News Tagged “Joey Hand”

BMW Team RLL Finishes Third and Fourth at Circuit of the Americas; Müller Moves to Second in GT Driver Points

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 21, 2013 … BMW Team RLL finished third and fourth in today’s inau­gural Amer­ican Le Mans Series race at the Circuit of the Amer­icas. Both BMW Z4 GTE machines ran strongly for the majority of the race, only to fall victim to the top speed advan­tage of the Corvettes and Vipers in the closing stage of the 2.75-hour event.

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BMW Team RLL Qualifies on Top at Wet, Slippery Circuit of the Americas; Joey Hand on Pole, John Edwards Fourth

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 20, 2013 …  Joey Hand, driving the No. 55 BMW Team RLL Z4 GTE, topped the GT class in today’s qual­i­fying session for Saturday’s inau­gural Amer­ican Le Mans Series race at the Circuit of the Amer­icas. The session was held during a slight break in the rain that had been falling the entire day. The BMW Team RLL Z4 GTEs were both shod with Michelin wet-weather racing tires.  Hand’s pole time (2:17.178 minutes) came on his second timed lap of the 3.4-mile, 20-turn circuit and is the third pole for the team this season (Lime Rock Park, Balti­more, COTA). Substi­tuting for Maxime Martin this weekend, Hand will co-drive with long-time team­mate Bill Auberlen.

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BMW Team RLL – Circuit of the Americas Preview

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 16, 2013 … BMW Team RLL will face the 3.4-miles and 20 turns of the Circuit of the Amer­icas (COTA), in Austin, Texas, for the first time this weekend in Round 8 of the 2013 Amer­ican Le Mans Series. Completed in 2012, the track is notable for being the current home of the Formula 1 US Grand Prix.

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BMW Team RLL Finishes 3rd and 4th at Baltimore

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 31, 2013 … BMW Team RLL finished third and fourth in today’s Amer­ican Le Mans Series Grand Prix of Balti­more that will go into the record books as the shortest race in ALMS history due to a crash on the first lap that cost the event half of its duration.

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BMW Team RLL — Grand Prix of Baltimore Preview

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – August 27, 2013 … BMW Team RLL will look to the second street race of the year, the Grand Prix of Balti­more, to turn its fortunes and reignite the cham­pi­onship chal­lenge in the second half of the 2013 Amer­ican Le Mans Series.

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BMW Team RLL’s Season Speeds Up Beginning at CTMP; Hand Returns to Co-drive with Müller

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. — July 16, 2013 … The opening four rounds of the 2013 Amer­ican Le Mans Series have seen the new BMW Z4 GTE race to the GT class victory at both Long Beach and Lime Rock Park. Round Five will be held at the Cana­dian Tire Motor­sport Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, on July 21with BMW Team RLL focusing on increasing Dirk Müller’s lead in Driver points and moving to the top of the Manu­fac­turer and Team points.

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