BMW:BMW Motorsport News – Issue 24/2020.
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
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.