BMW M240i Racing Cup: Update for the M235i to the VLN 2019

On the road, the M235i has been replaced some time ago by the M240i, now the same step in Motorsport: the BMW M240i Racing Cup the previous M235i-brand Cup will receive its continuation. BMW, the VLN and tyre partner, Dunlop have extended their collaboration by two years and provide the team until at least 2020, the Chance to operate for relatively little money professional Motorsport on the N├╝rburgring Nordschleife.

For the Teams, the BMW M240i Racing Evo package provides an optimized engine software, improved aerodynamics, and optics with modified endplates on the rear wing and a new, more comfortable driver’s seat. The basic vehicle remains the previous BMW M235i Racing, the Teams need to so no new car to buy. Also good for the coffers of the Teams For the VLN 2019, the price will be increased fees and premiums. The most successful team will receive € 100,000 in bonuses so far, 75,000 euros were distributed.

Jens Marquardt (BMW Motorsport Director): “With this contract extension, we give a further clear commitment to customer sport. The BMW M235i Racing was as a pre-series and thus affordable entry-level model in the Motorsport from the beginning a great success. You see, due to the fact that the corresponding class has been years in the VLN, with around 20 vehicles, the best-encrusted Cup class. On the other hand, we observe with great joy that the Cup-participants offer the Fans at the track is always great Racing. I am pleased that we are able to offer our customer teams for a further two years planning security and reward for your Loyalty. With the introduction of the BMW M240i Racing Evo package from the new season of 2019, we wear many customers invoice. The Evo package for the Teams and drivers some of the benefits. In addition, the BMW M240i Racing will carry the brands and design elements of the production vehicle.”

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