The opening race of the 2019 VLN Championship at the Nurburgring was delayed and shortened to 2 hours 45 minutes due to heavy morning fog at the Eifel forest circuit.
The second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship concluded the ‘BMW M Motorsport Super Weekend’ at Sebring (USA). After 330 laps, car #24 crossed the line fourth in the GTLM class. The second BMW M8 GTE finished seventh.
Check out this video of an interview with Alex Zanardi before the 24 hours of Daytona this Saturday. Alex Zanardi is one special individual. He is a legend in motorsports having performed at the highest levels in both open wheel and sportscars. He is making his debut at the 24 hours of Daytona with BMW with the Rahal Letterman Lanigan team. There is much we can all learn from him about how to tackle tragedy and make the most of life.
Alex Zanardi: ““So last year at the beginning of the season actually, Jens Marquardt came to me and said, ‘Alex, y
Munich. The BMW Motorsport programme for the 2019 season will be even more international than in recent years.
BMW Team RLL closed the inaugural North American season of competition for the BMW M8 GTE with third and fourth place GTLM class finishes at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Petit Le Mans. John Edwards, Jesse Krohn and Chaz Mostert finished third in the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE, completing 419 laps of the 2.54-mile, 12-turn Road Atlanta circuit in the ten hour race after starting from the pole position.