Augusto Farfus

24h Daytona: Farfus to compete in #25 BMW M8 GTE.

BMW Team RLL has substituted a driver in the line-up for this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. BMW works driver Augusto Farfus will take the place of Tom Blomqvist who has experienced delays with his visa application.

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BMW M8 GTE

Farfus will share the #25 BMW M8 GTE with Connor De Phillippi, Philipp Eng and Colton Herta. Farfus has raced with BMW Team RLL four times previously at Daytona - in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 with a best finish of second in 2015. Blomqvist is expected to re-join the #25 car roster for Sebring and the rest of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. “I’m very disappointed that I am unable to race at Daytona,” said Blomqvist. “I will be back home with my fingers crossed for the whole team and looking forward to returning at Sebring.” Farfus: “I love the Rolex 24 At Daytona. I know the team, the car and the circuit very well and am ready for this challenge.”

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