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Another successful weekend for the BMW S 1000 RR racers: a title, wins and podiums.
Thu Oct 20 14:56:13 CEST 2016 Press Release
Raffaele De Rosa is crowned champion and Maximilian Scheib celebrates the race win at the season finale of the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup – Michael Rutter is victorious at the finale of the British Superbike Championship, with Christian Iddon and Ian Hutchinson claiming podium finishes.
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Munich (DE), 19th October 2016. Jerez de la Frontera in Spain and Brands Hatch in Great Britain: these were last weekend’s destinations for the BMW teams and the experts from BMW Motorrad Motorsport. Their outings have once more been successful with the next title win for the BMW S 1000 RR, as well as two race victories and further podium finishes. Raffaele De Rosa (IT) was crowned champion in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (STK1000). Maximilian Scheib (CL) competed in the STK1000 race in Jerez with a wildcard – and celebrated a sensational win. Brands Hatch was the venue for the grand finale of the 2016 British Superbike Championship (BSB). In the Superbike class (BSB SBK), Christian Iddon (GB) claimed a second place on the podium. In the race for the Superstock class (BSB STK), Michael Rutter (GB) celebrated a great victory, while Ian Hutchinson (GB) joined him on the podium in third. With their results, the RR riders collected more points for the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy (see full rankings below).
MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Jerez, Spain.
The penultimate round of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) was held in Jerez de la Frontera (ES) at the weekend. Jordi Torres (ES / Althea BMW Racing Team) scored the best results of the BMW S 1000 RR riders. He ended both races in eighth position. His team-mate Markus Reiterberger (DE) was ninth and 14th. Joshua Brookes (AU / Milwaukee BMW) also claimed a top ten result, finishing race one in tenth place. In the second encounter, Brookes was 12th.
FIM Superstock 1000 Cup in Jerez, Spain.
The famous Jerez circuit also staged the 2016 season finale of the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (STK1000) – with stunning success for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport family. The newly crowned champion races a BMW S 1000 RR. Raffaele De Rosa (IT) and the Althea BMW Racing Team secured the title after an exciting season. De Rosa had arrived at Jerez in second overall, but, by finishing the last race in fifth place, he passed his rival Leandro Mercado (AR) in the standings and won the championship crown with an advantage of three points.
There was also reason to celebrate in Jerez for another BMW team: the Graphbikes Easyrace SBK Team and rider Maximilian Scheib (CL). The Chilean, who was runner-up in the 2016 FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV), competed with a wildcard in the STK1000 race. He impressed everyone with a stunning performance. In qualifying, Scheib set a new lap record on his BMW S 1000 RR. In the race, he stormed to a fantastic win, his first in the series.
British Superbike Championship in Brands Hatch, Great Britain.
The British Superbike Championship (BSB) held its 2016 season grand finale in Brands Hatch (GB) at the weekend. In the Superbike class (BSB SBK), three races were contested to wrap up the season. The finale saw another podium finish for one of the BMW Superbike riders: Christian Iddon (GB) claimed a strong second place in race one on his Tyco BMW S 1000 RR.
In the final race of the Superstock class (BSB STK), the RR was once more victorious. After a brilliant performance in difficult conditions, Michael Rutter (GB / Bathams SMT) celebrated a great win. He also set the fastest race lap. Ian Hutchinson (GB / Tyco BMW) joined him on the podium in third. Fourth place went to Adam Jenkinson (GB / NEI Motorsport), while champion Taylor Mackenzie (GB / Buildbase BMW Motorrad) crossed the line in sixth.
Mackenzie had secured the champion’s title in September at the penultimate round in Donington (GB). Hutchinson ended the season second overall. In the 12 races held this year, victory went to the BMW S 1000 RR on ten occasions.
2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy – Current Standings.
Status: 19th October 2016
Series / Class
Jordan Szoke (CA)
Vincent Lonbois (BE)
Michal Prášek (CZ)
Sébastien Le Grelle (BE)
Taylor Mackenzie (GB)
Kenny Foray (FR)
Maximilian Scheib (CL)
Michael Dunlop (GB)
Pekka Päivärinta / Kirsi Kainulainen (FI)
Benjamin Colliaux (FR)
Ian Hutchinson (GB)
Lukáš Pešek (CZ)
Florian Brunet-Lugardon (FR)
Didier Grams (DE)
Raffaele De Rosa (IT)
16. Jan Bühn (DE/IDM STK/255.23), 17. Michael Rutter (GB/BSB STK/251.27), 18. Pepijn Bijsterbosch (NL/IDM STK/239.23), 19. Joshua Elliott (GB/BSB STK/232.18), 20. Matteo Ferrari (IT/CIV/214.00), 21. Ben Young (GB/CSBK/211.71), 22. Danilo Lewis (BR/BRSBK/211.11), 23. Michel Amalric (FR/FR EU/202.57), 24. Lance Isaacs (ZA/RSA SBK/202.57), 25. Cyril Brunet-Lugardon (FR/FR EU/198.62), 26. Michael Laverty (GB/BSB SBK/192.40), 27. Martin Choy (BG/AARR SBK/189.20), 27. Christian Iddon (GB/BSB SBK/189.20), 29. Michael Leon (CA/CSBK/186.00), 30. Richard Cooper (GB/BSB SBK/183.60), 31. Jordi Torres (ES/WorldSBK/181.20), 32. Stefan Kerschbaumer (AT/EWC STK/180.62), 32. Bastien Mackels (BE/EWC STK/180.62), 32. Dominik Vincon (DE/EWC STK/180.62), 35. Denni Schiavoni (IT/CIV/172.40), 36. Mike Roscher/Anna Burkard (DE/SWC/167.26), 37. Mathieu Gines (FR/IDM SBK/156.11), 38. Miloš Cihak (CZ/AARR SBK/145.20), 39. Colin Butler (CA/MSC SBK/143.20), 40. Petr Bičiště (CZ/IRRC/137.09), 41. Martin Tritscher (AT/AARR STK/135.60), 42. Marek Hartl (CZ/AARR STK/132.00), 43. Adam Jenkinson (GB/BSB STK/125.09), 44. Marc Neumann (DE/IDM STK/121.38), 45. Hernani Teixeira (FR/FR EU/117.85), 46. Madjid Idres (FR/FR EU/116.15), 47. Lee Jackson (GB/BSB SBK/114.80), 47. David Datzer (DE/IRRC/107.09), 48. 49. Julien Brun (FR/FR EU/101.38), 50. Léon Benichou (FR/FR EU/100.92), 51. Nasarudin Mat Yusop (MY/MSC STK/99.60), 51. Joshua Brookes (AU/WorldSBK/99.60), 53. Santiago Barragán (ES/CEV/99.49), 54. Luca Vitali (IT/STK1000/98.50), 55. Chrissy Rouse (GB/BSB STK/97.45), 56. Markus Reiterberger (DE/WorldSBK/97.20), 57. Marco Nekvasil (AT/IDM STK/94.00), 58. Roberto Blazquez (ES/CEV/89.20), 59. Hudson Kennaugh (ZA/BSB STK/88.00), 60. Garrick Vlok (ZA/RSA SBK/87.71), 61. Arnaud Friedrich (DE/IDM STK/85.69), 62. Steve Rapp (US/AMA SBK/83.20), 63. Leon Jeacock (GB/BSB STK/75.64), 64. Alex Olsen (GB/BSB STK/71.27), 645. Lee Johnston (GB/BMW RRC/71.00), 66. David Bouvier (FR/FR EU/69.19), 67. Daisaku Sakai (JP/MFJ/68.75), 68. Camille Hedelin (FR/EWC SBK/67.35), 69. Alastair Seeley (GB/BSB SBK/65.20), 70. Bertrand Boyer (FR/FR EU/64.00), 71. Rob McNealy (GB/BSB STK/59.45), 72. Karel Abraham (CZ/WorldSBK/58.80), 73. Manu Dagault (FR/FR EU/57.23), 74. Maxime Bonnot (FR/FSBK SBK/56.00), 75. Clive Rambure (FR/EWC SBK/54.53), 76. Björn Stuppi (DE/IDM STK/53.38), 77. Jeremy Cook (US/AMA STK/52.53), 78. Shinya Takeishi (JP/MFJ/50.75), 79. Dominic Chang (SG/MSC STK/48.80), 80. Ronald Slamet (ZA/RSA SBK/48.00), 80. Sam West (GB/BMW RRC/48.00), 82. Barry Teasdale (GB/BSB STK/46.55), 83. Jakub Smrz (CZ/BSB SBK/44.00), 84. Yuta Kodama (JP/MFJ/40.75), 85. Martin Jessopp (GB/BSB SBK/40.60), 86. Michal Šembera (CZ/AARR SBK/40.40), 87. Rene Skalicky (CZ/AARR STK/39.00), 88. Michal Bidas (CZ/AARR STK/38.40), 89. Dominique Platet (FR/EWC SBK/37.59), 90. Michal Fojtik (CZ/AARR STK/36.80), 91. Ben Godfrey (GB/BSB STK/34.18), 92. Ricky Lee Weare (ZA/RSA SBK/33.71), 93. Eric Vionnet (CH/STK1000/30.75), 94. Davo Johnson (AU/BMW RRC/29.80), 95. Nicolas Senechal (FR/EWC SBK/29.77), 96. Dominic Herbertson (GB/BMW RRC/28.00), 97. Federico D’Annunzio (IT/STK1000/26.75), 98. John Krieger (ZA/RSA SBK/24.29), 99. Derek McGee (IE/BMW RRC/22.40), 100. Etienne Nelson (ZA/RSA SBK/22.29), 101. Evert Stoffberg (ZA/RSA SBK/20.86), 102. Matthieu Lussiana (FR/WorldSBK/19.80), 103. Adrián Bonastre (ES/CEV/19.00), 104. Justin Gillesen (ZA/RSA SBK/18.86), 105. Gauthier Duwelz (BE/STK1000/17.25), 105. Lim Ho Gon (KR/MFJ/17.25), 107. Heinrich Rheeder (ZA/RSA SBK/16.14), 108. Daniel Cooper (GB/BMW RRC/16.00), 109. Janez Prosenik (SI/EWC SBK/15.65), 110. Michal Filla (CZ/IDM STK/15.54), 111. Pedro Rodriguez (ES/CEV/12.60), 112. Sabine Holbrook (DE/AARR SBK/7.60), 113. Eric Dagault (FR/FR EU/7.38), 114. Pierre Bezuidenhout (ZA/RSA SBK/6.57), 115. Thomas Toffel (CH/STK1000/5.75), 116. Jacques van Wyngaardt (ZA/RSA SBK/5.71), 117. Pascal Meslet (FR/FR EU/4.92), 118. Valter Patronen (FI/CEV/4.80), 119. Matej Smrz (BSB SBK/ 4.60), 120. Elwyn Steenkamp (ZA/RSA SBK/1.14), 121. Christophe Costes (FR/FR EU/0.00), 121. Stefan Dolipski (DE/AMA STK/0.00), 121. Ryan Farquhar (GB/BMW RRC/0.00), 121. Marcel Irnie (CA/CSBK/0.00), 121. Aaron League (US/BSB STK/0.00), 121. Joan Sardanyons (ES/CEV/0.00), 121. Tomas Svitok (SK/AARR STK/0.00)