How exciting to see Alex Zanardi fulfill his dream to participate in the Rolex 24 for BMW. The bleachers are still empty but it will be a special and unique weekend. - Apart from a particularly loaded business schedule. "A bit like Jimi Hendrix." The manner in which the handicapped BMW works driver controls the BMW M8 GTE is comparable to a virtuoso performance. Together with BMW M Motorsport, Zanardi has developed a special system that allows him to accelerate with a throttl
Most sincere congratulations to car #25 driver line-up (fltr): Connor De Phillippi, Colton Herta Philipp Eng, Augusto Farfus - 24 Hours before their history-making victory of the GTLM Class for BMW! - And with a very special thank you to Augusto for his most magically stunning almost 4 hours stint under intangibly pouring wet conditions! - And then with a happy-sad tear in his eyes: "You know, Max I did it with and for my unforgetable fantastic Friend, Charly [Lamm] - through
It will be an emotional farewell from Christian Fittipaldi as he hangs up his helmet after the 24 Hours of Daytona, a place where he has achieved amazing success. My very longtime friend and three times (2004, 2014, 2018) ROLEX 24 at Daytona winner gives his farewell drive to his active racing driver career. – What an outstanding character, what a racing driver, what a family man, what a career: F1, Champ Car, NASCAR, IMSA sports car champion, 2nd place at the Indi 500 and
Alex Zanardi, one of the most special and inspiring person - and most impressive fighter I ever met in motorsport and who I have the pleasure to personally knwo since the early nintees. Best of luck for your "Daytona dream" Alex! What a great collaboration, effort and achievement of BMW, FIA, IMSA and Alex Zanardi to get this outstanding piece of engineering on the road in time.