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BMW Motorrad USA Picks Up 16 Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad USA Picks Up 16 Magazine Awards

Publishers are giving out their 2014 “best of” awards with BMW Motorrad USA picking up 16 of them. This includes six awards from Motorcycle.com, four from Motorcyclist, three of the top ten spots from Cycle World, and a Rider magazine “2014 People’s Choice Motorcycle of the Year.” For the second year, BMW Motorrad swept sixContinue Reading »

First ever British Superbike Championship Victory for BMW Motorrad

First ever British Superbike Championship Victory for BMW Motorrad

Ryuichi Kiyonari and Buildbase BMW Motorrad have made history at the Knockhill circuit in Scotland, with a MCE British Superbike (BSB) race win – the first ever for BMW Motorrad in the most competitive national championship – followed up with a second-place finish and a new lap record on the BMW S1000RR. The win comes justContinue Reading »

Valerie Thompson Shatters One-Mile Record in Ohio Competition

Valerie Thompson Shatters One-Mile Record in Ohio Competition

It only took 28 seconds for six-time land speed record holder and one of the world’s fastest BMW motorcycle racers, Valerie Thompson, to shatter the ECTA one-mile record in the MPS/Modified Class during the recent Ohio Mile competition. Thompson piloted her BMW S1000RR to 208.71 mph (333.93 km/h), easily breaking the former record of 205Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 7.7% in May

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 7.7% in May

BMW Motorrad has has increased sales for the fifth month in a row. In May 2014, 14,088 motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers worldwide compared to 13,081 units in May 2013. This represents an increase in sales of 7.7% and a new record for BMW Motorrad for the month of May. In theContinue Reading »

Michael Dunlop and BMW S1000RR Triumphant in the Senior TT on the Isle of Man

Michael Dunlop and BMW S1000RR Triumphant in the Senior TT on the Isle of Man

BMW Motorrad and Michael Dunlop (NI) have repeated history, echoing Georg “Schorsch” Meier’s (DE) legendary Senior TT victory of 1939 on the Isle of Man. Dunlop’s third BMW-powered victory of the week came in the most prestigious race of all: the blue ribbon Senior TT race. Before that, Dunlop had already won the Isle ofContinue Reading »

Michael Dunlop Wins Isle of Man TT Superbike Race with an S1000RR

Michael Dunlop Wins Isle of Man TT Superbike Race with an S1000RR

Michael Dunlop (NI) won the historic Isle of Man TT Superbike race aboard a BMW S1000RR last Saturday. He finished 20.5 seconds in front of second-placed Guy Martin (GB). Dunlop’s win comes exactly 75 years after BMW Motorrad’s last Superbike victory at the Isle of Man in 1939, when Georg Meier (DE) won on aContinue Reading »

BMW HP4 Voted Best Sports Motorcycle by PS Magazine Readers

BMW HP4 Voted Best Sports Motorcycle by PS Magazine Readers

The BMW HP4 was voted the “Best Sports Motorcycle over 750cc” by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “Best Sports Motorcycles 2014″ survey. The BMW S1000RR came in third in that category and, overall, BMW Motorrad found themselves in the top three in eight times in the ”Sport,” “Naked,” “Enduro” and “Allrounder”Continue Reading »

BMW S1000RR and HP4 Successful in Opening Rounds of National Races Series

BMW S1000RR and HP4 Successful in Opening Rounds of National Races Series

On the first weekend in May the BMW HP4 tasted victory at the opening round of the Brazilian Superbike Championship. Taking place in Santa Cruz do Sul, it was Matthieu Lussiana on the BMW HP4 who dominated the opening round. The Frenchman competes for BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing in the GP 1000 class – theContinue Reading »

A BMW Win at Second Round of Sidecar World Championship

A BMW Win at Second Round of Sidecar World Championship

With a victory at the second race of the Sidecar World Championship at the Lausitzring track, Jörg Steinhausen and Axel Kölsch are leading the 2014 sidecar series that is supporting this year’s International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM). Taking place over the first weekend in May at the Euro Speedway circuit, the race was a successful conclusion toContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad to Crown Best Privateer Racer

BMW Motorrad to Crown Best Privateer Racer

BMW Motorrad has been supporting privateer racers through their customer sport program since 2011 and is looking to expand the program this year after dropping direct factory sponsorship of the World Superbike Championship last year. In 2014, BMW Motorrad Motorsport will strike out in a new direction by introducing a unique world-wide racing project: theContinue Reading »