Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 23 , 2016… The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix turned into a demolition derby for BMW Team RLL as both BMW M6 GTLM racing cars ended the day on the wrecker. Both cars were pushed off the track by the same competitor’s car in Lime Rock Park’s downhill turn in different incidents, ending up in the tire wall and out of the race. The No.
John Edwards, driver No. 100 BMW M6 GTLM (9th): “It was really an unlucky day as we had a power steering failure. The car was really quick, especially when we were by ourselves. We struggled a little bit in traffic. Overall I think we had really good pace and it is a shame to see no result from it.”
The 24 Hours of the Nurburgring was quite a test for the drivers. It "hailed in the Green Hell", among other challenges. For a long time, the number 100 Schubert Motorsport BMW M6 GT3 was on course for a podium finish, until Lucas Luhr (DE) was hit by a slower car on the Grand Prix circuit shortly after 09:00.
BMW Team RLL finished today’s two-hour Continental Monterey Grand Prix, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, in Monterey, Calif., ninth and tenth in the GTLM class.
Sebring (US), 20th March 2016. BMW Team RLL secured the maiden podium result for the newly developed BMW M6 GTLM at the legendary 12-hour race in Sebring (US).
Action has started at Sebring International Raceway. The famous Florida circuit played host to two IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship test sessions on Thursday. The GT Le Mans (GTLM) class was represented by five cars.