Eugene Laverty did everything he could, scoring a pair of race wins but it was not enough as Tom Sykes rode smartly and conservatively at the season finale in Spain, securing his first ever World Superbike Championship. Sykes landed in Jerez with a 37-point lead over Laverty and a 38-point lead over Sylvain Guintoli. While […]
BMW Posts Record First-Half Figures
BMW Motorrad sold a record 60,580 motorcycles over the first six months of 2011, a new record for the German manufacturer.
First half figures were 6.3% higher than the 57,015 units sold in the same period in 2010. BMW reports strong demand across all its models, with the Boxer engine R-series models leading the way.
BMW says sales of the new six-cylinder K1600GT and K1600GTL touring models have exceeded expectations with 1,255 units sold worldwide.