What does art actually have to do with motorsport? Be the inventor of the "Art Cars" a lot. The bell rings Dunlop and Walkenhorst Motorsport again this year the motorsport season 2015. The artful object this time consists of a BMW Z4 GT3 and none other than "PS-Pro" Jean Pierre Kraemer has been allowed to let off steam here creative. Around three 500 motorsport fans were able to vote between three race designs of the 28.000 PS eight-cylinder engine via Facebook. In the end, the majority opted for a modern design in the Dunlop colors. Already next Saturday, the 28. March 2015, the yellow-black "Art Car" celebrates its public premiere during a first race at the Nürburgring.
Walkenhorst Motorsport will field the BMW Z4 GT3 in the VLN endurance championship and in the 24h race at the Nürburgring. Team owner Henry Walkenhorst says: “The idea of transforming our Z4 into an“ Art Car ”thrilled us right from the start and the car has become a real eye-catcher. The design is very dynamic and goes well with our up-and-coming driver Jesse Krohn from the BMW Junior Program, who will drive the GT3. "" Anyone who looks past this car, does not photograph it, does not appreciate it and does not show any reaction, cannot love cars " , adds Jean Pierre Kraemer.
Frosted with the latest GT3 racing tire generation, the "Art Car" should not only look beautiful, but also make an impression on the racetrack. The tires were produced for the first time in the German plant in Hanau. Alexander Kühn, head of Dunlop Motorsport, says: “During the winter break, we carried out intensive tests and developed five GT3 tire specifications for a wide variety of weather conditions. With the new profiles and mixtures, we are well positioned for the Nordschleife and are looking forward to the start of the season. ” We are excited about the first race of the BMW Z4 GT3 and we keep our fingers crossed.