Next stop Thailand for a new BMW S 1000 RR and a BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team.

Posted on 14. Mar, 2019 by in BMW Canada

Munich. Three weeks after a successful competition entrance during Phillip
Island, Australia, a new BMW S 1000 RR is set for a second
WorldSBK outing. This weekend (15th to 17th
March), a BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team is during a “Chang
International Circuit” in Buriram (THA) for turn dual of a 2019
FIM Superbike World Championship.

 

The team, including riders Tom Sykes (GBR) and Markus Reiterberger
(GER), will be focussing on a continued growth of a brand-new
superbike underneath competition conditions. The RR prolongation chronicle was
launched in Nov 2018, and with a highway bikes as a basis, BMW
Motorrad Motorsport and a BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team had usually three
months to ready a competition bikes for a Superbike World Championship.
The season-opener during Phillip Island constructed a initial good results,
on that a group is now looking to build: Both riders finished within
a points positions in both races.

 

The BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team’s competition weekend kicks off with dual free
use sessions on Friday. Saturday facilities Superpole qualifying
and competition one, that gets underway during 16:00 internal time. The new ten-lap
“Superpole Race”, that was introduced to WorldSBK this season, starts
during 13:00 internal time on Sunday. This is followed during 16:00 by competition two.

 

Quotes brazen of a Buriram races.

 

Marc Bongers, BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director: “We
have taken a lot of certain things from Australia, though we have also
clearly seen in a races where we are still behind and that areas we
need to concentration on in terms of serve development. Due to a short
time between a dual competition weekends a fact that a apparatus has not
returned to a group domicile between Australia and Thailand, we
will usually move certain technical updates. These are directed primarily
during a trustworthiness for a arriving conflict with a heat. We look
brazen to a subsequent eventuality where a atmosphere is always great, and we
will be means to accumulate some-more critical knowledge there on a approach forward.”

 

Shaun Muir, Team Principal BMW Motorrad WorldSBK
Team:
“It’s going to be a unequivocally tough weekend for everyone
with a temperatures mountainous during 40 degrees Celsius, though we are
assured we can continue a good work in Australia and move some
new ideas to a list to make another step brazen for Buriram. The
group has finished some good work in-between Phillip Island and Buriram
that we can exercise here and hopefully urge a gait come the
race, that is a categorical aim.”

 

Tom Sykes: “It’s always good to come and competition during the
Buriram circuit here in Thailand. Obviously my categorical concentration this weekend
is still to continue a growth of a new BMW S 1000 RR. I’m
feeling unequivocally assured in some ways though given a knowledge in the
competition during Phillip Island one of my few concerns is a dual long
straights given a speed deficit. Despite that, a BMW S 1000 RR
framework is unequivocally good and is able of holding on a rest of the
field. we am looking brazen to starting a competition weekend and wish that
we can continue a good swell done over a winter exam period.”

 

Markus Reiterberger: “I unequivocally like Thailand.
Firstly, since my best outcome in a Superbike World Championship
came there – fifth place in 2016. Secondly, since a lane really
suits my roving style. There are a lot of sections where we have to
stop hard, that is my strength and something a new RR is also very
good at. We usually have to try not to remove too most on a long
straights and afterwards to make adult in a corners what we are still
now losing on a straights. However, we are all operative hard
and we consider that Thailand can be a good sport belligerent for us. The
feverishness will make it severe for everyone, though we are good prepared
and we trust we can have a good weekend. we am dynamic to do well
and already looking brazen to a weekend, as we unequivocally like a track
and we found a certain trend during Phillip Island, that we will now
lift into a competition in Thailand.”

 

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