Munich. The BMW Motorrad Motorsport family had a good start
to a ubiquitous highway racing season, with 3 wins and nine
lectern finishes during a North West 200. The BMW S 1000 RR was also
a bike to kick during a deteriorate opener of a International German
Championship (IDM) during a Nürburgring (GER), where a BMW riders
cumulative both wins and 5 of 6 probable lectern places. There have
also been clever performances of a BMW racers in a MOTUL FIM
Superbike Championship (WorldSBK) and a FIM Superstock 1000
European Championship (STK1000). Both array raced in Imola (ITA).
In addition, BMW racers have been in movement in Japan and in a US
during a weekend. They also were ostensible to take to a lane in
South Africa, though a South African Motorcycle Road Racing
Championship (RSA SBK) races in Zwartkops (RSA) had to be cancelled
due to unequivocally bad continue conditions.
North West 200 in Coleraine, Northern Ireland.
The North West 200 on a Triangle march between Portstewart,
Portrush and Coleraine in Northern Ireland noted a initial major
ubiquitous highway competition eventuality of a year. The deteriorate kicked off for
a BMW riders and BMW Motorrad Motorsport experts with fantastic
formula in a 1000 cc categories races. Man of a assembly was
Alastair Seeley (GBR) who extended his NW200 wins record to 21. Seeley
won 3 of a 4 1000 cc races on his Tyco BMW S 1000 RR.
Race movement during a NW200 began on Thursday dusk with a first
Superstock race. With an considerable opening and a new path record,
Seeley cumulative his initial win of a meeting. Lee Johnston (GBR / East
Coast Construction) assimilated him on a lectern in second, while Ian
Hutchinson (GBR / Tyco BMW) and Martin Jessopp (GBR / Riders
Motorcycles) crossed a line in fourth and fifth.
Saturday was a categorical competition day during a NW200 – and it brought sleet and
formidable conditions though also some-more success for a BMW racers. The
initial Superbike competition saw another 1-2 outcome for a RR: Seeley took
a win, followed by Michael Rutter (GBR / Bathams SMT Racing) in
second. Peter Hickman (GBR / Smiths Racing) was fifth. The second
Superstock competition incited out to be a genuine thriller, with 5 BMW racers
fighting closely during a front and securing a top-5 lock-out for the
RR. Seeley won again, while Hutchinson and Rutter were second and
third. Johnston and Hickman followed in fourth and fifth. The final
race, a second Superbike heat, was another sparkling affair. This
time, Seeley and Hutchinson were second and third on a podium.
Rutter finished a top-5.
Alastair Seeley: “I can’t be unhappy with that
can I? To come to a North West 200 and take one win is a big
achievement, though to come divided with 4 – 3 on Tyco BMW machinery
– is something we can usually dream of. The conditions were distant from
ideal today, though credit to a boys in a team, they gave me bikes
that worked for all conditions; we can’t appreciate them enough. It’s been
another noted day and we feel unapproachable to have given Tyco, BMW and all
a other group sponsors 3 wins and a few other podiums to
applaud alongside Hutchy.”
Ian Hutchinson: “It was a tough day with difficult
conditions and nonetheless we didn’t conduct to squeeze a win, it has been a
good day for a team. We spent a lot of time this week operative on
set-up, carrying altered tyre manufacturer for a roads, though from the
opening use event to a final race, we have done hulk strides
– that leaves us in good figure now streamer to a Isle of Man TT on
my Tyco BMWs.”
As a North West 200 is partial of a BMW Combined Road Race Challenge
(BMW RRC), a formula are counted towards a BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.
MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Imola, Italy.
Round 5 of a 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship
(WorldSBK) was hold during a iconic “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” in
Imola (ITA) during a weekend. It was a home turn for a Althea BMW
Racing Team, though a patrol had to cope with a reversal on Saturday. Due
to gastroenteritis, Jordi Torres (ESP) was physically so diseased that he
could not contest in a Superpole and a initial race. On Sunday, the
Spaniard was behind in business with a illusory locate adult on his BMW S
1000 RR. Starting from a behind of a grid, Torres worked his way
brazen by a margin and crossed a line in eighth. His
team-mate Raffaele De Rosa (ITA) finished a races in 14th
and 16th respectively.
Jordi Torres: “We had a good competition on Sunday.
Fortunately I’ve recovered after Saturday’s illness and that didn’t
impact me during all during a race. Starting final on a grid wasn’t
easy of course, though we was means to quick get into a good rhythm. I
hoped to be means to do a small some-more indeed though in these conditions
with a tyre that we use it was a best we could manage. we appreciate the
group – a outcome is good deliberation we mislaid a whole day Saturday
and afterwards we wish to appreciate a Clinica Mobile, since though their
assistance we wouldn’t have been means to do what we did.”
FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship in Imola, Italy.
As a partial of a WorldSBK round, a FIM Superstock 1000 European
Championship (STK1000) hold a third competition of a deteriorate in Imola
(ITA). After an eventful competition that had to be red flagged twice, five
BMW S 1000 RR riders crossed a line in a tip 10. Former GP racer
Federico Sandi (ITA / Berclaz Racing Team) usually narrowly missed out on
a lectern in fourth. Directly behind him, Marco Faccani (ITA / Althea
BMW Racing Team), Matteo Ferrari (ITA / DMR Racing Team) and Sébastien
Suchet (SUI / Berclaz Racing Team) followed in fifth to seventh
places. Federico Sanchioni (ITA / Clasitaly) finished a top-10.
Federico Sandi: “I am happy since we had a good
weekend. On a other hand, we am also a small bit unhappy as the
lectern would have simply been within reach. we was unequivocally fast, though with
dual laps to go, we done a small mistake when we were fighting for
positions. Anyway – in general, we can be satisfied. We are a highest
placed BMW and a group did a good job. we had a good stroke over the
whole weekend. We can build on this; a lectern was probable and I
know a bike and a group better. Now we am looking brazen to
Donington, a lane we like, and of march to Misano, one of my
favourite circuits in a world.”
International German Championship during a Nürburgring, Germany.
Both wins and 5 of 6 probable lectern positions: a BMW S 1000
RR riders had a illusory 2017 deteriorate opener in a International
German Championship (IDM). The initial dual races of a year were held
during a Nürburgring (GER) during a weekend.
The initial competition on Sunday morning was influenced by sleet and a fans
witnessed an sparkling conflict between Van Zon-Remeha-BMW team-mates
Danny De Boer (NED) and Markus Reiterberger (GER) for a win in the
final stages. It was De Boer to cranky a line in initial place, 0.4
seconds in front of Reiterberger. Dominik Vincon (GER / BMW
Stilgenbauer) and Jan Bühn (GER / Van Zon-Remeha-BMW) were fourth and
fifth. In a dry second race, all lectern places went to BMW riders.
Two-times IDM champion Reiterberger was unbeatable and took a win
with an considerable advantage of 25 seconds. His team-mate Bühn was
second, Vincon cumulative third on a rostrum.
Markus Reiterberger: “I was on my 2017 IDM competition bike
for a initial ever time on Friday though we softened from event to
event and it did not take prolonged to get behind my feeling for a bike –
and for a group that is accurately a same as in 2015. we had a great
start in competition one and managed to lift divided right from a start. But
afterwards a sleet set in, a competition was red-flagged and re-started in the
wet. we attempted to keep focused and to make a best of a situation
notwithstanding a fact that we am not unequivocally a ‘rain artist’. And we was able
to quarrel for a win even in those conditions. we was heading on the
final path though afterwards in a final chicane, we braked a bit too
optimistically and Danny took a event to pass. For a second
race, we had dry conditions and we knew that this could be my race. I
attempted to quick lift divided from a rest and managed to do so. It was
illusory collaboration and we wish to appreciate everybody again who done it
probable for me to have a good bike and a good team.”
Danny De Boer: “It was good to win competition one. It was
a unequivocally good quarrel between me, Reiti and Florian Alt and it is always
illusory to start a deteriorate with a win. The second competition was harder.
My start was not so good. we attempted to pull and follow Reiti though the
tyre was not comfortable adequate and we went a bit too quick into a dilemma and
crashed on a opening path so no points in a second race, though we am
unequivocally happy with competition one. Our opening was unequivocally good so big
interjection to a team.”
MFJ Superbike All Japan Road Race Championship in Sugo, Japan.
The BMW S 1000 RR racers in a MFJ Superbike All Japan Road Race
Championship (MFJ) were in movement in Sugo (JPN) during a weekend for the
second turn of a 2017 season. Daisaku Sakai (JPN) crossed a line
in 11th on his Team BMW Motorrad 39 RR. Yuta Kodama (JPN)
followed imeediately behind in 12th on a RR of group Tone
RT Syncedge 4113.
MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship at
a Virginia International Raceway, USA.
The MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship (AMA)
hold a third turn of a 2017 deteriorate during a Virginia International
Raceway (USA). Jason DiSalvo (USA) was on avocation on a BMW S 1000 RR of
group Scheibe Racing/Hayes Brake. He finished a dual races in
12th and 13th position.