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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 »

Allerton and S1000RR Take Victory in Opening Australian Superbike Round

Allerton and S1000RR Take Victory in Opening Australian Superbike Round

Queensland Raceway was the venue for the opening round of the 2014 AirRoad Australian Superbike Championship and it was BMW S1000RR rider Glenn Allerton who tasted the victory champagne. The NextGen Motorsports rider had been dominant throughout practice and qualifying at Queensland Raceway, topping both Superbike qualifying sessions before setting the fastest Superpole time too. HeContinue Reading »

Valerie Thompson Heads to the Texas Mile

Valerie Thompson Heads to the Texas Mile

Speed freaks are getting ready for the new motorsport season, where they will aim to set personal best times and chase new records on a variety of high-performance machinery. Among them will be one of the world’s fastest BMW racers, Valerie Thompson, who will be returning to contest the Texas Mile event on her S1000RR. TheContinue Reading »

WSBK 2014: BMW Motorrad Italia To Race with Sylvain Barrier in EVO class

WSBK 2014: BMW Motorrad Italia To Race with Sylvain Barrier in EVO class

The BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team has announced that it will participate in the 2014 Superbike World Championship in the new EVO category, with rider Sylvain Barrier on the BMW S1000RR. The team is composed of the same technical experts who have had success in the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup, both with Ayrton Badovini and SylvainContinue Reading »

Stuntman to Attempt Inline Skating Record Behind a BMW RR

Stuntman to Attempt Inline Skating Record Behind a BMW RR

Imagine putting on a pair of inline skates and then being towed at 200mph (320km/h) behind a BMW S1000RR ridden by five-time land speed record holder, Valerie Thompson, one the world’s fastest women on two wheels. That’s the fate awaiting Swiss stuntman Jürg Schläfli—also known as ‘Indi200’—when the pair of adrenaline junkies make a jointContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Second at Jerez Finale; BMW Prepares to Support Race Teams in 2014

WSBK 2013: Second at Jerez Finale; BMW Prepares to Support Race Teams in 2014

BMW Motorrad concluded its factory commitment in the FIM Superbike World Championship with a successful performance at Jerez, Spain. In the first race of the 2013 season finale, factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) fought for victory until the finish line, coming home in second on his BMW S1000RR and claiming the fastest lap. Unfortunately MarcoContinue Reading »

WSBK Debut for Sylvain Barrier with BMW at Jerez

WSBK Debut for Sylvain Barrier with BMW at Jerez

Superstock champion Sylvain Barrier will ride a third BMW S1000RR for the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team in the FIM Superbike World Championship season finale at Jerez, Spain (October 18-20). Markus Reiterberger takes over his Superstock BMW HP4. Last weekend at Magny-Cours, France, Sylvain celebrated an early title victory in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup and forContinue Reading »