BMW Motorrad Motorsport
Mugello, 22/10/2014, Italian Superbike Championship / Campionato Italiano Velocità
Teams and riders from the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV) met for their 2014 season finale at the Mugello Circuit in Tuscany last weekend. In the race on Saturday, five privateer BMW Motorrad riders claimed top 10 positions, with another four doing the same in Sunday’s race.
The most successful private BMW Motorrad rider was Gianluca Vizziello from the Moto x Racing team, who claimed third on the podium with his BMW S 1000 RR in the Saturday’s race. Vizziello finished fifth on Sunday. Thanks to these results, he also collected numerous Race Trophy points and improved by 11 positions to 22nd in the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy standings.
A total of five BMW Motorrad riders finished in the top ten on Saturday, with Alessandro Polita from GM Racing coming home in fourth, Luca Conforti from DMR Racing in eighth, Denni Schiavoni from team 2R Racing by Antonelli in ninth and Fabrizio Perotti from Tutapista in tenth.
In Sunday’s race, Federico Sandi from DMR Racing finished fourth in front of Vizziello, his DMR team-mate Marco Muzio was eighth and Polita ninth. In the overall championship standings, Polita was the best placed privateer BMW Motorrad rider, finishing the season in fourth.