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Racing Update: S1000RR Races from Germany, Hungary, Brazil, Japan and America

Racing Update: S1000RR Races from Germany, Hungary, Brazil, Japan and America

Last weekend, privateer BMW Motorrad riders claimed more wins and podium finishes in various countries and continents. Markus Reiterberger (DE) claimed his fifth win of the season and a runner-up position in the SUPERBIKE*IDM races at the Lausitzring (DE). In the Superstock class, Lucy Glöckner (DE) stepped onto the podium for the first time thisContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Success for the S1000RR in England and France

Racing Update: Success for the S1000RR in England and France

The privateer BMW Motorrad riders have been in action successfully at two venues last weekend: Great Britain’s Donington Park and Le Vigeant in France. At Donington, Ayrton Badovini (IT) scored another top-five finish on his BMW S1000RR in the Superbike World Championship. Roberto Tamburini (IT) enjoyed podium honors in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, whileContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Victory and Podiums in Belgium, Italy, South Africa and Australia

Racing Update: Victory and Podiums in Belgium, Italy, South Africa and Australia

While Alastair Seeley (GB) and Lee Johnston (GB) claimed a double win for BMW Motorrad at the North West 200 (GB), their fellow BMW racers had their own successes around the globe last weekend. Markus Reiterberger (DE), Roland Resch (AT) and Michal Prášek (CZ) rode their BMW S1000RRs to victories in Belgium and Italy, LanceContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Double Win for BMW S1000RR at NW200 in Northern Ireland

Racing Update: Double Win for BMW S1000RR at NW200 in Northern Ireland

BMW Motorrad’s winning streak in road racing continues. The BMW S1000RR was the bike to beat last week at the North West 200 (NW200) in Northern Ireland which kicked off the international road racing season. On the 8.970-mile Triangle Circuit, privateer BMW Motorrad riders claimed a double win with Alastair Seeley (GB / Tyco BMW)Continue Reading »

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom may be known as a “big time movie star,” (says Ola Stenegärd, BMW Motorrad designer) but not everyone knows about his passion for motorbikes. As a long-standing fan of BMW motorcycles, Orlando Bloom owns and rides a number of BMW models including old classics. For his own custom bike project he chose theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Launches $1 Million Contingency and Rider Support Programs

BMW Motorrad USA Launches $1 Million Contingency and Rider Support Programs

BMW Motorrad USA wants you to know “it pays to race a BMW S1000RR.” They are awarding more than one million dollars in contingency money to S1000RR racers in several 2015 national race series. The BMW Motorrad’s Contingency Program is being offered exclusively online via XTRM Performance Network, which provides real time distribution and managementContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

The famous “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” in Imola, Italy, hosted the Superbike World Championship last weekend – and the BMW Motorrad privateers did well. In the elite WSBK, Ayrton Badovini (IT) and BMW Motorrad Italia SBK finished fifth and sixth, giving them their best results of the season to date. In the FIM SuperstockContinue Reading »

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

BMW Motorrad sales remain on a record pace. After delivering a record number of motorcycles and maxi scooters during the first quarter of 2015, BMW Motorrad sold 16,554 to customers worldwide in April. That’s a 1.3% increase over the record 16,344 units sold in April 2014 and makes April 2015 the most successful month everContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad was elected best motorcycle brand by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “The Best Sport Motorcycles 2015″ survey. More than 21,000 readers took part and voted the BMW R1200GS top of the ”Enduro/Supermoto” category while the new S1000RR finished second in the “Sport Motorcycle” category. Finishing second and third in theContinue Reading »

Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

The privateer BMW Motorrad racers made a great impression last weekend: four racing events were held, with victories for the BMW S1000RR on all four occasions. At the season opener of the International German Championship SUPERBIKE*IDM (IDM), Markus Reiterberger (DE) celebrated a dominant double on his Van-Zon Remeha BMW S1000RR. In the British Superbike ChampionshipContinue Reading »