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BMW

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Nationality http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/ba/Flag_of_Germany.svg/22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png German
Established 1916
Founders Camillo Castiglioni
Franz Josef Popp
Karl Rapp
Headquarters Munich, Germany
Noted drivers http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/ba/Flag_of_Germany.svg/22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/0/03/Flag_of_Italy.svg/22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Arturo Smaglia
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kyle Benton
British Touring Car Championship Career
First entry 1991
Races entered 37
Teams championships 0
Drivers championships 0
Race victories 1
Podiums 5
Points 365
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 0
Last entry 1995 British Touring Car Championship Round 7

BMW is currently involved in the British Touring Car Championship as a constructor, under the name of BMW Team Finance. They have been associated with the BTCC since 1991.

History[]

Origin[]

Prodrive was awarded the works contract to build the BMW M3 for the British Touring Car Championship Championship starting in 1991.

1991[]

In 1991, the works BMW team contract was awarded to Prodrive. The signed Johannes Meles from Germany to race selected races throughout their first year in the series. They participated at 7 meetings throughout the season, finishing on the podium 5 times including a win at Castle Combe.

Complete British Touring Car Championship results[]

(Key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Name Car Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Points WCC
1991 BMW Team Finance M3 E30 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/ba/Flag_of_Germany.svg/22px-Flag_of_Germany.svg.png Johannes Meles 6 4 4 8 3 10 7 6 6 3 4 4 1 5 3 7 7 3 230 5th
1992 M Team Mobil 318is https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/0/03/Flag_of_Italy.svg/22px-Flag_of_Italy.svg.png Arturo Smaglia 7 5 6 RET 30 8th
1994 BMW Motorsport Team Schnitzer 318is http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Kyle Benton 4 6 6 5 DNS DNS C C C 8 6 9 11 8 7 7 5 100 7th
1995 BMW Motorsport Team 318i http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ae/Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg/22px-Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom.svg.png Chris Cobbett RET 11 RET 5 9th
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