BMW Customer Racing

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEKEND.

Title win for MDM Motorsport. BMW teams win at Watkins Glen. The Customer Racing weekend at a glance.

BMW M4 GT4, RN Vision STS, European GT4 Series

GT4 European Series.

Title win for MDM Motorsport.

In a dramatic season finale of the GT4 European Series at the Nürburgring, Simon Knap and Alec Udell clinched the title win in the BMW M4 GT4 of MDM Motorsport. Fifth and sixth places in the races on Saturday and Sunday was enough for the duo, with the same number of points but more season wins, to prevail over Max Koebolt and Jan Kisiel. Victory at the final race of the season went to Ricardo van der Ende and Euan McKay of BMW Customer Racing Team Ekris Motorsport. The two drivers also finished on the podium on Saturday, in second place. Gabriele Piana and Marius Zug in the BMW M4 GT4 of RN Vision STS won both Pro-Am Class races, but narrowly missed out on winning the title despite their strong performances at the Nürburgring.

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TC America/GT4 America.

BMW teams win at Watkins Glen.

In the Saturday race of the GT4 America SprintX at Watkins Glen, the Stephen Cameron Racing team made it onto the podium with both BMW M4 GT4s. Sean Quinlan and Gregory Liefooghe took the win in the #19 car. Aristotle Balogh and Tom Dyer crossed the finish line in third place in the #190 sister car. And there was no getting past Quinlan and Liefooghe in the second race on Sunday either. The duo stood on the top step of the podium once again. Their team-mates Balogh and Dyer finished fifth. In the two GT4 sprint races, Balogh crossed the finish line in fourth place in the Am category. In the GT4 SprintX East, James Clay and Randy Mueller in the BMW M4 GT4 of Epic Motorsports crossed the finish line in second place in the Am class. The duo finished in fourth place in the second race on Sunday.
 

In TC America, Johan Schwartz of Team Rooster Hall Racing won Sunday’s race in the BMW M240i Racing, ahead of his team-mate Steve Streimer. On Saturday, Schwartz had to make do with second place after a thrilling duel with Paul Terry (Nissan). In third place, Robert Nimkoff in the BMW M240i Racing of Team Auto Technic Racing also finished on the podium. In the GT World Challenge America, Turner Motorsport celebrated second place in the Am category on Saturday in the BMW M6 GT3 driven by Naoto Takeda and Takuya Shirasaka. They finished in third place in the second race.  

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BMW M4 GT4, Stephen Cameron Racing, GT4 America

CHINA ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP.

FIST Team AAI wins in the BMW M6 GT3.

FIST Team AAI won the main race in the China Endurance Championship at Shanghai. In heavy rain, BMW works drivers Nick Yelloly and Jesse Krohn together with their team-mate Lin Yu asserted themselves against their rivals. After third place in qualifying and second place in the qualifying race, the trio started the main race from the front row of the grid. On a wet track, Yelloly was able to take and keep hold of the lead until the race was red flagged due to increasingly heavy rain.

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24H BARCELONA.

Class win for the BMW M240i Racing.

Hofor Racing powered by Bonk Motorsport celebrated victory with the BMW M240i Racing in the A3 class at the Barcelona 24 hour race. Martin Kroll, Michael Fischer, Michael Bonk, Axel Burghardt and Volker Piepmeyer finished first after 579 laps. In the GT4 class, the team also made it onto the podium with third place for drivers Kroll, Fischer, Bonk as well as Michael Schrey and Thomas Jäger. Second place on the podium in the GT4 class went to the BMW M4 GT4 of Sorg Rennsport with drivers Olaf Meyer, Björn Simon, Stephan Epp, Torsten Kratz and Simon Tibbett.

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