BMW Padova Team

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEKEND.

The BMW M6 GT3 gifted the BMW Padova team the first win of the season in the Italian GT Championship, the BMW M235i Racing celebrates numerous podiums overseas.

ITALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP.

BMW Padova team wins at Mugello.

The BMW Padova team brought home its first win of the season with the BMW M6 GT3 in the Italian GT Championship on Saturday. After securing pole position, BMW works driver Jesse Krohn and Stefano Comandini finished the race in first place. After 31 laps at the “Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello”, the #15 had a lead of 0.449 seconds over the car in second place. “Pole position, victory and the fastest race lap – it was a perfect day,” said Krohn after the win. “The whole team did a fantastic job.” On Sunday, team principal Roberto Ravaglia’s crew followed this up with fourth place in the second race of the weekend.

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PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE.

Successful weekend for BMW teams.

The Pirelli World Challenge was at the “Portland International Raceway” at the weekend. In the GTS-SprintX race on Saturday, the Epic Motorsports BMW M4 GT4 – with drivers Randy Mueller and James Clay – celebrated victory in the Am class. Third place went to Aurora Straus and Jon Miller in the ST Racing #36 BMW M4 GT4. In the Pro-Am category, the Classic BMW Americans Justin Raphael and Stevan McCaleer, in the #17 BMW M4 GT4, were the best BMW representatives, finishing in sixth place. On Sunday, Mueller and Clay finished in eighth place in the overall standings, which was equal to second place in the AM class. A total of seven BMW M4 GT4s contested the race. In the TC race, there were a total of eight BMW M235i Racings in the field. Johan Schwartz finished on the podium in third place for Rooster Hall Racing in the race on Saturday, the next day he finished in second place. Right behind him was Karl Wittmer, who crossed the finish line in third in the #91 BMW M235i Racing.

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GT4 FRANCE.

Podium for BMW Team France.

Seven BMW cars were in action in the GT4 France races at Dijon at the weekend. On Saturday, BMW Team France finished in third place in the Am class with the Ekris M4 GT4 and drivers Elie Dubelly and Laurent Fresnais. The team also had the most successful BMW M4 GT4 in the Pro-Am category, with driver duo Laurent Hurgon and Julien Piguet finishing in eighth place. In the second race on Sunday, Ronald Basso and Romain Monti of 3Y Technology were the best-placed BMW M4 GT4 drivers in the Pro-Am class in tenth place. In the Am category, the driver pairing of Alain Grand and Didier Moureu narrowly missed out on finishing on the podium in fourth place.

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