E90Post
 


The Tire Rack
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Professional Motorsport Racing Discussion (IMSA, DTM, Formula 1, Grand-AM, Le Mans, IRL, WRC, etc..) > BMW M8 GTE to start Le Mans 24-hour race from 12th and 13th positions



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-15-2018, 07:48 PM   #23
M3 Adjuster
Lieutenant General
M3 Adjuster's Avatar
United_States
7025
Rep
11,110
Posts

Drives: 1M, X1 M Sport, E46 325ic
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Dallas, Tx

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E9TOU View Post
They adjusted BOP again after qualifying. Porsche and Ford took penalties, Corvette, BMW, and AMR all gained some sort of improvement, and Ferrari is unchanged. Hopefully this tightens the field. Go BMW!

https://www.motorsport.com/lemans/ne...o-bop-1046261/
a 10KG weight penalty is like a slap on the wrist... those are some very small adjustments..
__________________
ALWAYS BET ON BLACK!
Lone Star BMW CCA Chapter Ex-president (retired 2017) , Chief Driving Instructor - LIFETIME Member # 119366
If you don't STAND for something.. you'll FALL for anything
Past: 1991 BMW E30 M3 street car ; 1988 BMW E30 M3 track car -
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2018, 08:41 AM   #24
Robin_NL
S0THPAW
Robin_NL's Avatar
Netherlands
3783
Rep
7,100
Posts

Drives: HS M2 Competition
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: The Netherlands/ Lilyhammer, Norway

iTrader: (0)



Livestream for free but if you care/want you can donate a few €,$,

Cheers
Robin
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2018, 10:46 AM   #25
Poiseuille
Major
Poiseuille's Avatar
United_States
1168
Rep
1,290
Posts

Drives: 2016 M4 DCT Tanzanite/Amaro
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: Princeton

iTrader: (0)

lol @ Porsche complaining that BMW are sandbagging
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2018, 05:42 PM   #26
Wolf
Captain
Wolf's Avatar
81
Rep
815
Posts

Drives: on hold
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Earth

iTrader: (0)

Any update on the race
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by bimmerjph View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
BMW have tapped into this by mirroring typical BMW dynamics and steering communication within the new UKL cars.
You mean massive body roll, a steering system that is not connected to the front wheels, and the engine note played through the speaker system?!?!?!?!
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2018, 06:28 PM   #27
drjoe66
Lieutenant
United_States
157
Rep
537
Posts

Drives: 2015 M3 & 2012 X35D
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Carolinas

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wolf View Post
Any update on the race
Both bmws were pretty competitive. Great job from BMW sandbagging all through qualifying.... then suddenly they can run with the Porsches.
Now both cars are hopelessly behind after technical issues. P9 and P 12 right now, three and four laps behind.
__________________
2015 X35D
2018 M3 sedan manual
Appreciate 0
      06-17-2018, 01:06 AM   #28
JamesWWIII
Banned
United_States
2834
Rep
417
Posts

Drives: 2019 440i Coupe
Join Date: May 2018
Location: South Carolina

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wolf View Post
Any update on the race
Only one M8 GTE left with 7 hours to go. The #81 is in P15 in GTE Pro, #82 retired following a crash with about 8.5 hours to go.

https://mobile.twitter.com/FIAWEC/st...237056/video/1
Appreciate 1
      06-17-2018, 04:34 AM   #29
M3 Adjuster
Lieutenant General
M3 Adjuster's Avatar
United_States
7025
Rep
11,110
Posts

Drives: 1M, X1 M Sport, E46 325ic
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Dallas, Tx

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JamesWWIII View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wolf View Post
Any update on the race
Only one M8 GTE left with 7 hours to go. The #81 is in P15 in GTE Pro, #82 retired following a crash with about 8.5 hours to go.

https://mobile.twitter.com/FIAWEC/status/1008206595208237056/video/1
With 3.5 hrs to go the #81 is still classified 36th overall and 11th in class It has fallen back from as high as 30th overall .
__________________
ALWAYS BET ON BLACK!
Lone Star BMW CCA Chapter Ex-president (retired 2017) , Chief Driving Instructor - LIFETIME Member # 119366
If you don't STAND for something.. you'll FALL for anything
Past: 1991 BMW E30 M3 street car ; 1988 BMW E30 M3 track car -
Appreciate 0
      08-09-2018, 04:02 PM   #30
ReeferCheefer
Private First Class
ReeferCheefer's Avatar
United_States
45
Rep
165
Posts

Drives: Crimson e92
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by usmabmass View Post
Did posting this here make you feel better?
Thats a weird assumption. Its clearly related to the OP
__________________
16 S1000RR
11 535xi
07 335i e92 sold
99 M3
89 325i
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:02 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST