BMW duo extends its lead in the Sidecar World Championship – BMW S 1000 RR dominates in the BSB Superstock class and in the IRRC.

MIL OSI – Source: BMW Group – English – Press Release/Statement

Headline: BMW duo extends its lead in the Sidecar World Championship – BMW S 1000 RR dominates in the BSB Superstock class and in the IRRC.

Munich (DE), 10th August 2016. Three different racing events and
three big successes for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers: this is
the summary of the past weekend. In the FIM Sidecar World Championship
(SWC), Finnish duo Pekka Päivärinta and Kirsi Kainulainen extended
their overall lead by finishing second in Assen (NL). In the British
Superbike Championship (BSB) Superstock race in Brands Hatch (GB),
Taylor Mackenzie (GB) and Ian Hutchinson (GB) claimed a one-two for
the BMW S 1000 RR, cementing their top positions in the championship.
The BMW riders in the International Road Racing Championship (IRRC)
were in action in Hořice (CZ) and celebrated a double top-five
lock-out for the BMW S 1000 RR. These results also led to several
changes in the top positions of the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.

 

 

2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy.

 
Michal Prášek (CZ / AARR STK) continues to lead the standings in the
2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy with 325.60 Race Trophy points, but
behind him there have been several changes. New in second place is
Vincent Lonbois (BE / IRRC) with 291.55 points. He is followed by
Jordan Szoke (CA / CSBK) in third with 291.25 points. After his fifth
win of the season in the Superstock class of the British Superbike
Championship (BSB STK), Taylor Mackenzie (GB) improved to fourth place
with 263.64 points. Sébastien Le Grelle (BE / IRRC) climbed to fifth
place with 249.36 points (see full standings below).

 

 

FIM Sidecar World Championship in Assen, The Netherlands.

 
At the Gamma Racing Day in Assen (NL), the FIM Sidecar Word
Championship (SWC) held its fourth round of the season. The huge crowd
witnessed a nail-biting battle for the victory in the sidecar race,
with Finnish BMW duo Pekka Päivärinta / Kirsi Kainulainen (44-Racing)
finishing second, only 0.054 seconds behind the winners. With this
result, Päivärinta/Kainulainen extended their overall lead in the
world championship. They now have 121 points to their name and an
advantage of 26 points over their closest rival. Mike Roscher/Anna
Burkard (DE / Roscher-Burkard Penz13 Racing) were classified sixth in
their BMW powered sidecar.

 

 

British Superbike Championship in Brands Hatch, Great Britain.

 
The British Superbike Championship (BSB) teams and the experts from
BMW Motorrad Motorsport were in action at the Brands Hatch Grand Prix
Circuit (GB) last weekend to contest the seventh round of the 2016
season. In the Superbike class (BSB SBK), three BMW S 1000 RR racers
claimed top-ten finishes. Lee Jackson (GB / Buildbase BMW Motorrad)
finished the two encounters in fifth and sixth respectively. His
teammate Richard Cooper (GB) was eighth and fifth. Tyco BMW rider
Christian Iddon (GB) crossed the line in ninth and tenth.

The race for the Superstock class (BSB STK) saw a one-two for the BMW
S 1000 RR and a total of seven BMW riders in the top ten. Championship
leader Taylor Mackenzie (GB / Buildbase BMW Motorrad) celebrated his
fifth win of the season. Second placed Tyco BMW rider Ian Hutchinson
(GB) joined him on the podium. In the overall standings, leader
Mackenzie and runner-up Hutchinson extended their advantage over their
closest rivals. Michael Rutter (GB / Bathams SMT) crossed the line in
fourth and Joshua Elliott (GB / Tyco BMW) was fifth. Fellow BMW riders
Adam Jenkinson (GB / NEI Motorsport), Chrissy Rouse (GB / CECS Mission
Racing) and Leon Jeacock (GB/ Geo E Davies Racing) followed in
seventh, eighth and tenth.

 

International Road Racing Championship in Hořice, Czech Republic.

 
The BMW S 1000 RR dominated the fourth round of the 2016
International Road Racing Championship (IRRC) in Hořice (CZ). The BMW
riders celebrated no less than a double top-five lock-out. The first
race was won by guest starter Marek Červený (CZ) followed by Didier
Grams (DE / G&G Motorsport) in second place and Sébastien Le
Grelle (BE / Herpigny Motors BMW Motorrad Belux) in third. Le Grelle’s
teammate Vincent Lonbois (BE) was fourth and Kamil Holan (PL / BMW
Motorrad Czech Republic) crossed the line in fifth.

In race two, it was Grams’ turn to be on the top step of the podium.
The German rider won with an advantage of six seconds over second
placed Červený. Le Grelle, Lonbois and Holan again followed in third,
fourth and fifth. In the IRRC championship standings, Lonbois leads,
Le Grelle is second and Grams is third.

 

2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy – Current Standings.

Status: 10th August 2016

Pos.
Name (Nat.)
Series / Class
Points1Michal Prášek
(CZ)AARR STK325.602Vincent Lonbois
(BE)IRRC291.553Jordan Szoke
(CA)CSBK291.254Taylor Mackenzie
(GB)BSB STK263.645Sébastien Le Grelle
(BE)IRRC249.366Michael Dunlop
(GB)BMW RRC239.357Lukáš Pešek
(CZ)AARR SBK233.608Pekka Päivärinta /
Kirsi Kainulainen (FI)SWC228.079Didier Grams
(DE)IRRC220.9110Ian Hutchinson
(GB)BSB STK208.1811Maximilian Scheib
(CL)CEV198.8012Danilo Lewis
(BR)BRSBK197.5013Raffaele De Rosa
(IT)STK1000189.0414Kenny Foray
(FR)FSBK SBK180.9615Stefan
Kerschbaumer (AT)EWC
STK173.1215Bastien Mackels
(BE)EWC STK173.1215Dominik Vincon
(DE)EWC STK173.12
18. Benjamin Colliaux (FR/FR EU/172.69), 19. Ben Young
(GB/CSBK/169.00), 20. Joshua Elliott (GB/BSB STK/167.27), 21. Martin
Choy (BG/AARR SBK/158.80), 22. Michael Rutter (GB/BSB STK/158.73), 23.
Mathieu Gines (FR/IDM SBK/156.11), 24. Jordi Torres
(ES/WorldSBK/151.00), 25. Jan Bühn (DE/IDM STK/150.15), 26. Florian
Brunet-Lugardon (FR/FR EU/147.69), 27. Lance Isaacs (ZA/RSA
SBK/147.14), 28. Miloš Cihak (CZ/AARR SBK/132.80), 29. Michael Leon
(CA/CSBK/132.75), 30. Michael Laverty (GB/BSB SBK/131.40), 31. Matteo
Ferrari (IT/CIV/128.40), 32. Richard Cooper (GB/BSB SBK/121.00), 33.
Christian Iddon (GB/BSB SBK/118.60), 34. Pepijn Bijsterbosch (NL/IDM
STK/115.85), 35. Michel Amalric (FR/FR EU/110.77), 36. Colin Butler
(CA/MSC SBK/110.00), 37. Martin Tritscher (AT/AARR STK/108.80), 38.
Mike Roscher/Anna Burkard (DE/SWC/105.41), 39. Cyril Brunet-Lugardon
(FR/FR EU/99.69), 40. Santiago Barragán (ES/CEV/99.49), 41. Marek
Hartl (CZ/AARR STK/98.80), 42. Hernani Teixeira (FR/FR EU/96.00), 43.
Marco Nekvasil (AT/IDM STK/94.00), 44. Hudson Kennaugh (ZA/BSB
STK/88.00), 45. Petr Bičiště (CZ/IRRC/84.00), 46. Denni Schiavoni
(IT/CIV/83.60), 47. Markus Reiterberger (DE/WorldSBK/80.00), 48.
Madjid Idres (FR/FR EU/77.54), 49. Steve Rapp (US/AMA SBK/74.93), 50.
Joshua Brookes (AU/WorldSBK/74.20), 51. Lee Jackson (GB/BSB
SBK/73.00), 52. Nasarudin Mat Yusop (MY/MSC STK/72.80), 53. Lee
Johnston (GB/BMW RRC/71.00), 54. Garrick Vlok (ZA/RSA SBK/70.86), 55.
Julien Brun (FR/FR EU/69.38), 56. Luca Vitali (IT/STK1000/69.25), 57.
David Bouvier (FR/FR EU/68.96), 58. David Datzer (DE/IRRC/65.45), 59.
Bertrand Boyer (FR/FR EU/64.00), 60. Marc Neumann (DE/IDM STK/57.08),
61. Camille Hedelin (FR/EWC SBK/54.53), 61. Clive Rambure (FR/EWC
SBK/54.53), 63. Leon Jeacock (GB/BSB STK/53.82), 64. Karel Abraham
(CZ/WorldSBK/51.90), 64. Alastair Seeley (GB/BMW RRC/51.90), 66.
Chrissy Rouse (GB/BSB STK/50.18), 67. Roberto Blazquez (ES/CEV/50.00),
68. Daisaku Sakai (JP/MFJ/49.67), 69. Arnaud Friedrich (DE/IDM
STK/49.38), 70. Jeremy Cook (US/AMA STK/49.33), 71. Adam Jenkinson
(GB/BSB STK/43.64), 72. Alex Olsen (GB/BSB STK/42.18), 73. Rob McNealy
(GB/BSB STK/39.09), 74. Rene Skalicky (CZ/AARR STK/35.80), 75. Michal
Bidas (CZ/AARR STK/35.20), 76. Sam West (GB/BMW RRC/34.20), 77. Yuta
Kodama (JP/MFJ/33.67), 78. Manu Dagault (FR/FR EU/32.00), 79. Dominic
Chang (SG/MSC STK/31.60), 80. Michal Šembera (CZ/AARR SBK/31.20), 81.
Ronald Slamet (ZA/RSA SBK/31.14), 82. Björn Stuppi (DE/IDM STK/30.62),
83. Martin Jessopp (GB/BMW RRC/30.00), 84. Davo Johnson (AU/BMW
RRC/29.80), 85. Nicolas Senechal (FR/EWC SBK/29.77), 86. Ricky Lee
Weare (ZA/RSA SBK/29.14), 87. Eric Vionnet (CH/STK1000/28.75), 88.
Michal Fojtik (CZ/AARR STK/27.60), 89. Ben Godfrey (GB/BSB STK/27.09),
90. Maxime Bonnot (FR/FSBK SBK/27.08), 91. Dominic Herbertson (GB/BMW
RRC/24.80), 92. Dominique Platet (FR/EWC SBK/24.77), 93. Léon Benichou
(FR/FR EU/24.31), 94. Lim Ho Gon (KR/MFJ/23.00), 94. Shinya Takeishi
(JP/MFJ/23.00), 96. Barry Teasdale (GB/BSB STK/21.82), 97. Adrián
Bonastre (ES/CEV/19.00), 97. Howie Mainwaring Smart (GB/BSB
SBK/19.00), 99. Justin Gillesen (ZA/RSA SBK/18.86), 100. Jakub Smrz
(CZ/BSB SBK/18.40), 101. Etienne Nelson (ZA/RSA SBK/17.71), 102.
Gauthier Duwelz (BE/STK1000/17.25), 103. Janez Prosenik (SI/EWC
SBK/15.65), 104. Michal Filla (CZ/IDM STK/15.54), 105. Evert Stoffberg
(ZA/RSA SBK/14.29), 106. Pedro Rodriguez (ES/CEV/12.60), 107. Matthieu
Lussiana (FR/WorldSBK/12.20), 108. John Krieger (ZA/RSA SBK/11.14),
109. Sabine Holbrook (DE/AARR SBK/7.60), 110. Heinrich Rheeder (ZA/RSA
SBK/3.29), 111. Federico D’Annunzio (IT/STK1000/7.50), 112. Pierre
Bezuidenhout (ZA/RSA SBK/6.57), 113. Thomas Toffel (CH/STK1000/5.75),
114. Pascal Meslet (FR/FR EU/4.92), 115. Valter Patronen
(FI/CEV/4.80), 116. Matej Smrz (BSB SBK/ 4.60), 117. Eric Dagault
(FR/FR EU/3.69), 118. Jacques van Wyngaardt (ZA/RSA SBK/3.43), 119.
Derek McGee (IE/BMW RRC/1.60), 120. Elwyn Steenkamp (ZA/RSA SBK/1.14),
121. Daniel Cooper (GB/BMW RRC/0.00), 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)