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By BIMMERPOST member dyansamuel:

This was a training program I took last November in Shanghai F1 International Circuit. BMW brought a fleet of BMW Formula cars and team from Germany to throw a week’s training for customers, mostly die-hard bimmer owners.

The BMW formula car, FB02, features a monocoque chassis, a 140-hp BMW motorcycle engine and a 6-speed sequential gear box. Power to weight ratio is 1hp:3.5kg (M3′s is 1:4). 0-100kmh 3.5 seconds. Maximum speed 230kmh. It weighs just 440 kgs. With slick tyres, it corners … CONTINUED

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Today, BMW launched their 2014 DTM Motorsport event inside the BMW Welt, in a spectacular fashion! BMW Motorsport and the factory employees at the BMW AG plant in Munich ( DE) , as well as the many fans(watching) in(and outside) the BMW Welt , the program for the DTM 2014 season kicked off!

Just over a week before the first DTM race will be held at Hockenheim ( DE ) BMW Motorsport, presented an awesome event, all eight DTM BMW M4 race car’s and their … CONTINUED

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It is all change for the reigning DTM manufacturers’ champions as for 2014 the brand new BMW M4 DTM will take the place of the successful BMW M3 DTM. The 2013 car went out on a high as, when Timo Glock won the final race of the season, this was the 51st victory of the BMW M3 in the prestigious touring car series. Add to that the fact that Marco Wittmann was the Rookie of the Year, Augusto Farfus was second in the drivers’ … CONTINUED

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Long Beach (US), 13th April 2014. Third race, third podium: BMW Team RLL scored a third consecutive podium in the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, finishing second and sixth in Long Beach (US). John Edwards (US) and Dirk Müller (DE) scored their first podium of the season, racing the number 56 BMW Z4 GTLM to second place. After 75 laps of the 1.968-mile street circuit, the duo finished 5.408 seconds behind the winning Corvette of Jan Magnussen (DK) and Antonio Garcia (ES) in the … CONTINUED

Video: BMW Endurance Racing

04/12/2014 at 2:00 PM
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BMW Motorsport drivers comment on and scenes from endurance racing.

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Endurance fans at the qualifying race for the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife (DE) will be witness to a world first on Sunday: after BMW announced the first-ever use worldwide of laser light technology in a production vehicle, BMW Motorsport is now also the first manufacturer to compete at a race with this innovation. The four BMW Z4 GT3s run by BMW Sports Trophy Team Schubert and BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS are being equipped with innovative headlamps, similar to those which will … CONTINUED

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Catch our coverage from the 2014 Techno Classica Essen.

There is a reason why I LOVE attending the Techno Classic in Essen… it’s all the cool classic cars! Yup, the quality of the cars on display here and that fact that all the major German car makers are here – at the factory level, makes this show a MUST SEE event each year. It’s the worlds largest classic car show(so says Siha, the organizers) held in Europe. I believe it. I always have … CONTINUED

Autoshows

All Eight BMW M4 DTM Designs Unveiled

04/01/2014 at 10:35 AM
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All 8 of the BMW M4 DTM cars for the 2014 DTM season have now been revealed. Check them out inside.

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Two M235i Racing cars had unfortunate ends to their day at the first VLN race of the season at the Nurburgring.

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Some video clips from the BMW M4 Safety Car’s debut at the Qatar MotorGP race. The M4 Safety Car showcases the following BMW M Performance Parts:

Titanium exhaust system with carbon finishers
Black front grille
Front splitter with blade
Rear diffusor
Carbon rear spoiler
Carbon mirror caps
Side skirts
Alcantara M Performance … CONTINUED

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The Geneva Auto Show may be over, but we still have some more to show you from the show. Here’s a collection of Le Mans race cars which ran and won at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. I was in awe. Can’t wait for June (next 24 Hour Le Mans) to come!

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Here some fresh impressions from the M235i Racing Event today at the Nurburgring where the first 15 customer teams received their cars for the 2014 season.

Here some fresh impressions from the M235i Racing Event today at the Nurburgring where the first 15 customer teams received their cars for the 2014 season.

When BMW Motorsport announced last year it would be including a new entry-level model in its range of Customer Racing cars, the news was welcomed with open arms by privateer teams and drivers. Within … CONTINUED