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21/01/2018 09:01

The BMW M8 GTE remains in development for the FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans (video)

BMW Motorsport is gearing up to compete in the 2018/2019 Super Season of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) in the LMGTE Pro class with two M8 GTEs. In the meantime, the Bavarian marque is pursuing the development of the car via testing sessions.

The BMW M8 GTE remains in development for the FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans (video)

The BMW M8 GTE has completed numerous testing sessions since its wheels first hit the ground. After the Paul Ricard (France) and Sebring (U.S.) circuits, and will soon head into competition: the Rolex 24 at Daytona (January 27-28). Then the car will be fielded in the LMGTE Pro class in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) for the first race of the season, the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on May 5th, then the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 16-17).

Four drivers are confirmed to compete in the entire 2018/2019 Super Season of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), set to close with the 2019 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans: Augusto Farfus, Nick Catsburg, António Félix da Costa and Martin Tomczyk. Philipp Eng, Alexander Sims and Tom Blomqvist will join the others for certain rounds.

In this video, check out the night testing sessions conducted with the BMW M8 GTE at the Paul Ricard circuit in France. 

PHOTO and VIDEO: YouTube - BMW Motorsport 

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