May 17 2015: BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS took second place at the 2015 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The #25 BMW Z4 GT3, of Lucas Luhr, Maxime Martin, Markus Palttala and Richard Westbrook climbed the podium while #26, with Dirk Adorf, Nick Catsburg, Augusto Farfus and Jörg Müller just missed out, finishing in fourth place.
The 2015 edition was one of the most dramatic in the race’s history, with the finishing margin – 40.729 seconds – the closest ever. The race was up in … CONTINUED
The BMW M6 GT3 will make its race debut next season – and yet the new GT racing car at the forefront of the BMW Customer Racing range is already the talk of the town at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours (DE). The car was the “star guest” at the M Night – the official opening of the fifth M Festival for fans of the most powerful letter in the world, which is held on the race weekend. BMW works driver Jörg Müller (DE) … CONTINUED
We get you primed for the Nurburgring 24 Hour Race.
John Edwards and Lucas Luhr drove the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM to victory in today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The duo completed 108 laps of the 2.238-mile circuit, finishing 20.4 seconds ahead of teammates Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner in the No. 25 Z4 GTLM. This marks the first win for BMW Team RLL at Laguna Seca, the first for Edwards and Luhr as co-drivers as well as the first for Luhr as a BMW driver.
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Hockenheim (DE), 2nd May 2015. The 2015 DTM is up and running: BMW drivers Maxime Martin (BE), Timo Glock (DE), Marco Wittmann (DE) and Augusto Farfus (BR) ended the first of two races in Hockenheim (DE) in the top ten to score their first DTM points of the year.
Martin finished seventh in the SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM, making him the best-placed BMW driver. Farfus worked his way from 23rd on the grid to complete the race in tenth place. Sandwiched between Martin and Farfus … CONTINUED
Video summary of the BMW M235i Racing Cup Belgium held at the famous Spa – Francorchamps track.
Smoking tyres, roaring engines, enthusiastic fans: At the BMW Dealership in Nürnberg (DE), BMW Motorsport presented the motorsport programme for the 2015 season in front of thousands of spectators in an entertaining show. It was the first time that the annual BMW Motorsport Car Launch had been held in Nürnberg, home of reigning DTM Champion Marco Wittmann (DE) who lives just a few kilometres away in Fürth (DE). Wittmann and his fellow BMW works drivers thrilled the fans with rides in the current BMW … CONTINUED
GSR shares their motorsport 228i build with us. Words by GSR:
Last year we purchased a base model 2014 BMW 228i with a goal to learn as much as we can about this new entry level BMW and explore he possibilities of its potential to serve as a true enthusiast BMW. We
Watch the entire winning race by BMW Team RLL at the Long Beach GTLM race today, driven by Bill Auberlin and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW Team RLL Z4.
Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW Team RLL Z4, drove to a dramatic GTLM class victory today at the Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. The duo completed 76 laps of the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit during the 100 minute race, finishing 2.9 seconds in front of the No. 62 Ferrari.
The victory was the first for BMW Team RLL since a win at Lime Rock Park in 2013 and the 11th since the program’s inception in 2009. The win … CONTINUED
At the DTM Media Day in the “Motorsport Arena Oschersleben” (DE), BMW Motorsport presented the remaining two livery designs previously unreleased in its line-up of eight BMW M4 DTMs for the 2015 season.
António Félix da Costa (PT) of BMW Team Schnitzer posed for photos with his number 13 Red Bull BMW M4 DTM for the first time on Monday. This was the car he made his DTM debut in last year. The design for this year’s DTM rookie Tom Blomqvist (GB) has also been … CONTINUED
BMW Motorsports cars display at the 2015 New York auto show, including a 200ti race car, the 3.0 CSL, and the new BMW Z4 GTLM CSL Homage Livery.
The opening round of the 2015 MotoGP World Championship in Qatar marked the start of a 17th season as “Official Car of MotoGP” for BMW M. BMW has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 and provides the official fleet of vehicles. BMW M Division’s commitment also incorporates many other activities, including the presentation of the coveted BMW M Award.
As a long-term partner of MotoGP organiser Dorna Sports, BMW M Division is once again introducing a number of new features this season. These include a … CONTINUED
BMW Sports Trophy Team Schubert, BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS and many other privateer BMW teams were in action in the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife (DE) on Saturday. However, the first race of the year was overshadowed by a serious accident with tragic consequences.
A good hour into the race, a car left the track and finally came to a stop behind the safety barriers. According to the organisers, several spectators were injured. Despite receiving immediate medical attention, one person succumbed to … CONTINUED
Awesome track footage and driving as usual from BIMMERPOST member lukester.
It’s from September last years – RCN endurance race on the Nurburgring Nordschleife with his Raeder Motorsport e92 M3.
On March 19, 2015, the Belgian BMW M235i Racing Cups got their new racecars delivered at the Circuit Zolder racetrack. Enjoy these first minutes of the BMW M235i Racing on belgium ground.
Pictorial from Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, featuring the debut of the BMW Z4 GTLM CSL Homage Livery.