Published on August 5th, 2019 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
BMW M2 Customer Racing Edition Unveiled
BMWM2 customer racing set for its first race outing at the Nürburgring
BMW M Motorsport presented last week itsfuture plans for customer racing and announced a new entry-level model forgrassroots motorsport and clubracing based on the BMW M2.
Then on the 3rd of August 2019 this M2 madeits race debut on the Nordschleife within the VLN Endurance Championship at theNürburgring. At the wheel was BMW Motorsport Junior Beitske Visser and JörgWeidinger, the test and development engineer at BMW M GmbH and himself a verysuccessful BMW Sports Trophy competitor for many years.
The car from BMW Motorsport ran with aspecial camouflage livery in the 6-hour race. The goal was to put the carthrough another tough test under the extreme conditions faced during a race onthe most demanding racetrack in the world and, in doing so, prepared itoptimally for its outings in the hands of customers for the coming race season.The first cars are scheduled to be delivered to customers in the second quarterof 2020.
The focus of the car’s development was on simple handling for everyone – whilst at the same time ensuring the highest possible technical quality and maximum safety. The race car can be used in many different fields of motorsport.