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BMW to revive M1 Procar series for one last hurrah

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Jun 30th, 2008 at 6:20PM

Click for hi-res gallery of the original BMW M1 Procar BMW has announced that the legendary M1 Procar series will return for a one-time curtain call in support of the upcoming German Grand Prix at Hockenheim on July 19-20. The series originally ran in fields of 20 in support of the 1979 and 1980 European Grands Prix. Fifteen young aspiring drivers would face off against the five fastest F1 drivers from that Friday's practice session in homologated M1s. The only mid-engined BMW sportscar was originally unveiled thirty years ago and retains a cult status among enthusiasts, to which BMW recently... Read More

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