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Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Wheels are turning again in Great Britain and France: the Easter weekend saw the start of the 2018 season in the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the French Superbike Championship (FSBK) and the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). In the British Superbike Championship Superstock class (BSB STK), Keith Farmer (GBR / Tyco BMW Motorrad) reached… Continue Reading »

BMW BoxerCup Races Return with Identical R nineT Racers

BMW BoxerCup Races Return with Identical R nineT Racers

From 2001 to 2004, BMW Motorrad thrilled spectators with a single-brand racing series, the international BMW Motorrad BoxerCup. Featuring identically prepared R1100S motorcycles, the closely-fought races were held on race weekends alongside events such as the MotoGP and World Superbike Championship (they were even raced in events at Daytona). Now, after announcing their intention to… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2018: 114 R1200GS Rallye Motorcycles Prepped and On Their Way to Mongolia

GS Trophy 2018: 114 R1200GS Rallye Motorcycles Prepped and On Their Way to Mongolia

With the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy heading to Mongolia in June 2018, mechanics have been busy the last few weeks preparing the 114 BMW R1200GS Rallye motorcycles that will be used by participants. The bikes are now ready and on their way to Ulaanbaatar. Fortunately, the Rallye edition GS is already well-equipped as standard, so… Continue Reading »

Drones to Race at BMW Welt

Drones to Race at BMW Welt

Innovative technology, action-packed racing and international championships: more and more people around the world are discovering a passion for drone racing. BMW is collaborating with the Drone Racing League (DRL), an international drone racing league, to further develop high-performance racing drones in the BMW Group wind tunnel and bring a professional drone race to BMW… Continue Reading »

Nine BMW Motorcycles Win Awards in 2018 Reader’s Choice

Nine BMW Motorcycles Win Awards in 2018 Reader’s Choice

Nine BMW motorcycles received awards from German Motorrad magazine’s annual reader’s vote. The BMW R1200RS won in the “Touring Bike/Sports Touring Bike” category while the S1000XR took the crown in the “Crossover” category. The XR dominated with a commanding a 24.2 percent share of the vote and was, once again, the most highly ranked model among… Continue Reading »