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BMW Team RLL – Northeast Grand Prix Qualifying

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 22, 2016…  BMW Team RLL driver Dirk Werner qualified the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM in the second starting position for tomorrow’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix. He co-drives with Bill Auberlen. The German ace’s lap of 50.834 seconds around the classic Lime Rock Park circuit using the uphill chicane was only 86 thousandths of a second slower than the class pole sitter. That honor was earned by Richard Westbrook in the No. 67 Ford GT.

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BMW Team RLL Returns To Lime Rock Park Where The Stars And Stripes Liveried No 25 Will Have One More Chance At A Podium

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 19, 2016…  Up next on the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar for BMW Team RLL is the Northeast Grand Prix, at Lime Rock Park, in Lakeville, Conn. Only 90 miles from BMW NA headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, NJ, the two-hour-and-forty-minute race will be the very first GTLM contest at the classic circuit that has played a part in BMW of North America’s history for decades.

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BMW Team RLL – Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix; Auberlen/Werner Finish Fourth

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 10, 2016… Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM, finished fourth in today’s Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix, at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. The duo completed 119 laps of the 2.459-mile, 10-turn circuit during the two-hour-and-forty-minute race. Teammates John Edwards and Lucas Luhr, driving the No. 100 M6 GTLM, finished ninth after power steering repairs in the first hour of the race cost the pair 11 laps.

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BMW Team RLL – Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen – Auberlen and Werner Finish Third

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 3, 2016… Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM, finished third in today’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen for the pair’s second podium finish of the season. Teammates John Edwards and Lucas Luhr finished eighth in the No. 100 M6. Both cars completed 190 laps of the 3.4-mile, 11-turn Watkins Glen International circuit during the fifth round of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The race was won by the No. 67 Ford GT of Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook.

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BMW Team RLL Looks Forward to Racing on Two Great Circuits on Consecutive Weekends

Munich (DE), 29th June 2016. Following an eight-week hiatus in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC), BMW Team RLL shifts right back into high gear with races at Watkins Glen International (US) on the 3rd July and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CA) one week later. The two venerable North American permanent road courses will surely be a challenging test for the new BMW M6 GTLM that showed early promise at Daytona (US) and Sebring (US), but struggled to put all the pieces of the new package together at Laguna Seca (US).

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BMW Team RLL – Continental Monterey Grand Prix Preview

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 25, 2016… BMW Team RLL is looking forward to the two-hour Continental Monterey Grand Prix, at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, in Monterey, Calif., to rebound from a disappointing Round 3 race at Long Beach as the 2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship finishes up its two-race West Coast swing.

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