Former Champions on the BMW S 1000 RR

Former Champions on the BMW S 1000 RR

24.02.2011: Australian Troy Corser is now in his third season with BMW Motorrad Motorsport. The experience and skills set of the double Superbike World Champions make him a vital component of the project. “We intend to

Australian Troy Corser is now in his third season with BMW Motorrad Motorsport.



The experience and skills set of the double Superbike World Champions make him a vital component of the project. “We intend to fight at the front every weekend,” is how he summarises his expectations for 2011. “That provides the basis for the next step. If we then win on merit, that would be fantastic.”



“I am extremely pleased that in Leon Haslam we were able to sign a young rider who is impressive with his skill, hunger and fighting spirit,” explains Hendrik von Kuenheim. “He became runner-up in the championship not by giving merely 100 percent, but 110 percent at all times. I am convinced Leon perfectly complements Troy – they provide a superb combination of youth and experience. Together Leon and Troy can and will drive the project forward.”


In addition to the BMW Motorrad Motor - sport works team’s entries, another team will campaign two examples of the Munich supersports bike in the Superbike World Championship, namely BMW Motorrad Italia SBK. Last season the team dominated the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup with a BMW S 1000 RR ridden by Ayrton Badovini (IT), who won nine of the season’s ten rounds.


The team is led by Andrea Buzzoni, Director of BMW Motorrad Italia and manager of the project, Sporting Director Serafino Foti, and Technical Director Gerardo Acocella.


Double Superbike World Champion James Toseland (GB) will partner Badovini. The team will receive technical support from the BMW Motorrad Motorsport works team, which provides not only technological input and manpower, but also engines and electronic systems for its pair of BMW S 1000 RRs.




- Benjamin Titz -  photo BMW

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