BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Professional Motorsport Racing Discussion (IMSA, DTM, Formula 1, Grand-AM, Le Mans, IRL, WRC, etc..)
 
EXXEL Distributions
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-12-2014, 11:19 AM   #1
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Arrow 24 Hours of Le Mans race car display at the Geneva Auto Show...

The Geneva Auto Show may be over, but we still have some more to show you from the show. Here's a collection of Le Mans race cars which ran and won at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. I was in awe. Can't wait for June (next 24 Hour Le Mans) to come!



Name:  P1210783.jpg
Views: 3874
Size:  214.1 KB

Name:  P1210782.jpg
Views: 3821
Size:  187.9 KB

Name:  20140305_124505.jpg
Views: 3778
Size:  196.1 KB

Name:  20140305_124459.jpg
Views: 3607
Size:  222.8 KB

Name:  20140305_124414.jpg
Views: 3631
Size:  233.6 KB

Name:  20140305_124517.jpg
Views: 3481
Size:  214.5 KB

Name:  20140305_124433.jpg
Views: 3447
Size:  168.0 KB

Name:  20140305_124446.jpg
Views: 3491
Size:  204.6 KB

Name:  20140305_124528.jpg
Views: 3416
Size:  199.7 KB

Name:  20140305_124547.jpg
Views: 3440
Size:  241.1 KB

Name:  20140305_124602.jpg
Views: 3409
Size:  214.7 KB

Name:  20140305_124610.jpg
Views: 3388
Size:  221.9 KB

Name:  20140305_124622.jpg
Views: 3538
Size:  170.0 KB

Name:  20140305_124634.jpg
Views: 3488
Size:  158.5 KB

Name:  20140305_124648.jpg
Views: 3408
Size:  146.1 KB

Name:  20140305_124659.jpg
Views: 3385
Size:  203.6 KB

Name:  20140305_124704.jpg
Views: 3430
Size:  189.2 KB

Name:  20140305_124714.jpg
Views: 3384
Size:  125.4 KB

Name:  20140305_124721.jpg
Views: 3374
Size:  147.0 KB

Name:  20140305_124735.jpg
Views: 3355
Size:  168.5 KB

Name:  20140305_124800.jpg
Views: 3371
Size:  182.7 KB

Name:  20140305_124824.jpg
Views: 3309
Size:  186.3 KB

Name:  20140305_124742(0).jpg
Views: 3341
Size:  229.1 KB

Name:  20140305_124834.jpg
Views: 3326
Size:  247.8 KB

Name:  20140305_124900.jpg
Views: 3335
Size:  219.6 KB

Name:  20140305_124908.jpg
Views: 3281
Size:  220.4 KB

Name:  20140305_124916.jpg
Views: 3331
Size:  184.4 KB

Name:  20140305_124816.jpg
Views: 3317
Size:  150.7 KB

Name:  20140305_124934.jpg
Views: 3294
Size:  143.8 KB

Name:  20140305_124847.jpg
Views: 3318
Size:  206.3 KB

Name:  20140305_124947.jpg
Views: 3270
Size:  201.2 KB

Name:  20140305_125030.jpg
Views: 3241
Size:  138.4 KB

Name:  20140305_125038.jpg
Views: 3285
Size:  141.9 KB

Name:  20140305_125058.jpg
Views: 3255
Size:  183.7 KB

Name:  20140305_125050.jpg
Views: 3259
Size:  208.9 KB

Name:  20140305_125011.jpg
Views: 3239
Size:  198.8 KB

Name:  20140305_125108.jpg
Views: 3270
Size:  218.9 KB

Name:  20140305_125139.jpg
Views: 3248
Size:  251.7 KB

Name:  20140305_125125.jpg
Views: 3426
Size:  208.7 KB

Name:  20140305_125147.jpg
Views: 3241
Size:  214.7 KB

Name:  20140305_125211.jpg
Views: 3195
Size:  248.4 KB

Name:  20140305_125200.jpg
Views: 3250
Size:  222.4 KB

Name:  20140305_125255.jpg
Views: 3225
Size:  230.9 KB

Name:  20140305_125225.jpg
Views: 3248
Size:  213.5 KB

Name:  P1210687.jpg
Views: 3178
Size:  245.4 KB

Name:  20140305_125237.jpg
Views: 3192
Size:  248.2 KB

Name:  P1210686.jpg
Views: 3212
Size:  227.6 KB

Name:  P1210685.jpg
Views: 3184
Size:  237.4 KB

Name:  P1210688.jpg
Views: 3185
Size:  151.7 KB

Name:  P1210690.jpg
Views: 3188
Size:  191.6 KB

Name:  P1210691.jpg
Views: 3167
Size:  238.3 KB

Name:  P1210694.jpg
Views: 3141
Size:  223.9 KB

Name:  P1210695.jpg
Views: 3147
Size:  219.3 KB

Name:  P1210791.jpg
Views: 3159
Size:  239.8 KB

Name:  P1210697.jpg
Views: 3141
Size:  244.1 KB

Name:  P1210699.jpg
Views: 3118
Size:  217.7 KB

Name:  P1210704.jpg
Views: 3141
Size:  203.8 KB

Name:  P1210703.jpg
Views: 3118
Size:  233.4 KB

Name:  P1210701.jpg
Views: 3123
Size:  190.5 KB

Name:  P1210696.jpg
Views: 3116
Size:  177.2 KB

Name:  P1210705.jpg
Views: 3098
Size:  258.9 KB

Name:  P1210706.jpg
Views: 3101
Size:  259.5 KB

Name:  P1210707.jpg
Views: 3061
Size:  228.7 KB

Name:  P1210708.jpg
Views: 3242
Size:  183.7 KB

Name:  P1210710.jpg
Views: 3092
Size:  186.0 KB

Name:  P1210712.jpg
Views: 3068
Size:  231.8 KB

Name:  P1210711.jpg
Views: 3068
Size:  199.2 KB

Name:  P1210715.jpg
Views: 3112
Size:  225.0 KB

Name:  P1210716.jpg
Views: 2964
Size:  159.4 KB

Name:  P1210714.jpg
Views: 2922
Size:  208.6 KB

Name:  P1210720.jpg
Views: 2878
Size:  228.6 KB

Name:  P1210721.jpg
Views: 2843
Size:  226.9 KB

Name:  P1210724.jpg
Views: 2806
Size:  243.6 KB

Name:  P1210730.jpg
Views: 2733
Size:  250.5 KB

Name:  P1210731.jpg
Views: 2508
Size:  195.7 KB

Name:  P1210732.jpg
Views: 2274
Size:  233.0 KB

Name:  P1210733.jpg
Views: 2209
Size:  210.1 KB

Name:  P1210736.jpg
Views: 2205
Size:  230.7 KB

Name:  P1210734.jpg
Views: 2212
Size:  190.3 KB

Name:  P1210737.jpg
Views: 2177
Size:  203.5 KB

Name:  P1210739.jpg
Views: 2164
Size:  181.9 KB

Name:  P1210735.jpg
Views: 2177
Size:  182.8 KB

Name:  P1210727.jpg
Views: 2166
Size:  205.9 KB

Name:  P1210740.jpg
Views: 2172
Size:  195.9 KB

Name:  P1210747.jpg
Views: 2146
Size:  216.4 KB

Name:  P1210751.jpg
Views: 2131
Size:  187.2 KB

Name:  P1210750.jpg
Views: 2138
Size:  227.4 KB

Name:  P1210749.jpg
Views: 2129
Size:  177.8 KB

Name:  P1210741.jpg
Views: 2144
Size:  182.3 KB
Appreciate 2
      03-12-2014, 12:08 PM   #2
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

more...


Name:  P1210742.jpg
Views: 2116
Size:  179.4 KB

Name:  P1210743.jpg
Views: 2110
Size:  178.6 KB

Name:  P1210744.jpg
Views: 2102
Size:  175.8 KB

Name:  P1210745.jpg
Views: 2099
Size:  196.0 KB

Name:  P1210746.jpg
Views: 2107
Size:  181.4 KB

Name:  P1210750.jpg
Views: 2102
Size:  227.4 KB

Name:  P1210747.jpg
Views: 2075
Size:  216.4 KB

Name:  P1210751.jpg
Views: 2075
Size:  187.2 KB

Name:  P1210752.jpg
Views: 2071
Size:  130.7 KB

Name:  P1210759.jpg
Views: 2091
Size:  156.6 KB

Name:  P1210753.jpg
Views: 2082
Size:  143.9 KB

Name:  P1210754.jpg
Views: 2058
Size:  163.3 KB

Name:  P1210755.jpg
Views: 2046
Size:  153.4 KB

Name:  P1210770.jpg
Views: 2067
Size:  160.3 KB

Name:  P1210760.jpg
Views: 2059
Size:  195.2 KB

Name:  P1210756.jpg
Views: 2042
Size:  199.2 KB

Name:  P1210758.jpg
Views: 2037
Size:  173.7 KB

Name:  P1210761.jpg
Views: 2048
Size:  207.6 KB

Name:  P1210771.jpg
Views: 2024
Size:  188.0 KB

Name:  P1210763.jpg
Views: 2027
Size:  191.9 KB

Name:  P1210774.jpg
Views: 2024
Size:  220.6 KB

Name:  P1210739.jpg
Views: 2013
Size:  181.9 KB

Name:  P1210749.jpg
Views: 1998
Size:  177.8 KB

Name:  P1210737.jpg
Views: 2013
Size:  203.5 KB

Name:  P1210735.jpg
Views: 2008
Size:  182.8 KB

Name:  P1210764.jpg
Views: 2007
Size:  423.6 KB

Name:  P1210765.jpg
Views: 2002
Size:  443.4 KB

Name:  P1210767.jpg
Views: 1971
Size:  375.7 KB

Name:  P1210775.jpg
Views: 1968
Size:  206.7 KB

Name:  P1210778.jpg
Views: 1979
Size:  231.6 KB

Name:  P1210779.jpg
Views: 1967
Size:  206.8 KB

Name:  P1210781.jpg
Views: 1955
Size:  187.5 KB

Name:  P1210782.jpg
Views: 1950
Size:  187.9 KB

Name:  P1210783.jpg
Views: 1948
Size:  214.1 KB

Name:  P1210785.jpg
Views: 1968
Size:  225.0 KB

Name:  P1210784.jpg
Views: 1957
Size:  205.9 KB

Name:  P1210787.jpg
Views: 1935
Size:  217.5 KB

Name:  P1210788.jpg
Views: 1941
Size:  185.5 KB

Name:  P1210790.jpg
Views: 1935
Size:  213.9 KB

Name:  P1210789.jpg
Views: 1940
Size:  176.1 KB

Name:  P1210791.jpg
Views: 1932
Size:  239.8 KB

Name:  P1210723.jpg
Views: 1923
Size:  223.3 KB

Name:  P1210719.jpg
Views: 1934
Size:  187.7 KB



Appreciate 1
      03-12-2014, 01:29 PM   #3
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Next door to the 24h LeMans display Renault had a pretty cool F1 Motorsports display. Have a look...

Name:  20140305_124329.jpg
Views: 1936
Size:  199.8 KB

Name:  20140305_124343.jpg
Views: 1939
Size:  125.8 KB

Name:  20140305_124359.jpg
Views: 1934
Size:  194.8 KB

Name:  P1210794.jpg
Views: 1916
Size:  137.1 KB

Name:  P1210793.jpg
Views: 1919
Size:  127.9 KB

Name:  P1210796.jpg
Views: 1916
Size:  153.9 KB

Name:  P1210805.jpg
Views: 1919
Size:  141.2 KB

Name:  P1210798.jpg
Views: 1925
Size:  130.8 KB

Name:  P1210799.jpg
Views: 1934
Size:  133.2 KB

Name:  P1210800.jpg
Views: 1917
Size:  125.7 KB

Name:  P1210801.jpg
Views: 1917
Size:  143.6 KB

Name:  P1210802.jpg
Views: 1926
Size:  187.8 KB

Name:  P1210808.jpg
Views: 1918
Size:  199.9 KB

Name:  P1210811.jpg
Views: 1912
Size:  180.8 KB

Name:  P1210812.jpg
Views: 1914
Size:  183.7 KB

Name:  P1210813.jpg
Views: 1908
Size:  197.6 KB

Name:  P1210803.jpg
Views: 1911
Size:  157.1 KB

Name:  P1210804.jpg
Views: 1903
Size:  173.3 KB

Name:  P1210795.jpg
Views: 1894
Size:  162.5 KB
Appreciate 2
      03-29-2014, 08:35 AM   #4
1GrayBulldog
Private First Class
3
Rep
145
Posts

Drives: 2013 135i
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Wilmington, NC

iTrader: (3)

...and now I'm checking last minute plane fares to Geneva.

Amazing display. Thanks for posting!
Appreciate 0
      03-29-2014, 09:20 AM   #5
Bescacho
Private First Class
4
Rep
126
Posts

Drives: E92 X-Drive
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Canada

iTrader: (0)

Amazing! Thanks so much for sharing!

All of them are iconic cars but the Porsche 962 and Mazda 787B really stood out to me as the two most symbolic cars in Le Mans' (relatively) recent history.
Appreciate 0
      03-29-2014, 11:20 AM   #6
bmw1racer
bimmerphile, technogeek
bmw1racer's Avatar
United_States
299
Rep
3,127
Posts

Drives: 2012 128i Coupe 6MT Sport
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Fantastic!

Thanks for posting.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      03-29-2014, 12:31 PM   #7
pj.rodriguez
Lieutenant Colonel
pj.rodriguez's Avatar
Canada
47
Rep
1,627
Posts

Drives: Alpine White 128i Cabrio
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

iTrader: (9)

Garage List
Something about those race cars gave me a shock and awe kind of feeling. Incredible to think what those cars had to go through. Especially the earlier models. Before the track was officially a track and it ran through the little towns.
__________________
2008 128i E88 / Alpine White / Boston Leather Sport / 6AT / M3 Paddle Shifters / Bilstein B8 / H&R Springs / Dinan Fixed Camber Plates / BMW 335i Front Brakes / PIAA Xtreme White 4150K Angel Eyes / Rear Fogs Enabled / Cyba Air Scoops / Euro Airbox / BMW Performance Exhaust / Stubby BMW Antenna
Appreciate 0
      03-29-2014, 12:49 PM   #8
The English Guy
Private
The English Guy's Avatar
France
15
Rep
83
Posts

Drives: F80 MW M3 / Cohiba
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: France

iTrader: (0)

Attended the Le Mans 24hrs last year for the 1st time....just an awesome experience
Pictures remind me of the museum they have at the track

Le Mans is something you must do in your life, make sure to catch the drivers parade in the town centre the Friday night before the race as well

Can't wait for 14th June this year

Thanks for sharing
Appreciate 0
      03-29-2014, 04:05 PM   #9
CSL_E36
Private First Class
CSL_E36's Avatar
United_States
28
Rep
188
Posts

Drives: 96' S54 E36 ///M3 17' M2
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dublin CA

iTrader: (0)

Thanks for sharing! Great pics!

I love how Audi displays their race cars still all scratched and chipped up from the race. Its how a REAL race car looks. Love it!
__________________
*1996 S54 E36 M3* •2017 F87 M2•
Sold: 07' e90 335i, 08' e92 M3
Appreciate 0
      03-30-2014, 04:56 AM   #10
comar1979
130i Treiber
comar1979's Avatar
Germany
71
Rep
1,434
Posts

Drives: BMW 130i
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Munich,Germany

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Thanks for sharing!

very nice Pics & Cars
__________________
# BMW 130i /// + SPARCO Assetto Gara 8x18 bronze + KW + PP SteeringWheel II +PP Exhaust +PP Kidneys + PP AirFilter + PP Style Flaps + PP SS Kit + AC-Schnitzer Gear Knob + MorVision Diffusor + LCI Blacklines high + GroundZero-Audio #
Appreciate 0
      03-30-2014, 09:43 AM   #11
Krockit1
First Lieutenant
Krockit1's Avatar
29
Rep
327
Posts

Drives: 2010 M3 Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Dousman, WI

iTrader: (0)

THANK YOU for sharing this! The progression in aerodynamics is just fantastic stuff. Love the GT40 and what an icon it was in Ford's answer to Ferrari's rebuke! And with their lengthy racing heritage, I wonder why Renault and Peugeot have never managed to stake a claim in the US domestic car/sports car market the way the usual suspects from Germany, England, Italy and Japan have done.
__________________
As a matter of fact, I did steal it
Appreciate 0
      03-30-2014, 04:42 PM   #12
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 1GrayBulldog View Post
...and now I'm checking last minute plane fares to Geneva.

Amazing display. Thanks for posting!
I know what you mean. Geneva was SUCH a great show! I will be coming back next year.


I'm glad you guys enjoyed these LeMans racers as much as I did. I feel "lucky" to have seen them in the flesh.


Quote:
Originally Posted by The English Guy View Post
Attended the Le Mans 24hrs last year for the 1st time....just an awesome experience
Pictures remind me of the museum they have at the track

Le Mans is something you must do in your life, make sure to catch the drivers parade in the town centre the Friday night before the race as well

Can't wait for 14th June this year

Thanks for sharing

I've been to that museum at LeMans - it's really nice. Last time I was there was back in '98... when Porsche won and then retired from LeMans racing. This year marks Porsche's return to LeMans. I'm thinking it would be quite fitting for me to go there again.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2014, 09:34 AM   #13
one 35i
Private First Class
one 35i's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
193
Posts

Drives: CSM/terra
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Maryland

iTrader: (2)

See you there!

Dac, three generations of my family are going for the first time this year! Hope to see you there and let me know of more interesting side venues you have discovered.
Appreciate 0
      04-05-2014, 02:02 PM   #14
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by one 35i View Post
Dac, three generations of my family are going for the first time this year! Hope to see you there and let me know of more interesting side venues you have discovered.
That's really cool! I know you will have fun at LeMans.

When I went back in 1998, I had no real idea how HUGE this event would be. And how many darn Brits(no offense guys) would make the trek across to France. You have to picture 400K people, maybe 150K or which were Brits. Then add in lots of beer - stir for a bit, then when its time to look for a toilet... the track only had what seemed like four "Johnys" for the entire track. I have never seen so many men peeing everywhere one looked. That is what I remember most about the race. That, and how AWESOME it was. No really, it was like a county fair, mixed in with a classic car, with a huge sporting event like the superbowl, but without any toilets or any kind of organization. But dam those French cops looked elegant in their uniforms.


My tips for you would be... take a small van or wagon and take turns sleeping in that, during the night. Bring lots of snacks and food and drinks. Everything had a huge line and was pricey. Once you park your car... don't think of moving it. Because you really can not. Bring comfy walking shoes... I walked my butt off. They do have buses that can take you to the special turns like the Porsche curves and Indy section. We ended up parking near the start/finish and we walked A LOT. I'd say five to eight miles. Be prepared. Go visit the LeMans Museum near the start finish line. Its really a nice museum.

Also in France now... DO NOT speed more than 50 kph over their highway speed limits. They will now TAKE your driver's license away(for good! in France) for that. I think it's also a 750 euro fine, payable on the spot! So drive close to the speed limit. Also the tolls on the French highways are high. So bring cash or a CC.

Either before or afterwards I would also go visit the Mulhouse Museum in Mulhouse, France. Its near Strassbourg or Strasbourg(also a nice city to visit). The Mulhouse museum is also called: Cité de l'Automobile or the Schlumpf Collection. Its a VERY nice museum. Some 400+ cars with lots of Bugatti's and a special LeMans display of historic cars. They also have a sister museum across town that has lots of Trains.

Cité de l'Automobile or the Schlumpf Collection
http://citedelautomobile.com/en/home


And have fun!
Dack
Appreciate 0
      08-13-2016, 06:24 AM   #15
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Appreciate 0
      08-15-2016, 05:36 AM   #16
Nivarox
Quadrex
Nivarox's Avatar
177
Rep
771
Posts

Drives: BMW G30 530 XDrive
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Close To BMW Dealer

iTrader: (0)

Thanks for posting all these vehicles and going through the trouble taking their photos
Appreciate 1
      08-15-2016, 01:22 PM   #17
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nivarox View Post
Thanks for posting all these vehicles and going through the trouble taking their photos
You are quite welcome.
Appreciate 0
      08-16-2016, 12:16 AM   #18
roastbeef
Major General
roastbeef's Avatar
United_States
1191
Rep
5,382
Posts

Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Orange County, CA

iTrader: (1)

thanks for sharing with us.

i have spend may hours behind the wheel of many of those machines in gran turismo. XD
__________________
Appreciate 1
      05-01-2017, 12:21 PM   #19
Dackelone
European Editor
Dackelone's Avatar
Germany
5530
Rep
21,628
Posts

Drives: N54 e82
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bayern, Germany

iTrader: (1)

Appreciate 0
      05-01-2017, 02:39 PM   #20
shay2nak
I <3 F80 M3
shay2nak's Avatar
United_States
183
Rep
706
Posts

Drives: 325i/Lotus Exige S
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Calipornia

iTrader: (0)

wow, thanks for posting!
Appreciate 1
      05-02-2017, 12:23 PM   #21
3GFX
Lieutenant
3GFX's Avatar
Canada
370
Rep
582
Posts

Drives: 2003 BMW Z4 3.0i
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Ontario

iTrader: (0)

Thank you for the pics. All those LeMans hero's in one spot is a dream.
Appreciate 1
      05-23-2017, 01:31 PM   #22
Calvin36
Private First Class
Calvin36's Avatar
34
Rep
171
Posts

Drives: F30 335i M Sport
Join Date: May 2017
Location: Bay Area

iTrader: (0)

Great photos! I'm actually heading to Le Mans for the first time from San Francisco! Any tips or pointers you can give me? First time in Paris as well! What do I have to see? What do I have to do? There's just so much happening I don't know what I cannot miss!
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:57 PM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST