Munich. Last week and during a weekend, BMW racers were in
movement on a Isle of Man, in Spain and France. On a Isle of Man,
Rob Hodson (GBR) won a opening competition in a Southern 100. The
Spanish Championship (RFME CEV) headed to MotorLand Aragón (ESP),
where Carmelo Morales (ESP) clinched his third win of a season.
Pau (FRA) played horde to a French Superbike Championship (FSBK)
and a French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). FSBK champion
Kenny Foray (FRA) and FR-EU reigning champion Florian
Brunet-Lugardon (FRA) both finished in second place in their races.
Southern 100 on a Isle of Man.
One month after a Tourist Trophy, highway racers reunited on a Isle
of Man for a Southern 100. A sum of 5 races were on the
report for a BMW S 1000 RR racers: a dual Corlett’s Trophies
races on Tuesday, a Ellan Vanin Fuels Senior Race on Wednesday, and
a Island Aggregates Superbike Race and a Hunts Motorcycles Solo
Championship Race on Thursday. The Southern 100 is partial of a BMW
Combined Road Race Challenge (BMW RRC), definition that a formula will
be personal for a BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.
The really initial competition saw BMW racers secure a win and another podium.
Rob Hodson (GBR) won a Corlett’s Trophies Race 1A while Michael
Evans (GBR) finished in third place. In a following Corlett’s
Trophies Race 1B, Dennis Booth (GBR) finished on a lectern in third
place. Also finishing in a tip eight, Eric Wilson (GBR) crossed the
finish line in sixth place with Jean-Pierre Polet (BEL) in eighth.
In a Ellan Vanin Fuels Senior Race, Hodson was a best BMW
finisher in sixth place. He was followed by Ryan Kneen (GBR) and Mark
Parrett (GBR) in seventh and eighth places. Hodson was also a best
RR supplement in a Island Aggregates Superbike Race, this time finishing
fourth. Evans crossed a finish line in fifth place, while Sam West
(GBR) and Kneen finished in seventh and eighth place. In a final of
a 1000cc races, a Hunts Motorcycles Solo Championship Race, Evans,
in fifth, was a best-placed BMW rider. This time, Kneen finished in
sixth and West was eighth.
The Southern 100 was overshadowed by a comfortless death: Britain’s James
Cowton was fatally harmed in a critical collision in a 600cc
Challenge Race. The BMW Motorrad Motorsport Community would like to
extend their intense condolences to his family, friends and team.
Spanish Championship during Alcañiz, Spain.
MotorLand Aragón nearby Alcañiz (ESP) hosted a fourth turn of the
2018 Spanish Championship (RFME CEV) – and was a environment for
reigning champion Carmelo Morales’ (ESP) third win of a season. Two
races in a 1000cc category were hold during a complicated racetrack in
northern Spain during a weekend.
In a stirring initial competition on Saturday, Morales was initial to cross
a finish line on his Graphenano EasyRace SBK Team BMW S 1000 RR.
Fourth place went to Pedro Rodriguez (ESP / Castromaroto Racing). In
competition dual on Sunday, Morales finished in fourth place and Rodriguez was
sixth. Julian Miralles (ESP / Graphenano EasyRace SBK Team) secured
initial and second place in a Open category (twelfth and tenth place in
a altogether standings). Morales maintains his lead in a championship standings.
Carmelo Morales: “I was really gratified with a win on
Saturday as we had issues in a use event that set us behind in
terms of tuning. Fortunately, all was ok after that and we won
a initial race. The bike was perfect, and a tyres performed
ideally via a race. Race dual was clinched during a end, and
my rivals on soothing tyres were faster that is since we wasn’t means to
quarrel for a win, though fourth place is critical for a championship.
Overall, we are certain given we got a win and confirmed a lead in
French Superbike Championship during Pau, France.
The French Superbike Championship (FSBK) stopped off during Pau (FRA) for
a fifth turn of a 2018 deteriorate during a weekend. The dual races on
Sunday incited out to be genuine thrillers. Reigning champion Kenny Foray
(FRA), of a Tecmas Racing Team, finished in second place on the
lectern in both races. In competition one, he was only 0.257 seconds behind
leader Jeremy Guarnoni (FRA), while in a second competition it was 0.862
seconds. Foray is now second in a championship standings.
His team-mate Maxime Bonnot (FRA) finished in second and third place
in a Superbike Challenger category (SBK Ch). This saw Bonnot claim
tenth and eleventh place in a altogether standings.
Kenny Foray: “We had another good weekend. In
qualifying, we cumulative second place on a grid for competition one and third
for competition two. Then, in a races we got dual second-places. It was
formidable to pass here, and a gait of a races was extremely
fast. we gave it my all, though it wasn’t adequate to get a win, though we am
happy, since it wasn’t probable to do better. We will keep fighting
and are now entirely focussed on turn 6 of a deteriorate in Carole.”
French European Bikes Championship in Pau, France.
As partial of a FSBK weekend in Pau (FRA), a French European Bikes
Championship (FR EU) also hold their fifth turn of a deteriorate and BMW
riders cumulative a sum of 4 podiums. Reigning champion Florian
Brunet-Lugardon (FRA / Gers Moto Vitesse Ordannaise) finished second
in both races. In a initial competition on Saturday, Jonathan Germany (FRA)
also finished on a podium, in third place, followed by Alexandre
Leleu, Léo Challamel and Hernani Teixeira (all FRA) in fourth to sixth
place. In a competition on Sunday, Challamel finished third behind
Brunet-Lugardon. Julien Brun (FRA) finished in fifth place, Teixeira
was seventh. Brunet-Lugardon still leads a championship standings.
He has a lead of 34 points over his nearest challenger, with four
races to go.