BMW Motorrad Motorsport News: First general feat for a new BMW S 1000 RR.

Posted on 20. May, 2019 by in BMW Canada

North West 200: Hickman claims initial general feat for
a new RR.

This weekend’s North West 200 in a Northern Irish city of Coleraine
represented a initial vital eventuality of a 2019 general road
racing season. It shortly constructed a landmark feat for BMW racers
when Peter Hickman (GBR) won Thursday evening’s Superstock competition on the
Smiths Racing team’s new BMW S 1000 RR. It was an ancestral success,
being a initial general feat for a new RR. Michael Dunlop
(GBR / MD Racing) finished third to explain another lectern for a BMW S
1000 RR. “BMW and a Smiths Racing group have done it probable to win
with a new bike on a initial outing,” pronounced Hickman. “I was shortly able
to take a lead. From afterwards on, we only gave it all and attempted to
lift away. we felt unequivocally clever in a territory on a coastal road
and, as shortly as we had pulled clear, we was means to control a race.”


A serve 3 races in a 1000cc categories were scheduled for
Saturday, though bad continue and complicated sleet done for formidable and
dangerous conditions. A series of riders motionless not to take a risk
in these wily highway conditions and opted not to start, or soon
returned to a array lane, including Hickman and Dunlop. This time, it
was Davey Todd (GBR) from a group who claimed a mark on
a lectern on his RR. Todd finished Saturday’s competition in a Superstock
difficulty in third place. Bruce Birnie (GBR / Carnegie Fuels) was the
best-placed BMW supplement in a initial Superbike competition in twelfth place.
Race control cancelled a afternoon’s underline Superbike competition for
reserve reasons.


International German Championship: alpha Racing-Van-Zon-BMW
dominates season-opener with a new RR.

The championship-winning group from a past dual years, alpha
Racing-Van-Zon-BMW, now using a new BMW S 1000 RR, dominated the
opening turn of a 2019 International German Championship (IDM) at
a Lausitzring (GER). Team principal Werner Daemen’s organisation claimed an
glorious one-two in competition one, that was red-flagged and reduced to
9 laps. Reigning champion Ilya Mikhalchik (UKR) crossed a finish
line initial on his new RR, followed by team-mate Julian Puffe (GER) in
second place. Mikhalchik was heading again in competition two, until a
technical emanate forced him to retire. Puffe hereditary a lead and
went on to take his lass IDM Superbike feat with a lead of six
seconds. “You could see immediately how rival a new bike is,”
pronounced Puffe. “The initial competition was a bit eventful. After the
interruption, we was on Ilya’s heels. However, we afterwards missed a gear
change and could do zero some-more than demeanour after second place after
that. In competition two, a fitness was unequivocally on my side. Ilya was really
unlucky. we feel unequivocally contemptible for him. we would like to appreciate my group for
operative so tough to get us behind adult during a front again.” Dutchman Pepijn
Bijsterbosch finished eighth and sixth in a dual races. Jan Mohr
(AUT) also had a top-ten result, finishing ninth in competition two.


Canadian Superbike Championship: Ben Young wins initial competition of
a season.

The 2019 deteriorate in a Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) also
began with a win for a BMW racer. There was no violence Ben Young (CAN
/ Ben Young Racing) during a opening turn during Shannonville (CAN). He
cumulative stick position on his BMW S 1000 RR and afterwards went on to take a
lights-to-flag feat in a race. “It feels fantastic,” pronounced Young.
“I had a unequivocally good start, though we knew all competition that a chasing pack
were behind me, so we unequivocally had to push. It is good for BMW to
continue a winning run in this championship this season. we feel
celebrated to be a partial of it. We are now all looking brazen to the
second competition in a few weeks.” Samuel Trepanier (CAN / Blysk Racing)
finished a competition in fifth place. Jeff Williams (CAN) and Ivan Babic
(CAN) finished seventh and eighth.


BMW Motorrad BoxerCup: Successful entrance during a Lausitzring.

The new BMW Motorrad BoxerCup promoted by Wilbers done a successful
entrance on a support programme for a IDM weekend during a Lausitzring
(GER). The riders scrapped tough for each hundredth of a second on
their matching BoxerCup bikes in practice. This continued in the
subordinate sessions, while a races featured some stirring battles
for position. The dual Wunderlich Motorsport group riders were in
unbeatable form. Chris Höfer (GER) bagged a prop of victories in the
Lausitz segment of Germany. Team-mate Nate Kern (USA) was second in
both races. The third mark on a lectern in both races went to Marvin
Jürgens (GER / Team Motorsport Burgdorf). The subsequent turn of a BMW
Motorrad BoxerCup will take place in 5 weeks (21st to
23rd June) during Zolder, Belgium.

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