BMW M6 GT3 Wins First VLN Endurance Race of the Season, on Nurburgring

BMW has a particular relationship with the Inexperienced Hell. The monitor has been utilized by the Germans to check their vehicles for many years to get one of the best setup for a automobile. BMW additionally races right here in varied motorsport occasions and the newest introduced a victory for the BMW M6 GT3 within the VLN Endurance Championship Nurburgring opener. John Edwards, Nick Catsburg and Marco Wittmann managed to win the 65th ADAC Westfalenfahrt within the ROWE Racing #99 automobile. Within the #98 sister automobile, Tom Blomqvist, Connor De Phillippi and Mikkel Jensen completed in third place to spherical off a robust end result. There was already proof of the BMW M6 GT3’s potential in qualifying, which was postponed by a number of hours resulting from fog. Blomqvist secured pole place on the wheel of automobile #98. The race, which was lowered to 2 hours and 45 minutes, supplied spectators with pleasure right down to the ultimate meter. After quite a few adjustments on the entrance, and shut duels, Edwards pulled off the successful maneuver on the 20th and remaining lap. BMW works driver Jens Klingmann was additionally in motion within the Eifel mountains behind the wheel of the Staff Falken Motorsports #three BMW M6 GT3. Alongside Alexandre Imperatori, he completed in eighth place, whereas a BMW M6 GT3 was additionally on the entrance within the SP9 Professional-Am class. Rudi Adams, Immanuel Vinke and Jody Fannin have been victorious within the #35 Walkenhorst Motorsport automobile, and completed twelfth total within the standings. A complete of greater than 50 BMW vehicles have been represented within the first 2019 race on the “Inexperienced Hell”. Along with six BMW M6 GT3s, 5 BMW M4 GT4s additionally battled for factors within the SP10 class, and recorded two podiums. Within the #181 Staff Sorg Rennsport BMW M4 GT4, BMW Motorsport Junior Erik Johansson and Heiko Eichenberg completed in second place. The #180 BMW M4 GT4 pushed by Stefan Beyer, Emin Akata and Torsten Kratz took third place. The second race within the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring is scheduled for 13th April. The article BMW M6 GT3 Wins First VLN Endurance Race of the Season, on Nurburgring appeared first on BMW BLOG