BMW Moves Ahead With WSBK Project

BMW Motorrad's planned entry into World Superbike Championship (WSBK) competition is being aided by alpha Racing GmbH & Co., a German performance shop that is no stranger to success in road racing.

alpha Racing and BMW are building what is to become the alpha Racing Competence Center in Stephanskirchen, Germany. The facility will serve as home for the development of BMW Motorrad's WSBK team. Located on a 4.2-acre parcel of land, the multi-building campus is scheduled for completion in May and could potentially employ about 50 workers.

"After over 50 years BMW motorcycle rises again into one of the most popular series in road racing," Peter M