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Superbike World Championship (Kopie 1)

A series of three words that leave every racingfan with glowing eyes.

Exciting duels, several position changes, large starting field, the top brands of motorcycles with the highest technical level but still not  too far from the series.

BMW Motorrad Motorsport introduced together with alpha Racing in the years 2008 to 2012, the BMW S 1000 RR successfully in the World Superbike Championship.



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Leon Haslam # 91

  • First name and surname: Leon Haslam
  • Date of birth: 31.05.1983
  • Place of birth: London, Great Britain
  • Home town: Smalley, Great Britain
  • Marital status: Married (to Olivia)
  • Personal backings: Arai, Direct CCTV, Ron Haslam Race School, Sparks, Dainese, Sportsbar & Grill Marylebone, Top of the range, The Raj, Motorsports Autographs
  • Profession before racing: Always raced but studied Sport Science at College for 3 years
  • Hobbies: Any sports, poker, scuba diving, trials riding
  • Passion: Racing
  • Favourite drink: Banana Milkshake
  • Favourite dish: Homemade Chicken Fajitas
  • Favourite countries: UK and Italy
  • Favourite actor: Adam Sandler
  • Favourite actress: Cameron Diaz
  • Cars owned: BMW X5
  • Bikes owned: BMW G 450 X
  • Dream car: 1960 Shelby Mustang
  • Dream bike: BMW S 1000 RR racebike
  • Team: BMW Motorrad Motorsport
  • Most respected riders: Troy Corser, Valentino Rossi, Ron Haslam, Max Biaggi
  • Favourite tracks: Phillip Island, Cadwell Park
  • First bike: CR50 aged 4
  • First road race: On a Honda QR4 aged 4 in the paddock of a race track in Argentina where his father competed. He won.

Most memorable results:

  • World Superbike Vice-Champion 2010

Marco Melandri #33

  • First name and surname: Marco Melandri
  • Date of birth: 07.08.1982
  • Place of birth: Ravenna, Italy
  • Home town: Ravenna, Italy
  • Marital status: Engaged with Manuela
  • Personal backings: Nolan, Spidi
  • Profession before racing: Student
  • Hobbies: Music, DJing, Books, Motocross, Motorsports in general, Cycling
  • Passion: My life
  • Favourite drink: Espresso
  • Favourite dish: Pasta
  • Favourite country: My home country
  • Favourite actor: Johnny Depp
  • Favourite actress: Megan Fox
  • Cars owned: BMW M3
  • Bikes owned: Husqvarna, BMW R 1200 GS
  • Dream car: BMW M3
  • Dream bike: BMW S 1000 RR
  • Team: Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport
  • Most respected riders: I respect all riders
  • Favourite tracks: The track I win my first race for BMW
  • First bike: Malaguti Grizzly 50cc
  • First road race: 1996, 125cc Italian Championship
  • Most memorable results: 2002, winning the 250cc World Championship at Phillip Island

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