BMW Motorrad Motorsport patron teams stir with clever formula during a 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship deteriorate opener in Australia.

Munich (DE), 2nd Mar 2016. The wait in a chosen category of Superbike
racing is over: This final weekend, a 2016 deteriorate of a FIM
Superbike World Championship (WSBK) kicked off in Phillip Island (AU).
For BMW Motorrad Motorsport, a new section non-stop this season, with
dual new patron teams racing a BMW S 1000 RR in a WSBK: the
Italian Althea BMW Racing Team and Milwaukee BMW from Great Britain.
Both teams work closely together with a engineers from BMW Motorrad
Motorsport, who upheld them during Phillip Island and will also be
on-site over a whole season.


The Althea BMW Racing Team is a long-time contender in a series,
carrying won a riders’ universe pretension with Carlos Checa (ES) behind in
2011. For this year, a patrol around General Manager Genesio
Bevilacqua opted to margin dual BMW S 1000 RRs in a WSBK, ridden by
Jordi Torres (ES) and Markus Reiterberger (DE). The group will also
enter one RR in a FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (STK1000), that binds its
races during a European WSBK round.


Milwaukee BMW is contesting a entrance deteriorate in a world
championship. Team Principal Shaun Muir’s group successfully competed
in a British Superbike Championship (BSB) in a past years, winning
a BSB riders’ pretension with Josh Brookes (AU) final season. Brookes, who
had several appearances in a WSBK before, will now competition his first
full deteriorate in a array on a RR. His teammate on a other
Milwaukee BMW S 1000 RR is a former MotoGP supplement Karel Abraham (CZ),
who debuts in a WSBK this year.


Before a initial turn of a season, both teams took partial in the
two-day exam hold by a WSBK during Phillip Island final week. They used
a lane time to get serve proficient with a RR and worked
together with a experts from Munich on bettering a set-up to the
particular riders’ needs. For Torres, Brookes and Abraham 2016 marks
a initial deteriorate on a RR. Reiterberger has raced other versions of
a bike in a past years, though a 2016 WSBK chronicle of a RR is
also new to him.


After a deteriorate opener, a patron teams and BMW Motorrad
Motorsport can pull a certain conclusion: In this rarely competitive
championship, a dual BMW teams finished a initial races of a year as
a best highwayman teams.


Spaniard Torres, who is contesting his second WSBK season, led the
BMW quartet, finishing both races within a tip eight. Despite the
fact he had suffered an harmed bend when crashing during a test
early in a week, he got faster and faster on his RR over a race
weekend. The Althea BMW Racing supplement was eighth in competition one on
Saturday and seventh in competition dual on Sunday. His Althea BMW Racing
teammate Reiterberger captivated a lot of courtesy in Friday’s
use sessions, environment quick path times and subordinate directly for
a determining Superpole 2 on Saturday. In competition one, however, the
two-time International German Championship IDM (IDM) champion,
gifted bad luck. In a final dilemma before a finish line,
Reiterberger had a fall, caused by repairs to a tyre, while fibbing in
ninth position. In Sunday’s second race, Reiterberger was means to
send his opening to a result, channel a line in eighth
directly behind Torres.


Newcomer Milwaukee BMW constantly progressed over a weekend and
finished a initial ever WSBK turn with dual tip 10 finishes and
points for both riders in both races. Brookes was tenth in Saturday’s
race. On Sunday, he crossed a line in ninth after a tighten battle
with associate BMW supplement Reiterberger. Abraham also got some-more and more
proficient with a RR, finishing 13th on Saturday and 11th on Sunday.


The second turn of a 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship will be
hold from 11th to 13th Mar during a Chang International Circuit in
Buriram, Thailand.


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