Posts Tagged ‘BimmerWorld’

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 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, […]

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 […]

Merry Christmas from BMW

BMW has created a very interesting Christmas card this year with the help of their new M5.  I think this might be a great idea to try in one of the BimmerWorld race cars at some point in time.     Resembles a friction circle!   httpvh:// From our friends at Bookmark on Delicious […]

2011 CTSCC In-Car from New Jersey Motorsports Park

The #79 BimmerWorld Racing Johnstone Supply/CRC M3 started in 16th with James Clay at the wheel.  Through a hard fought battle we ended up 7th running as high as 2nd.  Seth Thomas finished the race in the car fighting the 150 plus degree in car temperatures for 1.5 hours.   httpvh:// Bookmark on Delicious Digg […]

2007 Mid Ohio Qualifying Video

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CRC MAF Cleaner How-To

Here is a quick video showing how to use the CRC MAF Cleaner that is available at most of your local auto parts stores.   httpv://   Introducing the ORIGINAL CRC Mass Air Flow Sensor Cleaner. Stop using aggressive chemicals to clean sensitive MAF sensors! If you’ve got a dirty mass air flow sensor your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coaching with some cool equipment

This past weekend I went down to Sebring to coach a couple of guys from the Florida area in their Porsches. With any coaching assignment I take with a several pieces of electrical equipment that I know every airport scanner in the US has to think is some kind of bomb or conspiracy to commit […]

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 […]

Porsche Vs. BMW part 2

Porsche Vs. BMW. This is a heated debate between the supporters of each of these key marques in racing. If you are a BMW owner you appreciate the Porsches because they are made in Germany and they are fast on the race track. But when the BMW supporter is on the track with a Porsche […]

Porsche Vs. BMW

As promised here is my post talking about the difference in the Porsche to the BMW. In the case of the Daytona weekend where I went from a Street Tuner BMW in the Continental Tire Series to a Rolex spec Porsche GT3 Cup car this is really comparing apples to oranges. They are both so […]

Tomorrow starts at 10AM

So my busy day tomorrow starts at 10AM with the first Rolex practice of the weekend. Last I heard I think I am taking the Autometrics Porsche out first tomorrow morning for a shakedown and to bed in the goodies on the car. After that I will have a session in the Continental Tire ST […]

Wow that was fast!

The first official weekend of BimmerWorld’s entry into the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge is over. It seems just like yesterday we were heading down to Daytona and now we are back at home in the cold weather. Overall the weekend was a great success. James and Dave in car #80 progressively got faster as […]