Pole Position: the BMW M8 GTE for the first time on the track for success

The BMW M8 GTE is the road to success? To the anything other than satisfactory debut of the new racing car from BMW Motorsport in Qualifying has to be convinced the 12 hours of Sebring for the first time and was able to secure a strong position for the race: The BMW M8 GTE Team RLL of Bobby Rahal qualified for the starting positions 1 and 3, and thus also the Pole for the first stretch Position for the new long-Renner brought.

The fastest time of the qualifying Connor de Phillippi drove the BMW M8 GTE with the start number 25, Jesse Krohn was only 0,146 seconds slower on the road and goes from the third rank in the race. At the 12 hours of Sebring Connor de Phillippi shares his car with Bill Auberlen and Alexander Sims, the second vehicle with the starting number 26 is filled with Jesse Krohn, John Edwards and Nick Catsburg also of the highest calibre.

Bobby Rahal (BMW Team RLL, team principal): “It is nice to be back on the front line. Of course it does in the case of a 12-hour race, the greatest matter from which place you start. Square one is definitely better than rank nine. This pole position reflected all the work that everyone has invested in RLL and BMW Motorsport in this program.“

Connor De Phillippi (#25 BMW M8 GTE, pole position): “Better it would have been able to on my first Qualifying for BMW Team RLL will not run. The BMW M8 GTE was prepared on the point, and on my first flying lap, everything has to fit together. We have a really strong car.“

Jesse Krohn (#24 BMW M8 GTE, place): “Connor has done a great Job, and the Pole brought in. For me, it was because of the high track temperatures at the end of ‘A-round-Qualifying’. On my first round I made a mistake. I thought that I could make him in the second round of betting would, but has not worked.“

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by : klonr.com