The BMW M8 is heading to Le Mans

20 July, 2017, 14:25 | Author: Hope Soto
  • BMW M8 GTE preview signals brand's return to Le Mans image

Behold the new BMW M8 race auto that will be taking to top circuits around the globe in 2018.

The vehicle is still heavily camouflaged but it's easy to make out the general shape. Even though the 8 Series has yet to make its official debut - still a concept for now - the carmaker's motorsport division has released a teaser of what the race auto could possible look like. Once the production 8 Series is revealed, expect BMW to reveal the race auto in the metal. The two are being developed in parallel, just like Ford did with its GT supercar.

BMW has given positive feedback following the first track test of its M8 GTE auto ahead of its debut in the FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar in 2018. The auto will be replacing the current M6-based race vehicle in the latter.

The M8 GTE was given its first extensive on-track test at the Lausitzring in Germany last week, completing three days of running with Martin Tomczyk and Maxime Martin.

Rudi Garcia prêt à attendre fin août pour le "grand attaquant" — OM
Les noms de Jordan Amavi ou Ferland Mendy (recruté depuis par l'OL) ont circulé mais pour l'instant, rien de concret. Rudi Garcia sait qu'il devra être patient, car le dossier est compliqué.

"Starting with the 2018 season, we want to further expand our activities in GT racing and compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship, as well as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship", Marquardt said earlier this year.

BMW announced past year that it would be returning to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2018 with its new M8 GTE vehicle, launching a double programme in both of the major global sportscar championships.

"I had great fun with the auto". "We got a lot of kilometers under our belt, and gathered a lot of data".

There are still many more tests to undergo, including at circuits in North America. Its race debut will be at the 24 Hours of Daytona next January, and there's lots more testing to happen between now and then. A reveal, however, should take place in late 2017.


  • Dominion Energy, Inc. (D): What's the Story?

    On July 18, 2017 the stock rating was rated "Equal-Weight" in a report from Barclays a cut from the previous "Overweight" rating. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:DM).

    EPS for Aduro BioTech Inc (ADRO) Expected At $

    Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 41,300 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $409,696. The stock of Aduro BioTech Inc (NASDAQ:ADRO) has "Perform" rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Oppenheimer.
    Donate School Supplies Now with Tamarac's

    Donate School Supplies Now with Tamarac's "Operation Backpack"

    Only one backpack will be given per child, who must be present. "We're just glad to be doing it", Kirby said. "Operation Backpack" has already collected more than 300 backpacks for students in region.
  • Dan impulso a #VamosPorMás en defensa del Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción

    Dan impulso a #VamosPorMás en defensa del Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción

    Su objetivo es fortalecer a la Auditoría Superior de la Federación para el combate de la corrupción . Ley Orgánica del Tribunal Federal de Justicia Administrativa.

    The Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) Rating Reiterated by Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

    The stock of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) earned "Market Perform" rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, April 20. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was first posted by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily.

    Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

    Iberia Capital Partners maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) on Friday, February 12 with "Sector Perform" rating. Ibm Retirement Fund accumulated 13,100 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 99,399 were reported by Jpmorgan Chase And Company.
  • Is RHONY star LuAnn de Lesseps D'Agostina getting a divorce already?

    Is RHONY star LuAnn de Lesseps D'Agostina getting a divorce already?

    Earlier tonight, the reality star exclusively spoke to E! But LuAnn insists that the media blew the fight out of proportion. From the Housewives to the restaurant, it's very hard to keep privacy".

    The Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

    Gilead Sciences had 70 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:GILD) rating on Monday, October 3. Bremer Trust National Association increased Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) stake by 5,960 shares to 39,216 valued at $2.04M in 2016Q4.
    411's WWE NXT Report 7.19.17

    411's WWE NXT Report 7.19.17

    Drew's shocked face is great and it's even worse when the Claymore (running boot to the face) isn't even enough for a cover. Almas gestures to Jose and Jose runs to the ring, but Almas goes to the floor and shows that he is too tranquilo for Jose.
  • Would Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Skip A Royal Wedding & Elope??

    Would Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Skip A Royal Wedding & Elope??

    Earlier this month rumours came to light that Prince Harry was due to pop the question before his birthday in autumn, and it sounds like everything is right on track.

    Bound plane makes landing on Long Island highway

    The Cessna, registered to a Northport man, touched down on Sunrise Highway in Yaphank near exit 57S around 1 p.m. According to Assistant Police Commissioner Justin Meyers, the pilot was headerd to Brookhaven Calabro Airport.

    Presidential Election 2017: counting of votes begin

    Ballot boxes from 29 state capitals and the union territory of Puducherry have reached Parliament House amid tight security. It was reported that the winning candidate will replace Pranab Mukherjee and will take charge of the office from July 25.


Premier Foods First-Quarter Sales Fall But Expects To See Improvements
Grocery sales declined by 5.6%, as a 7.9% drop in branded products offset 8.9% growth in non-branded products. Premier Foods notes that this unit has now delivered growth for eleven successive quarters.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday
This buyback authorization permits the financial services provider to buy up to 67% of its shares through open market purchases. Fifth Third Bncp (NASDAQ:FITB) now has a trailing P/E of 13.5 while its forward P/E according to Thomson Reuters is 12.91.

'Resolving co-location issue top priority'
The NSE had filed for IPO last December with the Sebi, but the regulatory approval is pending due to issues surrounding the ongoing probe into the co-location case. "We must demonstrate humility, respect, responsiveness and transparency in our conduct", he added in the letter.

Kerala actress abduction case: HC defers verdict on Dileep's bail plea
The intention of the case against him was just to humiliate the actor and destroy his career as a film artiste, he said. According to a report in Manorama Online, Dileep's lawyer Ramkumar argued that the court should grant him a bail.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) Raised to "Hold" at BidaskClub
Alexion Pharmaceuticals has higher revenue and earnings than Tokai Pharmaceuticals. 8,000 are held by Webster Natl Bank N A. The company had a trading volume of 1,857,697 shares. (NASDAQ:ORMP) has risen 2.79% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending.

Field Buys 4793 Shares of Entercom Communications Corporation (ETM) Stock
The stock has performed -1.03% over the last seven days, -5.39% over the last thirty, and -27.44% over the last three months. As per Thursday, March 31, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. (NYSE:ETM) rating on Friday, December 11.

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd Invests $560000 in Norfolk Souther Corporation (NSC)
Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Norfolk Souther Corporation by 0.9% in the first quarter. Delta Lloyd NV's holdings in Norfolk Souther Corporation were worth $6,565,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates Changed
The Commission has introduced major changes in the SSC CGL 2017 pattern and selection procedure. The SSC CGL Tier 1 computer based exam will be conducted between November 1oth to November 11th.

Kerala BJP leader accused of taking bribe for MCI recognition
Muraleedharan said the party will be holding a core group meeting on Friday, when the issue is likely to be taken up. The leader had claimed that he had taken the money to pay MCI authorities in Delhi.

Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), BCE Inc. (BCE)
First PREMIER Bank increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 366.2% in the second quarter. The business had revenue of $7.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.09 billion.