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WSBK 2013: BMW and Marco Win at Portimão

WSBK 2013: BMW and Marco Win at Portimão

BMW Motorrad can check off another track where they’ve been victorious in the FIM Superbike World Championship. The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team and factory rider, Marco Melandri (ITA), celebrated a victory in the first race at Portimão in Portugal last weekend. It was Marco’s second and the team’s fourth victory of the season. InContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sees Double-Digit Growth in May 2013

BMW Motorrad Sees Double-Digit Growth in May 2013

BMW Motorrad had a successful May with global sales climbing 14.2% to 13,081 vehicles (prev. yr. 11,457) — an all time high for the month of May. In the first five months of 2013, BMW Motorrad increased sales by 7.1% to 52,400 (prev. yr. 48,918) motorcycles and maxi scooters. “We have achieved our best May resultContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Has Historic Sales in April 2013

BMW Motorrad Has Historic Sales in April 2013

With a total of 14,587 units sold to customers worldwide last month, April 2013 becomes the most successful month in the history of BMW Motorrad. It’s an increase of 11.5% over the 13,088 units sold in April of last year. Year-to-date, 39,319 BMW motorcycles have been delivered, an increase of 5.0% (prev. yr. 37,461). HeinerContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Successful Weekend for Melandri at Monza

WSBK 2013: Successful Weekend for Melandri at Monza

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team was back to its winning ways at Italy’s “Autodromo Nazionale di Monza” which hosted the fourth round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) rode his BMW S1000RR to victory in race one and a second in race two while claiming the fastest raceContinue Reading »

BMW HP4 Sees First Win in South African SBK

BMW HP4 Sees First Win in South African SBK

Hard work by BMW Motorrad Motorsport technicians at Zwartkops Raceway between rounds paid off for former South African Supersport champion Chris Leeson. He rode two brilliant races on the BMW HP4 to record his first victory in the fourth round of the 2013 South African Superbike championship at Zwartkops near Pretoria last Saturday. A winContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Crashes and Technical Issues Hamper BMW’s Hopes in Assen

WSBK 2013: Crashes and Technical Issues Hamper BMW’s Hopes in Assen

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team had a dramatic and difficult Sunday at the “TT Circuit” in Assen, Netherlands for the third round of the FIM Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Chaz Davies (GBR) finished seventh and fifth after crashing during the morning’s warm-up. His BMW S1000RR was so badly damaged that the team hadContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Double Victory for Chaz at Aragón!

WSBK 2013: Double Victory for Chaz at Aragón!

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team had their first victory and then a second as their new for this season factory rider, Chaz Davies (GBR) won both races at the second round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship on the Motorland Aragón track in Spain. His teammate Marco Melandri (ITA), who started from eighth,Continue Reading »

BMW HP4 Winning ‘Down Under’ and Worldwide Racing Updates

BMW HP4 Winning ‘Down Under’ and Worldwide Racing Updates

Glenn Allerton, riding the Dynotech Maxima BMW HP4, has completed a clean sweep in Round 1 of the QBE Australian Superbike Championship held at Symmons Plains in Tasmania. The BMW rider was the quickest man in every session over the weekend of April 6-7, taking maximum points from the round and he now leads the championshipContinue Reading »

BMW’s HP4 is Official Safety Bike for MotoGP

BMW’s HP4 is Official Safety Bike for MotoGP

When the 2013 MotoGP World Championship gets underway with the Qatar Grand Prix this weekend, BMW M will be starting its 15th season as the “Official Car of MotoGP.” BMW has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 providing the official Safety Cars. A highlight of this anniversary at the opening round held at the “LosailContinue Reading »

HP4 Races to Third on its First Outing in South Africa

HP4 Races to Third on its First Outing in South Africa

Former national Supersport champion Chris Leeson, riding the all-new BMW Motorrad Motorsport HP4 for the first time, scored a hard-earned third overall in the second round of the South African Superbike championship at Killarney in Cape Town on Saturday, March 16. Teammate Ryan Ottens was fourth overall. Heavy overnight rain resulted in the Killarney circuitContinue Reading »