BMW Customer Racing Teams Post A 25 Car Strong Entry for 2022 SRO Opener at Sonoma Raceway. 

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – April 14, 2022 . . . BMW Customer Racing teams have entered 25 BMW racing cars to open the 2022 SRO Americas Championship at Sonoma Raceway, in Sonoma, Calif. This weekend - April 15 – 17. The BMW entry is highlighted by four all-new BMW M4 GT3 machines in the GT World Challenge America category campaigned by BimmerWorld Racing (2), ST Racing (1) and Turner Motorsport (1). The GT4 America class will see a total of 10 BMW M4 GT4 entries from Auto Technic Racing (3), BimmerWorld Racing (1), Fast Track Racing (2), Random Vandals Racing (1), Rooster Hall Racing (1), and SRQ Motorsports (2). Both of these classes feature two-driver entries and a mandatory pit stop. The GT3 cars compete in two 90-minute races per event. The GT4 cars have two 60-minute races each weekend. The 2022 GT World Challenge America and GT4 America seasons feature 13 races across North America. Each race weekend includes two races, except the season finale, which is a single eight-hour race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
 
Two BMW M240iR racing cars from DRS & Garagistic will line up in the TC Americas class. The TCX class sees nine BMW M2 CS entries from Accelerating Performance (1), Fast Track Racing (4), HARD Motorsport (1), Rigid Speed (2), and Rooster Hall Racing (1). The TC class cars compete in two 40-minute races each weekend.
 
Official practice starts on Friday, April 15. Qualifying and Race 1 will take place on Saturday, the 16th. Race 2 takes the green flag Sunday, the 17th.
 
Dan Lubin, BMW NA Motorsport Manager commented, “The BMW Customer Racing program continues to grow stronger in 2022 as does our support. We plan to increase our engineering staff at each event to four and our BMW Customer Racing support truck is scheduled to make its debut in mid-May. Our contingency program will be announced shortly.”

 
BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975.  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003.  The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California;  a technology office in Silicon Valley, and various other operations throughout the country.  BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is the BMW Group global center of competence for BMW X models and manufactures the X3, X4, X5, X6 and X7 Sports Activity Vehicles. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 350 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 146 BMW motorcycle retailers, 105 MINI passenger car dealers, and 38 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers.  BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

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