BMW Motorsport, Maxime Martin is looking for new challenge

For the past five years, Maxime Martin is an integral part of the driver squad of BMW Motorsport, but the fast Belgian is looking for a new challenge. For the season of 2018, the 31-year-old racer has no plans, apparently with inserts for a different manufacturer, named his new employer.

Prior to his assignments as a BMW factory driver Maxime Martin as the rider of the Belgian team Marc VDS Racing drew attention to itself and was able to inspire with speed and reliability at the wheel of the BMW Z4 GT3. As a factory driver Martin was a track on both the long-in Europe and North America as well as in the DTM and was able to celebrate three victories, ten podiums and three Pole Positions.

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “I would like to thank Maxime Martin for his commitment over the past five years, in the name of BMW Motorsport warmly. Maxime has shown that you can do it from the customer the sport to the tip of the sport. It was always impressive to see how effortlessly he has the switch between the DTM and the GT car get. We wish him well on his way in Motorsport, anything Good.“

Maxime Martin: “I definitely had a great time at BMW, including five years as an official BMW factory driver. The two years before that, I was already with the Marc VDS Racing Team in a BMW. Thus, I was connected to a total of seven years with the brand, initially on the customers to sports, then as a factory driver. Together we have celebrated some great successes, with Wins and podium finishes in the DTM, the victory at the 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps, as well as second places in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. I would like to thank Jens Marquardt, Adam Baker, and Rudi Dittrich, the believed five years ago to me, and I have the Chance to come as a factory driver for BMW. But sometimes you need changes and new challenges. Therefore, I have decided to set myself a new challenge. I look forward to what awaits me, but it was a great time at BMW, and I would like to thank all that were involved.“

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