|EIGHTH PLACE IN DAYTONA FOR THE 19TH BMW ART CAR|
|Daytona. The 19th BMW Art Car experienced an eventful race appearance at the Daytona 24 Hours, finishing eighth in the GTLM class. The opening round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) once again offered fans excitement right down to the final lap.
One of the highlights of the 24-hour race at the Daytona International Speedway was the BMW M6 GTLM Art Car, designed by American artist John Baldessari and driven by Bill Auberlen (USA), Alexander Sims (GBR), Augusto ...[Read more...]|
|BMW TEAM RLL - PETIT LE MANS PREVIEW|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 27, 2016… BMW Team RLL will finish its eighth consecutive year racing for BMW and the first season for the all-new BMW M6 GTLM at this weekend's Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta, in Braselton, Ga.
Petit Le Mans, the traditional 10-hour season-ender of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, will see BMW Motorsport DTM driver Augusto Farfus rejoin Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner in the No. 25 M6. Farfus, along with fellow DTM teammate Bruno Spengler, dr...[Read more...]|
|DESIGN CONCEPTS AND RACE PARTICIPATION FOR 18TH AND 19TH BMW ART CARS REVEALED|
|Cao Fei and John Baldessari share insight into their creative process
Munich. Today, the BMW Group presented the first visuals for the next BMW Art Cars during an art talk with Karim Habib, Vice President Design BMW Automobiles, on the occasion of the Art Basel festival in Switzerland.
Chinese artist Cao Fei (*1978) and American legend John Baldessari (*1931) gave insight into the design process and revealed the inspiration behind the concepts for the 18th and 19th BMW Art Ca...[Read more...]|
|BMW CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF 1975 SEBRING VICTORY WITH ORIGINAL TEAM AND DRIVERS|
|• Commemorative livery to race on both BMW Team RLL machines.|
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – March 17, 2015… BMW Team RLL will entertain very special guests and race with a commemorative livery on both BMW Z4 GTLM machines at the 63rd Annual 12 Hours of Sebring on Saturday, March 21st. The race marks the 40th anniversary of BMW's first major sports car race victory in the US. Introduced last Friday evening by Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, at his BMW Legends d...[Read more...]
|BMW TEAM RLL FINISHES 2ND AND 4TH AT 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA; NO. 25 BMW FINISHES ONLY .478 SECONDS FROM VICTORY|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 25, 2015… BMW Team RLL finished second and fourth in this weekend's 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona on the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport's very first race in North America and the start of the 1975 IMSA season for the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL. With car numbers chosen to honor that car, the No. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM finished second and the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM took the checkered flag fourth.
Bill Auberlen, Augusto Farfus, Bruno Spengler, and Dirk Werner completed 725 laps ...[Read more...]|