“Official Car of MotoGP™”: BMW M starts a 2016 deteriorate with a new BMW M2 MotoGP Safety Car.

Munich/Doha, 21st Mar 2016. Spearheaded by a new BMW M2 MotoGP
Safety Car, a central BMW M swift done a initial coming of the
2016 MotoGP World Championship final weekend. This year outlines BMW M’s
18th deteriorate as “Official Car of MotoGP”. BMW’s successful partnership
with MotoGP organiser Dorna Sports dates behind to 1999. Since then, the
swift of M models and M Performance models has helped to safeguard that
competition events run safely. The joining of BMW M Division also features
countless other activities, including a display of a coveted
BMW M Award. The 2016 MotoGP deteriorate kicked off during a weekend with the
Qatar Grand Prix during a “Losail International Circuit” in Doha.


This year’s new prominence from BMW M Division is a BMW M2 MotoGP
Safety Car. The new lead automobile is formed on a BMW M2 Coupé (combined
fuel expenditure with M DTC: 7.9 l/100 km; sum CO2 emissions: 185
g/km), that enjoyed a high-profile universe entrance in Detroit in January.
In a BMW M bureau in Garching, a prolongation automobile was modified,
optimised and prepared by palm for a new purpose in MotoGP. As good as
disdainful tailor-made solutions and imperative reserve features, the
engineers during BMW M Division also versed a Safety Car with
endless BMW M Performance Parts. This not usually gives a automobile an
eye-catching appearance, though also plays a unsentimental purpose in a areas
of aerodynamics, cooling and lightweight design. Many of a M
Performance Parts, including a lowered thread framework and exhaust
with strap system, are also accessible as retrofit components for the
BMW M2 Coupé.


With a graphic racing genes, a BMW M2 Coupé supposing a ideal
basement for a MotoGP Safety Car. The new inline six-cylinder engine with
innovative M TwinPower Turbo record and three-litre capacity
guarantees an intensely sporty performance. With a limit outlay of
272 kW/370 hp and a limit torque of 7,000 min-1, a extremely
rev-happy powertrain unequivocally creates a symbol out on a track. The
intelligent, lightweight concept, low indicate of sobriety and small,
unsprung weight are serve trump cards, that assistance safeguard a maximum
lively and dynamics of a high-performance coupé.


“We are unapproachable to have been a partial of this enthralling world
championship for roughly dual decades,” pronounced Frank outpost Meel, President
of BMW M Division. “We are gratified with a low trust that Dorna
Sports has placed in us. In us, Dorna Sports knows it has a strong
partner on a side for who a reserve of a riders on their
high-performance racing prototypes has a pinnacle priority. We
dedicate all of a expertise to this role. The BMW M MotoGP Safety
Cars are innovative high-performance models with racer racing
genes. In a 2016 season, we are presenting another genuine
highlight. In a BMW M2 MotoGP Safety Car, we are now holding the
purism of a new BMW M2 Coupé to a racetrack. We are looking
brazen to an sparkling 2016 season, that is also a special one for
a partner Dorna Sports. It is a 25th year, in that Dorna Sports
has been obliged for organising and selling MotoGP. During this
period, Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta and his committed staff have
managed to settle a motorcycle universe championship as a pinnacle
of two-wheeled motorsport, that binds millions of spectators around
a universe underneath a spell and sets benchmarks in terms of technology
and safety. We would like to honour Dorna Sports on this anniversary.” 


In a 2016 season, a swift of central MotoGP vehicles includes a
sum of 6 opposite BMW M and BMW M Performance models. Alongside
a new BMW M2 MotoGP Safety Car, a BMW M4 Coupé with water
injection and a BMW M3 will also be in movement as reserve cars. The
BMW X5 M and a BMW M550d xDrive Touring will be on lane this season
as medical cars. BMW M Division will yield a reserve officer with a
BMW M5. All vehicles were serve optimised for their special use in
a motorcycle universe championship in a BMW M factory. Two BMW S 1000
RRs, that BMW Motorrad provides as reserve bikes, finish a 2016
reserve automobile fleet. More information is accessible online at: www.bmw-m-safetycar.com


Among a many other activities that make adult BMW M Division’s
joining to MotoGP is a BMW M Award, that will be presented for
a 14th time in 2016. This endowment is presented during a finish of each
MotoGP deteriorate to a supplement with a best altogether outcome in qualifying.
The leader receives an disdainful BMW M car. The BMW M MotoGP
Experience sees guest of BMW M Division knowledge an unforgettable
competition weekend. They are given an disdainful glance behind a scenes by
BMW M MotoGP experts Loris Capirossi and Alex Hofmann. Furthermore,
BMW M Division presents a latest models and products with on-site
campaigns on comparison Grand Prix weekends.