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BMW M8 GTE Completes Inaugural North American Season With Third and Fourth Place Finishes at Motul Petit Le Mans

Mon Oct 15 21:14:30 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Oct. 13, 2018… BMW Team RLL closed the inaugural North American season of competition for the BMW M8 GTE with third and fourth place GTLM class finishes at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Petit Le Mans. John Edwards, Jesse Krohn and Chaz Mostert finished third in the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE, completing 419 laps of the 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta circuit in the ten hour race after starting from the pole position. Bill ...

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BMW M8 GTE Scores GTLM Pole for Motul Petit Le Mans!

Sat Oct 13 00:58:05 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Oct. 12, 2018… John Edwards will start the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale, Motul Petit Le Mans, from the GTLM class pole position. Driving the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE to a 1:17.006 minute lap around the 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta circuit, Edwards recorded his second pole of the 2018 season and will lead the 9-car GTLM class to the green flag tomorrow. Edwards will share the No. 24 machine with season-long ...

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MINI JCW Team Takes the Manufacturers’ Championship in the Street Tuner Race of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series

Sat Oct 13 00:42:00 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – October 12, 2018 – MINI USA and the MINI JCW Team are proud to celebrate the Manufacturers’ Championship in the Street Tuner class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series this afternoon at Road Atlanta. The Fox Factory 120 was the final race for MINI with the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and also the series finale for the Street Tuner (ST) class. After a long battle for second place against the #21 Porsche ...

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BMW Team RLL Carrying Two-Win Streak to Petit Le Mans; Bill Auberlen Returns, Chaz Mostert Added to Driver Lineup.

Tue Oct 09 21:18:35 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Oct. 9, 2018… BMW Team RLL will look to close the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the inaugural season for the BMW M8 GTE with a third consecutive GTLM class victory, this time at the 21st annual Motul Petit Le Mans. Following a win and double-podium finish at Virginia International Raceway in August and a second victory at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca this past month the team is fully prepared for Petit Le Mans – ...

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MINI JCW Team Owner Luis Perocarpi to Drive #52 for Final Street Tuner Race in Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series

Thu Oct 04 21:06:14 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – October 4, 2018 – MINI USA and the MINI JCW Team today announced that MINI JCW Team owner Luis Perocarpi will drive the #52 MINI JCW at the season finale race of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series on Friday, October 12, at Road Atlanta. The Fox Factory 120 marks the final race for MINI with the International Motor Sports Association (ISMA) and the series finale for the Street Tuner (ST) class, which will end its 16-year ...

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Keegan Bradley Wins the 2018 BMW Championship at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA.

Tue Sep 11 02:32:18 CEST 2018Press Release

Newtown Square, PA- September 10, 2018... BMW congratulates Keegan Bradley on winning the 2018 BMW Championship today at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA in a playoff. Bradley put together a stellar final round score of 66 in challenging weather conditions to capture the championship, edging out 2011 BMW Championship winner Justin Rose, in the playoff.

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BMW M8 GTE Earns Second Consecutive Season Victory and Third BMW Win in Four Years at Laguna Seca With Smart Strategy and Luck; De Phillippi, Sims - P1, Edwards, Krohn - P4

Mon Sep 10 16:27:54 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 10, 2018… BMW Team RLL recorded the team’s 19th victory and 73rd podium finish since beginning in 2009 with a second consecutive 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM class victory for the BMW M8 GTE in today’s America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The victory is the second consecutive triumph for the all-new BMW M8 GTE racing car and the third BMW win in the GTLM class at Laguna Seca in the last ...

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BMW Motorsport

BMW of North America, Western Golf Association Name Brooklyn Gabriel of Philadelphia, PA BMW Hole-in-One Scholar.

Sun Sep 09 01:56:44 CEST 2018Press Release

Newtown Square, PA- September 8, 2018... BMW of North America and the Western Golf Association announced today that Brooklyn Gabriel of Philadelphia, PA has been named a BMW Hole-in-One Scholar, receiving a full Evans Scholarship worth $100,000 to Penn State University. Gabriel received the honor as a result of Jason Day’s hole-in-one during the 2017 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, IL.

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BMW Team RLL Qualifies Fifth and Eighth at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca; Alexander Sims - P5, Jesse Krohn - P8.

Sun Sep 09 01:42:47 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 8, 2018… As the most recent GTLM class winners at Virginia International Raceway as well as defending winners here at Laguna Seca, BMW Team RLL has been keeping their heads down and focusing on readying both BMW M8 GTE racing cars for tomorrow’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

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BMW Motorsport

MINI JCW Team Focuses On Fight to the Finish, Street Fight For Street Tuner Manufacturer's Title in Final Two Races

Fri Sep 07 22:46:46 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 7, 2018 – The MINI JCW Team will head to Monterey, Calif., for the ninth round of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series. The team still maintains a one point lead in the manufacturers standings for MINI after the tough event at VIR. Not long after the champagne sprayed in celebration, Colin Mullan and Mark Pombo were notified that their #52 MINI JCW had failed IMSA’s post-race inspection due to a high boost ...

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MINI Motorsport

BMW Team RLL Looking to Continue Winning Ways at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca; BMW Customer Racing Drivers Jones and Galante Lead Street Tuner Battle.

Wed Sep 05 17:20:45 CEST 2018Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 5, 2018… Following the first GTLM class victory and double-podium finish for the BMW M8 GTE program at Virginia International Raceway, BMW Team RLL has its sights set on this weekend’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to extend the winning ways. The classic Northern California circuit within sight of Monterey Bay has seen two BMW victories in recent years. The BMW Z4 GTLM won in ...

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BMW Motorsport

The 2018 BMW Championship gets underway at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA with first-ever trip to Philadelphia market.

Wed Sep 05 15:21:14 CEST 2018Press Release

Newtown Square, PA – September 5, 2018… The 2018 BMW Championship kicked-off today at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, PA, as the event makes its first trip to the Philadelphia area. Defending BMW Championship winner Marc Leishman will look to become the first repeat champion in the event’s history.

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Golf

BMW Team RLL Delivers First BMW M8 GTE Victory in Double Podium Performance in Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.

Mon Aug 20 02:16:15 CEST 2018Press Release

Today, nine races into the inaugural racing season of the newest BMW race car, BMW Team RLL added another entry in the record books by delivering the first victory and first double podium finish for the all-new BMW M8 GTE at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.

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Automotive

Rain Does Not Dampen BMW Team RLL Qualifying Effort at VIR. Third Starting Position for Edwards and Fifth for De Phillippi in Wet Conditions for Michelin GT Challenge.

Sat Aug 18 21:49:54 CEST 2018Press Release

After three practice sessions under very hot and humid conditions, a rain shower just before the GTLM class qualifying session this afternoon soaked the Virginia International Raceway circuit and slowed the pace of the field. Electing to use Michelin wet tires on both cars, BMW Team RLL qualified in third and fifth starting positions for tomorrow’s Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.

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Automotive

Alex Zanardi completes successful Vallelunga DTM test: “The progress is massive.”

Tue Aug 14 21:14:30 CEST 2018Press Release

Alessandro Zanardi reached another milestone on the way to his guest DTM start at Misano with a two-day test in Vallelunga. Over the course of the two days, Zanardi completed 294 laps at the wheel of the BMW M4 DTM, which has been specially modified to meet his requirements. The main goal of the tests was to adapt as well as possible to the driving behaviour of the BMW M4 DTM and the way the many modifications in the cockpit function.

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Hands-on driving: a detailed look at the technical modifications to the BMW M4 DTM ahead of Alex Zanardi’s guest start.

Tue Aug 14 21:13:03 CEST 2018Press Release

The 51-year-old Italian is at Vallelunga (ITA) on Tuesday and Wednesday for a series of intensive tests with the BMW M4 DTM as he continues to prepare as meticulously as possible for his outing in Italy. Zanardi must familiarise himself with the many modifications in the cockpit, which will allow him to push the DTM car to its limit without using his prostheses. Here is a detailed look at the changes.

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Out of the car in less than five seconds: Alessandro Zanardi well prepared in terms of safety.

Tue Aug 14 17:00:23 CEST 2018Press Release

Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) is also well prepared in terms of safety ahead of his guest appearance at the next DTM race in Misano, Italy (25th/26th August). The double-amputee BMW works driver does not have any problems getting out of the car on his own within the prescribed time limit after an accident.

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BMW Team RLL Ready for Michelin GT Challenge at VIR After Near Miss at Road America. Five Car BMW M4 GT4 Entry Highlight BMW Customer Racing Effort.

Tue Aug 14 15:20:33 CEST 2018Press Release

While the second half of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship can be exhausting with a race seemingly every other weekend, BMW Team RLL is looking forward to getting back to it at the Aug. 19 Michelin GT Challenge at VIR following a near miss of the podium’s top spot at Road America.

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Automotive

BMW Team RLL Results at Road America Don’t Match the Effort. Sixth and Eighth Place Finishes After Deserving Performances.

Mon Aug 06 02:14:06 CEST 2018Press Release

The results for BMW Team RLL in today’s Continental Tire Sports Car Showcase at Road America belie an effort that came within minutes of delivering the first victory for the BMW M8 GTE. Taking over the lead on lap 42 with one hour remaining, Connor De Phillippi, driving the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, looked to be a winner until minutes from the checkered flag.

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BMW Team RLL Qualifies Sixth and Seventh at Road America; Krohn - P6, Sims - P7.

Sun Aug 05 15:56:12 CEST 2018Press Release

Demonstrating renewed performance this weekend, BMW Team RLL was unable to improve on its first and fourth place morning practice times and will start the IMSA Continental Tire Road Race Showcase from the sixth and seventh GTLM class positions following today’s 15-minute GTLM class qualifying session.

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