The 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) kicks off at Phillip Island, Australia, on the last weekend of February (24th to 26th February). The interactive BMW Motorrad Motorsport WorldSBK Media Guide 2023 is packed with information to put you in the mood for the coming season.

In a series of interviews and statements, BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director Marc Bongers, Shaun Muir, Team Principal of the ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team, Michael Galinski, Team Manager of the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team, and the four BMW WorldSBK works riders Scott Redding (GBR), Michael van der Mark (NED), Loris Baz (FRA) and new addition Garrett Gerloff (USA) look ahead to the new season.

In the technology section, you will find comprehensive information and technical data regarding the modified BMW M 1000 RR for WorldSBK 2023.

2023 is a special year; we are celebrating 100 years of BMW Motorrad. Right from the word go, BMW bikes have always caused a stir at the racetrack. In this Media Guide, we look back at the milestones over a century of motor racing.

“Racing Is In Our DNA”: Season launch film for WorldSBK 2023.
The 100-year history of BMW Motorrad also plays a major role in this year’s season launch film for WorldSBK. Works riders Redding, van der Mark, Baz and Gerloff immerse themselves in the past, whilst at the same time kicking off the 2023 season on the new BMW M 1000 RR.

The clip can be seen on ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team social media channels.


Extensive photo material to download for free.
Profile and studio photos of Bongers, Muir, Galinski, Redding, van der Mark, Baz and Gerloff, as well as the BMW M 1000 RR, racetrack photos and images of important historical racing bikes can be downloaded free of charge in the BMW Group PressClub: