Andreas Bovensiepen on racing and the BMW Alpina

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL –Bovensiepen won the 24-hour Nürburgring with Hans Joachim Stuck in 1998 in a BMW diesel, long before Audi won the 24-hours of Lemans in their prototype diesel.

Bovensiepen is the son of the founder of Alpina and has worked in mechanical engineering and marketing.

Bovensiepen gives us a bit of history of how Alpina started working with BMW.

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Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.