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Markus Reiterberger Crowned 2013 IDM Champion on S1000RR

Markus Reiterberger Crowned 2013 IDM Champion on S1000RR

After securing the Manufacturers’ title two weeks ago, BMW had even more reason to celebrate at last weekend’s penultimate round of the 2013 International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM) at Hockenheim, Germany, as the fight for the Riders’ title was decided, with one round to spare. In his first full season in the closely-fought IDM Superbike… Continue Reading »

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

Step Back in Time with BMW Motorrad at Goodwood Revival 2013

There’s no other event like the Goodwood Revival, which offers visitors of all ages and backgrounds a chance to experience the romance and glamor of motor racing as it used to be. Always a sell-out social occasion, nearly 150,000 people dressed in period clothing last weekend (September 13-15) and relived the glory days of motoring.… Continue Reading »

WSBK 2013: A Second for Marco at Turkish Debut

WSBK 2013: A Second for Marco at Turkish Debut

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team stepped onto the podium at the Turkish debut of the FIM Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) finished second on his BMW S1000RR in Sunday’s first race at “Intercity Istanbul Park.” In race two, he was fourth. His teammate Chaz Davies (GBR) had issues in race one… Continue Reading »

BMW Boxers Punch Their Way onto the Custom Scene at Glemseck Event

BMW Boxers Punch Their Way onto the Custom Scene at Glemseck Event

As BMW Motorrad continues its 90th anniversary celebrations, not many people could have predicted just how popular its older models have become within the custom and café-racer community. Once the preserve of American V-twin or classic British bikes, a new interest in BMW boxer-powered ‘specials’ was very much in evidence at the recent Glemseck 101 sprint… Continue Reading »

San Diego BMW’s S1000RR Tops 224 MPH at Bonneville

San Diego BMW’s S1000RR Tops 224 MPH at Bonneville

Andy Sills of Hunter Sills Racing piloted a San Diego BMW Motorcycles-built BMW S1000RR during its debut appearance to an average speed of 224.190 miles per hour across the timed mile on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah on Friday, August 16, 2013, at the famed SCTA Speedweek. The achievement made this S1000RR the… Continue Reading »

Success for BMW Motorrad at Endurance World Championship Round in Germany

Success for BMW Motorrad at Endurance World Championship Round in Germany

BMW Motorrad HP RaceSupport had reason to celebrate at the German round of the 2013 FIM Endurance World Championship. At the “Eight Hours of Oschersleben” they played a part in the successes of their partner teams who rode BMW S1000RR motorcycles in several classes. In the overall classification, BMW Motorrad France Team Thevent finished on the… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

The seventh annual Canadian BMW Motorrad Days attracted hundreds of BMW Motorrad riders who visited the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. The weekend got off to a fantastic start with beautiful weather welcoming all the riders from across Canada and the USA. Riders signed up for the motorcycle, maxi-scooter and off-road… Continue Reading »