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WSBK 2013: Successful Weekend for Melandri at Monza

WSBK 2013: Successful Weekend for Melandri at Monza

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team was back to its winning ways at Italy’s “Autodromo Nazionale di Monza” which hosted the fourth round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) rode his BMW S1000RR to victory in race one and a second in race two while claiming the fastest raceContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Chaz Davies Optimizes Positioning in Wind Tunnel

WSBK 2013: Chaz Davies Optimizes Positioning in Wind Tunnel

Straight after the race weekend at the Dutch track, Assen, BMW Motorrad factory rider Chaz Davies (GBR) flew directly to Munich, Germany. There the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team rider spent the afternoon in the BMW Group wind tunnel. With the next round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship being held at Monza, Italy,Continue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Crashes and Technical Issues Hamper BMW’s Hopes in Assen

WSBK 2013: Crashes and Technical Issues Hamper BMW’s Hopes in Assen

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team had a dramatic and difficult Sunday at the “TT Circuit” in Assen, Netherlands for the third round of the FIM Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Chaz Davies (GBR) finished seventh and fifth after crashing during the morning’s warm-up. His BMW S1000RR was so badly damaged that the team hadContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Double Victory for Chaz at Aragón!

WSBK 2013: Double Victory for Chaz at Aragón!

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team had their first victory and then a second as their new for this season factory rider, Chaz Davies (GBR) won both races at the second round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship on the Motorland Aragón track in Spain. His teammate Marco Melandri (ITA), who started from eighth,Continue Reading »

BMW HP4 Winning ‘Down Under’ and Worldwide Racing Updates

BMW HP4 Winning ‘Down Under’ and Worldwide Racing Updates

Glenn Allerton, riding the Dynotech Maxima BMW HP4, has completed a clean sweep in Round 1 of the QBE Australian Superbike Championship held at Symmons Plains in Tasmania. The BMW rider was the quickest man in every session over the weekend of April 6-7, taking maximum points from the round and he now leads the championshipContinue Reading »

Valerie Thompson Breaks 212mph on Modified S1000RR

Valerie Thompson Breaks 212mph on Modified S1000RR

Speed: it’s all about how fast you go. In the case of Valerie Thompson of Team Valerie Thompson Racing and her BMW S1000RR, it appears she can go very, very fast. Her latest speed record was achieved on March 24, 2013, when the young lady from Arizona set a terminal speed figure of 212mph inContinue Reading »

HP4 Races to Third on its First Outing in South Africa

HP4 Races to Third on its First Outing in South Africa

Former national Supersport champion Chris Leeson, riding the all-new BMW Motorrad Motorsport HP4 for the first time, scored a hard-earned third overall in the second round of the South African Superbike championship at Killarney in Cape Town on Saturday, March 16. Teammate Ryan Ottens was fourth overall. Heavy overnight rain resulted in the Killarney circuitContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Podium for Marco in Opening Round

WSBK 2013: Podium for Marco in Opening Round

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team has started the 2013 season by celebrating a podium position finish. At the opening round of the FIM Superbike World Championship at Phillip Island is Australia, factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) finished third in the second race. It was a bravely fought podium for him after his already injuredContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2013, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2013, Available Now!

The long-awaited water-cooled GS goes on sale this spring and all the tech behind this newest generation boxer engine is analyzed in this issue, along with the inside scoop on why it’s truly revolutionary for BMW. The GS is not BMW’s only new bike, however. There’s another new Gran Tourismo on the scene as theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad’s New 2013 WSBK Team Introduced

BMW Motorrad’s New 2013 WSBK Team Introduced

The winter break is drawing to an end and the countdown is on to the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship. With just two weeks to go until the season-opener in Phillip Island, Australia, the realigned BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team was presented to the public in Munich this week. The international media launch took placeContinue Reading »