BMW Z4 GTE Wins Michelin Green X Challenge Award at Pikes Peak

No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE 1 photo
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Following the victory of BMW Team RLL at Pikes Peak this weekend, the numbers 56 BMW Z4 GTE also went home with the Michelin Green X Challenge Award.
The Michelin Green X Challenge is an award honoring the P1 and GT teams that are the cleanest, fastest and most efficient on the track. Michelin recognizes the winning teams at the end of each ALMS race and also presents championship trophies to the class leaders with the best cumulative score at the end of the season.

Talking about the win, BMW NA Motorsport Manager, Gordon McDonnell said that it was a tough day but in the end it was worth it.

“We are very pleased with our second win for the Z4 this season and a victory at our home track. Congratulations to John Edwards for his first ALMS pole and his great stint in the No. 56 car today," said Gordon.

"Dirk did a great job of keeping the lead and bringing home the victory. It was a tough day for the No. 55 Z4 GTE but Maxime and Bill never stopped fighting back towards the front. What a great way to start the post Le Mans part of the season!" added the BMW NA Motorsport Director.
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