More images and details of Alpina’s B6 GT3 racer have hit the web, and it looks like despite spending two decades away from motorsports, there are no flies on the leading Bimmer tuning haus.
Based on BMW’s 6-Series coupe, the B6 weighs under 3,000 pounds and gets a supercharged 4.4-liter V8 that gives more than 520 horsepower and 535 pound-feet of torque. Backed by a six-speed X-Trac sequential gearbox, the car is reportedly capable of hitting 62 miles-per-hour in 3.9 seconds en route to a top whack of at least 177 … CONTINUED
Autoblog: Motorsports fans are eagerly anticipating the 2009 ALMS season where Ferrari, Porsche, Panoz, Ford, Dodge, Chevrolet and now BMW will be competing for the GT2 title. BMW Motorsport unveiled the new M3 racing program back in February of this year and have been developing the car in Europe since then. They recently handed off the car to Rahal Letterman Racing who tested the car this past week at Road Atlanta and are currently running laps at Sebring International Raceway. BMW also announced the first two drivers for the program, … CONTINUED
BMW took its FIRST EVER win as a constructor just a few moments ago at the Canadian Grand Prix!!!
Robert Kubica took 1st place and Nick Heidfeld took 2nd, BOTH are BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers!
This puts BMW Sauber right behind Ferrari(3pts) in the constructors championship, and Kubica is number one in the drivers championship!
Also Kubica is the FIRST ever Polish driver to win an F1 race.
A day of firsts for Formula One.
A awesome day for BMW racing!
Read the rest of this article, view the photos … CONTINUED
BMW is re-entering the ALMS (American Le Mans Series racing) with this race-prepped e92 M3 coupe
It comes complete with large rear spoiler, wider wheel fenders, a stripped interior and an upgraded 485 horsepower engine.
Race team owner Bobby Rahal was on hand to help announce BMWs return to ALMS racing, which will take place for the 2009 racing season. Rahal has previously campaigned BMW racing cars in ALMS.
“We are very pleased to be returning to the American Le Mans … CONTINUED
Just came back from an event planned by Bmw Italy. Bmw is making around some Italian circuits some events named “M3 experiences”.
Tomorrow is the last of many of these meetings started in October . Monza was one of those meeting…Misano was mine experience.Very nice experience. Very well organized.
From the 8,30 am to 13 pm….it was all simply so exciting
30 people on the morning. 30 in the afternoon. 6 instructors, 6 cars.
Theory..and practice on the track. The final very funny and instructive experience was the slalom in another area with the … CONTINUED