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BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Group: Sturdy race efficiency to round off the Barcelona weekend.

Sun Sep 20 18:50:51 CEST 2020 Press Release The tide has turned with the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team successfully completing the first ever FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) weekend at Barcelona (ESP) with a strong performance in the second race. In race two on Sunday afternoon, Tom Sykes (GBR) and Eugene Laverty (IRL) finished in…

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The tide has turned with the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Workforce properly finishing the initial at any time FIM Superbike Globe Championship (WorldSBK) weekend at Barcelona (ESP) with a sturdy overall performance in the second race. In race two on Sunday afternoon, Tom Sykes (GBR) and Eugene Laverty (IRL) completed in fifth and seventh positions with their BMW S 1000 RRs. This represented the best final result in a most important race this period for the two riders. 

Barcelona. The tide has turned with the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK
Group productively completing the 1st at any time FIM Superbike Globe
Championship (WorldSBK) weekend at Barcelona (ESP) with a robust
effectiveness in the next race. In race two on Sunday afternoon, Tom
Sykes (GBR) and Eugene Laverty (IRL) completed in fifth and seventh
positions with their BMW S 1000 RRs. This represented the best
final result in a principal race this period for the two riders.  

Sykes commenced the Superpole race on Sunday morning from 3rd spot
prior to falling again to cross the complete line in ninth. His crew-mate
Laverty finished eleventh, missing out on the prime ten by just
four-thousandths of a next. The results saw them beginning the 2nd
principal race in the afternoon from ninth and twelfth places.

When the lights went out at 15: 00 regional time, both equally BMW riders
immediately moved up a several positions Sykes moved into seventh put,
with Laverty right powering him in eighth. Sykes remained in seventh
right until the penultimate lap, when he moved up to sixth spot soon after the
retirement of Michael Ruben Rinaldi (ITA). Sykes continued to apply
strain throughout the last lap, passing Scott Redding (GBR) to declare
fifth position. Laverty was included in a dauntless battle with Alex
Lowes (GBR) and Leon Haslam (GBR) for very long durations of the race prior to
building a good overtaking manoeuvre to move him on the 16th
lap. In the closing stage, Laverty was ready to pull away from the
riders guiding him and was by no means in danger of surrendering his seventh spot.

WorldSBK now moves on to France where the seventh and penultimate
race weekend of the season will consider location at Magny-Cours in two weeks
(2nd to 4th October).

Prices soon after race two at Barcelona.

Marc Bongers, BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director: “That
was a fantastic reduction soon after our weekend at Barcelona obtained off to a
tricky start. Right after the dependability issues on Saturday, it was good
to end the Sunday with our finest race results of the period. We have
been striving for results like this for a lengthy time and it is wonderful to
have realized that – even if it does not still open up the route to the
top. We performed very well in warm-up but Tom’s speed in Superpole was too
slow at the beginning, which resulted in a slightly disappointing
ninth place. Nonetheless, each Tom and Eugene made a superior begin to the
second race and the two of them made it as a result of the turmoil in the initially
corners. Tom was equipped to pull absent a bit with the top group and
Eugene was associated in a wonderful battle with Lowes and Haslam right before
coming out on best by ending seventh. Tom lost call with the prime
6 all around the halfway position of the race but was capable to retain his
tempo by way of to the finish and was in a position to go up to fifth on the
final lap, ahead of Redding and Eugene. Now is not the time to loosen up
but we will acquire this good advancement with us to Magny-Cours and
we hope that we can repeat our effectiveness there.”

Tom Sykes: “It’s been a refreshing improve right now. We
managed to get some very good steady laps underneath our belts this
afternoon on the BMW S 1000 RR. We didn’t have the pace at the
commencing of the race, we could not get the mechanical grip compared to
what the other fellas experienced but, what we have been able to do was play with the
electronics and my riding fashion throughout the race and retain a
constant rate, which is what we did effectively. Sadly, we were not
in a position to get the result we wished in yesterday’s race, but we definitely
uncovered from that so to get fifth currently is a phase in the right
way. I’m seriously hunting forwards to Magny-Cours in a couple weeks’
time. This morning in warm-up with a cooler observe temperature, the
general performance from me and the bicycle was much much easier so ideally heading
to France will accommodate me and the BMW S 1000 RR.”

Eugene Laverty: “I created a excellent commence from P12 on the
grid in race two and located myself in P8 at the conclusion of lap 1. That
designed my lifestyle a good deal easier, but it was a challenging aged race as I was possessing
vibrations coming from the two entrance a rear tyre, so that designed it
hard which is disappointing in that aspect as I know the
probable could have been considerably extra. Barcelona has suited the BMW S
1000 RR, even in race just one yesterday again our potential was so a lot
extra but getting rid of that a lot time in the opening laps was tough to
bridge the gap to guys forward. Magny-Cours in France will be an not known
for me as I have not ridden a bicycle like the BMW S 1000 RR all around there
just before. But that is anticipated this year was often likely to be a
studying curve for equally me and the bicycle.”

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