Racing Update: Three BMWs in the Top Four at CEV Season Finale

Racing Update: Three BMWs in the Top Four at CEV Season Finale

The 2015 FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV) season is over and in the final race at Valencia (ES), Maximilian Scheib (CL) and Adrián Bonastre (ES) continued the podium streak for the BMW S1000RR. In total three RRs crossed the line in the top four, with Miguel Ángel Poyatos (ES) finishing fourth. In the privateer class (CEV AM), BMW racer Eeki Kuparinen (FI) secured the title.

Valencia (SPA) 15th November 2015. BMW BoxMotos.com EasyRace Superbike Team Rider Maximilian Cristian Scheib Kruger #77 (CHI)-2
BMW BoxMotos.com EasyRace Superbike Team Rider Maximilian Cristian Scheib Kruger #77 (CHI)
Valencia (SPA) 15th November 2015. Team BMW TargoBank Motorsport Rider Adrian Bonastre #23 (ESP)
Team BMW TargoBank Motorsport Rider Adrian Bonastre #23 (ESP)

Young Chilean Scheib finished the final race of the season in second place with his boxmotos.com Easyrace SBK Team BMW S1000RR. His teammate Bonastre joined him on the podium, crossing the line in third. Poyatos, who was again standing in for the injured Iván Silva (ES) on the Targobank Motorsport RR, completed the top four. Scheib and Poyatos also secured the one-two for the RR in the privateer classification.

In the overall championship rankings, three BMW racers finished the season within the top five. With his fifth podium success of the season, Bonastre improved to second overall behind champion Carmelo Morales (ES). Silva, who had to sit out the final three race weekends due to a fractured leg, is fourth in the overall rankings. Kuparinen claimed fifth overall. Scheib, who only contested the final three rounds of the season and claimed four podium positions on these occasions, is seventh overall. Poyatos is the fifth BMW racer in the top ten, finishing the season in ninth overall.

Valencia (SPA) 15th November 2015. Team BMW Motomarket Racing Rider Eeki Kuparinen #5 (FIN)-2
Team BMW Motomarket Racing Rider Eeki Kuparinen #5 (FIN)
Valencia (SPA) 15th November 2015. Team BMW Motomarket Racing Rider Eeki Kuparinen #5 (FIN)
Team BMW Motomarket Racing Rider Eeki Kuparinen #5 (FIN)

In the privateer class, Kuparinen celebrated the biggest success of his career so far: the young Finn secured the title in an exciting finale. In the last race, he crossed the line seventh in the privateer classification (ninth overall) on his RR. This was enough for the Motomarket Racing rider to be crowned 2015 champion. After the 11th and final race he has an advantage of just seven points over his closest rival.

In the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy, Kuparinen is currently ninth. Bonastre succeeded to climb into the top 15 and is now 13th. The points standings are, however, not final, as all participants will be awarded the bonus points for title wins, pole positions etc. after the end of the scoring period on November 22, 2015.

2015 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy – Current Standings.

In 2015 the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy comprises a total of 19 international and national championships. Participants in the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy can compete in multiple championships. The points scored in the different championships are calculated separately for each individual race series. The current standings only include points from the race series in which the participant has scored the most Race Trophy points. You can find all the information on the 2015 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy online at the BMW Motorrad Motorsport website: www.bmw-motorrad-motorsport.com.

Status: November 17, 2015

Pos. Name (Nat.) Series / Class Points
1 Matthieu Lussiana (FR) MT1GP STK GP 374.81
2 Roland Resch (AT) AARR SBK 344.73
3 Jordan Szoke (CA) CSBK PR 341.67
4 Markus Reiterberger (DE) IDM SBK 314.29
5 Florian Brunet-Lugardon (FR) FR EU 295.38
6 Roberto Tamburini (IT) STK1000 284.00
7 Alastair Seeley (GB) BSB STK 280.73
8 Michal Prášek (CZ) AARR STK 269.67
9 Eeki Kuparinen (FI) CEV AM 256.00
10 Cyril Brunet-Lugardon (FR) FR EU 251.08
11 Pekka Päivärinta / Kirsi Kainulainen (FI) SWC 250.67
12 Hudson Kennaugh (ZA) BSB STK 241.45
13 Adrián Bonastre (ES) CEV PR 219.20
13 Lukáš Pešek (CZ) AARR SBK 218.18
15 Michel Amalric (FR) FR EU 206.77

16. Michal Šembera (CZ/AARR STK/203.33), 17. Michael Laverty (GB/BSB SBK/182.86), 18. Lee Johnston (GB/BMW RRC/181.33), 19. Martin Choy (BG/AARR SBK/178.91), 20. Emeric Jonchière (FR/FSBK STK/177.64), 21. Iván Silva (ES/CEV PR/171.20), 22. Marco Nekvasil (AT/EWC STK/167.00), 23. Janez Prosenik (SI/AARR SBK/158.55), 24. Pepijn Bijsterbosch (NL/IDM STK/153.14), 25. Peter Hickman (GB/BMW RRC/152.89), 26. Madjid Idres (FR/FR EU/148.92), 27. Tommy Bridewell (GB/BSB SBK/148.57), 28. Florian Drouin (FR/FR EU/147.69), 29. Lance Isaacs (ZA/RSA SBK GP/145.64), 30. Krasen Kanchev (BG/AARR STK/142.89), 31. Uwe Gürck/Manfred Wechselberger (DE/AT/SWC/140.27), 32. Dominik Vincon (DE/IDM STK/133.71), 33. Mike Roscher/Anna Burkard (DE/SWC/132.93), 34. Fabrizio Perotti (IT/CIV/126.40), 35. Matěj Smrz (CZ/IDM SBK/125.62), 36. Marek Szkopek (PL/AARR STK/120.56), 37. Nasarudin Mat Yusop (MY/MSC STK/114.96), 38. Alessio Corradi (IT/CIV/107.20), 39. William Dunlop (GB/BMW RRC/106.67), 40. Bartlomiej Wiczynski (PL/AARR STK/105.33), 41. Michael Leon (CA/CSBK PR/100.00), 41. Bastien Mackels (BE/EWC SBK/100.00), 43. Miloš Cihak (CZ/AARR SBK/96.00), 44. Nicholas Kershaw (ZA/RSA SBK GP/90.97), 45. David Johnson (AU/BMW RRC/88.89), 46. Lucy Glöckner (DE/IDM STK/85.71), 47. Pedro Vallcaneras (ES/EWC SBK/84.00), 48. Michal Fojtik (CZ/AARR STK/81.22), 49. Léon Benichou (FR/FR EU/78.77), 50. Dominic Usher (GB/BSB STK/78.55), 51. Lee Jackson (GB/BSB SBK/78.48), 52. Ireneusz Sikora (PL/AARR SBK/77.09), 53. Billy McConnell (AU/BSB SBK/76.19), 54. Hayato Takada (JP/EWC STK/74.00), 55. Denni Schiavoni (IT/CIV/73.60), 56. Nicolas Pouhair (FR/FSBK SBK/62.67), 57. Marco Muzio (IT/CIV/60.80), 58. Gareth Jones (AU/EWC SBK/60.00), 59. Marco Marcheluzzo (IT/CIV/59.20), 60. Michael Rutter (GB/BMW RRC/56.89), 61. Wojciech Wrobel (PL/AARR STK/56.00), 62. Ryuichi Kiyonari (JP/BSB SBK/54.10), 63. Daisaku Sakai (JP/MFJ/54.00), 64. Marc Neumann (DE/IDM STK/53.71), 65. Guy Martin (GB/BMW RRC/53.33), 66. Sebastián Porto (AR/MT1GP STK GP/51.56), 67. Barry Burrell (GB/EWC STK/51.00), 67. Gary Mason (GB/EWC STK/51.00), 69. Stephen Mercer (GB/EWC STK/48.00), 70. Wolfgang Gammer (AT/AARR SBK/43.64), 71. Laurent Aymonin (FR/FR EU/39.38), 72. Luca Oppedisano (IT/CIV/38.40), 73. Shinya Takeishi (JP/MFJ/34.00), 74. Camille Hedelin (FR/EWC SBK/33.00), 75. Martin Jessopp (GB/BSB SBK/32.76), 76. Marcel Irnie (CA/AMA STK/31.42), 77. Johannes Hoffmann (DE/IDM STK/30.86), 78. Federico D’Annunzio (IT/STK1000/28.00), 79. Jeremy Cook (US/AMA STK/27.33), 80. Stefan Cappella (GB/EWC STK/24.00), 81. Emilien Jaillet (FR/FSBK STK/22.15), 82. Mike Wohner (AT/AARR SBK/18.91), 83. Yuuta Kodama (JP/MFJ/18.00), 84. Richard Balcar (CZ/AARR SBK/16.00), 84. Thomas Hainthaler (DE/IDM STK/16.00), 84. Mark Albrecht (DE/IDM STK/16.00), 84. Pawel Gorka (PL/AARR SBK/16.00), 84. Koji Teramoto (JP/MFJ/16.00), 89. Luca Conforti (IT/CIV/12.80), 90. Johannes Kanzler (DE/IDM STK/11.43), Mika Höglund (FI/CEV AM/11.20), 92. Sabine Holbrook (DE/AARR SBK/10.18), 93. Jean Foray (FR/FR EU/9.85), 94. Chris Schmid (DE/IDM STK/9.14), 95. Bartlomiej Lewandowski (PL/AARR SBK/8.73), 96. Eric Vionnet (CH/STK1000/8.00), 97. Stefan Dolipski (DE/AMA STK/6.00), 97. Fabio Marchionni (IT/STK1000/6.00), 99. Michael Truchot (FR/FR EU/3.69), 100. Maria Costello (GB/BMW RRC/3.56), 101. Noriyuki Tsujimoto (JP/MFJ/2.00), 102. Tatsuya Noda (JP/EWC SBK/0.00), 102. Mohamad Syahnas Shahidan (MY/MSC SBK/0.00), 102. Sandra Stammova (SI/RSA SBK GP/0.00)

 

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