Munich. The FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC) 2017/18
deteriorate has started with a good outcome for a BMW teams: during a Bol
d’Or during Le Castellet (FRA), Wepol BMW Motorrad by Penz13.com raced
to second place on a podium, and a sum of 3 BMW S 1000 RRs
finished a continuation classical in a tip 5 positions. In the
MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), Jordi Torres
(ESP) of a Althea BMW Racing Team claimed a sixth and a fifth
place in a Portimão races (POR). The British Superbike
Championship (BSB) was in movement during Oulton Park (GBR) during the
weekend, with dual lectern finishes for a BMW riders in the
Superstock class. At Sepang International Circuit (MAS),
Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam (MAS) extended his altogether lead in
a Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC).
FIM Endurance World Championship during Le Castellet, France.
The 81st book of a mythological Bol d’Or during Le Castellet
in Southern France noted a 2017/18 deteriorate screen raiser in a FIM
Endurance World Championship (EWC). Five private BMW teams, supported
on site by BMW Motorrad Motorsport, were in a clever margin of nearly
60 teams. Three of them finished a 24-hour continuation classical in the
tip five, securing a illusory outcome for a BMW racing family.
The BMW array was led by group Wepol BMW Motorrad by Penz13.com that
had returned to a EWC for a one-off entrance – and celebrated
second place on a podium. Team Principal Rico Penzkofer (GER) formed
his patrol for a Bol d’Or during unequivocally brief notice, with Markus
Reiterberger (GER), Alessandro Polita (ITA) and Danny Webb (GBR)
pity duties on a #13 BMW S 1000 RR. Starting from 11th
on a grid, a group worked a approach towards a front over a 24
hours. After 21 hours, they had reached a lectern positions, running
in third, and afterwards in a 23rd hour, they serve improved
to second place. Reiterberger hold a position until he crossed the
line on a RR.
Team Völpker NRT48 Schubert Motors by ERC also gave an impressive
performance. The immature team, with riders Stefan Kerschbaumer (AUT),
Jan Bühn (GER) and Lucy Glöckner (GER), debuted in a EWC Superbike
category and fought for a lectern to a checkered flag. Glöckner gave
her all to secure third place for a #48 RR. After an exciting
finish, a group was fourth, blank a lectern usually by 0.9 seconds.
The tip 5 were finished by another BMW, a #21 RR of IVRacing BMW
CSEU, ridden by Karel Hanika (CZE), Fabrizio Lai (ITA) and Julian
Mayer (AUT). The other dual BMW teams late during a race: Tecmas
Team BMW and LRP Poland.
Markus Reiterberger: “I’m unequivocally happy. Second place
during a Bol d’Or is a outcome nothing of us had expected. We hoped for it
and we knew we could get it if all worked well. In the
beginning, we had a problem with a starter send and forsaken several
positions though we fought behind and in sold my both team-mates from
highway racing did a shining job. It all worked unequivocally good and our
coherence was a pivotal to success in this race. It was glorious team
work and a unequivocally good weekend.”
Alex Polita: “I’m unequivocally happy, since a Bol d’Or
was my initial continuation competition and a initial on a competition lane in a long
time. We had a problem in a night use and it was formidable to
float in a dark, though in a competition we could pull with a group mates.
To finish on a lectern here creates me unequivocally happy.”
“It is an extraordinary feeling, to stand
adult there and see all a people and get to mist champagne; it’s an
implausible feeling. we haven’t had this for a while and to do it at
World Championship spin is only incredible. We were an outstanding
team, Alex, Reiti and a whole team. we wish to contend appreciate we for a opportunity.”
Rico Penzkofer: “I’m some-more than gratified with this
result. This time lady fitness was on a side and others had a bad
luck, though in a few weeks’ time it’s not critical – we only demeanour at
a results. I’m happy we could uncover what we are means of. We know
that Markus is always fast, though what Danny and Alex showed was
amazing. They didn’t know a lane and both rode in a dim for the
initial time. It creates me unequivocally happy that they were means to set such
MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship during Portimão, Portugal.
The tenth spin of a 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship
(WorldSBK) was hold during Portimão in a south of Portugal. On the
severe track, Jordi Torres (ESP) of a Althea BMW Racing Team
cumulative dual clever results. He finished Saturday’s competition in sixth and
was fifth on Sunday. His team-mate Raffaele De Rosa (ITA) finished the
initial competition in 11th though unsuccessful to finish competition two.
FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship during Portimão, Portugal.
Portimão (POR) also hosted a seventh competition of a 2017 FIM
Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000). Sébastien Suchet
(SUI) of a Berclaz Racing Team was a top placed BMW rider,
channel a line in seventh. His team-mate Federico Sandi (ITA) was
again fighting for a lectern though had to retire due to a technical issue.
Federico Sandi: “Of march we am not happy because,
like in a prior races, we had a lectern in reach, though that is
racing. we am a small bit unhappy though a opening creates me
certain for a entrance rounds in France and Spain.”
British Superbike Championship during Oulton Park, Great Britain.
With a tenth spin of a 2017 British Superbike Championship (BSB)
during Oulton Park (GBR) a “Showdown” for a pretension began. One of the
6 riders fighting for a championship climax is BMW racer Peter
Hickman (GBR / Smiths Racing BMW). He was detrimental in competition one that was
hold in churned conditions. Hickman was third after a opening path but
afterwards forsaken some places. When a competition was red-flagged after 15 laps,
he had to settle for eighth. In competition two, Hickman crossed a line in
fourth place. In a altogether standings, he is now fifth, 41
points behind personality Leon Haslam (GBR, Kawasaki). Christian Iddon (GBR
/ Tyco BMW) also cumulative a top-ten finish in a wily conditions
with ninth in competition two.
In a Superstock category (BSB STK), dual races were hold during Oulton Park
and on both occasions, a BMW supplement stepped onto a podium. In the
initial race, Chrissy Rouse (GBR / Mission Racing) finished third. He
was followed by 3 some-more BMW racers in a top-six: Michael Rutter
(GBR / Bathams SMT Racing) was fourth, Adam Jenkinson (GBR / Northern
Escalator Installations) fifth and Josh Elliott (GBR / Tyco BMW)
sixth. In competition two, it was Elliott’s spin to float onto a lectern in
third. Jenkinson was seventh and Rutter eighth that time.
Malaysia Superbike Championship in Sepang, Malaysia.
The 2017 Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) resumed during a weekend
with a fourth and penultimate spin during Sepang International Circuit
(MAS). In a Superbike category (MSC SBK), Muhammad Farid Badrul Hisam
(MAS / HKM Times Bike Racing Team) done a outrageous step towards winning
a title. He was second in competition one and combined another feat to his
total in a second race. With those results, a BMW supplement extended
his altogether lead and has a best pretension possibility when a final spin is
hold in November.
There was also a lectern finish for a BMW supplement in a Superstock
category (MSC STK). Shahrulnizam Ramli (MAS / Kakikloudkartel Racing
Team) was third in competition two. In a initial competition he had finished tenth.
Nasarudin Mat Yusop (MAS / BMW Motorrad Malaysia Team) crossed the
line in fifth both times.
MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championship at
a Barber Motorsports Park, USA.
The 2017 deteriorate of a MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing
Championship (AMA) drew to a tighten with a final spin hold during Barber
Motorsport Park (USA). Jason Di Salvo (USA / Scheibe Racing / Hayes
Brakes) finished a deteriorate with dual clever results, claiming eighth
place in initial competition and fifth in competition two. Martin Biernacki (USA / MB
Motorsports Racing) crossed a line in 12th and