The 2023 FIM WorldSBK kicks off in Australia

The 2023 FIM WorldSBK kicks off in Australia

The 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) kicks off at Phillip Island, Australia, on the last weekend of February (24th to 26th February). The BMW Motorrad Motorsport WorldSBK Team have put together a Media Guide packed with information to put you in the mood for the coming season!

Munich (GER), 17th February 2023. BMW Motorrad Motorsport, 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship, 100 Years of BMW Motorrad, ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team, #45 BMW M 1000 RR, Scott Redding (GBR), #60 BMW M 1000 RR, Michael van der Mark (NED), Bonovo action BMW Racing Team, #31 BMW M 1000 RR, Garrett Gerloff (USA), #76 BMW M 1000 RR, Loris Baz (FRA). Historic bikes: BMW R 37 750 cc (1935), BMW R 255 Kompressor (1939), BMW RS 54 (1954), BMW R 90 S (1978).

In a series of interviews and statements, BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director Marc Bongers, Shaun Muir, Team Principal of the ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team, Michael Galinski, Team Manager of the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team, and the four BMW WorldSBK works riders Loris Baz (FRA), new addition Garrett Gerloff (USA), Scott Redding (GBR) and Michael van der Mark (NED) look ahead to the new season.

In the technology section of their guide, you will find comprehensive information and technical data regarding the modified BMW M 1000 RR for WorldSBK 2023.

2023 is a special year as BMW celebrate 100 years of BMW Motorrad. Right from the word go, BMW bikes have always caused a stir at the racetrack. In their Media Guide, they look back at the milestones over a century of motor racing.

“Racing Is In Our DNA”: Season launch film for WorldSBK 2023.

The 100-year history of BMW Motorrad also plays a major role in this year’s season launch film for WorldSBK. Works riders Baz, Gerloff, Redding and van der Mark immerse themselves in the past, whilst at the same time kicking off the 2023 season on the new BMW M 1000 RR.

The clip can be seen on BMW Motorrad Motorsport’s social media channels, as well as on YouTube:

Credits | Source and images courtesy of BMW AG, Munich (Germany).