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2018 BMW Team RLL M8 GTE undergoing testing at Homestead, Fla. Image Credit: 2017 BMW Group
BMW To Campaign M8 GTE In 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
By: Brandon J. O'Brien
Images By: BMW Group
With the BMW 8 Series only being shown at various venues as a concept it is interesting to note that the M-version is already here. BMW of North America announced that BMW Team RLL successfully completed the first US test of the all new BMW M8 GTE at Homestead, Fla. They will be campaigning the new car during the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship after having just completed a successful season with the BMW M6 GTLM which they have used the past two seasons. The Team will stay in Florida in preparation for the first IMSA-sactioned test at Daytona International Speedway on December 5th and 6th.