The motorsport customers of KW automotive Group closed the weekend with a top performance: Eight overall victories in one weekend – from DTM to GT Masters and WRC!
The BMW M4 GT3 win its races in the DTM and ADAC GT Masters in its motorsport debut year.
Like the Porsche 911 GT3, the BMW racing car is homologated and equipped with KW racing dampers with Solid Piston technology.
With his two victories Sheldon van der Linde has taken over the driver’s championship in the DTM while Schubert Motorsport now also leads the team classification.
There were also first wins for the BMW M4 GT3 in the ADAC GT Masters at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.
In both heats, Ben Green and Niklas Krütten of Schubert Motorsport finished first in their M4 GT3 (#10) on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
The second Schubert Motorsport M4 GT3 (#20) with drivers Nick Catsburg and Jesse Krohn also finished second on the podium on Saturday.
Third on Sunday were Ayhancan Güven and Christian Engelhart in the Porsche 911 GT3 R (#91) of Team Joos Sportwagentechnik, which finished second in the previous race on Saturday.
Schubert Motorsport also leads the ADAC GT Masters team classification, while Ben Green and Niklas Krütten lead the drivers ranking.
Victories in the DTM Trophy, WRC and GT World Challenge Asia
In addition to GT3 cars, GT4 race cars are also homologated with KW racing suspensions.
Among them are the Mercedes-AMG GT4, Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport and Toyota GR Supra GT4 race cars.
Tim Heinemann had two reasons to be thrilled in the DTM Trophy. Heinemann, who got into motorsport through SimRacing and advises motorsport customers as a KW representative, won both opening races in the Toyota Gazoo Racing Germany powered by Ring Racing team in the Toyota GR Supra GT4 (#90).
The WRC customers of the KW automotive group travelled back home from Portugal in first and second place. The Toyota Yaris GR Rally1 dominated on the gravel tracks of Portugal.
Around Porto, championship leader Kalle Rovanperä extended his points lead in the WRC with his third consecutive victory. Second in Portugal was Toyota driver Elfyn Evans.
In the overall WRC standings, Kalle Rovanperä now has a 46-point lead over Thierry Neuville in the Hyundai i20 N Rally1 (#11, 60 championship points) and his Toyota brandmate Takamoto Katsuta in the GR Yaris Rally1 (#18, 38 championship points) with his 106 championship points.
The Porsche EBM Giga Racing Team also celebrated one overall victory in the GT World Challenge Asia with KW.
Photos Gruppe C Photography, BMW Motorsport, Toyota