News Tagged “John Edwards”

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 7th and 8th at Road America

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 11, 2013 … BMW Team RLL suffered its second consec­u­tive uncom­pet­i­tive race, finishing seventh and eighth in today’s 2.45-hour Amer­ican Le Mans Series Orion Energy Systems 245 at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

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Clean, Fast and Efficient — BMW Z4 GTE Wins ALMS Northeast Grand Prix and Michelin Green X Challenge Award; Müller and Edwards First, Auberlen and Martin Fourth

Wood­cliff Lake, N.J. – July 6, 2013… Dirk Müller and John Edwards, driving the No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE, won today’s Amer­ican Le Mans Series North­east Grand Prix from the pole posi­tion. The win increases Müller’s lead in the GT driver point stand­ings and moves BMW to within (unof­fi­cially) three points of the lead in the Manufacturer’s Cham­pi­onship. Bill Auberlen and Maxime Martin, in the No. 55 Z4 GTE, finished fourth. The victory also resulted in the No. 56 machine being awarded the Michelin Green X Chal­lenge Award adding an excla­ma­tion point on the story of the day.

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