After the long summer break, the F1, championship where many teams involved are equipped by BMC, is starting back up and as per tradition, the engines will fire up at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, home of the Belgium GP, from August 25 to 27 in the 12th race of the 2017 World Championship.
Forty years since its debut in the 500cc class at Silverstone Circuit, the MotoGP (where the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team, Rossi and Viñales, is sponsored by BMC) is back on the British track for the 12th race of the season. Compared to 2016, the event is being held one week early: it is on the calendar from August 25 to 27.
Chaz Davies (Ducati) won both races on the 9th SBK round. Sam Lowes (Yamaha Official World SBK Team, sponsored by BMC) placed 6th in race 1 and 5rd in race 2; Michael Van der Mark arrived 15th in race 1 and 11th in race 2.
Federico Caricasulo (Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team, sponsored by BMC) felt down when he was 1st, clipped by his teammate Lucas Mahias and the race was stopped three laps before the end.
The Neste Rally Finland, 9th round of FIA World Rally Championship (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC), takes place on July 27-30 in Jyväskylä, a town with a population of around 150,000 in southern central Finland.
Formula 1 (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC) returns to the Hungaroring (Hungary) from July 28 to 30, for the 11th stage of the 2017 World Championship. The Hungarian track was one of the greatest intuition of Bernie Ecclestone: he was the person who wanted to take Formula 1 to Eastern Europe countries.
Lewis Hamilton won, last Sunday at Silverstone, the 10th round of 2017 F1 (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC) championship, after a superlative pole position.
Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber (Porsche 919 Hybrid) took at 6 Hours of Nürburgring, on 16th July, their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC), after a thrilling fight with the sister No.1 919 (driven by André Lotterer, Neel Jani and Nick Tandy).
Valtteri Bottas won the Austrian GP, 9th round of 2017 F1 (where many teams involved are equipped by BMC), and his teammate Lewis Hamilton (4th) missed out on podium after grid-place penalty.
The 6 Hours of Nürburgring is to be held at the famous German circuit from 14 to 16 July. This is the 4th round of the 2017 WEC (World Endurance Championship) where many teams involved are equipped by BMC.
In race 1 Davies (Ducati) took a unexpected victory at Laguna Seca, after a fantastic overtaking at Corkscrew on Sykes, second on the podium, the Kawasaki’s drivers, Rea and Sykes, took respectively 2nd and the 3rd place.