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SBK, BMW revolution: Blusch new head of Motorrad Motorsport instead of Bongers

Starting June 1st, the German engineer will be taking over all two-wheel racing activities. Bongers will, instead, focus on the World Superbike and Endurance.

SBK: BMW revolution: Blusch new head of Motorrad Motorsport instead of Bongers

BMW is experiencing a sort of tried and true renewal within its two-wheel program. In fact, today they announced that, as of June 1st, Sven Blusch will be taking over as the new head of BMW Motorrad Motorsport.

He'll be picking up the baton after Marc Bongers, who'll then be maanging operations in the World Superbike and World Endurance.

Below is the statement released by the constructor.

With a new management structure, BMW Motorrad emphasizes its ambitions to significantly strengthen the brand's commitment in motorsport. As of June 1st, Sven Blusch will take over as the new head of BMW Motorrad Motorsport. Marc Bongers will fully concentrate on the operational management of the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) engagement.

As the new head of BMW Motorrad Motorsport, Sven Blusch will focus on strategic realignment and enhance the solid base for successful motorsport in the future. Due to his previous responsibility for race and test organization at BMW M Motorsport, he contributes over a decade of motorsport expertise to his new role. Since joining BMW M Motorsport in 2013, he has celebrated several motorsport successes with the teams. His professional career also includes positions as race engineer and data engineer, underlining his comprehensive understanding of race dynamics.

Starting June 1st, Marc Bongers will focus on the WorldSBK and lead BMW Motorrad Motorsports factory engagements to further success. He built the base for  today's factory-supported teams in WorldSBK and the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC), top-nothc racers were brought to BMW Motorrad Motorsport, and the BMW Motorrad Motorsport project was set on the track to success.

The organizational changes udnerline BMW Motorrad's commitment to a long-term and success-oriented motorsport strategy. The goal is clear: to continue living the racing spirit, to strengthen the brand on and off the track, and to share the passion for motorcycle racing with fans and partners worldwide.


Translated by Leila Myftija

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