As many of you may know, this past weeks F1 race in the UAE marked the end of BMWs generation long stint in F1 racing. In order to commerorate the good times, the BMW Sauber F1 YouTube channel has put up this video for all of us fans to enjoy.
Heres to the good times..!
RIP BMW F1 (2000-2009). Nick Heidfeld places 5th in the final race and BMW bids farewell to F1 racing. This is certainly a bitter sweet moment for everyone involved, but BMW has commited itself to other forms of racing from this point forward and F1 is taking a new direction as well. Although, BMW is racing to sell off all its remaining F1 assets, I think most of us know that BMW will probably make a return to F1 some day in the future when … CONTINUED
Okayama, 1st November 2009. Andy Priaulx (GB) and Augusto Farfus (BR) scored wins for BMW in rounds 21 and 22 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Both races in Okayama (JP) were held in the wet, and Priaulx claimed victory for BMW Team UK in the first one. BMW Team Germany
Tommy Milner and Dirk Müller powered the BMW GT2 to a 1st place finish at the first round of the Asian Le Mans Series. This win marks the second 1st place finish for the BMW GT2, which previously won the ALMS race in Road America.
Check out this most impressive production BMW 335i purchased and prepped specifically for the Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race held at the Mount Panorama Circuit in Australia.
Heres some footage from this weekends ALMS race at the Nurburgring where the M3 placed 4th.
Qadbak Investments, Ltd, a swiss-based foundation which represents the private interests of Middle Eastern and European based families will purchase the Sauber F1 team. The contrast was officially signed today after BMW felt comfortable that the team would be financially taken care of by the new owners. BMW has wished the team every success and so do we!
Great video of Hans Stuck providing commentary as he blazes the ‘ring’ in E46 M3 GTR.
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BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team’s E92 M3s brought home the first ALMS victory for BMW since Petit Le Mans in 2001.
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BMW officially announced today that it will will not continue its Formula One campaign after the end of the 2009 season, choosing instead to focus on development of new drive technologies and projects in the field of sustainability.
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BMWUSA is offering for sale the full gambit of motorsport parts for BMWs. Of course these parts are NON-DOT approved, but if you are building a racecar, then these parts are for you!
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Thanks to his third win of the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship, BMW Team Germany’s Augusto Farfus (BR) successfully reduced the gap to championship leader Yvan Muller (FR).
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BMW updates us on the battle for the 2009 BMW M Award given to the person with the most accumulated points in the MotoGP this season
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The BMW X6 M version served as the pace and safety car at this past weekend’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix @ Laguna Seca. Photos inside.
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BMW Team Germany’s Augusto Farfus (BR) claimed victory in the 14th round of the 2009 FIA World Touring Car Championship. At the “Circuito da Boavista”, the 25-year-old took victory in front of the two SEAT drivers, Yvan Muller (FR) and Rickard Rydell (SE), who finished second and third respectively. In the 100th WTCC race since 2005 Farfus celebrated his 11th career win, thus topping the all-time winners’ list in the series. BMW Team UK driver, Andy Priaulx (GB), became the only driver to have contested every WTCC race to date … CONTINUED
BMW Team Italy-Spain continued its impressive winning streak at the “Automotodrom Brno” today. Alessandro Zanardi (IT) and Sergio Hernandez (ES) crossed the line as winners in rounds 11 and 12 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. This makes it four wins out of the last six races in Brno (CZ) for Italian team principal Roberto Ravaglia’s squad. While Zanardi celebrated his fourth WTCC victory, it was first time Hernandez had climbed to the top step of the podium.
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For those who haven’t seen it, BMW has been running this short spot about their ALMS racecar and racing heritage during the American Le Mans Racing Series.
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Augusto Farfus (BR) was the winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship’s tenth round. At the “Circuit de la Comunitat” in Valencia (ES), the BMW Team Germany driver scored his tenth WTCC victory. Jörg Müller (DE) finished second, thus making it the first BMW one-two since Brno 2008. The other BMW national team drivers also collected points: BMW Team UK’s Andy Priaulx (GB) was fourth, while Alessandro Zanardi (IT) and Sergio Hernández (ES) came fifth and sixth respectively for BMW Team Italy-Spain. In the first race of the day … CONTINUED