Bill Auberlen1968-10-12 (age 51)
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Bill Auberlen was in reflective mood after clinching his record-equaling 60th IMSA victory, along with Robby Foley and Dillon Machavern, when the Turner Motorsport BMW M6 passed the Riley Motorsports Mercedes AMG GT3 on the final lap of Saturday’s Motul Petit Le Mans.
Turner Motorsport’s dominant win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday marked the 20th consecutive season in which the team has scored at least one pro win, and the 59th IMSA triumph for Bill Auberlen.
Turner Motorsport will enter its 21st season with Bill Auberlen and Robby Foley as its fulltimers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, with Dillon Machavern and Jens Klingmann added for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.
Following the M8's pole position and runner-up finish in the Sebring 12 Hours, BMW boss Jens Marquardt says IMSA’s Balance of Performance for GT Le Mans is now better than in the season-opening Rolex 24.
BMW Motorsport has confirmed Martin Tomczyk and Alexander Sims will join BMW Team RLL for the full IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next year, racing the works BMW M6s in the GT Le Mans class.
Former BMW teammates Joey Hand and Bill Auberlen found themselves in a heated battle for second in the closing stages of the Sahlen Six Hours of the Glen.
Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner, driving the No. 25 BMW M6 GTLM, finished ninth, 1.256 seconds ahead of the No. 100 M6 co-driven by John Edwards and Lucas Luhr in tenth place.
Bubba Burger Sports Car Grand Prix at Long Beach preview.
Konica Minolta Corvette DP, BMW Team RLL Return To Defend 2015 Victories
Action Express Racing continued its run of dominance in the lead up to the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with a 1-2 result in Practice 4.
At the classic 24 Hours of Daytona, the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM crossed the line in fifth and the the number 97 BMW M6 GT3 finished the debut race of BMW Motorsport’s new GT3 challenger in sixth.
The M6 posted the quickest GTLM time - 1:45.066 minutes - in the recent three-day Roar Before the Rolex 24 test at the Daytona International Speedway.
Corvette leads GTLM, Porsche paces GTD in third day of event
First Official Test at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.
Continuity the key for drivers and teams in the DTM.
As announced during last season’s Petit Le Mans weekend, BMW Team RLL is expected to campaign two M6 GTLM race cars in the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
Pilet earns driver title and clinches GTLM manufacturer title
Christina Nielsen looks to become first female champion.
In his latest column for Motorsport.com, Jan Magnussen tells the story of the No.3 Corvette team’s latest exploits.