BMW Team RLL Takes Another Victory in Daytona 24 GTLM Class

January 28th, 2020 by

BMW M8 GTE Earns Back to Back Daytona GTLM Victories

BMW Team RLL won the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona for the second season in a row. John Edwards, Jesse Krohn, Augusto Farfus and Chaz Mostert took victory in the GTLM class at the wheel of the #24 MOTUL BMW M8 GTE at Daytona International Speedway.

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship shares with us that from the start, the strongest contenders appeared to be the two Porsche 911 RSR’s for Porsche GT Team and the two BMW M8 GTE’s for BMW Team RLL. The winning BMW M8 GTE finished first before the two Porsche vehicles which placed in second and third place. The #25 BMW M8 GTE finished in fifth place.

Click here to learn more about the BMW M8 GTE, “the most elemental, determined race car BMW Motorsport has ever built.”

Fun Fact

Competition Auto Group owner Joseph Buzzetta participated in the 1966 Daytona 24 with his teammate Gerhard Mitter. He drove for the Porsche factory racing team in 1966 winning the GT Class in a Porsche 904, chassis 005, which he still currently owns (bought in 1990).

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