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BMW Motorrad’s Best First Half of Year in History

BMW Motorrad’s Best First Half of Year in History

For the fourth time in a row, BMW Motorrad has set a new record for sales for the first half of a year. A total of 80,754 motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers worldwide through June 2016 (prev. yr.: 78,418 units). This is an increase of 3.0% and it’s the first time BMW Motorrad was able… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Wins & Podiums for the S1000RR at CEV, FSBK, FR EU and CIV

Racing Update: Wins & Podiums for the S1000RR at CEV, FSBK, FR EU and CIV

Chilean Maximilian Scheib picks up another win in the FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV). There were also wins and podiums in the French Superbike Championship (FSBK), the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU) and the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV). And for the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy there are now 129 BMW racers registered – a new record.… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Historic Sidecar Win for Päivärinta/Kainulainen, Jordan Szoke Unbeaten in Canada

Racing Update: Historic Sidecar Win for Päivärinta/Kainulainen, Jordan Szoke Unbeaten in Canada

With their victory in the FIM Sidecar World Championship (SWC), Finnish BMW duo Pekka Päivärinta and Kirsi Kainulainen wrote history: Kainulainen is the first women ever to take a win in a world championship road race. In Canada, reigning champion Jordan Szoke (CA) remains unbeaten. The BMW S1000RR rider won both races of the Canadian Superbike… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Second Double Win for Prášek in STK Road Racing; Plus WorldSBK, STK1000, SWC Racing

Racing Update: Second Double Win for Prášek in STK Road Racing; Plus WorldSBK, STK1000, SWC Racing

Czech rider Michal Prášek continues to dominate the Superstock class of the Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship (AARR STK), celebrating another double win with his BMW S1000RR last weekend in Rijeka (HR). There were also podium finishes in the Superbike class (AARR SBK) and in the FIM Sidecar World Championship (SWC), who raced in Rijeka… Continue Reading »

Limited-Edition Akrapovič Exhausts Celebrate 25 Years and Support Charities

Limited-Edition Akrapovič Exhausts Celebrate 25 Years and Support Charities

Founded 25 years ago in Slovenia by motorcycle racer Igor Akrapovič, the Akrapovič brand has grown to be the leading manufacturer of exhaust systems for motorcycles and gained international prominence through its support of motorsport teams, including BMW. To mark its 25th anniversary, Akrapovič has chosen to build a very limited-edition range of just 25 exhausts… Continue Reading »