One of the highlights of the 2018 endurance season takes place this weekend: the Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER). Over 40 BMW race cars will be in action in the “Green Hell”, including five BMW M6 GT3s. ROWE Racing will field two cars with works support from BMW Motorsport. The third car in the field is the … Continue reading → ...
Super GT Championship racer Sean Walkinshaw produced a sensational performance during round two of the 2018 season at Fuji Speedway in Japan on Friday, 4th May, to secure his second career GT300 victory with team-mate Shinichi Takagi.
PODIUM SILVERWARE SQUARELY IN WALKINSHAW’S SIGHTS AS SUPER GT MAKES FIRST VISIT OF YEAR TO FUJI SPEEDWAY
British racing driver Sean Walkinshaw returns to the scene of his maiden Super GT Championship race victory, Fuji Speedway in Japan, this week for the eagerly awaited second round of the 2018 season.
Following the spectacular start to the season at Oschersleben (GER) a fortnight ago, it was the turn of Autodrom Most (CZE) to host races three and four of this season’s ADAC GT Maters on Saturday and Sunday. The best-placed BMW drivers in the two races were Jens Klingmann (GER) and Christopher Zöchling (AUT). They finished … Continue reading → ...
ROWE Racing is approaching the start of the 2018 GT season in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup. The team will compete in the season’s five races with two BMW M6 GT3s and a strong BMW driver line-up. The 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL) promises to be the highlight of the year. The new Blancpain … Continue reading → ...
BMW works driver Timo Scheider (GER) and BMW Motorsport Junior Mikkel Jensen (DEN) started the 2018 season of the ADAC GT Masters with podium success. The BMW Team Schnitzer duo initially crossed the finish line in fourth place at the wheel of the #42 BMW M6 GT3 in the race on Saturday in Oschersleben (GER).
BMW is once again represented with a strong contingent at this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours (GER). The majority of those alternating at the wheel of the two BMW M6 GT3s fielded by ROWE Racing, with works support from BMW Motorsport, will be drivers from the GT works programmes in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. A total of five BMW M6 GT3s will line up in the “Green Hell”. As well as ROWE Racing, FALKEN Motorsports will also run one car, while Walkenhorst Motorsport fields two BMW M6 GT3s. Among those in action at the wheel of the car in the livery of Premium Technology Partner Shell will be Augusto Farfus (BRA).
The Second race of the season in the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring, first victory of the season for the BMW M6 GT3 at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife (GER): Jesse Krohn (FIN) and Connor De Phillippi (USA) won the “43rd DMV 4-Stunden-Rennen”. After 27 laps, they had an advantage of around nine seconds in the #99 ROWE Racing BMW … Continue reading → ...
Race-winning Super GT driver Sean Walkinshaw aims to get his GT300 championship bid off to the strongest possible start at Okayama International Circuit in Japan this coming weekend, 7th/8th April, when the much anticipated 2018 campaign gets underway.
The test and set-up sessions fell victim to the weather conditions, but the 64th ADAC Westfalenfahrt on Saturday marked the official start of the 2018 VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. The best-placed BMW drivers were Nick Catsburg (NED), John Edwards (USA) and Richard Westbrook (GBR) in the ROWE Racing number 98 BMW M6 GT3.
BMW Motorsport heads into the coming ADAC GT Masters season with a strong mixture of experience and talented youngsters. BMW Motorsport Juniors Mikkel Jensen (DEN) and Dennis Marschall (GER) are given the opportunity to prove themselves at the wheel of the BMW M6 GT3 in which they will race alongside and learn from a two-time DTM champion.
Falken Tyre’s 20th motorsport season contesting on the gruelling Nürburgring Nordschleife. Yet again, the Falken Motorsports team will battle it out on the notoriously challenging German circuit in the VLN Endurance Championship and world-famous ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race, competing with a new driver line-up for 2018 and two GT3 cars, the Porsche 911 GT3 and BMW M6 GT3.
On 4th February, the iconic Mount Panorama Circuit will host one of the most spectacular races in Australia: The Bathurst 12 Hour. Following its debut at this event in 2017, the BMW M6 GT3 returns to the grid at this year’s endurance classic. BMW Team Schnitzer from Germany and BMW Team SRM from Australia will each run a BMW M6 GT3. In addition, the Australian fans will see the new BMW M4 GT4 in action for the first time.
Just six months separate the 2017 DTM season finale in Hockenheim (GER) in October and the 2018 opener at the same track in May. It might sound like a long break, but the six BMW DTM drivers don’t get bored during that time. They have an extensive programme even during the DTM break. The drivers … Continue reading → ...
British racing driver Sean Walkinshaw will return to the high-profile Super GT Championship for a second season this year after today, Friday, 12th January, confirming he will remain with top entrant Autobacs Racing Team Aguri for a major title push in GT300. Teaming-up once again with vastly experienced racer Shinichi Takagi, after an outstanding debut … Continue reading → ...
BMW Motorsport has set its course for the 2018 season. At the traditional Season Review event in Munich (GER), BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt (GER) presented the extensive programme, as well as the drivers and teams involved. Next year’s activities range from the return to Le Mans (FRA) in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)
Race winning Super GT driver Sean Walkinshaw says he is going ‘all out’ to make a deserved return to the podium during the final race of the season at Motegi in Japan on Sunday, 12th November, where he and team-mate Shinichi Takagi still have a slim chance of winning the GT300 title.
Sean Walkinshaw delivered a fantastic performance during an entertaining penultimate round of the Super GT Championship season at Chang International Circuit in Thailand on Sunday, 8th October, to only just miss out on a deserved GT300 podium by a mere 0.2 seconds. Finishing in fourth position after a tremendous stint in the second part
Championship challenger Sean Walkinshaw returns to race action at Chang International Circuit in Thailand this coming weekend, 7th/8th October, where the Super GT season reaches a crucial stage during the penultimate event of 2017.
BMW Team RLL will close the team’s ninth year of sports car competition with the running of this Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans, the traditional IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale.