Sebring (US), 20th March 2016. BMW Team RLL secured the maiden podium result for the newly developed BMW M6 GTLM at the legendary 12-hour race in Sebring (US). Bill Auberlen (US), Dirk Werner (DE) and Bruno Spengler (CA) finished second in the GTLM class at round two of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC), sharing driving duties in the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM. When last-stint driver Werner crossed the line after 235 laps of the Sebring International Raceway, the gap to the winning Corvette was 2.882 seconds.
John Edwards (US), Lucas Luhr (DE) and Kuno Wittmer (CA) in the number 100 BMW Team RLL car also had their sights firmly set on a podium finish, until the car was hit and spun with just a few laps until the end. The #100 BMW M6 GTLM finished 6th.