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    Well Done BMW
    on: June 05, 2022, 12:09:10 pm
    June 05, 2022, 12:09:10 pm
    For winning the Spa 24 hour

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #1 on: June 06, 2022, 11:58:08 am
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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #2 on: June 06, 2022, 02:31:56 pm
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    and Peter Hickman won the IOMTT Superbike race on the new M1000RR

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #3 on: June 07, 2022, 03:00:48 pm
    June 07, 2022, 03:00:48 pm
    The beauty of the Spa result was the fact they won it by a mile, BM bless e’m have been on a mighty steep learning curve in recent years and as far a WSB and BSB are concerned they still are, but clearly they are making some sort of progress or be it through gritted teeth.

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #4 on: June 07, 2022, 05:55:13 pm
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    And I love the rumour that BMW are buying the Suzuki MotoGP Team and rebadging the bikes ...  :164:

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #5 on: June 10, 2022, 11:46:30 am
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    What I don’t get is if a small ish bike manufacture like KTM can go racing why don’t BMW get involved?

    I guess the same could be said for Kawasaki “I know they did” I guess they are all to focused on road bikes now days.
    I’d rather be laying in the Sun like a cat, than working like a dog for the cash!

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #6 on: June 10, 2022, 07:09:37 pm
    June 10, 2022, 07:09:37 pm
    The short answer is KTM don’t foot the bill Redbull do.

    It’s a shame I can’t go into my GP connections but they ain’t for these pages, but the factory that intrigues me is Aprillia how the hell they finance the operation heaven knows

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #7 on: June 10, 2022, 07:16:28 pm
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    The short answer is KTM don’t foot the bill Redbull do.

    It’s a shame I can’t go into my GP connections but they ain’t for these pages, but the factory that intrigues me is Aprillia how the hell they finance the operation heaven knows

    a parent company with a $1.5 billion turnover helps

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #8 on: June 10, 2022, 07:38:57 pm
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    So with all the great PR they are both getting and going to...exactly what are they going to do with it sell another couple of hundred bikes!!!  :087: Cuz thats what’s it’s really all about and while the Suzuki thing is a tad more complex a very similar end game in the end cuz the numbers don’t add up.

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    Re: Well Done BMW
    Reply #9 on: June 10, 2022, 07:50:16 pm
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    So with all the great PR they are both getting and going to...exactly what are they going to do with it sell another couple of hundred bikes!!!  :087: Cuz thats what’s it’s really all about and while the Suzuki thing is a tad more complex a very similar end game in the end cuz the numbers don’t add up.

    It's not always about the bottom line. Often it's about the ego of the owner(s). Eddie Jordan, Colin Chapman, Frank Williams, Soichiro Honda. I doubt any of them got their money back.