Whether in the DTM, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, or countless other championships, week after week BMW teams and drivers around the world do battle for points, victories and titles. Away from the track too, members of the large BMW Motorsport family around the world are also creating headlines. The “BMW Motorsport News” allows us to regularly summarise all the action for you in a compact and informative manner. This way, you are always up to speed.
GT4 France: Title win for Team L’Espace Bienvenue.
Team L’Espace Bienvenue topped off a strong season in the GT4 France with two titles. At the final race weekend at Le Castellet (FRA), the team won the championship in both the driver and team standings in the Silver category. In the race on Saturday, which was held in the dark, the two drivers Ricardo van der Ende (NED) and Benjamin Lessennes (BEL) in the #17 BMW M4 GT4 finished in fifth place in the Silver category. On Sunday they crossed the finish line in third place in their class after a thrilling race and celebrated the two titles.
Macau GT Cup: Top-three spots for the BMW M4 GT4 at the ‘Guia Circuit’.
Despite the cancellation of the FIA GT World Cup in Macau (MAC), the legendary ‘Guia Circuit’ hosted a race weekend with various categories at the weekend. These included the Macau GT Cup for GT3 and GT4 cars, contested by three BMW M4 GT4 representing customer racing teams from Asia.
In both the qualifying race on Saturday and the main race on Sunday, Kwai Wah Wong (HKG) of Son Veng Racing Team secured third place in the GT4 class. In the BMW M4 GT4 of Team Toro Racing, Zungcheng Chen (CHN) crossed the finish line in fourth place in the GT4 classification on Saturday and in sixth place on Sunday. Chi Hou Lai (MAC), also of Son Veng Racing Team, finished in eighth and fifth place in the GT4 classification.