Motorsport /
4 Apr 2012 08:27

Back after 20 years: BMW Motorsport makes its DTM return at the Hockenheimring

Munich, 23rd April 2012. The waiting is over: this weekend, SONAX partner BMW Motorsport will line up at the iconic Hockenheimring (DE) for the first race of its comeback season in the DTM. After an absence of almost 20 years, BMW is returning to the series to face a new challenge with three teams and six BMW M3 DTM cars. The race on Sunday marks the return of the BMW M3 to the DTM. The racing version of the sports car made its debut 25 years ago, and promptly won the DTM title at the first attempt. Now, as BMW M celebrates its 40th anniversary, the car with the SONAX logo in front is back again to perform in front of its many fans in the DTM.

Bruno Spengler wins DTM drivers’ title, BMW Team Schnitzer tops the team standings and BMW wins the manufacturers’ title. more
Motorsport / 17 Sep 2012

Spengler wins from pole

16th September 2012. The battle for the title in the DTM remains exciting: Bruno Spengler (CA), at the wheel of his BMW Bank M3 DTM, was first across the finish line at the “Motorsport Arena Oschersleben” to claim his third victory of the season for SONAX Partner BMW Motorsport in the eighth race of the year. more
A strong performance saw SONAX partner Daniel Abt clinch second place in the first GP3 Series race at Budapest. The wrong tyre strategy for the wet second race cost Abt a points scoring finish. more
One of the stars of last season’s GP3 Series, Mitch Evans began his 2012 campaign in perfect style with a stylish victory for SONAX partner MW Arden in the opening race of the year in Barcelona. more
Lausitzring, 6th May 2012. Just two races into its comeback season, SONAX Partner BMW is back on the top step of the DTM podium: 19 years, six months and 25 days after the last triumph, Bruno Spengler (CA), at the wheel of the BMW Bank M3 DTM, crossed the finish line at the Lausitzring (DE) in first place. more
Munich, 21st March 2012. The exact allocation of the BMW drivers to the six Sonax co-branded BMW M3 DTM cars is really taking shape: Martin Tomczyk (DE) will line up in the BMW M Performance Parts M3 DTM in 2012. more
After two test days in Jerez with Mark Webber at the wheel of the RB8, on february 8th it was team-mate Sebastian Vettel’s turn to get a feel for the team’s new car. After 96 laps, the reigning Formula One World Champion admitted it was a pleasure to get behind the wheel of an F1 car again after the winter break. more
From Tuesday to Thursday the BMW drivers completed a total of 969 laps, amounting to almost 4,000 kilometres. more
The announcement of exactly which drivers will be in which of the three BMW Motorsport teams marks another milestone en route to SONAX Partner BMW's first race in the new DTM era. more
All seats are now taken forBMW’s return to the DTM: Dirk Werner (DE) has been confirmed as the sixth driver of the SONAX Partner and will contest the 2012 DTM season at the wheel of a BMW M3 DTM. more