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BMW Introduces M5 Safety Car to Support 2018 MotoGP Season

BMW Introduces M5 Safety Car to Support 2018 MotoGP Season

BMW is once again partnering with MotoGP organizer Dorna Sports for the 2018 season and will introduce the new BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car at the 2017 season finale in Valencia, Spain (November 10-12). After a nearly 20 year partnership, the “Official Car of MotoGP” provides high-performance and safety for the highest level of motorcycle racing. “A… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Double Podium for BMW Rider Matteo Ferrari in Italy

Racing Update: Double Podium for BMW Rider Matteo Ferrari in Italy

BMW rider Matteo Ferrari (ITA) wrapped up the 2017 season with a double podium at Vallelunga (ITA) in the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV). Also on last weekend’s schedule was the final round of the Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK). Italian Superbike Championship at Vallelunga, Italy. The sixth and final round of the 2017 Italian Superbike Championship… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Markus Reiterberger (IDM) and Carmelo Morales (CEV) Win Again

Racing Update: Markus Reiterberger (IDM) and Carmelo Morales (CEV) Win Again

Three wins and a total of five podium finishes sums up the weekend for BMW racers. In the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000), Italian Federico Sandi raced onto the rostrum at Magny-Cours (FRA). Champion Markus Reiterberger (GER) concluded the 2017 season in the International German Championship (IDM) in style, by claiming another double win… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: BMW Racers Le Grelle (IRRC) and Brunet-Lugardon (FR EU) Crowned Champions

Racing Update: BMW Racers Le Grelle (IRRC) and Brunet-Lugardon (FR EU) Crowned Champions

Last weekend, Sébastien Le Grelle (BEL) and Florian Brunet-Lugardon (FRA) secured title numbers six and seven of the season for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport community. Le Grelle was crowned champion in the International Road Racing Championship (IRRC), Brunet-Lugardon in the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). The season finale was also held in the South… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Double Top-Six Lockout in IRRC, Plus USA, RSA, AUS Races

Racing Update: Double Top-Six Lockout in IRRC, Plus USA, RSA, AUS Races

BMW S1000RR racers celebrated a double top-six lockout at the penultimate round of the 2017 International Road Racing Championship (IRRC). Marek Červený (CZE) won both races, with Sébastien Le Grelle (BEL), Didier Grams (GER) and Petr Bičiště (CZE) claiming podium positions. In the South African Motorcycle Road Racing Championship (RSA SBK), David McFadden (RSA) raced… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Championship Titles for BMW Racers Szoke (CSBK) and Reiterberger (IDM)

Racing Update: Championship Titles for BMW Racers Szoke (CSBK) and Reiterberger (IDM)

The BMW Motorrad Motorsport community can celebrate its first two titles of the 2017 season: last weekend, Markus Reiterberger (GER) and Jordan Szoke (CAN) were crowned champions in the International German Championship (IDM) and the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK), respectively. In the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), the home round for BMW was held… Continue Reading »