BMW will return to the World Endurance Championship, which will be marked by running 24 hrs at 2018 Le Mans race. The confirmed entry will probably take place with a GTE spec automobile, which will be the substitution of the BMW M6 GT LM. The German name has not selected what automobile it will use for its participation in 2018, but there’s abundance of time to show their prospect.
Along with the FIA World Endurance Championship, BMW authorizeds confirmed their participation in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Both entries, which were publicized this September, as part of BMW’s strategic realignment of motorsport acts. The BMW is spending in motorsport as it used to do many years ago. With the two entries, the German brand has made people curious about the top rank of the World Endurance Championship, which is known to motorsport supporters as the LMP1 class.
As you already know, Audi has publicized its goal to end its Le Mans program by 2018, and that leaves area for another leading name to enter the motorsport. Some believe that Peugeot will return to combat for the top point in the World Endurance Championship and the French name was reportedly supplied independent financing to assist the effort. However, other sounds suggest that BMW is intending a full-on offending in this path, which could eventually include a LMP1 opposition.
BMW rejected any LMP1 gossips in 2015, but that message was made too long ago. After all, nobody knew that Audi had any ideas of quitting LMP1, and BMW’s entry in the GTE Pro class of endurance racing was not confirmed.
BMW is already fighting Audi in DTM, the touring car championship that sees Germany’s premium names contest on the line in cars that have almost no relation to their production cognitions.