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Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Last November BMW gave a glimpse of their upcoming HP4 Race, and now, during a press conference at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, they have provided details on this exclusive machine. Limited to a run of just 750 handmade machines, the HP4 Race will feature plenty of carbon fiber including a monocoque frame weighing just 17.2 lbs… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Four Podiums at British Superbike Opener; WSBK Returns to Europe

Racing Update: Four Podiums at British Superbike Opener; WSBK Returns to Europe

BMW racers were in action in Spain and Great Britain last weekend. Spanish MotorLand Aragón hosted the third round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the season opener of the new FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000). At Britain’s Donington Park, the British Superbike Championship (BSB) 2017 season started with four podium… Continue Reading »

2017 BMW Racing Season Starts in Australia, WSBK and ASBK Results

2017 BMW Racing Season Starts in Australia, WSBK and ASBK Results

The winter break is over! Last weekend, BMW S1000RR racers and BMW Motorrad Motorsport support kicked off the 2017 racing season. The first races of the year took place in the Australian Phillip Island, where the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) held their respective curtain raisers. In WorldSBK, the… Continue Reading »

New Prizes, New Races for 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

New Prizes, New Races for 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

The countdown is on for the 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy and this season’s new features ensure this growing worldwide competition for BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers will be even more attractive. Prize money and bonuses will be given to a much larger number of participants than before. In 2017, the top 30 riders in the final standings… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Racer Support and Contingency Programs for 2017

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Racer Support and Contingency Programs for 2017

BMW Motorrad USA is offering current and prospective racers even greater incentives to compete on its BMW S1000RR superbike this year. More than one million dollars in contingency money is offered for racers piloting a 2015, 2016 or 2017 model year S1000RR in several 2017 national and international race series. “We are excited to roll out an… Continue Reading »