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Racing Update: Superstock One-Two in Europe and a Win in America for the BMW S1000RR

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:04am
Last weekend saw the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000) get underway with a one-two victory for the BMW S1000RR riders: Markus Reiterberger (GER) won ahead of second-placed Roberto Tamburini (ITA). In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), Michael Laverty (GBR) finished third in the Superbike class, while Keith Farmer (GBR) and Chrissy Rouse (GBR) each […]

BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 9:53am
The BMW Group offered insight into its current product developments, technological concepts, innovations and manufacturing processes that it says will shape the future of mobility during a “Digital Day 2018” press event this week. In addition to showing how it was embracing next generation 5G mobile data networks, utilizing artificial intelligence to evaluate large data […]

Racing Update: Carmelo Morales Wins Opener in Spain, One-Two for BMW Racers in Italy

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 9:55am
The first races of the year in the Spanish Championship (RFME CEV), the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV) and the Italian National Trophy 1000 (INT) took place last weekend. In the RFME CEV, champion Carmelo Morales (ESP) began his title defense with a win. His Graphenano EasyRace teammate, Julian Miralles (ESP), reached the podium in the […]

BMW Motorrad Receives Award for Carbon Fiber Swingarm

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:15am
BMW Motorrad has won the 2018 JEC Innovation Award in the Leisure & Sports category for the development and manufacture of a rear swing arm made of carbon fiber. The award ceremony was held at JEC World in Paris Nord Villepinte on March 7, 2018. As the person at BMW with overall responsibility for funding […]

Racing Update: Season Openers in Great Britain and France

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:13am
Wheels are turning again in Great Britain and France: the Easter weekend saw the start of the 2018 season in the British Superbike Championship (BSB), the French Superbike Championship (FSBK) and the French European Bikes Championship (FR EU). In the British Superbike Championship Superstock class (BSB STK), Keith Farmer (GBR / Tyco BMW Motorrad) reached […]

BMW Motorrad iParts Revolutionizes Spare Parts Management

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 3:00pm
BMW Motorrad once again brings us a revolutionary new product that could only be announce today, April 1. A worn valve cap in the middle of the Icelandic ice desert, a gear lever broken off in the depths of the Brazilian jungle or a split oil sump in the hamada: this kind of problem often […]

Racing Update: Loris Baz Collects More WSBK Points in Thailand

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:36am
After the season opener at Australian Phillip Island, the Gulf Althea BMW team was in action at the second round of the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) last weekend. This time, racer┬áLoris Baz (FRA) and the Italian team took to the track at Chang International Circuit in Buriram. Baz finished the two Thailand […]

Markus Schramm to Head BMW Motorrad

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 8:21am
On May 1, 2018, Dr. Markus Schramm will take over as director of BMW Motorrad. He will succeed Stephan Schaller, who left the BMW Group at the end of February 2018 to head up the management team at Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA, in Heidenheim, Germany. In the interim, BMW Motorrad was under the provisional […]