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    Official: BMW reveals full details on M235i Racing

    We were suitably excited when BMW first announced the imminent arrival of the M235i Racing. After all, what's not to like about a factory-prepared racecar with 333 horsepower you can pick up for just eighty grand? Now BMW has released the full details on the latest addition to its racing ...

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    Video: BMW creates exclusive polo shirt for 1 Series M Coupe owners

    So you are one of the 6,309 lucky drivers to own the terrifically excellent BMW 1 Series M Coupe, but don't feel like it sets you apart enough from the rest of us? Well first, we have the tiniest violin in the world, ready to play a sad song. Once that is out of the way, BMW has some very unique ...

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    Video: How to make art prints with your BMW M6

    Matt Mullins has done everything from stunts in movies to driving with the United States secret service, but the BMW Performance Driving School chief instructor has never done this before. "This" in this case is creating postcards using a BMW M6 as the printing press. A pressurized ink system ...

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    Pics Aplenty: BMW celebrates 40 years of M

    When we think of the BMW M division, the 1978 M1 comes instantly to mind, followed by the E30 M3 and then the 2001-2002 M Coupe. But the company's in-house hot rod shop actually dates back to 1972, when it was formed as a subsidiary to manage the company's racing operations, dubbed BMW ...

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    BMW announces three two-car teams for 2012 DTM series

    Touring car racing fans are eagerly anticipating the return of BMW to the DTM series. The Bavarian automaker last competed in DTM (or its progenitors, anyway) a whopping 18 years ago, but late last year announced it would return to the German touring car series in 2012. Now it has revealed the ...

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    BMW pulls out of World Touring Car Championship

    BMW 320si WTCC – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you were disappointed with BMW's decision to leave Formula One at the end of last year, hold on to your hats as the Bavarian automaker is further scaling back its racing programs, announcing the discontinuation of its ...

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    BMW Motorsport changes leadership as Mario Theissen exits stage left

    Incoming and outgoing BMW Motorsport directors Jens Marquardt (left) and Mario Theissen (right)
    For over a decade now, BMW has had its racing program directed by one man: Mario Theissen. Having joined the Bavarian automaker as a development engineer back in 1977, Theissen became the company's ...

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    A behind-the-scenes look inside the BMW Classic warehouse

    BMW Classic in Munich – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Located just a short distance from the BMW Museum and Welt (famous as the company's European delivery center) in Munich, Germany, is BMW Classic. According to the German automaker, "BMW Classic coordinates all activities that ...

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    BMW Motorsports parts now available in the U.S.

    BMW Motorsport Parts come to the U.S. – Click above for high-res image
    It's official, they're finally here: Racers of the roundel can buy BMW Motorsport parts at four locations in the U.S. The catalog selection includes the 2008 BMW Z4, 1995-2010 M3, and the 3 Series sedan from 2006 onward. ...

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    BMW opens up Classic Center to customer cars, establishes dedicated vintage racing division

    BMW Classic Center – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Owners and lovers of classic BMWs have what to be thankful for. The Bavarian automaker estimates that roughly one in ten units it produced through the 1980s are still on the road, accounting for some 600,000 classic cars and ...

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    BMW Z4 GT3 is the V8-powered Z4 M you can race

    BMW Motorsport Z4 GT3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Late last year we told you that BMW would be creating a race-ready Z4 GT3 for customers who participate in motorsports, and we now have official images of the too-hot Z4 in all of its glory. We've always liked the styling of the ...

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    BMW Z4 GT3 coming in 2010 with M3 powerplant

    2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is - Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW Motorsport has announced a lust-worthy addition to its growing line of customer racing offerings in the form of the BMW Z4 GT3. Although BMW hasn't released pics yet, the factory-built Z4 will be powered by an uprated version ...

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    Rumormill: $170k BMW M3 GT/GT4 Street probably not coming to U.S.

    BMW M3 GT4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    No three letters get Bimmer fans as riled up as CSL. The initials have historically been applied to lightweight, performance-focused versions of BMW's most extreme machinery. But while BMW isn't currently offering any CSL models for public ...

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    Setting the Pace: BMW X6 M debuts as MotoGP safety car

    BMW X6 M MotoGP safety car - Click to view in high resolution
    Coupes, sedans, convertibles, even sport-wagons... BMW's venerated Motorsport division – known to all the world by the letter M – has tuned all sorts of vehicles from the Bavarian automaker's lineup, but with the launch of ...

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    BMW Sauber launches F1.09 at Valencia

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the BMW Sauber F1.09
    When it rains, it pours. Formula One racing fans spend most of the year watching the same crop of cars running around in circles, until the off season when all the teams unveil their new cars in the same two-week window of time. So ...

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    BMW's Ultimate Computing Machine

    The ultimate driving machine is getting the ultimate computing machine. OK, maybe that's an exaggeration, but BMW has reached an agreement with Intel to use their new Albert 2 supercomputer at the BMW/Sauber Development Center near Zürich, Switzerland. The Albert 2 is only 60th on the list of ...


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