Meet The Driver of this BMW e39 M5, Alex Roy and see the details of the systems used to move him across the US in under 32 hours.
Alexander Roy is an American rally race driver who has won the Spirit of Gumball trophy and in 2006 set a Transcontinental “Cannonball” driving record across the United States in 31 hours, 4 minutes
Polizei 144 — the world’s infamous outlaw racing team — was founded in 2002 by Alex Roy, who has set or broken more underground endurance driving records than anyone alive.
Easily recognized by their customizable police motojackets and car liveries, Polizei 144 dominated races and rallies like the Gumball 3000 and Bullrun from 2003 to 2007, after which Roy led the effort that shattered the Cannonball Run record by over an hour.
Almost four weeks have passed since BMW works driver Marco Wittmann won his second driver’s title in the final of the DTM racing season at the Hockenheimring. Continue reading DTM champion Marco Wittmann receives new BMW M4 Coupe with BMW M Performance Parts
2016 marks the 30th anniversary of a motoring icon, one which revolutionised the mid-size sports car segment when its production started in 1986. Continue reading 30 years of the BMW M3 – the story behind the legend.
This weekend, the “Moscow Raceway” on the outskirts of the Russian capital Moscow hosts the DTM for the fourth time. BMW Motorsport heads to the 3.931-kilometre circuit leading all three DTM competitions: Marco Wittmann (DE) leads the Drivers’ Championship with 105 points after ten of the season’s 18 races. BMW Team RMG, with drivers Wittmann and Timo Glock (DE), moved to the top of the Team standings in Zandvoort (NL). Meanwhile, BMW also holds a slender lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship. Continue reading BMW DTM teams in action at the “Moscow Raceway”
Special models from the BMW M’s mid-range series with even better performance and radically designed for high-level driving dynamics have enjoyed a lasting tradition at BMW M Division for decades now. The latest example is the BMW M4 GTS, which is limited to 700 units (combined fuel consumption: 8.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 199 g/km)*.
In order to provide formidable proof of this elite sports car’s outstanding performance qualities, BMW M has opted for a particularly spectacular way of drawing the public’s attention: The BMW M4 GTS is to become the official DTM safety car during the 2016 season. Continue reading New high-performance BMW M4 GTS is a Official DTM 2016 Safety Car
Watkins Glen International this weekend will was the site of the North American public reveal of the new BMW M6 GT3 and BMW M235i Racing cars. Continue reading The BMW M6 GT3 – first public appearance in North America
No words for the footage that came off Guy Martin‘s BMW S1000RR this week at the Isle of Man. Guy Martin has earned the much-unwanted reputation of being one of the fastest riders to never win a TT at the Isle of Man. That could change this year though, with Martin and the Tyco team making the switch to a BMW S 1000 RR, from a GSX-R1000. Continue reading BMW S1000RR at the Isle of Man – 200MPH!
At the DTM Media Day in the “Motorsport Arena Oschersleben” (DE), BMW Motorsport presented the remaining two livery designs previously unreleased in its line-up of eight BMW M4 DTMs for the 2015 season. Continue reading 8 liveries for the BMW M4 DTM in the 2015 season!