“I had heard from everybody telling me that it has a lot of downforce, but you really have to drive it to believe it,” said Edwards. “It is one thing to see on the data that this or that corner can be done flat every lap, but when you really go out and go through these corners it is amazing to see how easy it is to do these corners flat because of the downforce level.”
2017 IMSA Sportscar Schedule
The 2017 WeatherTech Championship season opens with the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona on the weekend of January 26-29 at Daytona International Speedway, followed by the 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida at Sebring International Raceway on March 15-18.
Edwards Co-drives with Mills to Victory and the Championship Title
Mills Racing has claimed victory and the inaugural Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Championship following a wild season finale Sunday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. A two-way fight for the win of the 60-minute race came down to the final lap, when contact between the then-leading No.
Quotes from a tough race at Petite Le Mans
John Edwards on Qualifying for Petite Le Mans
"You have to look at the times to understand that our qualifying session went fairly well compared to the last couple of events, as we are closer than we have been. To only be a couple of tenths off in qualifying is a nice bonus for us. We still start P6, when we would prefer to be a little closer to the front, but with ten hours to go and a good race car I think we are in a great spot.”
Edwards and Luhr finish seventh at Circuit of the Americas
Rigorous Testing Readies BMW Team RLL for Circuit of the Americas
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Sept. 14, 2016 … This year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Lone Star Le Mans race will see BMW Team RLL arrive at the Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, Texas, with BMW’s newest GT class competitor, the BMW M6 GTLM, ready for the penultimate race of the 2016 season.
Edwards and Luhr Finish 3rd at Road America
8th August 2016. After starting at the rear of the entire 41-car field in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, the two BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM cars finished third and eighth in the GTLM class.
Lime Rock BMW Demolition by Porsche #912
Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – July 23 , 2016… The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix turned into a demolition derby for BMW Team RLL as both BMW M6 GTLM racing cars ended the day on the wrecker. Both cars were pushed off the track by the same competitor’s car in Lime Rock Park’s downhill turn in different incidents, ending up in the tire wall and out of the race. The No.