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Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep
14

INSIDETRACK OCTOBER 2012: AUTOBAHN-TASTIC: THE BMW EUROPEAN DELIVERY PROGRAM

THE MOST COMPELLING PICKUP LINE FOR NEW BMW OWNERS You’ve decided to become the proud owner of a vehicle crafted in Bavaria. What better way to experience this amazing new specimen than on its home turf? The BMW European Delivery Program offers owners …

Sep
09

Rory McIlroy Wins 2012 BMW Championship

World’s No. 1 Golfer Wins His Second Consecutive FedExCup Playoff Event Carmel, I.N. – September 9, 2012… The world’s top-ranked golfer, Rory McIlroy, continued his impressive run Sunday, winning the 2012 BMW Championship against one of th…

Sep
01

BMW Team RLL Finishes Fourth and Eighth at Baltimore

BMW Team RLL Finishes Fourth and Eighth at Baltimore

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September 1, 2012… BMW Team RLL experienced a disappointing day at the Baltimore Sports Car Challenge after a controversial call by the race steward took the lead of the race away from the No. 55 M3 GT on lap 21 with a one minute penalty for avoidable contact. Ultimately finishing in eighth place, the call ended what could have been a great day for Bill Auberlen and Jörg Müller.

The No. 56 M3 GT of Joey Hand and Dirk Müller finished fourth after starting from the rear of the field. The move was required after the team elected to change to a new set of Dunlop tires for the race. Hand started the car and by lap 15 had moved up to sixth. Pitting from fourth on lap 26 he handed off to Müller. Müller challenged for third a number of times but was unable to make it stick, finishing fourth at the checkered flag.

The first 20 laps of Jörg Müller’s race were outstanding. He started the No. 55 M3 GT on the outside of the front row and made it through a first turn of spinning prototype class cars with only minor damage. He moved to second as the race went back to green and on lap nine he took the lead with a quick-thinking, inside move in turn one after the leader was held up. Twelve laps later he was forced to the pits to serve the penalty that was determined to occur in the front straight chicane.

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