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Dirk Müller and John Edwards, driving the No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE, scored a third place finish in today’s four-hour American Le Mans Monterey race. A second consecutive podium finish …
It was a good weekend that got much better for Team RLL at the Long Beach Grand Prix. Full results after the break.
BMW Motorsport will take the Z4 GTE into its first street fight in Long Beach, California this weekend. The competition will be fierce but with two native Californians behind the wheel of Munich’s latest skunk works project anything is possible- we’d love at least the the third step on the podium.
With some five weeks to integrate the findings from Sebring, the Bobby Rahal-led team is confident the new cars are ready for Long Beach – a race the team has always finished with at least one car on the podium.
The earliest the new DTM series would begin would be 2015, possibly running as part of United SportsCar Racing event weekends- what GRAND AM and ALMS have combined to become. Will a DTM class eliminate the need of say the current GTE class?
The Prototype Technology Group (PTG) run by Tom Milner is officially closing it’s doors. PTG was a longtime partner for BMW in US sports car racing with 11 years of …
Official Release: For more than eight hours a top result was in reach for BMW Team RLL at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) season opener at the “Sebring International …
Official Release: The 2013 season of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) is not the only thing kicking off at the 12 Hours of Sebring (US) this weekend. The race also marks the start of a new era in BMW Motorsport’s programme in North America: This is the first time BMW Team RLL will line up against opposition in the GT class with the newly developed BMW Z4 GTE.
Our vote is yes and this B-roll footage makes it hard to argue.
The M3 GT by all accounts has bee a tremendous success for BMW over the past five years. In total it won five GT titles ran ALMS four seasons and had it’s biggest win at the 2010 Nürburgring 24 Hours.
The Z4 GTE brings looks and sound to the racing party and we are excited to have it crossing over the Atlantic but until then check out the video.
While we’ve known for some time that BMW RLL would campaign an updated Z4 GT3 race car in the GTE category of ALMS this year, we hadn’t actually seen it until now.
BMW is embarking on a new chapter of its motorsport commitment in North America: after four successful years with the BMW M3 GT, the new BMW Z4 GTE will take over at the head of the manufacturer’s campaign in the 2013 American Le Mans Series (ALMS). On Tuesday, BMW Motorsport and BMW Team RLL presented the car and drivers for the new season at the “Daytona International Speedway” (US).
2012 saw three championships for BMW. The biggest of those of course being the DTM crown after the brand’s long absence from the sport.