Toye earns 6th at the 47th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix
The 2013 47th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix brought double delight for the Penz13.com BMW Racing Team: US-American rider Jeremy Toye earned a strong sixth place at the race, team mate Herve Gantner classed himself on P15 - out of 32 riders.
Toye earnes 3rd row of the grid with 8th, Gantner up to 17th
Macau. Penz13.com BMW Racings Jeremy Toye took the 8th spot on the grid for the 47th Macau Motorcylce Grand Prix today. The American rider got a best lap time of 2:28.775 min on board his BMW HP4 and missed pole position by 3.207 seconds only. This one went to Ian Hutchinson, who took pole surprisingly by a fraction of 0.057 seconds ahead of serial winner Michael Rutter. Toye will place himself in the third row of tomorrows grid of the 15 lap race. Team mate Herve Ganter took 17th in the final qualifying. He improved his best lap time by 3.2 seconds and went up to the high profile mid field of the 32 riders strong grid of the Motorbike Grand Prix of Macau.
Penz13.com BMW Racing Team goes China
Macao. The last highlight of the 2014 season is set to go ahead at the People’s Republic of China in the Special Administrative Region of China with the Macao Motorcycle Grand Prix. In the street canyons of Macao the Penz13.com BMW Racing Team will field US-American rider Jeremy Toye and Herve Gantner from Switzerland on BMW HP4 machinery. This effort is supported by the BMW Motorrad HP Race Support, on site at the gambler’s paradise with engineers to help with the setup of the bikes.
Toye gets strong provisional 6th spot on the grid
Macau. The Penz13.com BMW Racing Team took of with a more than satisfying start to the Macau Grand Prix’ weekend in the Special Administrative Region of China: Jeremy Toye powered his BMW HP4 to a strong sixth spot, only 2.8 seconds down on pace setter and serial winner Michael Rutter at the front. Swiss rider Herve Gantner also impressed on his first outing at the Guia Circuit and brought his bike home in the Top 20s - P19 for him so far.
Penz13.com Franks Autowelt forced to retire from the 24 hours of Le Mans
Le Mans. The Penz13.com Franks Autowelt Racing Team had to retire from the 24 hours of Le Mans in France today, Saturday, around 23 o’clock. After six hours of racing the team around Rico Penzkofer and Crewchief Gordon Unger decided to quit the race early. The team collided with another opponent earlier in the race and the result of this was a technical problem, which could not be repaired. It is the first DNF for the Saxonian squad in the FIM World Endurance Championship since the beginning of 2010 with a crash back then. Ever since the squad managed to finish every race until today.
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