Build Your Own
Sales & Programs
Events & Programs
Performance Driving School
BMW's Military Salute
Group Corporate Fleet Program
Don't Text and Drive
BMW Team USA Partnership
Jul 22, 2013
BMW Team RLL Finishes 5th and 6th at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Müller Retains GT Drivers Points Lead
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 21, 2013 . . .
BMW Team RLL did all it could today at the Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix, at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, but ultimately ended the 2.45-hour race fifth and sixth in the GT class.
Both Z4 GTE race cars held the lead during the mistake free-race. Maxime Martin set the fastest lap of the race (1:15.907 minutes, L102) in the closing minutes of the contest. Unfortunately, the top speed deficit of the BMWs to the Corvettes and Vipers was very evident on Mosport's long straights and, while able to run a single quick lap, the BMW's were unable to stay in front of the larger displacement cars.
Dirk Müller and Joey Hand, driving the No. 56 Z4 GTE, finished fifth, completing 123 laps of the 2.46-mile, 10-turn circuit during the race to retain (unofficially) Müller's lead in the GT driver standings by five points. Müller started the car from the third starting position, after qualifying fourth and moving up at the green flag after the second place qualifier moved to the rear of the grid. Hand took over just past the one-hour mark and ran a strong third before being demoted to fifth in the closing stages of the race.
Download the entire newsletter.
Posted by BMW of North America
Subscribe to our News Feed
Events & Programs
Design & Innovation
The News Feed
Top 10 BMW Posts
The 2011 BMW Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe
Recruitment Processs for BMW ActiveE - Now Open
Introducing The All-New 3rd Generation BMW M6 Coupe and Convertible.
2013 BMW X3: With the New 4-Cylinder TwinPower Turbo Engine.
The BMW X1: The U.S. Now Gets its First Sub-Compact Premium SAV
2013 BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe – now even more exceptional
BMW i8 Wins Crown as the 2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year
31 BMW dealers honored as Centers of Excellence
BMW Financial Services Targets College Graduates and Young Professionals
Launch of the new BMW 3 Series
Recommended BMW Blogs
BMW Motor Trend Blog
BMW Car Club of America
Club of Pioneers
View Mobile Site
BMW of North America, LLC.