Racing

Off to Spa-Francorchamps

So far 2017 has been a very quite year for me as far as racing goes.  This year is the first time since 2004 I haven’t been traveling the country racing a BMW or Porsche with my friends from BimmerWorld.  I have ran a few club races at tracks I have raced at at some […]


Laguna Weekend Wrap-up

    The overall them for this weekend could be summed up in a simple phrase from a movie title, “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” It seems that has been a recurring theme for me at Laguna since my first race there in 2004. This track is proving to be my unicorn. I […]


Next Level European Announces Lineups for Two-Car Porsche Cayman Continental Tire Series Program

January 6th, 2015 The newest team in the Continental Tire Series Street Tuner class is primed for the 2015 Championship with race-winning veterans and up-and-coming talent. Owned by BimmerWorld Racing driver James Clay, the Virginia-based Next Level European team will add to Clay’s competitive footprint with a pair of Porsche Caymans in the ST, and […]


BimmerWorld Reveals Four-Car Continental Tire Series Street Tuner Program

                    Photo Credit: Halston Pitman | MotorSportMedia | BimmerWorld Racing November 14th, 2013 Leading BMW aftermarket and tuning specialists unveil their most ambitious and competitive ST team to date; adds next-generation BMW F30 platform to compete full-time alongside proven E90s. Coming off a season where its […]


BimmerWorld on the Prowl for Points at Watkins Glen

June 26th, 2013 The BimmerWorld Racing team heads to upstate New York this weekend with its usual high expectations for its three-car GRAND-AM Continental Tire Series team, but with the 2013 season now entering its second phase, big picture items are moving to the forefront at each race. Coming off its most challenging event of […]


BimmerWorld Headed Back To Site of 1-2-3 Finish At Road Atlanta

The legendary Road Atlanta circuit in Braselton, Ga., holds a special place in BimmerWorld’s history. Prior to its rise as one of the leading teams in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge series, the BMW experts closed out its tenure in another professional touring car series by dominating the top 3 with its BMW […]


ST-Class Rivals Team Up For GX-Class Run At Rolex 24

ST-Class Rivals Team Up For GX-Class Run At Rolex 24 BimmerWorld and Compass360 Racing drivers join forces to pilot Bullet Racing Porsche Cayman GTR (Team Press Release) Photo: Bullet Racing   (Vancouver, Canada) — Drivers from two of Grand-Am’s front-running Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge teams will put aside their rivalries at the upcoming Rolex […]


BimmerWorld Strengthens Championship Standings At Lime Rock Finale, Delivers Title For BMW

October 3rd, 2012 Heady drive to sixth by James Clay and John Capestro-Dubets in the No. 80 BMW 328i secures the 2012 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Series Street Tuner Manufacturers’ Championship for BMW The road racing veterans at Virginia-based BimmerWorld Racing closed out their 10-race GRAND-AM Continental Tire Series championship in style last weekend at Lime […]


BimmerWorld Ready For Its Debut At The Indianapolis Motor Speedway

  Follow Us:   7/25/2012 Dublin, VA Veteran BMW road racing team set for GRAND-AM’s one-day event on the combined infield and oval course at the historic site of the Indy 500 Share: If racing on the high banks of the famous Daytona International Speedway wasn’t enough of a privilege for GRAND-AM teams and drivers, […]


BimmerWorld Scores Second-Place GRAND-AM ST Finish At New Jersey Motorsports Park

BimmerWorld Scores Second-Place GRAND-AM ST Finish At New Jersey Motorsports Park May 16th, 2012 It’s a familiar theme that never gets easier to deal with. Take away the contact at least one of BimmerWorld’s three GRAND-AM Continental Tire Series Street Tuner entries received, and the full team could have filled the top 10. Fortunately, the […]


2012 Racing and a New Year’s Resolution

It’s a new year and a new race season is about to get started. One of my goals this year is to post more blog entries on the website. So bear with me as I give blog updates another try. The last one I did was back in 2010 and after that season I think […]


BimmerWorld’s Emerging GRAND-AM GS Program Scores Another Top 10 in New Jersey

#79 CRC/Johnstone Supply M3

BimmerWorld’s Emerging GRAND-AM GS Program Scores Another Top 10 in New Jersey 7/26/11 The No. 79 Johnstone Supply BimmerWorld BMW M3 V8 of James Clay and Seth Thomas motors forward from 15th to finish seventh in grueling conditions With the 2011 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge championship winding down, Dublin, Virginia’s BimmerWorld Racing continues […]


BimmerWorld Earns Monterey ST Podium with No. 81 Brakleen BMW 328i, Top 10 in GS

Corkscrew at Laguna Seca

Timing is a crucial element to success in motor racing, and for Dublin, Virginia’s BimmerWorld Racing, the No. 81 BMW 328i driven by Gregory Liefooghe and John Capestro-Dubets delivered a brilliant performance for the team and sponsor Brakleen when it mattered most. Sporting a new livery featuring Brakleen’s brake parts cleaner bottles on both sides […]


GS Development Continues as BimmerWorld Just Misses Top 10 at Barber Motorsports Park

No matter how much the BMW experts from BimmerWorld Racing want to conquer the  BMW M3.GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Grand Sport division in their first season of racing M3 V8s in the class, the team will continue to chant the mantra of “it’s a development year” throughout the 10-race calendar.   That’s far […]


Visit United BMW Roswell to check out the BimmerWorld E92 M3

You are invited to join the BimmerWorld Racing this coming Tuesday April 5th as our team sponsor United BMW Roswell hosts an evening with the team as we drop by on the way to the Barber 200 on Saturday April 9 in Leeds, AL (about 2 hours away – come join us!).  We will have […]


BimmerWorld Has Mixed GS Results at Homestead-Miami

The Homestead Round Two race was difficult for the BimmerWorld team but progress in the development of the team’s new-for-2011 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Grand Sport (GS) BMW M3s wasn’t expected to be easy. The duo had plenty of pace and got as high as second in the race, but a gamble on […]


BimmerWorld Earns Top-6 Finish with Wilden & Michaelian on GRAND-AM GS Debut at Daytona

BimmerWorld Earns Top-6 Finish with Wilden & Michaelian on GRAND-AM GS Debut at Daytona 2/1/11 BimmerWorld’s new BMW E92s show plenty of speed and reliability in first outing The bar was set exceedingly high for the BimmerWorld Racing Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge team after nearly winning the Street Tuner teams’ and drivers’ championship at […]


BimmerWorld/Gearwrench #81 in the new Joy is Racing by BMW video clip

And a preview of tomorrow’s race on the Speed Channel at 1PM EST. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post


Wild Ride Part 2

Yesterday I believe I left off reporting most of the test day and the practice day action. Today I thought I would start with what we did after our practice sessions to prepare for qualifying later that day. With a whole afternoon of time to waste on Friday Bill and I headed to different spots […]


That was a Wild Ride

The home race for BimmerWorld and I was this past weekend at VIR. VIR is mainly BimmerWorld’s home track since it is 2 hours away form them and 6 hours away from me. Even with the difference in distance to the track this is one that I have been to a lot over the years […]


Lucky number 13!

Dave White has put BimmerWorld on the pole for the first time in the Continental Tire Challenge. Congrats to him for a job well done. It is amazing to see this happen because Dave was struggling all weekend to find the speed. He studied his data with James and they went over it time and […]


4 Days in Alabama

And we are currently working on Day 2. Since I have been slacking on keeping up my posting for this blog I will try to do some more updates this weekend as we go. Today was a good day. It poured rain on us this morning and luckily there wasn’t a session planned for us […]


New Site coming soon

We are working on getting a new website up and running soon.  Until we do follow along with me in my Continental Tire Challenge season here. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post


Make that a 10:30 showing on Speed

It appears that a Nascar truck race takes importance over our race so we have been bumped to 10:30 tonight for the Daytona race. Sorry about the confusion. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post