Marco Melandri

BMW Press Release: Wrapping Up An Eventful 2012 World Superbikes Series

The BMW press office issued the following press release today, going back over the events of a successful and eventful 2012 WSBK season for the factory team:


A year full of highlights and milestones for Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport.

On winning ways: Team BMW Motorrad Motorsports reviews its best ever season in the FIM Superbike World Championship.

BMW Press Release: Marco Melandri Expected To Race At Magny-Cours

The BMW World Superbike team issued the following press release updating Marco Melandri's status after his nasty crash at Portimao:

BMW Motorrad Motorsport: Update on Marco Melandri

After returning home, injured BMW Motorrad factory rider Marco Melandri underwent further examinations in Italy.

BMW pass the WSBK torch to BMW Motorrad Italia

BMW Motorrad have announced they will not be running the factory World Superbike team next year, deciding to allow BMW Motorrad Italia (currently the BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet team) to run it on their behalf. The engines will be prepared in Munich, along with the electronics, while the chassis will be handled by the Milanese outfit.

Miller Motorsports Park Press Release: 5 Questions With Marco Melandri

After the earlier press conference with Sylvain Guintoli, Miller Motorsports Park also organized a press conference with BMW Motorrad's Marco Melandri. Melandri faced questions on the difference between the V4s and BMW's inline 4, his adaptation to the BMW and that controversial incident in the final corner of race two at Donington Park. Below is the press release interview issued by Miller Motorsports Park with Melandri:


Miller Motorsports Park Presents: Five Questions with Marco Melandri

BMW WSBK Press Release: Marco Melandri And Leon Haslam Talk About BMW's First 1-2 Finish in WSBK

BMW have been waiting for a win in World Superbikes for a long time. Ever since they entered the series in 2009, the German factory has been edging ever closer to podiums and a victory, but they have always proved elusive. At Donington, they finally got what they had been waiting for for so long, and more: Not only did Marco Melandri become the first ever rider to win a World Superbike race on a BMW, but his teammate Leon Haslam finished 2nd, making it a historic 1-2.

2012 Philip Island WSBK Round Up - Biaggi and Checa Can't Be Stopped

If the opening round of the 2012 World Superbike Championship taught us anything, it's that this looks to be a two-horse race. Assuming no major wrenches are thrown in the works. Aprilia's Max Biaggi and Althea Ducati's Carlos Checa had the pace of everyone else in the field covered. Handily. And each of the early championship-protagonists cruised to victory without having to worry about the other after a couple of off-track excursions.

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