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BMW Motorrad USA Announces Nate Kern Double R Fest 2018 Coming To VIRginia International Raceway, September 15-16
Tue Aug 14 22:02:37 CEST 2018 Press Release
Riders of all brands of motorcycles are invited to experience speed and safety through BMW technology and engineering – on two wheels and four – at the Nate Kern Double R Fest, September 15-16, at VIRginia International Raceway. Experts and novices alike will have an opportunity to hone their skills – using their own bikes – on the South Course racetrack under the professional guidance of BMW Motorrad Motorsports advisor and factory roadracer Nate Kern.
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Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 13, 2018…Riders of all brands of motorcycles are invited to experience speed and safety through BMW technology and engineering – on two wheels and four – at the Nate Kern Double R Fest, September 15-16, at VIRginia International Raceway. Experts and novices alike will have an opportunity to hone their skills – using their own bikes – on the South Course racetrack under the professional guidance of BMW Motorrad Motorsports advisor and factory roadracer Nate Kern. BMW Motorrad apparel and lifestyle items will be available for purchase, courtesy of BMW Motorcycles of Roanoke Valley.
“The Double R Fest, now in its seventh year, began as a way to bring together the community of BMW S 1000 RR owners in a spirited atmosphere of camaraderie, product education, and rider training,” commented Kern, a former CCS national champion and current leader in the Battle of the Twins Class Championship on a BMW R nineT. “Since then, its grown into a unique multi-layered track experience.”
Participants at this year’s event – sponsored by Pirelli motorcycle tires – will not only have an opportunity to recalibrate their racing skills with Nate, they will also be able to take hot laps with professional drivers in BMW M cars, courtesy of BMW’s Performance Center. BMW S 1000 RR data acquisition experts will also be on hand to help program bikes.
“If you’ve ever wanted to test the capabilities of the BMW S 1000 RR in its natural environment or experience BMW four-wheel performance at its best, here’s your chance,” commented Kern.
Attendance will be limited to 60 riders per day, and participants will experience up to two full days of on-track riding within three skill-level groups. A catered lunch will be included on both days as well as a group dinner for all attendees on Saturday night. A limited number of rooms are available at VIRginia International Raceway. Call 434-822-7700 ext. 101 for The Lodge and ask for rooms booked under Nate Kern’s DoubleRFest. For registration and information, visit: www.natekerntrackexperience.configio.com. For directions and information about VIRginia International Raceway, visit http://virnow.com/.
BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California; technology offices in Silicon Valley and Chicago, and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is the BMW Group global center of competence for BMW X models and manufactures the X3, X4, X5, and X6 Sports Activity Vehicles. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 346 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 127 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.
Information about BMW products is available to consumers via the Internet at: www.bmwmotorradusa.com.
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