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BMW Motorrad Motorsport

Munich, Germany, 06/07/2016, BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

On top of the podium again

The weekend’s racing at a glance

BMW Motorrad Motosport racers were in action in four different racing series at the weekend, and they were successful in all four, claiming two wins and a total of nine podium finishes for the BMW S 1000 RR.

Albacete hosted the fourth race weekend of the season in the FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV). Maximilian Scheib from the Targobank EasyRace SBK team won on the BMW S 1000 RR to take his place on the top step of the podium. He came home first in race one to claim his second win of the season. The Chilean rider crashed on lap six in race two. However, he climbed back onto his bike, continued, and ultimately finished ninth. Scheib is currently second in the championship. His team-mate Santiago Barragán had a painful weekend: he crashed in the first qualifying session and broke his shin and fibula. The Spaniard had an operation on Saturday.

In the French Superbike Championship (FSBK), fans in Magny-Cours were treated to two extremely exciting races, with three-way battles at the head of the field and victory decided by mere fractions of a second. In the thick of the action: Kenny Foray on the Tecmas Racing team’s BMW S 1000 RR. He finished second and third to make it onto the podium in both races. Foray was just 0.1 seconds behind the winner in race one, and came home a mere 0.8 seconds behind the winning bike in race two. After four race weekends, Foray is third in the championship.

The French European Bikes Championship (FR EU) was also in Magny-Cours at the weekend, and Florian Brunet-Lugardon (Gers Moto Vitesse Ordannaise) took his first win of the season. Having finished runner-up in the opening race, he went one better on his RR in race two. The second race of the weekend produced a BMW one-two-three: Brunet-Lugardon was joined on the podium by Tristan Guyot and Julien Brun. In the championship, Brunet-Lugardon climbed to third place. The overall leader is fellow BMW rider Benjamin Colliaux, who did not race in Magny-Cours.

Mugello hosted the second race weekend of the season in the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV) – and here too there were podiums for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers. Matteo Ferrari (DMR Racing) finished runner-up in race one, ahead of fellow BMW rider Lorenzo Lanzi (TNF) in third place.

The following provides an overview of all the results of the BMW riders last weekend:

FIM CEV Superbike European Championship in Albacete

Race 1:

1st Maximilian Scheib (Targobank EasyRace SBK Team) (+ fastest race lap)
9th Roberto Blazquez (ARC Competición)

Race 2:

9th Maximilian Scheib
12th Roberto Blazquez

French Superbike Championship in Magny-Cours

Race 1:

2nd Kenny Foray (Tecmas Racing Team) (2nd SBK class)
18th Maxime Bonnot (Tecmas Racing Team) (8th SBK class)
20th Cyprien Schmidt (11th STK class)

Race 2:

3rd Kenny Foray (3rd SBK class) (+ fastest race lap)
17th Cyprien Schmidt (10th STK class)
18th Maxime Bonnot (8th SBK class)

French European Bikes Championship in Magny-Cours

Race 1:

2nd Florian Brunet-Lugardon (Gers Moto Vitesse Ordannaise)
4th David Bouvier (Fast Team Racing)
7th Tristan Guyot
8th Denis Paviot
9th Cyril Brunet-Lugardon (Gers Moto Vitesse Ordannaise)
10th Madjid Idres (Team ERT / Motorshow)
11th Hernani Teixeira (Team ERT / Motorshow)
12th Michel Amalric (Tecmas Racing Team)
13th Stéphane Geslin
15th Leon Benichou (Team RMS)
16th Alexandre Basso Brusa
21st Olivier Giron DNS Julien Brun (JB Racing Team)

Race 2:

1st Florian Brunet-Lugardon (+ fastest race lap)
2nd Tristan Guyot
3rd Julien Brun
5th Cyril Brunet-Lugardon
7th Stéphane Geslin
8th Denis Paviot
9th Madjid Idres
10th Michel Amalric
12th Leon Benichou
13th Hernani Teixeira
17th Olivier Giron DNS Alexandre Basso Brusa

Italian Superbike Championship in Mugello

Race 1:

2nd Matteo Ferrari (DMR Racing)
3rd Lorenzo Lanzi (TMF)
6th Alessandro Polita (Tutapista)
11th Alessio Corradi (BMW Gomma Racing)
15th Francesco Ciacci
DNF Letizia Marchetti (Crazy Old Men)
DNF Denni Schiavoni (DMR)
DNF Remo Castellarin (Crazy Old Men)

Race 2:

4th Lorenzo Lanzi
6th Matteo Ferrari
7th Alessandro Polita
10th Alessio Corradi
13th Francesco Ciacci
17th Letizia Marchetti
DNF Remo Castellarin
DNF Denni Schiavoni