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The Week in BMW Motorsport - Race Results and More (7/8/2020)

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After spending a significant amount of time in the lead and running 1-2, BMW Team RLL finished the IMSA WeatherTech 240 At Daytona in the fourth and sixth GTLM class positions. Connor De Phillippi and Bruno Spengler finished fourth in the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, completing 90 laps in the two-hour-and-forty-minute contest. De Phillippi, the closing driver, finished only 1.869 seconds from the podium, and 30 seconds from the winning No. 3 Corvette C8.R. John Edwards and Jesse Krohn finished sixth in the No. 24 BMW M8 GTE.
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BMW of North America Celebrates Pride Month with “Driven By Pride” Campaign

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BMW of North America launched a new campaign in celebration of Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community, entitled “Driven By Pride.” The campaign featured various activations, including BMW’s participation in a special broadcast event by NYC Pride, support of The Trevor Project’s “Pride Everywhere” campaign, and communications across BMW’s digital channels.

BMW of Reading is proud to join BMW of North America in their celebrations of Pride Month.  Read along to find out more about this year's special parade featuring BMW Convertibles!


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A Guide to BMW Headlights/Tail lights

A Guide to BMW Headlights/Taillights 

The first-ever light bulb was invented in 1879 and then, we invented headlights in the 1880s. Back then, when automobiles didn't even become a thing and night visions were not even a vision, we had headlights. 

Well, they weren't exactly headlights; they were acetylene lamps. Electric headlights came after 1898. In 1912, it was Cadillac who first created cars with modern electric headlights. As automobiles became common, headlights became a basic necessity.



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What To Put In Your Roadside Emergency Kit

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Though driving can become tedious, especially if you have a long daily commute to and from work, nothing beats being able to drive just for the sheer fun of it and taking on an open road to see what lies ahead. However, it is highly important that you remember anything can happen while you travel and that various crises — even accidents — can come out of nowhere. That is why our team at BMW of Reading, your Reading BMW destination, strongly encourages our customers to prepare and keep a fully-stocked roadside emergency kit in their BMW.

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BMW Motorsport Heritage: 1999-2000 V12 LMR

Welcome to our new series of blog posts titled BMW Motorsport Heritage!  In each installment, we will give an overview of an important moment in BMW's Motorsport history.  Our first topic is one of BMW's most successful sports cars, the BMW V12 LMR.


The 1999 V12 LMR was developed and built as a successor to BMW's failed Le Mans Prototype entries in the 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans, one of the…
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