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Michael Dunlop and BMW S1000RR Triumphant in the Senior TT on the Isle of Man

Michael Dunlop in action at Cronk-ny-mona during the Senior TT race. Photos by Gavan Caldwell.   Michael Dunlop, IOM TT senior race winner.   BMW Motorrad and Michael Dunlop (NI) have repeated history, echoing Georg “Schorsch” Meier’s (DE) legendary Senior TT victory of 1939 on the Isle of Man. Dunlop’s third BMW-powered victory of the […]

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Marco Melandri wins in Portimao

BMW Motorrad added another circuit to the list of tracks it was victorious at in the Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Marco Melandri celebrated victory in the first race at Portimão. In race two, Marco struggled with rear tyre wear issues and finished 12th. His team-mate Chaz Davies finished a difficult first race in sixth […]

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BMW GoldBet SBK’s Melandri Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

2013 World Superbike Injury Update Over World Superbike’s winter break, BMW GoldBet SBK’s Marco Melandri was battling with intense pain in his right shoulder. The 30-year-old Italian received medical attention over the winter, but once back on the S1000RR for preseason World Superbike testing, the pain didn’t cease. He again battled through the pain at […]

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Getting to Know Chaz Davies

With the first WSBK round at Phillip Island underway, BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK rider Chaz Davies took time out of his busy race weekend schedule to tell us a little bit about himself, what he likes to do in his free time and reveals what he is most looking forward to this season. Bookmark on […]

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BMW Motorrad 2013 Superbike World Championship

The 2013 Superbike World Championship is about to start. Watch out for the official presentation video of the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team around works riders Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this […]

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Melandri: We fought above our weight

  World Superbike contender Marco Melandri believes he punched above his weight on the factory BMW this year. Melandri finished third overall but was right in the title hunt until a crash at Portimao in Portugal ruled him out of both races and blew the championship race open. He won more races than other rider, […]

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The Troy Corser Interview – Motorcycle-USA.com

Written by Adam Waheed Source: Motorcycle USA In the first part of this Troy Corser BMW World Superbike Interview, the two-time World Superbike champ and BMW Brand Ambassador revealed how the S1000RR superbike transformed from a mid-pack machine to one capable of race wins. He also commented on the success of Marco Melandri and the […]

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New WSBK Rules: Pit Stops To Replace Restarted Races

Written by David Emmett World Superbike is to see pit stops introduced from 2013 onwards during wet races. Races affected by changing conditions – either rain falling during a dry race or a track drying out after rainfall – will no longer be stopped, except for ‘extraordinary conditions’, or conditions which affect rider safety. Instead […]

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BMW Motorrad Motorsport WSBK Season Highlights 2012

We take a look at the 2012 WSBK Championship season and pick out the highlights for BMW Motorrad Motorsport. We have had a great season in 2012, both riders and teams giving it everything all year translating into some great results on the S 1000 RR machine. This year we achieved our first ever race […]

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2 New Land Speed Records For Valerie Thompson

Written by Eric Studer Valerie Thompson, owner/driver of Valerie Thompson Racing (VTR), successfully returned to Wilmington Ohio to set new land speed records in two different motorcycle classes at the East Coast Timing Association’s (ECTA) Throttle Nation Top Speed Challenge event at Airborne Park. Thompson recorded a top speed of 198.03 mph in the MPS/F […]

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BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet SBK Team

Short movie about passion, work and emotions that animate races of World Superbike Championship. Through the faces, efforts and movements of the people who live the paddock for work or just for fun. Film tells the emotional tension, the devotion and the feelings of a day of competition. For more information CLICK HERE Bookmark on […]

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