Markus Palttala1977-08-16 (age 41)
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Markus Palttala admits that no one on the Turner Motorsport team had expected to scoop GT Daytona class victory in yesterday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen.
BMW has announced its works driver line-up for the 2017 edition of the 24 Hours of Nurburgring, headlined by the arrivals of GP2 race winner Alex Lynn and two-time DTM champion Timo Scheider.
The #9 Marc VDS crew of Markus Palttala and Fabian Schiller have been crowned Renault Sport Trophy Endurance champions after finishing second in the final round of the season at Estoril.
Michael Shank Racing held on to beat ESM Racing to clinch victory in the finale of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as Dane Cameron and Eric Curran won the Prototype championship.
Markus Palttala and Fabian Schiller took the championship lead in the Endurance class after winning the 70-minute Renault Sport Trophy race at Spielberg.
With the battle for the overall drivers’ and teams’ titles still to be decided...
Blancpain Endurance Series - Total 24 Hours of Spa - Race update after 21 hours 30 minutes
Despite having to start dead last, from the pitlane. Lucas Luhr, Markus Palttala and Maxime Martin steered the #46 BMW Z4 GT3 to third place.
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The 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Nürburgring was one of the most dramatic in the race’s history.
Turner Motorsport pilot set to campaign No. 97 BMW Z4 in historic 12 Hours of Sebring.
Team captures valuable championship points with P12 finish.
BMW faithful Boris Said and BMW Works driver Andy Priaulx included.
Jordan Taylor fastest of weekend, Barrichello quickest in wet.
As usual, GT-Daytona leads with 19 entries.
Successes in the BMW Z4 GTD and in the BMW Z4 GT3, secured first place for Markus Palttala.
BMW names Turner Motorsport drivers as two of the world’s most successful privateer BMW race drivers of 2014.