By IMSA Wire Service SEBRING, Fla. – Connor De Phillippi delivered BMW Team RLL its first pole position of the season and the first pole in history for the new BMW M8 GTLM race car, bettering the No. 62 Ferrari driven by James Calado by only .058-seconds to earn the top starting spot for the GTLM class for Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts. Fellow BMW Team RLL driver Jesse Krohn will start third. The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GTs driven by RichardRead More
By Aaron Bearden, Contributing Writer BMW i will be the Official Vehicle Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship for many years to come. The German manufacturer confirmed in a season-opening event at the BMW Wan Chai showroom in Hong Kong that they and Formula E have reached a multi-year agreement that will see a host of BMW i vehicles used throughout the track in each race weekend, including BMW i3 medical cars and the BMW i8’s usage as the Qualcomm Savery Car. “It’s fantastic news that BMW i isRead More
By Adam Tate, Associate Editor Sauber and Honda have finally confirmed the longstanding rumor that the Swiss team will switch from Ferrari power units to Honda for 2018. It appears the team will also use McLaren gearboxes which is the surest sign yet that McLaren will also stick by Honda instead of jumping ship back to Mercedes as some had speculated. Sauber CEO Monisha Kaltenborn gave the following statement about the deal. “It is a great honor for the Sauber F1 Team to be able to work together with Honda inRead More