Hot Bike – 2014 BMW S1000RR

Standard features include 4 Riding Modes, Race ABS, Dynamic Traction Control, Electronic quick shifter, Adjustable steering damper, heated grips and a Slipper Clutch When we build a superbike, we have no time for second best. Presenting the very latest in racing power, the 2014 S 1000 RR. With an aluminum bridge-type frame, radial brakes, a super [...]

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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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WSBK: Melandri Wins Race 1, Race 2 Cancelled After WSS Tragedy

Update During today’s FIM World Supersport race, at 1.32pm Italian rider Andrea Antonelli (Team Goeleven Kawasaki) suffered a serious accident on the straight between Turn 14 and Turn 15 wherein he sustained critical injuries. The race was stopped with the red flag and the rider was immediately taken to an ambulance where the medical staff [...]

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BMW S1000RR Streetfighter Spied Testing

BMW’s new venture, street fighter version of S1000 RR, has been spotted testing. The motorcycle is most likely to be unveiled at the EICMA or Milan Motor show that will be held in this year. The bike that has been spied was entirely camouflaged so as to protect the product’s integrity but it did reveal [...]

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2013 BMW HP4 | On Two Wheels Episode 32

On this special episode of On Two Wheels, Sport Rider Editor-in-Chief Kent Kunitsugu brings you a detailed, inside look at the cutting edge electronics that make the BMW HP4 the most advanced sportbike ever made. After all the tech talk, Kent gets the unique opportunity to put BMW’s fantastic limited edition HP4 Superbike through a [...]

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Thompson to Defend Land Speed Record

Valerie Thompson, owner/driver of Valerie Thompson Racing (ECTA), will return to Wilmington Ohio’s Airborne Park for the East Coast Timing Association’s Hot Rod Magazine Top Speed Challenge, April 27 – 28. The Top Speed Challenge is the ECTA’s season opening event featuring 200 mph street legal cars and motorcycles with prizes and awards for the [...]

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BMW’s Melandri & Davies Wrap up Jerez Test

Written by Sam Sims The 2013 BMW Motorrad factory World Superbike team wrapped up a two-day winter test Wednesday at the Jerez circuit in the south of Spain. The riders – Marco Melandri and newcomer Chaz Davies – evaluated the new developments on the BMW S1000RR. All together, Melandri, who finished third in the 2012 World [...]

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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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2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 Intro Video

2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 Taking the S1000RR one-performance step further, BMW introduces the HP4 for 2013. The HP4 (High Performance inline 4) builds upon the 193-horsepower S1000RR platform, adding Race ABS that features with IDM setting for maximum brake performance, a 200/55 ZR 17 rear tire, finely adjustable Dynamic Traction Control in “Slick” mode, launch [...]

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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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