BMW M8 GTE

BMW Team RLL finishes in fourth and sixth place at “season restart” in Daytona.

After the break of around five months, BMW Team RLL finished in fourth and sixth place in the GTLM class in the second race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCars Championship season at the “Daytona International Speedway”. Connor De Phillippi and Bruno Spengler finished in fourth place in the #25 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE in the race lasting two hours and forty minutes. Closing driver De Phillippi crossed the finish line just 1.869 seconds off the podium and 30 seconds off the winning Corvette. John Edwards and Jesse Krohn finished sixth in the sister car with number 24.

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BMW M6 GT3, Turner Motorsport

In the GTD class, Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley in the #96 BMW M6 GT3 of Turner Motorsport finished in eighth place. Tyre damage prevented them getting a better result.
 
Round three of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will be held on Saturday, 18th July at “Sebring International Raceway”.

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BMW Team RLL, BMW M8 GTE

QUOTES AFTER THE RACE AT DAYTONA.

Connor De Phillippi (#25 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE, 4th place):

“The team maximized our performance, but we did not have the capability to go as long as the others on fuel. That forced us to make an extra pit stop and cost us a better finish.”

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Bruno Spengler (#25 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE, 4th place):

“I enjoyed the opening stint of the race where I started with slick tires on a damp track. That was a lot of fun, but our promising start was limited by issues that kept Connor and me off the podium.”

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BMW Team RLL, BMW M8 GTE

John Edwards (#24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE, 6th place):

“It was a disappointing day, especially after our success at the Rolex 24 in January. However, it was great to be back in the car and begin our return to racing. We’ll be back at Sebring in just two weeks ready to stand on the podium again.”

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Jesse Krohn (#24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE, 6th place):

“At first the race was looking good, but some unexpected issues came up that we need to address. We certainly have work to do, but overall we have a good package and we’ll be back up front.”

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