BMW Team RLL to Start 2nd and 6th in Lone Star Le Mans Race

    By BMW

    Werner P2, Edwards P6

    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. - Sept. 18, 2015… BMW Team RLL will start second and sixth in tomorrow's two-hour-and-forty-minute Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, the penultimate round of the 2015 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

    Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW Z4 he shares with Bill Auberlen, qualified second with a 2:04.490 minute lap of the 3.4-mile, 20-turn circuit during the 15-minute session. In the hottest of conditions so far this week (97°F ambient, 113°F track) the BMW Motorsport driver continued to show the speed he displayed in practice. Werner was the quickest GTLM driver in the second practice and the second fastest in this morning's final practice session. Auberlen and Werner stand third in GTLM driver points, eight points behind Patrick Pilet—today's pole winner in the No. 911 Porsche with a lap of 2:04.396 minutes.

    John Edwards qualified the No. 24 BMW Z4 sixth with a 2:04.968 minute lap, .572 seconds from the class pole. Luhr and co-driver John Edwards currently stand fourth (tied) in GTLM class driver points.

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    Posted: September 21, 2015, 8:16 pm



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