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BMW Team RLL Misses Out on Podium in Sebring; BMW Z4 GTLM’s Finished Fourth and Eighth at 63rd 12 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) and Ryan Briscoe (AU) claimed the GTLM victory.

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BMW Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 1975 Sebring Victory With Original Team and Drivers: 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 21st. 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 Legends dinner during the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, BMW Team RLL will run a special livery on its two BMW Z4 GTLM race cars to honor the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL, which intro­duced BMW Motor­sport GmbH to the US four decades ago.

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BMW Unveils Tribute Livery for 40th Anniversary of First US Win at the 12 Hours of Sebring; Z4 GTLM CSL Homage Livery Unveiled at 2015 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. –  March 14, 2015… Today, BMW of North America publicly unveiled a special livery, which pays homage to the IMSA 3.0 CSL, for the two BMW Team RLL Z4 GTLM cars that will race in the 2015 edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 21st. The unveiling took place during “Cars & Coffee at the Concours” which is part of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance weekend in Northern Florida. 1975 12 Hours of Sebring winning drivers Brian Redman, Sam Posey and Hans Stuck,  1972 –1980 BMW Motor­sport Manager Jochen Neer­pasch and current BMW Motor­sport Director Jens Marquardt were on-hand when BMW ace driver Bill Auberlen drove the car onto the show field to the applause of show goers and BMW Motor­sport fans.

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BMW Team RLL Finishes 2nd and 4th at 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona; No. 25 BMW Finishes Only .478 Seconds from Victory

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.

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BMW Team RLL: Rolex 24 at Daytona 18 Hour Report

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. — January 25, 2015… With six hours remaining in the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona the sun has come up and put more than 13 hours of dark­ness behind us. BMW Team RLL currently stands third and fifth in the GLTM class.

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TranSystems Inc. Returns to RLL as an “Official Team Partner” for the Indy Car and Sports Car Programs

BROWNSBURG, Ind. and HILLIARD, Ohio (January 23, 2015) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Tran­Sys­tems Inc., a global engi­neering trans­porta­tion firm, has renewed their role as an “Offi­cial Team Partner” for the team’s sports car and Indy car programs as well as an asso­ciate sponsor of the No. 15 Indy car driven by Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

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DRIFIRE Joins RLL as an Associate Sponsor of the Indy Car and Sports Car Programs

HILLIARD, Ohio and BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 22, 2015) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that DRIFIRE®, a premiere provider and devel­oper of high perfor­mance flame resis­tant fabrics and protec­tive apparel to the mili­tary, indus­trial and consumer markets, has joined the team as an asso­ciate sponsor of the team’s sports car and Indy car programs for 2015. The part­ner­ship will bring DRIFIRE® to the fore­front of motorsports.

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