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Old 05-17-2010, 12:11 PM   #1
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BMW wins at 24 Hours of Nurburgring

The No. 25 BMW Team Schnitzer M3 GT2 of Jorg Müller, Augusto Farfus, Uwe Alzen and Pedro Lamy was the car to finish first at the 2010 24 Hours of Nurburgring marking a great comeback to the event.


The offset of the race didn’t look too promising for team BMW as Porsche announced they were ready to make history with their hybrid and Audi had completely dominated the qualifying sessions taking the first four spots on the grid and a lap record.

In the end it turned out that Porsche’s Hybrid system great as it may be isn’t good enough to last a full 24 hours of racing and Audi… well they had lots of problems but we have a good right to feel smug as BMW fans that the Bavarians stuck it to the four ringed company once again.

In full admittance the BMW M3 GT2 was slightly slower than the top competitors but it was far more reliable despite some gearbox concerns towards the end and had backing from a very organised team that helped the car through a radiator change during the night.

The final results of the race were as follows:

1. 25 BMW M3 GT2 – 154 laps
2. 43 Ferrari F430 GTC +3:53.191
3. 97 Audi R8 LMS +1 lap
4. 76 BMW Z4 GT3 +2 laps
5. 102 Audi R8 LMS +2 laps
6. 20 Porsche GT3 Cup S +3 laps
7. 26 BMW M3 GT2 +4 laps
8. 18 Porsche GT3 Cup S +4 laps
9. 69 BMW Z4 GT3 +5 laps
10. 35 Porsche 997 GT3 +6 laps

Picture gallery of the event
http://www.supercars.net/gallery/119513/2424/1.html
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:50 AM   #2
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Sick picture, sick looking car! Go Bimmer!!
Too bad they left F1

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Old 06-05-2010, 09:58 AM   #3
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Nice win!

Here is a sick video of the event

24 HOURS IN 19500 FRAMES from tim hahne on Vimeo.

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Old 06-05-2010, 11:24 AM   #4
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now they gotta win lemans great video to
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Old 06-07-2010, 10:18 PM   #5
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Some fantastic pictures............ WOW. That Audi R8 is also very impressive to the eye. Audi has something nice there.
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Old 06-08-2010, 03:40 AM   #6
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Such a great video and it is nice to see them back in Motor-sport.
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Old 06-08-2010, 04:35 AM   #7
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Awesome video.

Win @ 7:50
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Old 06-25-2010, 06:45 AM   #8
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http://www.skiddmark.com/bmw-motorsp...f-nurburgring/

Check the 4th paragraph......"in 1970......."

Guess what I drive.....
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Old 06-26-2010, 09:16 AM   #9
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I'd take one of those cars, take all the decals off and drive it to work everyday! as is. I love touring cars. Great to see BMW in the lime light again!
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Old 07-01-2010, 10:10 AM   #10
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It was great to see the M3 beating the F430, R8 and 911
They dropped from F1 but are back in some other way.
Just joy.
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