News 7 Nov 2018

BMW Motorrad WorldSBK return with Sykes and Reiterberger

German manufacturer partnering with Shaun Muir Racing for the new season.

Source: Supplied.

BMW Motorrad Motorsport will be entering it’s recently unveiled BMW S 1000 RR in the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) in 2019 season as part of the new BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team

In an announcement made at Milan’s EICMA show in Italy, BMW will work in collaboration with Shaun Muir Racing and will field 2013 Superbike World Championship winner Tom Sykes together with reigning Superstock 1000 European champion and three-times IDM champion Markus Reiterberger.

With the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team and the cooperation with Shaun Muir Racing, BMW Motorrad is significantly expanding its engagement in the WorldSBK. At the same time, BMW Motorrad will continue its successful customer racing program in numerous other national and international racing series.

Cooperation with BMW Group Motorsport is also being intensified so as to tap into additional synergies between automobile and motorcycle racing, especially in terms of trade and logistics.

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