Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 9, 2016… BMW Team RLL will start tomorrow’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix, the sixth round of the 2016 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, in the fourth and fifth GTLM class starting positions.
Lucas Luhr, driving the No. 100 BMW M6 he shares with John Edwards, set the fourth fastest time with a 1:15.446 minute lap of the 2.459-mile, 10-turn Canadian Tire Motorsport Park circuit. Bill Auberlen qualified the No. 25 BMW M6 fifth fastest with a 1:15.501 minute lap. He will co-drive with Dirk Werner. Only 0.248 seconds ahead of Luhr, the class pole went to Antonio Garcia in the No. 3 Corvette.
This year is a historic one for The Ultimate Driving Machine® as Bavarian Motor Works celebrates its 100th anniversary. To mark the occasion both of the M6 machines race with unique liveries and numbers significant to the marque. The number 100 M6 looks forward to BMW’s next century with an artistic theme. The number 25 M6 races this weekend with a Stars and Stripes livery in honor of the nation’s recent Independence Day and the BMW M3 GTR that won the Petit Le Mans race in October of 2001.
Posted: July 11, 2016, 4:53 pm
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