BMW Team RLL IMSA Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and Year End Results

BMW Team RLL closed the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with third and fourth place GTLM class finishes in today’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. With the GTLM class titles decided in the last round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, BMW had its focus set on a second-place finish in the manufacturer championship standings as well as second and third-place finishes in driver points.

BMW Team RLL finishes ‘Petit Le Mans’ on the podium.

John Edwards (USA), Jesse Krohn (FIN) and Augusto Farfus (BRA) co-drove the #24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE to a third-place finish in the 10-hour IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship ‘Petit Le Mans’ at Road Atlanta (USA) to score the team’s sixth consecutive podium finish. The trio led the GTLM class multiple times and completed 431 laps to finish 4.412 seconds behind the winning Porsche.

Double podium for BMW Team RLL at the "Charlotte Roval"

BMW Team RLL enjoyed success at ‘Charlotte Motor Speedway’. Only GT cars lined up on the ‘Roval’, and they delivered a thrilling race in adverse conditions. Heavy rain and standing water on the track meant that the start of the race already scheduled for the evening had to be pushed back an hour to 21:05 local time.

A 2020 Processional Four Car Race for Mid Ohio

With Porsche withdrawing due to Covid-19 exposure, only a four car field contested the Mid-Ohio race this past weekend. Team RLL followed the two corvettes home and had a third-place finish by the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE of Connor De Phillippi and Bruno Spengler in the two-hour-and-forty-minute Acura Sports Car Challenge while John Edwards and Jesse Krohn finished fourth in the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE. 

BMW Team RLL #25 Wins at Road Atlanta - #24 Third

BMW Team RLL stepped on the podium for the third consecutive IMSA race weekend capturing the team’s 22nd victory. For Spengler, who joined the team as a regular driver at the beginning of the season, it was the first IMSA victory. De Phillippi and Spengler now stand third in GTLM driver points.

BMW Team RLL on the podium at Road America

BMW Team RLL returned to the podium in the fourth race of this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Road America (USA). After a chaotic conclusion to the 2:40-hour race, John Edwards (USA) and Jesse Krohn (FIN) came home third in the GTLM class in the #24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE. Connor de Phillippi (USA) and Bruno Spengler (CAN) finished sixth in the second BMW Team RLL car, after suffering a mechanical issue shortly before the end of the race.

BMW Team RLL wins Daytona 24 Hours!

John Edwards (USA), Jesse Krohn (FIN), Augusto Farfus (BRA) and Chaz Mostert (AUS) took victory in the GTLM class at the wheel of the #24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE at ‘Daytona International Speedway’. At the head of the field, the BMW works drivers thrilled GT fans with magnificent overtaking manoeuvres to finish ahead of two Porsche cars in second and third place.

BMW #24 Finishes 2nd at Laguna Seca

BMW Team RLL came up 20 seconds short of delivering a third consecutive GTLM class victory at Laguna Seca. The two BMW M8 GTE racing cars finished second and fifth in today’s Monterey Grand Prix. . The runner-up finish was scored by the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE, driven by John Edwards and Jesse Krohn, who started from the pole position and took the checkered flag 20 seconds behind the No. 66 Ford GT for our 10th podium at the track.

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