Another top-three lock-out for BMW riders in a IDM – some-more wins and podiums in Great Britain, Spain and a US.

Posted on 11. Sep, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. BMW racers have finished another successful weekend.
They distinguished a top-three lock-out in a International German
Championship (IDM) and a sum of 5 lectern finishes. It was
preference time in a British Superbike Championship (BSB): Peter
Hickman (GBR) reached a best 6 riders’ Showdown. Two wins and
5 podiums were scored in a British Superbike Championship
Superstock category (BSB STK). Defending champion Carmelo Morales (ESP)
increasing his lead in a Spanish Championship (RFME CEV) after his
fourth win of a season. In addition, Travis Wyman (USA) raced onto
a lectern in a MotoAmerica (MA).

 

 

International German Championship during Assen, Netherlands.

 

The famous TT Circuit during Assen in The Netherlands, hosted the
penultimate turn of a International German Championship 2018 (IDM).
BMW racers available a top-three lock-out and a sum of 5 podium
finishes during a “Cathedral of Speed”.

 

Championship personality Ilya Mikhalchik (UKR / alpha-Racing-Van-Zon-BMW)
dominated competition one. He claimed his eighth win of a season, finishing
over 9 seconds brazen of his closest rival. Second place went to
Bastien Mackels (BEL / Wilbers BMW Racing), while internal favourite Pepijn
Bijsterbosch (NED) finished a top-three lock-out of BMW riders.

 

The second competition saw a lectern though a BMW supplement on a tip step for
a initial time this season. Victory had always left to a BMW S 1000
RR adult to that point. The leader this time was a Italian Yamaha rider
Lorenzo Lanzi, who came out on tip after a stirring duel with
Mikhalchik. Mikhalchik crossed a line in second place, only 0.256
seconds behind. His team-mate Julian Puffe (GER) cumulative a third
lectern spot.

 

In a altogether standings, 3 BMW riders are out in front with
3 weeks to go until a deteriorate culmination in Hockenheim (GER).
Mikhalchik leads with 269 points, 31 brazen of Mackels (238). Puffe is
in third place with 176 points.

 

 

British Superbike Championship during Silverstone, Great Britain.

 

One of a many critical competition weekends of a British Superbike
Championship (BSB) deteriorate took place during Silverstone (GBR). The ninth
assembly of a deteriorate was a decider as to that 6 riders will be
competing for a pretension in a BSB Showdown. One of a six
sought-after spots is now reliable as going to a BMW rider. Having
finished 9 out of a season’s twelve events, Peter Hickman (GBR /
Smiths Racing) is now sixth in a altogether standings and is one of
those who will be starting a final 3 events of a deteriorate with
additional points.

 

Hickman had arrived during Silverstone in sixth position and was means to
stay there, notwithstanding a wily weekend. After a 3 races had taken
place on Saturday and Sunday, he was 4 points brazen of his nearest
opposition in seventh place. Hickman was a best-placed BMW supplement in race
one, channel a line in eighth place. However, he was forced to
retire only before a finish of a second competition after problems with the
oil vigour sensor. In competition three, he gave a clever follow by the
margin though afterwards his rigging push pennyless withdrawal him stranded in third gear.
Hickman nursed a bike to a line and finished 19th.

 

Tyco BMW supplement Christian Iddon (GBR) also had a possibility of claiming a
Showdown place and displayed considerable fighting suggestion on the
Silverstone track. Iddon suffered a bad tumble in a second qualifying
session, ensuing in a triple detonate of a collarbone. However, he
gritted his teeth after receiving a all-clear from a medical team
and scored points in all 3 races, finishing 15th, fifth
and tenth. Iddon only missed out on subordinate for a Showdown by a
few points. 

 

Peter Hickman: “It’s been a thespian weekend but
we’ve finished it. Huge appreciate we to Smiths Racing BMW. To make it to the
Showdown for a second year in a quarrel is incredible. We’ve had some
problems on Sunday though a Smiths Racing BMW group has finished a fantastic
pursuit and to be honest a bike had not unequivocally missed a kick all year
before so we can’t protest too much. We had unequivocally good gait and I
consider we could have finished inside a tip 5 in any of a races
though it didn’t work out that way. We had a bad subordinate that was
partly my error though we am some-more than happy to get into a Showdown
again. Thanks to all of a sponsors and fans for their support. Now
it’s time to demeanour brazen to a reduction thespian turn subsequent weekend!”

 

Christian Iddon: “I don’t know what to contend right now.
This weekend has been a many crazy rollercoaster ever. I’m contemptible to
everybody who supports me that we didn’t make a Showdown though we tried.
Congratulations to a pretension fighters. Now to get bound adult and finish the
deteriorate strong.“

 

A marathon competition and a normal competition took place in a Superstock class
(BSB STK) during Silverstone. Saturday’s marathon competition consisted of two
apart 24-lap races, that took place consecutively. In partial one,
a dual BMW riders Alex Olsen (GBR / ASTRO – JJR Racing) and Keith
Farmer (GBR / Tyco BMW Motorrad) finished second and third to reach
a podium. Olsen distinguished his initial win of a deteriorate in partial two.
This seemed to coax him on, as Olsen doubled adult to record another win
on Sunday. Farmer was behind double-winner Olsen, claiming a third
lectern spot.

 

 

Spanish Championship during Valencia, Spain.

 

The fifth and penultimate eventuality of a Spanish Championship 2018
(RFME CEV) took place during a Circuit Ricardo Tormo during Valencia (ESP) –
and reigning champion Carmelo Morales (ESP) extended his successful
run. Morales distinguished his fourth win of a deteriorate on a Graphenano
EasyRace SBK group BMW S 1000 RR. He finished scarcely dual seconds ahead
of his closest rival. Pedro Rodriguez (ESP / Castromaroto Racing)
claimed ninth place. Julian Miralles (ESP / Graphenano EasyRace SBK
Team) cumulative second place in a Open category (tenth place in the
altogether standings). Morales has extended his lead in a championship
standings with dual races still to take place during a deteriorate culmination in
Jerez (ESP).

 

Carmelo Morales: “I am gay with this win. We
have had a good feeling given we arrived in Valencia. we started the
competition calmly, that was important. we started out following polesetter
Xavier Pinsach and attempted to equivocate creation any errors while
concentrating on scoring as many points as possible. we was means to
pass him during a finish and explain victory. we would like to appreciate the
team, BMW and Dunlop for a good work this weekend.”

 

 

MotoAmerica during New Jersey Motorsports Park, USA.

 

The weekend also saw a lectern finish in a MotoAmerica Superstock
category (MA STK). Travis Wyman (USA / Weir Everywhere Racing) secured
second place in a competition during New Jersey Motorsports Park (USA). In the
dual Superbike category (MA SBK) races, BMW supplement Danny Eslick (USA /
Scheibe Racing) finished tenth and eighth respectively.

 

 

Australian Superbike Championship during a Winton Motor Raceway, Australia.

 

The Winton Motor Raceway, around 200 kilometres to a north of
Melbourne (AUS), hosted a sixth and penultimate eventuality of a 2018
Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) season. 19-year-old rookie
Ted Collins (AUS), from a NextGen Motorsports team, available his
best ASBK outcome to date when he crossed a line in seventh place in
a initial race. The immature BMW motorist also reached a top-ten in race
two, finishing in tenth place.

 

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