BMW M4 GT4

BMW CUSTOMER RACING: HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEKEND.

Title win for the BMW M4 GT4 in Las Vegas – Double podium for Johansson/Comandini at final round of the Italian GT Championship. The BMW Customer Racing weekend at a glance.

BMW M4 GT4
BMW M4 GT4

GT4 America SprintX/SprintX West.

Title win for the BMW M4 GT4.

Sean Quinlan and Gregory Liefooghe have won the title in the GT4 America SprintX series. The duo in the #19 BMW M4 GT4, run by the Stephen Cameron Racing team, finished third in an exciting final race of the season at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Prior to this, they had been embroiled in a thrilling battle with their closest rivals in the title race, Jason Hart and Matt Travis. Quinlan/Liefooghe had finished fourth in Saturday’s opening race.

Jon Miller and Harry Gottsacker also had cause to celebrate. Having wrapped up the title in GT4 America SprintX West at the latest race weekend at the Portland International Raceway, the duo in the #28 ST Racing BMW M4 GT4 were victorious in the Sunday race. This followed second place in the Pro-Am class on the Saturday. In total, five BMW M4 GT4 lined up at the final race weekend of GT4 America.

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TC AMERICA.

Johan Schwartz ends the season with a win in Las Vegas.

Johan Schwartz claimed win number nine at the final round of the TC America season. He was victorious in the #80 BMW M240i Racing run by the Rooster Hall Racing team at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Schwartz, who had already been crowned TC America champion ahead of the final race weekend, also finished runner-up to claim a spot on the podium in the Saturday race. Third place in both races went to Chandler Hull in the #94 BMW M240i Racing fielded by the Copart / BimmerWorld Racing team. In total, eight BMW M240i Racing and one BMW M235i Racing were in action at the final round of this season’s TC America.

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BMW M6 GT3
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ITALIAN GT CHAMPIONSHIP.

Double podium for BMW Team Italia to end the season.

BMW Motorsport Junior Erik Johansson and Stefano Comandini brought the curtain down on this season’s Italian GT Championship with second and third places, presenting BMW Team Italia with another two podiums. An eventful Saturday race in Monza saw the pair in the #15 BMW M6 GT3 work their way from the back of the field to finish third, following a collision at the start. In doing so, they kept their hopes of winning the title in the Sprint competition alive. Johansson/Comandini narrowly missed out on that title on Sunday, when they finished runner-up. The duo ended the season in second place in the championship. Despite this, they can look back on a successful season, in which they won four races. In the second MRS-GT Racing car, the #14 BMW M6 GT3, Marius Zug and Gabriele Piana finished 15th on Saturday and fifth on Sunday.

Also in action were Giuseppe Fascicolo and Francesco Guerra in the #207 BMW M4 GT4 of BMW Team Italia. After a seventh place on Saturday, the duo came home fourth in the final GT4 race of the season on Sunday. They also finished second in the championship.

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BLANCPAIN GT WORLD CHALLENGE AMERICA.

First place for Turner Motorsport in Las Vegas.

Naoto Takeda and Takuya Shirasaka missed out on a top-ten finish at the final race weekend of this season’s Blancpain GT World Challenge America in Las Vegas. The Turner Motorsport duo in the #96 BMW M6 GT3 crossed the finish line in twelfth place overall in the Saturday race. This was enough to earn them first place in the Am class. The two Japanese drivers failed to finish the final race of the season on Sunday.

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