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Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Wheels are turning again in Great Britain and France: the Easter weekend saw the start of the 2018 season in the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the French Superbike Championship (FSBK) and the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). In the British Superbike Championship Superstock class (BSB STK), Keith Farmer (GBR / Tyco BMW Motorrad) reached… Continue Reading »

BMW BoxerCup Races Return with Identical R nineT Racers

BMW BoxerCup Races Return with Identical R nineT Racers

From 2001 to 2004, BMW Motorrad thrilled spectators with a single-brand racing series, the international BMW Motorrad BoxerCup. Featuring identically prepared R1100S motorcycles, the closely-fought races were held on race weekends alongside events such as the MotoGP and World Superbike Championship (they were even raced in events at Daytona). Now, after announcing their intention to… Continue Reading »

2018 Season Begins in Australia for BMW Racers

2018 Season Begins in Australia for BMW Racers

Winter break is over! BMW S1000RR racers got the global 2018 racing season underway last weekend. The first races of the year took place at Phillip Island in Australia, where the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) held their season openers. In the WorldSBK, former MotoGP rider Loris Baz… Continue Reading »

2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy Won by Markus Reiterberger with Max Points

2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy Won by Markus Reiterberger with Max Points

Markus Reiterberger (GER) has won the 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy. Having previously won this competition in its inaugural season back in 2014, Reiterberger has now been crowned the top BMW Motorrad privateer in the world for the second time. The German scored a maximum 500 points this season. Second place went to Sébastien Le Grelle… Continue Reading »

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 »