Thursday, January 19, 2017

AUTOS: Latest BMW Art Car to contest this year's Rolex 24



BMW's latest Art Car, will race in the 24 Hours of Daytona appropriately as the No. 19. (Image source: blog.caranddriver.com)
So this January, we'll be privy to watchin' another of BMW's legendous' Art Cars poundin' round Daytona's High Banks...

In case Y'all haven't heard? That 'lil Bavarian Motor Works company who just celebrated their Centenary last year, is at I-T again, as one of its latest two legendous' Art Cars will contest this year's Rolex 24.


Naturally, I ran across this info when perusing Thy NFB Newsline for The Blind telephone service late one night in Nofendersville - having just put to bed my BMW's occupies ACM tome. When the Car and Driver magazine's headline caught my Attenzione.


Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLLR) has been BMW's "Works" Sports Car team for several years now, and will contest this year's Weathertech SportsCar Championship with a brace 'O BMW M6 GT LM's.

As the RLLR website claims that longtime BMW Ace Bill Auberlen, who'll be partnered by Alexander Sims for the entire Weathertech Sportscar Championship season will be joined by DTM chauffeurs Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus.

As this quartet will be piloting the latest BMW Art Car at Daytona, which naturally will run the No. 19 in deference to it being the nineteenth Art Car, even if it's debuting prior to the eighteenth Art Car; Oh Brother!

As my fascination for these provocative rolling Art Sculptures was rekindled when visiting our wonderful America's Car Museum in Tacoma, WA last October...

Yet even funnier for Mwah, is A-L-L of this fascination with BMW's Art Cars, especially since I really cannot SEE 'em anymore, since I'm Blind, right Mary Ellen!

And thus your visually impaired Vurd Botcherer' is left solely to use his imagination over what the various Art Cars look like, since I couldn't see any of the details when Ogling the two current Art Cars on display at the LeMay ACM museo. Instead just looking like two predominantly bright arctic white blobs shimmering underneath the lights...

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