GTE qualifying effort resulted in second and fourth place finishes at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and moved BMW back into second ...

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