Munich. With the BMW Motorrad BoxerCup 2.0 starts the official new edition of the popular racing series in the 2018 season. The race data alone promises excitement and nerve kitzel: up to 30 teams compete against each other on identical BMW R nineT racers modified for use on the racetrack. So alone the driving skills, courage and a bit of luck decide about victory or defeat. The BMW Motorrad BoxerCup 2.0 will be played in the course of the races of the International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM) 2018.
Conditions of Participation.
You can apply for passionate drivers over 18 years of age who are holding a national B license (or higher) or a comparable license from another Federation of the FIM. A further prerequisite for participation in the BMW Motorrad BoxerCup 2.0 is the acquisition of a maximum of 30 BMW R nineT Racer motorcycles in the special BoxerCup version. There is the possibility to connect up to four drivers for one vehicle. Further information on enrollment and further formalities will be available from August 2017 onwards.
The racing machine.
The basic model for the racing machines in the BoxerCup 2.0 is the BMW R nineT Racer. In the classic semi-clad sports motorcycle, the air-cooled and oil-cooled Boxer engine with a displacement of 1 170 cm 3 and 81 kW (110 hp) is used in combination with a six-speed gearbox.
This special version “BoxerCup” is equipped with the following accessories:
– Fork conversion by Wilbers
– shock absorbers from Wilbers
– Cylinder head covers, engine spoiler, rear end of Ilmberger
– Akrapovič sports muffler and titanium manifold
– Brembo brake pads
– Steering damper “High End” by Müller Präzision
– BMW Motorrad ABS with racing software
Side stands, mirrors, license plate, turn signals and lighting system are removed for the race use. However, the vehicle is roadworthy after the season and after dismantling to the original condition.
For absolute equality of opportunity, no changes are permitted, except for optical adjustments such as painting, foliation or stickers. All technical components as well as wearing parts are precisely specified and regulated. Tuning of any kind is not permitted.
The BMW Motorrad BoxerCup – a racing series with tradition.
Already the first international version of the BMW Motorrad BoxerCup from 2001 to 2004 was a public magnet. Embedded in the program of world championships of the MotoGP as well as international endurance and superbike championships, the participants competed on the same BMW R 1100 S vehicles. Even at that time, the races were very popular all over Europe, not least because of the prominent riders and brand ambassadors like Randy Mamola.
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