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Further recognition for ECKART award winners Heinz Reitbauer and Massimo Bottura. Heinz Reitbauer named “chef of the decade”; Massimo Bottura’s Osteria “La Francescana” world’s best restaurant


Heinz Reitbauer, winner of the ECKART 2014, will be named “Chef of the Decade” by Gault Millau on 6 September 2016. The award provides further recognition of Reitbauer’s culinary concept, responsible handling of food products and consistently high standards at the Stadtpark in Vienna. Heinz Reitbauer and his father won the Eckart Witzigmann Award for the “Art of Cookery” in 2014. The ECKART is an international award presented in four categories, acknowledging achievements in the art of cooking and fine dining, as well as a responsible approa... Read More »

Jordan Szoke defends title in Canada and takes the lead in the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy – Double top-five lock-out for the BMW S 1000 RR in the International Road Racing Championship


Jordan Szoke (CA) is the second BMW S 1000 RR racer to be crowned champion in the 2016 season. At Bowmanville (CA), he completed his clean weep of seven wins in seven races and successfully defended his title in the Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK). The International Road Racing Championship (IRRC) was in action in Imatra (FI) and the weekend saw another dominant outing by the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers led by Vincent Lonbois (BE) and Sébastien Le Grelle (BE). The BMW S 1000 RR riders also took the bike on track in South America, with... Read More »

IWSC season enters the crucial phase: BMW Team RLL competes at Virginia International Raceway


The ninth race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) season will be held this weekend: At the "Virginia International Raceway" (US) on the east coast of the US, team principal Bobby Rahal’s (US) BMW Team RLL will do battle for championship points once again. The race at VIR is a special event as it is the only IWSC race of the season to feature only GT class cars. With a third place finish by the number 100 BMW M6 GTLM of John Edwards (US) and Lucas Luhr (DE) at the last round at Road America (US) and a recent one-day test at... Read More »

Born on the racetrack – the BMW M Collection. Exclusive chronographs, striking styles and high-quality accessories inject M car excitement into everyday life


Agility, dynamism, power, precision – the new BMW M Collection visibly conveys the philosophy of BMW M. The new collection cuts a particularly dynamic figure with its exuberant designs and the highest quality standards.   Performance meets precision. The high-precision automatic chronograph makes not only motor sport enthusiasts’ hearts beat. The exclusive Swiss-made Sellita SW 500 automatic timepiece has a back and cover made from sapphire glass and also impresses as a sporty, elegant accessory with eye-catching looks. The brass ... Read More »

Second edition of the Pure&Crafted Festival presented by BMW Motorrad once again a resounding success: Postbahnhof sold out with 8,000 visitors


With acclaimed appearances by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Mando Diao and many others, as well as an entirely unique combination of music, motorcycles and New Heritage lifestyle, the Pure&Crafted once again fully lived up to its name with passion and charm. The festival will take place for the third time in Berlin in the late summer of 2017. Britpop legend Noel Gallagher and his band High Flying Birds ushered in the grand finale of this year’s Pure&Crafted Festival on Saturday evening against the magnificent backdrop of a summ... Read More »

Hat-trick of wins and new world record for Ian Hutchinson on the BMW S 1000 RR at the Ulster Grand Prix – Michael Dunlop takes the lead in the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy


It was another great and successful weekend for the BMW S 1000 RR riders and the on-site specialists from BMW Motorrad Motorsport. The iconic Ulster Grand Prix (GB), the “World’s Fastest Road Race”, saw five wins and a new world record for the BMW S 1000 RR. Ian Hutchinson (GB), Michael Dunlop (GB) and David Jackson (GB) all raced onto the top step of the podium on the Dundrod Circuit. These results also led to changes at the very top of the 2016 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy, with Dunlop being the new leader in front of Hutchinson. There was also s... Read More »

The perfect stage for Elvis’s BMW 507 and other legends from the last 100 years


From 18 to 21 August 2016, during the Monterey Car Week and the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, BMW Group Classic will be celebrating under the Californian sun the company’s 100th anniversary and the most  significant successes in the racing history of the BMW brand. The event held on the US west coast is popular with classic car enthusiasts all over the world and provides a perfect stage for numerous milestones in BMW’s history – including the brand’s first motorcycle and the legendary BMW 328 sports car, the BMW 2002 – an ambassador of d... Read More »

Deutsche Post DHL Group continues strong earnings trend in the second quarter


“Our successful business performance and the strong increase in operating profit we achieved in the second quarter demonstrate that we took the right decisions and made the right investments in 2015, a year of transition, to set the stage for improving our profitability this year and in the years to come. Having posted the strongest second quarter in our history, we remain well on track towards achieving our targets. Our Post - eCommerce - Parcel division in particular contributed to the positive trend. PeP management is continuously expanding ... Read More »

MINI ALL4 Racing to compete at the Hungarian Baja, 11-14th August – round 6 of the 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup


MINI ALL4 Racing to compete at the Hungarian Baja, 11-14th August – round 6 of the 2016 FIA Cross Country World Cup.   Three MINI ALL4 Racing to undertake the longstanding Hungarian Baja with drivers Mikko Hirvonen (FIN), Bryce Menzies (USA) and Erik van Loon (NDL).   Munich. Now in its 16th year, the Hungarian Baja is a proven and very popular race to feature on the FIA Cross Country World Cup calendar. The action for this four day event begins on Thursday 11th August and concludes Sunday 14th August.   The Hungaria... Read More »

Edwards and Luhr finish third at Road America


After starting at the rear of the entire 41-car field in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, the two BMW Team RLL BMW M6 GTLM cars finished third and eighth in the GTLM class. John Edwards (US) and Lucas Luhr (DE), driving the number 100 car, had a strong day to finish third, scoring the duo’s first podium of the season and the 60th podium finish for BMW Team RLL since 2009. Teammates Bill Auberlen (US) and Dirk Werner (DE), driving the number 25 sister car, finished eighth. The GTLM class win went t... Read More »

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