Reviews WSBK 2022: Bonovo-BMW commits Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty!
setback: BMW-Pilot Eugene Laverty also missed the WSBK event in Most
© BMW Motorrad Eugene Laverty also missed the WSBK event in the Czech Republic BMW-Pilot Eugene Laverty will not be launched at the WSBK weekend in Most walk. The Nordire had to satisfy himself at the event in Assen with the audience role because his RC-Squadra Corse team restructured during the running season according to its own statements. About his Instagram channel Laverty informs his fans: "It's really hard to pause and miss this important racing weekends of the championship.
The Bonovo-BMW team will be launched in the Superbike World Cup Season 2022 with Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty. This confirmed BMW on Friday morning. After a mixed season with Jonas Folger, the German BMW customer team completely rebuilds itself and accesses the services of two experienced WSBK pilots.
Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty will receive factory material in the Bonovo team. "The Bonovo-BMW team is an important part of our WSBK project, and we are very pleased to further intensify the cooperation," commented BMW motorcycle head Markus Schramm.
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The 28-year-old Briton Scott Redding changes to the 2022 season from the Ducati work team to the BMW Motorrad Worldsbk Team. That made BMW now known. © BMW Redding has been active in various world championship classes since 2008, among other things, he was launched for five years in the MotoGP. In 2019, he joined for a season in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) and secured the title there.
"The team around Jürgen Röder and Michael Galinski is involved with a lot of commitment and passion for racing in the Superbike World Cup. That this BMW application team now enlarges and brings two BMW M1000RR to the start, is an important further step for the Team as well as for the entire WSBK project of BMW, "notes Markus Schramm.
The two Bonovo pilots are under contract directly at BMW. "With two factory motorcycles and the two BMW factory drivers Eugene Laverty and Loris Baz, the team goes very strongly in the new season. We look forward to joint successes in the WSBK 2022", according to the BMW motorcycle ladder.
Loris Baz recognizes positive development at BMW
Loris Baz recommended for its spontaneous inserts as a substitute pilot of Goeleven-Ducati-Pilot Chaz Davies. In Jerez, the Frenchman drove in the front midfield and a week later in Portimao, he brought the Ducati Panigale V4R of the Italian customer team to the podium.
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"I'm overjoyed to return to the WSBK, and would like to thank BMW and the Bonovo-BMW team that they give me the opportunity to give me the possibility," commented Baz. "I think I've shown at the two race weekends in Spain and Portugal that I have the pace to fight in this championship at the top."
"BMW is the brand that has increased most in the second half of the season. I have aware of how the bike improves. I've already driven with BMW and therefore know a lot of people there, and I am already in 2012 a race together with MGM Racing, "recalls Baz.
Eugene Laverty stands in front of third WSBK season with BMW
Eugene Laverty looks back on a disappointing season. The former BMW work pilot missed some events because his RC-Squadra Corse team started an internal restructuring after the race weekend in Donington and never came back. Most recently, Eugene Laverty springs as a substitute for BMW Werkspilot Tom Sykes.
Folger questions BMW-Future: "Not convinced that I continue to"
© Motorsport Images Jonas Folger admits that it is difficult to remain motivated about 56 seconds missed Jonas Folger (Bonovo-BMW) at the first WSBK - Create in Magny-Cours on winner Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha). As a 16th, followers left only Kohta Nozane (GRT-Yamaha) and Loris Cresson (Pedercini-Kawasaki) behind them. After the renewed setback, Folger spoke clear text and questioned to sit in 2022 on a BMW M1000RR. The disaster already took his run on Saturday in the Superpole.
"I am very pleased to stay a part of BMW and to go to the WSBK Season 2022 together with the Bonovo-BMW team," explains Laverty. "It's fantastic to stay in the BMW-WSBK family. The past six months were tough for me as a driver, and so I am very grateful for the ongoing support and faith in me, which contributed to me in this project became."
"I am highly motivated to repay this trust in my skills and confident that we will be well prepared and competitive for a solid test phase in winter," says Laverty.
What is from Tom Sykes and Jonas Folger?
After the disappointing result at the WSBK event in Barcelona Jonas Folger moved the rack in September and decided to drive 2022 no longer for the Bonovo BMW team in the Superbike World Cup. The German does not have a plan B. FOLGER camouflages with a change to the long-distance World Cup and can imagine to compete there for BMW and to form a team with Markus Reiterberger ().
"It's a pity that his debut season in the WSBK is not so as we all wanted," notes BMW Motorcycle Sport Director Marc Bonger. "But he has never gave up and worked hard together with the team. We are very grateful for this tireless use."
is open, which way Tom Sykes 2022 will hit. The Briton reacted disappointed to the announcement that he is replaced by Scott Redding 2022. BMW enabled him to change to the Bonovo team, but Sykes left all deadlines. Most recently, the 2013 World Champion has been associated with a change to the British Superbike Championship.
BMW says goodbye to Tom Sykes and hopes for a successful WSBK final .
© BMW Motorrad Tom Sykes brought BMW since the season 2019 Some successes with 347 racing starts is Tom Sykes one of the most routine WSBK pilots. At the weekend, the career of the charismatic British comes to an end at the season finale of the Superbike World Cup in Indonesia. After the Sykes leaned out in the BMW plant team, a change into the Private Bonovo-BMW team and is expected to start in the BSB 2022. lacked the past events sykes.