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BMW celebrates return to DTM after 20-year absence

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on May 1st, 2012 at 6:01PM

This past weekend, BMW celebrated its return to DTM racing after a 20-year embargo of its home series. On the first practice day of the weekend at Hockenheim, Andy Priaulx was the best BMW in tenth, almost a second off the pace. By Saturday morning's second free practice just before quallifying, BMW pilot Bruno Splengler, who was 20th on Friday, topped the time sheets. In the end, it was Priaulx who was the top-finishing BMW, registering a sixth-place finish behind a spate of Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG and Audi A5 racers. Not a win, but not a horrible start for being out of the series for 20... Read More

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