BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Weir Everywhere Racing BMW team closed out its 2019 MotoAmerica season by scoring a top 10 finish and completing a two-round Superbike Class development project.
Rider Travis Wyman piloted the team’s 2017 BMW S 1000 RR, which the team has used for the last two seasons and is being retired from MotoAmerica competition, to 10th- and 11th-place finishes in the MotoAmerica Championship of Alabama’s Superbike races on Saturday and Sunday.
The 2018 MotoAmerica Stock 1000 runner-up team and rider elected to compete in the Superbike Class for the last two rounds of 2019 as part of a test and development project. Superbike’s less stringent regulations on motorcycle modifications allowed the team to learn more about how to best set up a motorcycle’s suspension and geometry for Wyman. Evidence of the team’s progress can be found on the timing sheets. Wyman lowered his best lap time around the 2.38-mile, 16-turn circuit by more than two seconds aboard the team’s lightly modified Stock 1000 package.
With the 2019 season coming to an end, the team extends its thanks to its family of sponsors and development partners for their support this past season. The team’s plans for the 2020 MotoAmerica season will be announced as soon as possible.
Travis Wyman / #24
“It was a good end to the 2019 season for the team, as we accomplished what we set out to when we decided to compete in Superbike the last two rounds. My crew chief and mechanic, Steve Weir and Alex Torres, have worked incredibly hard to find the best set-up for me, and to finish in the top 10 against some of the best motorcycle road racers in the United States on our Stock 1000-trimmed BMW S 1000 RR is incredible. I went 2.5-seconds faster on the Barber track than I ever had before on a two-season old engine. We learned a lot that will help us if we return to the MotoAmerica competition in 2020. I want to thank all the individuals and businesses who have supported the team over the last two years, especially BMW North America and the California Superbike School. Hopefully, we will be able to continue serving our sponsors marketing and product development needs for years to come.”
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