International BMW S 1000 RR racing family extends the collections of wins and podiums.

Munich. It was an movement packaged weekend for a BMW Motorrad
Motorsport teams and experts with competition events in numerous
championships – and it was another successful one. The Assen round
(NED) of a MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and
a FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000) saw strong
outings from a highwayman BMW S 1000 RR racers. The BMW riders in
a British Superbike Championship (BSB) stepped onto a podium
again during Oulton Park (GBR) and there have been wins and numerous
lectern finishes for a RR in a Malaysia Superbike Championship
(MSC), a new Motorcycle Championship (MOTOCh) and a South
African Motorcycle Road Racing Championship (RSA SBK).



MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Assen, a Netherlands.


The iconic TT Circuit in Assen (NED), famous as a “Cathedral of
Speed”, hosted a fourth turn of a 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World
Championship (WorldSBK). Being a strongest supplement in a purely
highwayman team, Jordi Torres (ESP / Althea BMW Racing Team) fought
with a bureau teams riders for a front positions. In Saturday’s
competition one, he set his sights on a tip 5, though had to retire on the
penultimate path due to a prosaic tyre while fibbing sixth. In Sunday’s
second race, Torres crossed a line in seventh. His team-mate
Raffaele De Rosa (ITA), who competed his initial WorldSBK turn of the
deteriorate in Assen, was 13th and 17th respectively.


Jordi Torres: “On Saturday, we unequivocally had bad luck.
We could have finished fifth or sixth if we hadn’t had a prosaic rear
tyre. It is always unsatisfactory for a whole group when something
like that happens. Sunday’s competition was a lot better. We didn’t have the
best grid position though we attempted to give a best during a race. With
a fuel tank removing emptier – and with reduction reason on a tyres – we
were means to go a good gait and we overtook a lot of riders.”


Raffaele De Rosa: “Considering that this was my first
competition in several months, we started with a goal of completing as
many miles as possible, or rather channel a finish line. we was
gratified on Saturday given we was a small some-more unchanging than we was in
a practices. On Sunday we was feeling utterly good with my BMW S 1000
RR until about half approach by a race. Once a breeze picked up, I
had some problem handling a bike and we was usually perplexing to get to
a finish line.”



FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship in Assen, a Netherlands.


The Assen competition of a FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship
(STK1000) had to be red flagged on path dual after several riders were
concerned in a crash. After a re-start, 9 laps were completed. A
wildcard starter was a tip placed BMW S 1000 RR rider: local
favourite Danny De Boer (NED) who competes with group Van Zon-Remeha-BMW in
a Superbike IDM (IDM) this season. After carrying shown strong
performances in use and qualifying, a Dutch racer finished the
competition – a home turn for him and a group – in fourth position.
Sébastian Suchet (SUI / Berclaz Racing Team) was eighth. His
team-mate, former GP racer Federico Sandi (ITA), was concerned in the
occurrence that resulted in a red flag, though fought his approach by the
re-started competition to finish 11th.


Danny De Boer: “The BMW S 1000 RR was totally new
for me, though my initial sense is unequivocally positive! we am happy to
start a new deteriorate with a outcome like this. This was a good warm-up
for a IDM season. we wish to contend appreciate we to Van Zon-Remeha-BMW!”


Federico Sandi: “The competition was unequivocally difficult.
Marvin Fritz crashed during a finish of a initial path and me and several
others went down when perplexing to equivocate him. we returned to a garage
with some shop-worn tools on a bike. The mechanics were means to repair
it in time for a re-start. Physically, we did not feel unequivocally good as
during a pile-up we had strike a pavement with my head. My helmet was
unequivocally damaged. In a early stages, we was using good in sixth
position though afterwards my conduct and stomach were severely painful after the
crash. we finished 11th. we am unhappy given if it had
been a normal race, we could have fought for a win. The bike was
unequivocally good.”



British Superbike Championship in Oulton Park, Great Britain.


For a third turn of a 2017 British Superbike Championship (BSB),
a teams and riders met during Oulton Park (GBR) during a weekend, with the
races being reason on Monday, 1st May. In a initial feverishness of
a Superbike category (BSB SBK), Peter Hickman (GBR) was a highest
placed BMW rider, channel a line in fifth on his Smiths Racing RR.
Christian Iddon (GBR / Tyco BMW) was eighth. In competition two, Iddon came
home in fourth place, blank a lectern by usually dual tenths of a
second. Hickman was seventh.


Jakub Smrz (CZE / Lloyd Jones PR Racing) and Lee Jackson (GBR /
Smiths Racing) also finished both races in a points: Smrz was
13th and 12th, Jackson 15th and 13th.


Christian Iddon: “It was a tough weekend for a number
of reasons though we can take divided a lot of positives. Race one was
unsatisfactory though in a second competition we were there battling for second
place, so to afterwards remove out on a lectern was frustrating – though during least
we are ceaselessly in a mix. Thanks to a group for their continued
large effort. We are sitting in a clever championship position, in
third; we usually need to keep pulling tough for unchanging podiums and
try to squeeze that fugitive win.”


Peter Hickman: “Fifth was a good outcome in a first
competition though we was a bit unhappy to have left a doorway open on the
final corner. Normally we can hear a bikes behind we though this time
we couldn’t so we suspicion we had a protected fourth! we was a bit angry but
tip 5 was still a good outcome and we done serve improvements to
a bike for competition two, nonetheless again we done an normal start. we had
a gait to finish on a lectern though it was formidable to pass and then
reason onto a position if we had done a pass. we got bullied a bit and
done a integrate of mistakes so rolled off a bit to move a bike home.”


The Superstock category (BSB STK) competition was reason in soppy and tricky
conditions – and finished with dual lectern finishes for a BMW S 1000 RR.
Chrissy Rouse (GBR / Mission Racing) was second, closely followed by
Michael Rutter (GBR / Bathams SMT) in third. In addition, 4 more
BMW racers came home with a tip 10: Tom Tunstall (GBR / Integro) was
sixth, Dean Hipwell (GBR / CDH Racing) seventh, Barry Teasdale (GBR /
Bob Henderson Racing) eighth and Matej Smrz (CZE / Lloyd Jones
PR Racing) ninth. Tyco BMW supplement Ian Hutchinson (GBR) struggled with
wrong tyre choice and had to settle with 14th.


Ian Hutchinson
: “It was value a gamble, though didn’t compensate off, but
in hindsight, nothing of a heading championship contenders scored
poignant points either, so it hasn’t unequivocally influenced the
championship table. It’s now highway racing time with a NW200 and TT on
a horizon, though we sojourn in good figure in a Superstock 1000 class
in British championship and will demeanour to lapse with a clever podium
finish during Knockhill in June.”



Motorcycle Championship during Slovakia Ring, Slovakia.


The entrance turn of a newly founded Motorcycle Championship (MOTOCh)
saw several lectern finishes for a BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders.
The opening races were reason during Slovakia Ring nearby Bratislava (SVK) at
a weekend. In a initial heat, Miloš Cihak (CZE / BMW Motorrad CSEU)
took third on a lectern of a Superbike category (MOTOCh SBK), while
his team-mate Richard Balcar (CZE) cumulative another third position in
a second race. In a Superstock category (MOTOCh STK), Ladislav
Chmelik (CZE / Exteria Racing) finished competition one second on a podium.
In competition two, Michal Prášek (CZE / Rohac and Feijta motoracing Team)
was second of a STK class, followed by Chmelik in third.



Malaysia Superbike Championship in Sepang, Malaysia.


The second turn of a 2017 Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) at
Sepang International Circuit (MAS) saw dual some-more wins for a BMW
Motorrad Motorsport family. Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam (MAS / HKM
Times Bike Racing Team) was winning in both races of a Superbike
category (MSC SBK), also environment a fastest competition path on both occasions
with his RR. With these results, he extended his championship lead.
Linggam Rammoo (MAS / Sports Rider Racing Team) also finished both
races in a tip 10: he was eighth and tenth respectively.


In a Superstock category (MSC STK), Nasarudin Mat Yusop (MAS / BMW
Motorrad Malaysia Team) also enjoyed lectern honours, environment the
fastest path and finishing second in competition one. Sharulnizam Ramli (MAS /
Kakikloudkartel Racing Team) was fifth, Dominic Chang (SIN / Sports
Rider Racing Team) crossed a line in eighth. In competition two, Mat Yusop
was again fastest male on a lane and on march for a lectern finish
though late median by a race. Ramli was fourth, followed by
Chang in fifth. Abdul Aziz Al Ikram (MAS) finished a tip 10 in
tenth place.



South African Motorcycle Road Racing Championship in East
London, South Africa.


For a second turn of a 2017 South African Motorcycle Road Racing
Championship (RSA SBK), a BMW teams trafficked to East London (RSA).
BMW S 1000 RR supplement Lance Isaacs (RSA / Supabets/Sandton BMW Motorrad)
once some-more stepped onto a podium, finishing a initial of a two
races in third. David McFadden (RSA / RPM Center Sandton Auto BMW) in
sixth and Heinrich Rheeder (RSA / Rheeder Racing) in tenth also
claimed top-10 positions. In competition two, Isaacs was again a highest
placed BMW racer. After being concerned in a stirring conflict for the
lectern positions, he crossed a line in fourth. McFadden was eighth.


Lance Isaacs: “It was an overwhelming competition weekend and we
done a large jump forward. This gives us a lot of certainty as all
a work a whole group had put in given a deteriorate opener has
unequivocally paid off. we wish to lift this movement to a subsequent rounds
that will be reason on circuits we unequivocally like and we am assured that
a BMW S 1000 RR has a intensity to strech a tip step of a podium.”



Australian Superbike Championship during Winton Motor Raceway, Australia.


The Winton Motor Raceway (AUS) hosted a third turn of a 2017
Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK). Troy Guenther (AUS) of the
NextGen Motorsports group equalled his best outcome of a season. He
finished a initial of a dual races in 11th on his BMW S
1000 RR. In a second heat, Guenther crossed a line in 13th.


Troy Guenther: “It was another good weekend with a
bucket some-more knowledge on a BMW S 1000 RR in my rookie Superbike
season. we am unequivocally happy with a approach we rode over a whole weekend.
My competition gait softened with each outing. Of course, we would have
favourite to finish a races aloft adult in a field, though all in all it
was a good weekend.”