1981 - First title with a 635 CSi

BMW factory support went to the Swiss team Eggenberger Motorsport who prepared a 635 CSi Gr2 to be driven by German Helmut Kelleners and Italys Umberto Grano, in some races also Venezuelan Alberto "Johnny" Cecotto helped the team behind the steering wheel.

This team won 5 of 8 rounds and also won the drivers title of the European Touring Car Championship this year.


Final drivers standing ETCC 1981, top 3


No  Team  Car  Drivers Points

 Eggenberger Motorsport

 BMW Italia

 BMW 635 CSi Gr2

 Umberto Grano (I)

 Helmut Kelleners (D)

 Johnny Cecotto (VZ)

2  Spiess Tuning  Audi Coupé GT5S

 Willi Bergmeister (D)

 Jaime Sanz de Madrid (E)

3  Eggenberger Motorsport  BMW 320

 Marco Vanoli (CH)

 Enzo Calderari (CH)














Season 1980

Season 1982