BMW M2 Cup presents first drivers

Preparations for the BMW M2 Cup season-opener are in full swing: The new one-make trophy’s official pre-test is scheduled for 6 and 7 May at the Lausitzring. Vincent France, Salman Owega and Melusi Pooe are amongst the Cup’s participants. The young talents are set to acquire their first experiences with the new BMW M2 CS Racing, the car chosen to take part in the championship.

For France and Owega, this means switching from karting to motor racing and driving in the BMW M2 Cup will provide the two Germans with a complete season of ‘a roof over their heads’ for the first time. Cup organizer Jörg Michaelis welcomes the youngsters: “We’re very proud to introduce our first drivers”, he says. “The M2 is perfect for kart drivers to acquire basic touring car and GT sport knowledge.”

According to Michaelis, the one-make trophy is also a good schooling for newcomers. “Melusi is taking his first steps in motor racing. The basis is different of course, so it’s all the more important to receive individual preparation, which is fully covered by our Speed Academy”, he adds.

Vincent France, Salman Owega and Melusi Pooe are part of the BMW M2 Cup, where focus is on young talent promotion. Talented youngsters and ambitious racing drivers are still able to register for the championship till 15 May.

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