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Racing Update: Jordan Szoke Defends Title in Canada, Double Top-Five Lock-Out for BMW at IRRC

Wed, 08/24/2016 - 8:51am
Jordan Szoke (CA) is crowned champion in the 2016 season for the second year on his BMW S1000RR. At Bowmanville (CA), he completed his clean sweep of seven wins in seven races and successfully defended his title in the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK). Dominant performances were also seen by Vincent Lonbois (BE) and Sébastien Le […]

Racing Update: Hat-Trick for Ian Hutchinson at Ulster Grand Prix, Wins at IDM, FSBK, FR EU

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 9:37am
The iconic Ulster Grand Prix (GB), the “World’s Fastest Road Race,” saw five wins in five races and a new world record for the BMW S1000RR. Ian Hutchinson (GB), Michael Dunlop (GB) and David Jackson (GB) all raced onto the top step of the podium on the Dundrod Circuit. There was also success for the […]

BMW Motorrad Sales Dip in July

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 9:31am
BMW Motorrad saw a small decrease of 2.7% in global sales in July with 13,792 units sold. Even with that, this continues to be their best year ever with year-to-date sales up 2.1% compared with the same period last year: 94,546 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to customers in the first seven months of the year. BMW […]

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2016 Issue Now Out!

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 10:03am
The R1200GS has for decades been the king of the big off-road enduros, but now the new S1000XR “adventure sport” is poised to give it some serious competition. In the latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine, the two models are taken out for a serious comparison test. While they both target similar riders, they are […]

Racing Update: BMW S1000RR Dominates in IRRC, BSB Superstock

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 9:37am
Success at three different racing events for the BMW racers last weekend. In the FIM Sidecar World Championship (SWC), Finnish duo Pekka Päivärinta and Kirsi Kainulainen extended their overall lead by finishing second in Assen (NL). In the British Superbike Championship (BSB) Superstock race in Brands Hatch (GB), Taylor Mackenzie (GB) and Ian Hutchinson (GB) […]

Racing Update: More Podiums in IDM; Plus EWC, CIV, RSA Racing

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 2:34pm
It was another busy weekend for BMW S1000RR riders with four events on three continents. The 2016 FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) season continued in Japan with the famous “Suzuka 8 Hours.” In the Superbike IDM / International German Championship (IDM), Mathieu Gines (FR) and Bastien Mackels (BE) claimed further podium finishes for the BMW S1000RR […]

BMW Motorrad Joins Biker Belles Symposium

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:35am
Sarah Schilke, National Marketing Manager for BMW Motorrad USA, will be among a panel representing a cross-section of women in the motorcycle industry at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2016 Biker Belles® symposium, Tuesday, August 9. Moderated by Marilyn Stemp of the Sturgis Rider Daily and Iron Trader News, the panel includes moto-journalist and Iron Lillies co-founder Leticia Cline, […]

Racing Update: Wins for the S1000RR in Britain, Belgium and Malaysia

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 2:20pm
BMW Motorrad racers were successful In the British Superbike Championship (BSB), International Road Racing Championship (IRRC) and Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) last weekend. In total, they claimed five wins and a further seven podium finishes. British Superbike Championship in Thruxton, Great Britain. For the sixth round of the 2016 British Superbike Championship (BSB), the BMW teams […]