The race series has an incredibly large fan base who travel around the country to watch the riders push themselves to the limit on some of the country’s most thrilling circuits.

We are lucky enough to have some fantastic teams running BMW Machinery and their riders are amongst the most favoured in the paddock both for their personalities and racing achievements.

2019 will see five new BMW S 1000 RRs take to the grid and with the new model in place, are expected to be among the front-runners and serious title contenders. After a strong showing in 2018, which was the final year for the outgoing S 1000 RR model, we are expecting exceptional results this season.

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Tyco BMW

Run by the TAS racing team, renowned father son duo Hector and Philip Neil, Tyco BMW are the Official Team for BMW Motorrad UK.

For the 2019 season, Christian Iddon remains with the team for the fourth consecutive year and Keith Farmer is promoted from the Superstock class. 

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Superbike Specification

  • Engine
    • Tuning Specification – BMW Motorrad Type 6
    • Gearbox – BMW Motorrad Type 6 RR
    • Clutch – STM Slipper
    • Exhaust System – Akrapovic Titanium
    • Air Filter – K+N
  • Chassis
    • Frame – Standard
    • Fork Clamp – Tas Racing/NME Adjustable off-set/Rake/Trail 
    • Swingarm – BMW Motorrad
    • Wheels – OZ Racing
    • Rearsets – Valter Moto
    • Fuel Tank – Tas Racing/NME 22 liters
    • Bodywork – Carbonin Carbon Fibre
    • Screen – Powerbronze Race
    • Seat – Carbonin /Tas Racing
    • Radiator – Febur/Samco Hoses
  • Electronics
    • ECU – Motec BSB Control
    • Wiring Loom – M-Data/Tas Racing
    • Data Logger – Motec
    • Suspension Logger – Penny+Giles
    • Quick Shifter – Motec​​​  
  • Brakes
    • Front Calipers – Brembo Evo Radial Monobloc
    • Front Discs – Brembo 320mm
    • Rear Caliper – Brembo Radial Mount
    • Rear Disc – Brembo 200mm
    • Brake Lines – HEL
    • Brake Pads – SBS
  • Suspension
    • Forks - K-Tech KTR 3 25mm Closed Cartridge
    • RCU – K-Tech DDS
    • Steering Damper – K-Tech SDS
  • Performance
    • BHP – 210 @ 11,000 RPM
    • Weight – 168 kg

Riders

  • Christian Iddon

    Aged 15 Christian won his first national title in the British Youth MX 100cc Championship - after this he claimed no less than nine National Championship titles in Supermoto. Signing for the official Suzuki team for the 2015 BSB season saw him finish 10th in the championship. In 2016 Christian signed with Tyco BMW and proved himself as a Showdown-challenger. His efforts saw him retain his seat, finishing 7th in the Championship in 2017 to claim the Riders Cup. He has high aspirations for the season ahead with a place in the Showdown firmly in his sights.

  • Keith Farmer

    Keith Farmer has joined Tyco BMW for the 2019 British Superbike season. Farmer, from Northern Ireland won the Superstock 1000 cc series in 2018. This success takes his tally of national titles to four, as he also won the Superstock series in 2012, Supersport class in 2017 and British Superstock 600cc crown in 2011. With his step up to British Superbike, the team have high hopes for Farmer for the upcoming season.. 

     

Race Meetings
Round 1

Silverstone National 19  - 21 April

Round 2

Oulton Park 04 - 06 May 

Round 3

Donington Park  24 - 26 May *

Round 4

Brands Hatch GP 14 - 16 June

Round 5

Knockhill 28 - 30 June

Round 6

Snetterton 19 - 21 July 

Round 7

Thruxton 02 - 04 August

Round 8

Cadwell Park 16 - 18 August

Round 9

Oulton Park 06 - 08 September *

Round 10

TT Circuit Assen 20 - 22 September

Round 11

Donington Park GP 04 - 06 October

Round 12

Brands Hatch GP 18 - 20 October*

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