Sports Car Illustrated

 


 
 


Return to Home Page

BMW's Ultimate Driving Experience and Turner Motorsport team up

The familiar blue and yellow livery of the No.96 Turner Motorsport BMW M6 GTD racing car will see a new addition for the upcoming IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship races at Road America and Virginia International Raceway as the stalwart BMW NA customer racing team partners with BMW of North America to race in support of the BMW Ultimate Driving Experience.

The Ultimate Driving Experience highlights dynamic behind-the-wheel driving programs featuring a full range of BMW vehicles, from BMW i and iPerformance vehicles to BMW M and M Performance vehicles. Two of the six event series have been completed with four remaining stops in,

San Francisco, CA, at Cow Palace (August 11-17);
Dallas, TX, at Lone Star Park (September 2-10);
Chicago, IL, at Arlington Park (October 14-22);
New York, NY, at Citi Field (November 2-12).

Highlights of the event include a new “Ultimate Driver” competition and a BMW Teen Driving School course based on the program taught at the BMW Performance Centers in Spartanburg, S.C., and Thermal, Calif.

“The Ultimate Driving Experience gives drivers from across the country the opportunity to get behind the wheel of a BMW and experience firsthand why our brand is at the top of its class,” said Trudy Hardy, Vice President of Marketing, BMW of North America. “Further, drivers participating in the teen driving school, autocross or M control clinic will develop their own skills, gaining experience and confidence while learning under the guidance of our BMW Performance Center instructors.”

Anchored by BMW Motorsport driver Jens Klingmann, privateers Bret Curtis and Justin Marks have co-driven this year with Klingmann with Marks sharing a season’s-best third place finish at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen in July. At Road America and VIR former BMW Junior Jesse Krohn with drive with Klingmann.

“We are pleased to support BMW’s Ultimate Driving Experience,” said Will Turner, Team Principal. “It is an amazing program. Check out the website and watch the UDE video. Just awesome! Can you drive?”

For more information and to register for The BMW Ultimate Driving Experience visit: www.bmwusa.com/ude or call 800-558-4BMW (4269). Location and dates subject to change. Follow BMW of North America on Instagram @BMWUSA, Twitter @BMWUSA and Like BMWUSA on Facebook. Hashtag #ultimatedriver.

08/04/17

More from Sports Car Illustrated

 

 

 

 

 


Sports Car Illustrated is an on-line sports car magazine for sports car enthusiasts by sports car enthusiasts. Updated on a regular basis, Sports Car Illustrated on line sports car magazine brings you a look at the world of sports car from a grass roots perspective.

Home | Industry News | Sports Car Racing | | Formula One | Indy Car News | Historic-Vintage Racing | Auto Shows

Features | Links | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise with us

© Sports Car Illustrated Inc.

To submit press releases, articles, photographs or videos contact: info@illustrated

For information about our great advertising rates contact: sales@illustrated

Copyright © 2017 · All Rights Reserved