WSBK Magny-Cours FT1: Jonathan Rea brings best time, BMW on position two!
© Motorsport Images Jonathan Rea waited for a long time and drove in the FT1 only one Stint during the training start of the Superbike World Cup in Magny-Cours, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) sat down in the final attempt to the top and got the best time ( to the FT1 result ). The world champion waited for a long time at the beginning of the FT1 at the Kawasaki box, as the conditions were not ideal. Michael van der Mark drove the second fastest time with his BMW M1000RR.
© Motorsport images bmw pilot michael van der Mark drove in wet on podium
as a World Cup sixth is Michael van der Mark the only BMW pilot, which the WSBK Season 2021 could end in the top 10. According to his BMW debut season, the Dutchman attracts the balance sheet and admits that he is started with higher expectations in the year 2021. After a mixed start of the season, he was able to increase in the course of the year and brought BMW in Portimao the first victory with the M1000RR.
"We could not retract as many pedestrian places as we had hoped," says van der Mark. "The Superbike World Cup was very hard this year and there were many strong drivers. With the new M1000RR we expected more, but we could only make small progress and need more time to develop the motorcycle."
WSBK MAGNY-COURS: RAZGATLIOGLU goes down Rea in the sprinklaw, Folger P18
© Yamaha Toprak Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea delivered a hard fight Yamaha Werkspilot Toprak Razgatlioglu secured the victory in the superpole race in Magny-Cours ( to the Race Result ). The Turk sat down in the last round against World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) and enlarged the victory the lead in the World Cup on eight points. Alex Lowes (Kawasaki) finished the race on position three. From BMW view Michael van the Mark out, the sixth became.
"I think we could make good progress in the course of the year. One wants more and more, but the next year is already closer," said the Dutch, who could prevail against teammate Tom Sykes. "The results of Tom and me were pretty similar. I think weighed out the maximum from the motorcycle and we need more developments."
Van der Mark hopes for Reddings Ducati-Knowledge
Next year, van The Mark at BMW meets Scott Redding, who moves the team after two years at Ducati. "Scott is a fast driver, but that's also true for Tom. Scott has experience with Ducati and hopefully provide us insider information, what we can try," says Van der Mark.
At the season finale in Mandalika (Indonesia), Van der Mark in the final race made it to the podium. In the wet, the BMW driver was strong on the road. In the first run on a dry route, Van fought the Mark with his body, because since the beginning of the weekend he lamented nausea.
van der Linde to Brake test reproach: "Albons Job, do not drive in me"
© Motorsport Images Brake-Test Imagus by Albon: Kelvin Van der Linde wants to know nothing about it It was one of the exciters of the High-voltage title fight embossed Sunday race of the DTM in Assen ( Here's the Race Report ), when AF-Corse Pilot Alex Albon thundered the in the championship in second place ABT Audi pilots Kelvin van der Linde five laps in front of the back. "That was a damn Brake test," the teammate of DTM Leader Liam Lawson screamed, which fought fourth place in the radio.
"I could not eat anything. I went out of the end at the end of running one, I was really upset, because I thought to be able to assert me from Locatelli and attack Bassani, but I was too weak because I was too weak because I was too weak Nothing could eat. Six Six was not bad. Then it was two wet in run, "he reports.
Heated duel with Ducati pilot Axel Bassani
"I knew it would be a good race because the liability is so high here in the wet. I had great confidence and delivered great duels. That's just when you have a lot of grip "Explains van der Mark, who came to a third party.
On the way to the podium, the BMW pilot came together with Axel Bassani, who came to fall and then "thanked" with the stinking finger. "I accelerated out of the curve and came out a bit far. We touched us," says van der Mark. "It's a pity because it should not end like that. It's with suffering for him. To take another driver, that's what you really want to avoid." The race line streamed the fall as a race accident and distributed no penalty.
BMW M4 GT3: Turner in Daytona, Paul Miller has to expose 24h race .
© Turner Motorsport Will Turner has introduced the two coatings of his BMWS Two BMW teams are in the IMSA season 2022 on completely different ways into the new one Year Start: Turner Motorsport, a longtime BMW partner, has introduced its new BMW M4 GT3 for the 24h of Daytona and announced the driver's quartet. Paul Miller has opted for a change from Lamborghini to the new M4, but must suspend the long-distance classic in Daytona.