set their official teams and drivers for their projects in DTM and IMSA, BMW Motorsport has chosen the three riders who will carry the weight of the vehicle development GTE with which the signature munich enter in the category of GTE-Pro in the World Endurance (WEC) in 2018. Under the mandates of the technicians in the BMW Team MTEK, the German firm has opted for Martin Tomczyk, Alexander Sims and António Félix Da Costa, a combination of experience and youth-perfect to develop a model which rumors suggest will be based on the successor of the BMW M6 production, which already wheel on the road.
despite having a wide range of options, BMW Motorsport has entrusted the development to three drivers that have parallel programs with the brand and that can bring its experience in vehicles as divergent as the cars, the DTM or GT3. In fact, they all combined their various programs with this function the entire time that Martin Tomczyk will debut in 2017 in the IMSA WeatherTech Championship, where also racing Alexander Sims with the other BMW M6 GTLM Team RLL. For his part, António Félix Da Costa will continue competing in Formula E with Andretti.
In relation to the preparation of the programme in the WEC, Jens
Marquart in the capacity of Director of BMW Motorsport explciaba: “We have a wide
availability of factory riders, but the choice of Martin Tomczyk,
António Félix Da Costa and Alexander Sims is very good. We are always very well
ready to start a new project. So it was in 2012 when entering the
DTM. The Team MTEK will draw a plan with a large amount of test. It is necessary to
testing long-distance to prepare for a contest
resistance. In addition, there is the advantage of having a new car, which will improve the efficiency in the development phase”.