The SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad crew has unveiled Andrew Irwin and Danny Buchan’s M 1000 RRs for British Superbike 2021: will the victories come?
The present title is Workforce SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad, however it’s TAS Racing, a crew anticipated in its 21st season in motorbike racing throughout the Channel. Since 2015, reference of the home of Elica within the BSB, the crew of Hector and Philip Neill has unveiled the 2 BMW M 1000 RRs entrusted to Danny Buchan and Andrew Irwin. A renewed line-up using the brand new all-rounder from Monaco to purpose to win in British Superbike as properly.
NEW MOTORCYCLE AND RIDERS
Fasting from successes (and from the Showdown…) since 2015, SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad has excessive hopes for the brand new M 1000 RR. The shut partnership with the guardian firm, sporting the official BMW Motorrad UK colours, has produced a livery with the normal colours of Monaco, mixed with the emblem of the primary sponsor SYNETIQ and the M model in full view. New bike and livery, as talked about additionally the line-up of riders, with Irwin and Buchan snatched respectively from Honda and Kawasaki to purpose excessive.
A LONG STORY
Though the start of TAS Racing solely coincides with the start of the Third Millennium, in actuality Hector Neill has devoted his life to motorcycling. Together with his personal construction (Hector Neill Racing) he gained a number of victories on the Vacationer Trophy, particularly the 1982 version of the Senior TT with Norman Brown. It was on the Isle of Man that TAS Racing wrote memorable pages of historical past, however for its creation it was vital to attend for the union of intentions … of a household! On the one hand, the expertise of pop Hector as a crew supervisor, alternatively he spent twenty years within the motocross of his son Philip Neill.
SPENT WITH SUZUKI
That is how TAS Racing was born in 2000 and in a flash he earned his investiture as a reference Suzuki crew, first solely in highway racing after which, with Crescent’s transfer to World Superbike, extending this profitable partnership to BSB as properly. With the GSX-R ready by TAS Racing, legends reminiscent of David Jefferies, Ryan Farquhar, Bruce Anstey, Cameron Donald and Adrian Archibald have conquered profusion successes on the TT, sporting the Suzuki institutional colours earlier than the well-known Relentless sponsorship.
Danny Buchan’s BMW M 1000 RR
WITH BMW SINCE 2015
In 2012 TAS Racing indicators a multi-year settlement with Tyco as major sponsor, concurrently changing into Suzuki’s reference crew between Highway Races and BSB. Josh Brookes, Man Martin, William Dunlop, Ian Hutchinson and Michael Dunlop race with these colours, with the crew of Hector and Philip Neill who within the meantime passes sensationally to BMW ranging from the 2015 season after 14 years of partnership with Suzuki. With Bridewell and Laverty the primary satisfactions arrive, however within the following years the plate cries with zero wins and entry to the Showdown at all times pale.
BSB TITLE TAB
In its second yr in a row underneath the SYNETIQ BMW Motorrad banner, TAS Racing is aiming bluntly this yr for the BSB title. In actual fact, after 18 victories on the TT, 28 on the North West 200, 23 on the Ulster Grand Prix plus four British titles, it stays the one purpose to date missed by this wonderful crew …