Tuesday, July 19, 2011

BMW introduced the M3 DTM race car

The following year, after a long break in the racing series DTM returns to firm BMW. When in late 2009, the Bavarians withdrew from Formula 1, the company decided that to participate in the DTM firm will receive much greater benefit than the formula of a costly program. Which, moreover, has not brought the desired results: four years of speeches "stable» BMW Sauber was able once to win the pole position and win just one race (Robert Kubica, Canadian Grand Prix 2008).

Bavarian arms in Touring Car Championship will be racing BMW M3 DTM, which was launched in Munich. It is on this car racers BMW - Englishman Andy Priaulx and Brazilian Augusto Farfus - will compete with rivals from Audi and Mercedes. The machine is equipped with a 4-liter eight-cylinder engine 480 hp Prior to the first hundred, it is dispersed for three seconds and a top speed of 300 km / h. Results at the start of the first stage of the season championship DTM 2012 will come six fireballs BMW M3 DTM. In addition to the factory "stable", they will give teams RBM, Schnitzer and RMG.

Experts have not yet taken to predict the prospects for BMW in the new season, but unanimously say the main advantage of the Bavarians - a strong part of the pilot. Andy Priaulx won the Touring Car Championship three times, WTCC, and Augusto Farfus, although failed to win a championship, showed very good results.