BMW M8 GTE finishes 3rd and 4th at Petit Le Mans

Sunday, October 14, 2018

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. Bill Auberlen, Connor De Phillippi and Alexander Sims finished fourth in the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, only 1.755 seconds behind their sister car. The race was won by the No. 911 Porsche 911 RSR.

John Edwards, driver No. 24 BMW M8 GTE (P3): “A podium is a great way to end the season. I thought this was going to be our first win of the season and my first win at Petit.”