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BMW Motorrad Motorsport

Jerez de la Frontera, 10/09/2014, FIM Superbike World Championship

Barrier celebrates another victory in the WSBK EVO class

Barrier almost unbeatable

With support from the BMW Motorrad HP Race Support specialists, the BMW Motorrad Italia SBK team enjoyed an almost perfect weekend with the BMW S 1000 RR EVO. In the first race, Barrier led the EVO field for almost the entire distance. He finally took the chequer in second place only missing victory in the EVO class by just a few tenths of a second. In the overall classification including all starters he finished tenth. In race two, he led the EVO class by a huge margin and duly took victory (eleventh overall).

In addition, BMW Team Toth fielded two BMW S 1000 RRs in the WSBK. Hungarian Gabor Rizmayer rode the EVO version of the RR at Jerez. He finished the races in 16th and 14th. His compatriot Imre Tóth competed with the Superbike version of the RR. He was 18th in race one, but retired in the second race.

Four BMWs in Superstock 1000 Cup

Also held at Jerez was the sixth round of the FIA Superstock 1000 Cup, whose race are staged during the WSBK weekends. Four BMW Motorrad privateers compete in this series. The Romanian Robert Muresan from the H-Moto Team finished the race in tenth place on his BMW S 1000 RR. Italian Remo Castellarin fielded by the Cast16 Corse squad was 13th with his BMW HP4 followed by compatriot Federico Sandi from Team Motoxracing in 14th place. Federico d’Annunzio, also from Italy, finished 21st for the FDA Racing Team.