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Apr 20, 2015    |    Views: 537

Auberlen and Werner win from pole, Edwards and Luhr finish fifth.

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 18, 2015… Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW Team RLL Z4, drove to a dramatic GTLM class victory today at the Sports Car Showcase at Long Beach. The duo completed 76 laps of the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit during the 100-minute race, finishing 2.9 seconds in front of the No. 62 Ferrari.

The victory was the first for BMW Team RLL ...

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Apr 20, 2015    |    Views: 418

Auberlen on Pole, Edwards P2 for Sports Car Showcase

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 17, 2015… BMW Team RLL will start the third race of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship at Long Beach, California, from the GTLM class front row.

Bill Auberlen, driving the No. 25 BMW Z4 he shares with Dirk Werner, took the pole position with a new qualifying record time of 1:17.268 minutes around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary circuit that runs along the Long Beach ...

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Mar 26, 2015    |    Views: 3595

BMW is in the fast lane when it comes to driving electric. In addition to the successful debut of the BMW i3 and BMW i8, there is the BMW Concept X5 eDrive: the first SAV® to combine xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive with a plug-in hybrid system. This commanding vehicle can be charged quickly and easily at home or at any public charging station, and generates zero tail-pipe emissions when traveling in all-electric mode. BMW-style performance ...

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Mar 23, 2015    |    Views: 1949

BMW Z4 GTLMs Finish Fourth and Eighth at 63rd Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. — March 21, 2015…Lucas Luhr (DE), John Edwards (US) and Jens Klingmann (DE) finished fourth in the GTLM class for BMW Team RLL in the 12 Hours of Sebring (US), the second round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC). The three drivers completed a total of 329 laps with the No. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM. The No. 3 Corvette crew of Antonio García (ES), Jan Magnussen (DK) ...

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Mar 23, 2015    |    Views: 1830

Commemorative livery to race on both BMW Team RLL machines.

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. — March 20, 2015… The second race weekend of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC) is in full swing: In qualifying for the classic 12 Hours of Sebring (US), BMW Team RLL secured fourth and sixth on the starting grid in the GTLM category and is well-prepared for Saturday’s race.

Dirk Werner (DE) clocked a lap of 1:58.842 minutes at the wheel of the No. 25 ...

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Mar 22, 2015    |    Views: 1617

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 21. 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 ...

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Mar 18, 2015    |    Views: 2259

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – March 17, 2015… The BMW X5 xDrive40e, the company’s first plug-in hybrid Sports Activity Vehicle®, charts the next chapter of BMW’s ongoing EfficientDynamics initiative. Benefitting from the groundbreaking work by BMW i on electromobility, the X5 xDrive40e combines the company’s award-winning 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine with an electric motor, powered by a lithium-ion battery, integrated into its 8-speed automatic transmission. This newest ...

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Mar 04, 2015    |    Views: 3235

BMW celebrates the 40th anniversary of BMW of North America, as well as the company’s first major motorsports victory in the US at the 12 Hours of Sebring with the 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL. The 50th anniversary of ALPINA will be celebrated by showcasing a 1970 BMW 2002ti ALPINA race car, in addition to the new BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe.

BMW will celebrate the 40th anniversary of BMW North America, as well as the company’s first major US motorsports victory at the 1975 ...

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Feb 18, 2015    |    Views: 6322

The refreshened BMW 6 Series — the 315-hp 640i and 445-hp 650i Convertible, Coupe and Gran Coupe — scale new heights with striking design enhancements to complement their powerful sports performance.

The front and rear aprons, LED headlights and exterior mirrors have all been restyled; the BMW kidney grille, newly brandishing nine bars instead of 10, is more eye-catching than ever. An ...

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Jan 26, 2015    |    Views: 6333

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 ...
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