By chennecy
11/19/2012
It might sound a bit too much like Inside Baseball, but BMW Motorrad received a nice pat on the back this week in Milan when Italian motorcycle manufacturer Bimota announced that it will power its next über-sportbike with the S1000 RR engine. That means it’s the best motor the Rimini craftsmen can find—and also that it has more potential.
By chennecy
11/12/2012
Alessandro Zanardi was already a hero driver, with two popular CART championships to his name, when he lost both legs to a horrific crash at Germany’s Lausitzring circuit in 2001. His recovery moved him beyond superstar status, to the realm of any legendary motorsports icon you’d care to name: Carracciola, Nuvolari, Fangio—men with something extra, something special, some inner drive to go beyond the limits of ordinary mortals.
By chennecy
11/05/2012
On Friday, just days after Hurricane Sandy unleashed its devastation, BMW announced that it would donate $1,000,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief. Even for us Left Coast dwellers, Sandy’s impact was felt very close to home. BMW of North America is of course headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey—one of the areas hit hard by the hurricane.
By chennecy
10/29/2012
Every once in a while, I have a brief affair—just a little one, nothing to really challenge my devotion and faithfulness, merely a minor deviation from the norm. A little tease. Hold on, don’t get excited; I’m still madly in love with—and holding on to—Mr. Right with both hands; it’s not that sort of affair.
By chennecy
10/22/2012
Any BMW aficionado—that should probably be Liebhaber in German—following Bring A Trailer this week can’t have missed the sale of the ex-Jamie Kitman 1973 2002tii for $37,000. (Click here to follow that discussion—but come back, won’t you?)

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