Thrilling Nürburgring 24 Hours in the BMW M235i Racing Cup class, podium for BMW Team Studie in Blancpain GT Asia: The BMW Customer Racing weekend at a glance.


BMW Teams in the 3-hour race at Silverstone.

Just one week after the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the ROWE Racing and Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW teams were at the second race of the season in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: the 3-hour race at Silverstone in Great Britain. The best-placed BMW M6 GT3 was the #99 ROWE Racing car, with BMW works drivers Jesse Krohn, Connor de Phillippi and Jens Klingmann at the wheel. The trio secured 13th place. However, BMW works driver John Edwards, BMW Motorsport Junior Ricky Collard and new team member Nick Yelloly endured some bad luck in the #98 car. The car reached the top eight at one point but then had to spend a long spell in the pits for repairs after a trip across the grass. The #98 car finished the race in 47th place. The #36 Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3, driven by Henry Walkenhorst, Andreas Ziegel and Immanuel Winke, crossed the line in 36thposition.

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Two podium finishes for Colin Turkington.

BMW driver Colin Turkington from the West Surrey Racing team secured two podium finishes at the third round of the British Touring Car Championship season at Thruxton. The British driver finished both the first and second races in second place. In the third and final race, he crossed the line in fifth position with his BMW 125i M Sport. His team-mate Andrew Jordan claimed sixth place in the first race and then finished fifth in the second race – despite suffering from food poisoning. He did not participate in the third race for medical reasons. Rob Collard – also competing in a BMW 125i M Sport from WSR – finished in eleventh, 16th and tenth places in the three races. Stephen Jelley from the Parker Racing team finished the three races in 27th, 25th and 21st positions.

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Podium for the BMW M6 GT3 at the Red Bull Ring.

The Red Bull Ring, near Spielberg, hosted the second race of the season in the ESET V4 Cups – including a podium finish for the BMW M6 GT3. In the second sprint race on Sunday, Jakub Knoll from the Šenkýř Motorsport team claimed second place on the rostrum. In the first sprint race, Knoll was the best-placed BMW driver in fifth. In the endurance race, Jakub Kubas secured fourth place in the Racing Trevor team BMW M6 GT3.

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