Munich (DE), 13th Apr 2016. It was a bustling weekend for the
general BMW racers and a experts from BMW Motorrad Motorsport.
At Le Mans (FR), a famous 24-hour competition noted a screen raiser for
a 2016 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC). The FIM Sidecar World
Championship (SWC) also hold a initial competition of a year during Le Mans.
The British Superbike Championship 2016 (BSB) kicked off at
Silverstone. The BMW S 1000 RR was also in movement in America: in the
Superbike Series Brasil (BRSBK) during Sao Paulo (BR) and a Motoamerica
FIM/AMA North American Road Racing Series (AMA) during Austin (US). It was
also another successful weekend, with wins and podiums for a BMW
racers in 5 opposite championship classes.
FIM Endurance World Championship during Le Mans, France.
Last weekend saw a initial continuation competition of a year for a BMW S
1000 RR: a FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) kicked off its
2016 deteriorate with a prestigious 24 hours of Le Mans (FR). Seven BMW
teams tackled this classical competition in a Superbike (EWC SBK) and
Superstock classes (EWC STK).
When a lights went out on Saturday afternoon, it was a BMW S 1000
RR starting from a front of a grid. The Penz13.com BMW Motorrad
Team, that is contesting a second deteriorate in a top category,
a EWC SBK, had cumulative stick position in Friday’s qualifying. During
a initial 7 and a half competition hours, riders Kenny Foray (FR),
Mathieu Gines (FR) and Lukáš Pešek (CZ) were constantly fighting at
a front with their array 13 RR. Unfortunately, a group had to
retire during a night for reserve reasons as repairs led to a risk
of dropping oil on a track.
The array 48 BMW S 1000 RR of Völpker NRT48 by Schubert Motors
finished a competition in a clever seventh overall. In addition, riders
Bastien Mackels (BE), Dominik Vincon (DE) and Stefan Kerschbaumer (AT)
cumulative third on a lectern in a Superstock category EWC STK. Also the
remaining BMW teams successfully finished a 24-hour distance: the
Tecmas Racing Team – BMW (18th overall), GERT56 HMT by RS Speedbikes
(31st overall), 24Racing – Piste Libre – Epsilon (36th overall), LRP
Poland (43rd) and a IVR BMW Motorrad CSEU group (45th). On a IVR
BMW Motorrad CSEU BMW S 1000 RR, Roland Resch (AT) and Martin Choy
(BG) common duties between them, after their teammate Janez Prosenik
(SI) was severely harmed in a pile-up during a commencement of a race.
The whole BMW Motorrad Motorsport village wishes Janez a rapid recovery.
British Superbike Championship during Silverstone, Great Britain.
It was a good deteriorate opener in a British Superbike Championship
(BSB) for a BMW S 1000 RR, with a win and dual serve podium
finishes in a Superbike category (BSB SBK) and a 1-2-3-4-5 in the
Superstock category (BSB STK).
The initial of a dual Superbike races hold during Silverstone (GB) was
dominated by Tyco BMW supplement Michael Laverty (GB). He took an early
lead and stayed adult during a front until a finish line. Winner Laverty
was assimilated on a lectern by his Tyco BMW teammate Christian Iddon (GB)
in third place. In competition two, Iddon again crossed a line in third,
celebrating his initial ever double lectern in a series. Laverty came
home sixth. In a championship classification, Laverty and Iddon are
ranked second and third respectively after a initial round.
Four other BMW S 1000 RR racers also collected championship points at
Silverstone. Lee Jackson (GB / Buildbase BMW Motorrad) claimed two
top-eight finishes, channel a line in eighth and seventh
respectively. His teammate Richard Cooper (GB) finished a races in 12th
and 11th. Former WorldSBK racer Jakub Smrz (CZ) is competing in the
BSB this year on a Smiths Racing BMW group RR. He finished both races
in 15th. Alastair Seeley (GB / Royal Air Force Regular Reserves)
was 14th in competition two, though late in competition one.
The competition for a Superstock category (BSB STK) saw a shining 1-2-3-4-5
for a BMW S 1000 RR. Victory went to Taylor MacKenzie (GB /
Buildbase BMW Motorrad), who was assimilated on a lectern by a Tyco BMW
pairing of Josh Elliott (GB) and Ian Hutchinson (GB). Hudson Kennaugh
(ZA / Trikmoto Bahnstormer BMW) crossed a line in fourth, while
Michael Rutter (GB / Bathams SMT) was fifth on his RR. Points were
also collected by BMW riders Leon Jeacock (GB / GEO E Davies Racing)
in 12th, Chrissy Rouse (GB / CECS Mission Racing) in 13th and Rob
McNealy (GB / McNealy Brown Ltd) in 14th.
FIM Sidecar World Championship during Le Mans, France.
The FIM Sidecar World Championship (SWC) also met during Le Mans (FR) for
a deteriorate opener. However, a initial competition of a year was hold in the
many wily conditions due to complicated rain. It even had to be
red-flagged and re-started when too most H2O on a lane done it
too unsure to continue. The Finnish BMW twin of Pekka Päivärinta / Kirsi
Kainulainen finished second on a podium. Mike Roscher / Anna Burkard
(DE) motionless to lapse to a pits betimes due to a dangerous conditions.
Superbike Series Brasil during Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The Superbike Series Brasil (BRSBK) is a new serve to a 2016 BMW
Motorrad Race Trophy. The deteriorate kicked off final weekend during Interlagos
in Sao Paulo (BR) – with a win and a lectern for a BMW S 1000 RR. In
total, 3 BMW racers crossed a line within a top-four. Victory
went to Danilo Lewis (BR) on a Tecfil Racing Team’s RR. As a new
member of a BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing team, Sebastiano Zerbo
(BR) raced to third on a podium. The top-four were finished by BMW
supplement Diego Petrel (BR).
Motoamerica FIM/AMA North American Road Racing Series at
Curtain raiser also for a 2016 Motoamerica FIM/AMA North American
Road Racing Series (AMA): The initial dual races of a year were held
during a MotoGP weekend during Austin (US). BMW Motorrad Motorsport was
once some-more represented by Steve Rapp (US). He finished a races in
11th and 13th overall. With these results, he claimed seventh and
eighth in a Superstock category (AMA STK).