|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...]|
|DIFFICULT SEASON FINALE FOR BMW TEAM RLL AT ROAD ATLANTA|
|Road Atlanta (US), 1st October 2016. In the final race of the all-new BMW M6 GTLM's debut season at Road Atlanta (US), BMW Team RLL missed another top result in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) due to technical issues.
John Edwards (US), Lucas Luhr (DE) and Kuno Wittmer (CA) came sixth in the GTLM class after ten eventful hours of racing at Petit Le Mans. As had often been the case this season, car number 100 suffered a dose of bad luck at the finale. After two a...[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 RETURNS TO THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA AS BMW CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SPORTS CAR RACING IN THE U.S.A.|
|Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 20, 2015… BMW Team RLL will begin its seventh consecutive season of sports car racing competition at this weekend's 53rd annual Rolex 24 at Daytona celebrating a very special anniversary. The race marks the 40th anniversary of BMW's first race in the US and BMW Team RLL will race with the numbers 24 and 25 on its two BMW Z4 GTLM machines in honor of the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL race cars that debuted at the same race four decades ago.
'40 years ago, while BMW o...[Read more...]|