Title win for the BMW M4 GT4 in the British GT Championship – one-two result in the Blancpain GT Series Asia.


Jack Mitchell and Century Motorsport are the new GT4 champions.

Mission accomplished: Jack Mitchell and Century Motorsport claimed the GT4 title in the last race of the British GT Championship at Donington Park. Mitchell and his team-mate Dean MacDonald, in the #43 BMW M4 GT4, needed just an eighth-place finish in class to stay ahead by one point in the drivers’ standings. Their team-mates Ben Green and Ben Tuck finished fifth in the #42 car and claimed second place in the drivers’ championship. This meant that Century Motorsport was also able to claim the team title in its debut season with the BMW M4 GT4.

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Pole position and podium for the BMW M6 GT3.

It was a successful seventh race of the season in the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring for the BMW M6 GT3. After four hours of racing, Falken Motorsports celebrated a podium finish with the #3 entry. Stef Dusseldorp and Peter Dumbreck secured third place. The two Walkenhorst Motorsport BMW M6 GT3s crossed the line in eighth and ninth overall taking third and fourth positions in the SP9 PRE class. Jordan Tresson, Rudi Adams and Hunter Abbott had started the race from pole position in the #35 BMW M6 GT3. Victory in the BMW M235i Racing Cup class went to Tristan Viidas from the Securtal Sorg Rennsport team. He triumphed ahead of FK Performance team’s Juha Hannonen and Patrick Hinte and Florian Naumann and Michael Fischer from Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport. Victory in the V4 class was claimed by Pixum Team Adrenalin Motorsport’s Christopher Rink, Danny Brink and Philipp Leisen in the BMW 325i. In the V2 class, first place went to Reiner Thomas and Manfred Schmitz in the BMW 318is. The #828 and #178 BMW M4 GT4s of Securtal Sorg Rennsport and Ring Racing claimed second and third places in the SP10 category.

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BMW Team Schnitzer just misses out on podium at season finale.

At the ADAC GT Masters season finale at Hockenheim, Timo Scheider and BMW Motorsport Junior Mikkel Jensen secured fourth place in the final race, just missing out on a podium finish in the overall standings. As the track dried out during the qualifying session, Scheider had driven to fifth place on the starting grid. The BMW works driver was in third position early in the race, but Jensen was unable to defend as his tyre grip diminished during the second half of the race. The duo did reach the podium however, finishing third in the Junior standings. “That was certainly a nice way to end the season,” said Scheider, who was celebrating a personal milestone with his 350th competitive race. “Many thanks to BMW Motorsport, BMW Team Schnitzer and Mikkel Jensen for a great year in the ADAC GT Masters. I had plenty of fun and learned a lot, even though I've been doing this for a while.” In the second of BMW Team Schnitzer’s BMW M6 GT3s, BMW Motorsport Junior Dennis Marschall and Victor Bouveng finished in eleventh place to repeat their result from Saturday's race. Scheider and Jensen had finished 14th in that race. Jens Klingmann and Christopher Zöchling retired early on Saturday in the MRS GT-Racing BMW M6 GT3. The duo secured 20th place on Sunday.

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BMW Team Teo Martín wins at Monza.

It was an outstanding race weekend for the BMW Team Teo Martín at the penultimate event of the International GT Open season at Monza. Fran Rueda and Andrés Saravia won Saturday's race in the BMW M6 GT3 and finished second in Sunday's race. Ahead of the Barcelona season finale, the duo are just three points behind the leaders in the drivers’ championship and still have a chance of claiming the title. Brazilian drivers Márcio Basso and Guilherme Salas headed the amateur standings for both weekend races in their BMW M6 GT3. The two final races take place on 20th and 21st October at the “Circuit de Catalunya”.

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BMW Team Studie celebrates one-two result.

BMW Team Studie is well on its way to the team title in the Blancpain GT Series Asia GT4 class, boasting a lead of over 100 points with two races to go. The Japanese team, fielding two BMW M4 GT4s, celebrated a one-two result in Sunday's race at the penultimate race weekend of the season at Shanghai. Takayuki Kinoshita and Sunako Jukuchou won in the #81 car, ahead of their team-mates Max Chen and Ken Urata. Kinoshita and Jukuchou had claimed second place in Saturday's race, while Chen and Urata finished fifth. The two final races of the season will take place on 13th and 14th October at the “Ningbo International Speedpark”. Kinoshita and Jukuchou are just eleven points off the lead in the GT4 drivers’ championship and are still in with a chance of claiming the title.

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