Celebrating 25 Years of BMW & MotoGP
BMW is exhibiting their most recent BMW M security auto for the MotoGP series before it is revealed at the opening race of the Grande Premio de Portugal occasion from March 24th to 26th. It symbolizes the 25th year with BMW acting as the Official Car of MotoGP and this specialized M2 will surely get noticed in its BMW design combined with the vast MotoGP logo along with a glimmering light bar on the rooftop.
This coming 2023 season of Grand Prix motorbike racing comes with 21 circuits on the international scene, commencing this year there is going to be a short race in addition to the Grand Prix and time trials. This is no doubt resulting in the M2 safety vehicle having an exploding workload. Moreover, MotoGP will also reward the championing rider who records the swiftest timing throughout the entire year with a BMW M car.
Grand Prix motorcycling has transcended to new levels of ubiquity ever since the MotoGP series initially made its debut in 2002, supplanting the 500cc class; yet, it can be traced back to the inaugural organized competition which took place in 1949. Presently, Dorna Sports possesses the commercial liberties over it.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be joining BMW M in celebrating the 25th anniversary season of our partnership in 2023,” declared Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports. “Over the past quarter of a century, BMW M has been a strong ally and we have had the pleasure of working with them in countless ways. Thanks to their innovative technologies, BMW M has been looking out for safety in MotoGP for 25 years now and they are a constant presence in the paddock with all their activities. Here’s to a remarkable anniversary season in 2023!”
BMW alters its MotoGP crash cars frequently, and the M2 is a diminutive performance vehicle with 460 hp stemming from its turbocharged 6-cylinder powerplant; it requires speed to prevent the cycles from gaining too much momentum, thereby sustaining the temperatures on tires and brakes.
“Since 1999, we have been dedicated to infusing our values of innovation, technology, emotion, and passion into our relationship with Dorna Sports,” declares Franciscus van Meel, CEO of BMW M. “Our new BMW M2 MotoGP safety car is a prime example of this. It stands as a testament to our commitment to putting the newest BMW M high-performance automobiles at the disposal of MotoGP safety. Whether it’s the safety car fleet, the BMW M Award, or our various other activities in the highest tier of motorcycle racing – we are proud that Fascination M has become an integral part of MotoGP.”