TEAM

Endurance racing is a team effort, where every member contributes to the success.

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Markus Reiterberger

Date of birth: 9th March 1994
Nationality: German

Markus ‘Reiti’ Reiterberger was still an up-and-coming youngster in 2011, when he competed in his first races on the international stage with BMW. Together with BMW and Werner Daemen’s team, he celebrated numerous successes in the following years and the Bavarian rider is now an experienced champion. In 2018, Reiterberger became European champion in the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship. He has claimed the title in the International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM) on four occasions: 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2022. He also completed the entire FIM Superbike World Championship season with BMW in 2016 and 2019. Reiterberger has been the regular rider for the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team since its debut season in 2019/20, contributing to success with his speed and extensive BMW experience.

Ilya Mikhalchik

Date of birth: 17th August 1996
Nationality: Ukrainian

Ilya Mikhalchik impresses with his speed, his determination and his meticulous work – and he has quickly attracted attention in international motor racing. In 2018, he completed his first season with BMW, securing the title in the International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM) at the first attempt with Werner Daemen’s team. He won his second and third IDM titles in 2019 and 2021. Last season, his great results in the FIM Superbike World Championship caused a stir when he appeared in place of the injured Michael van der Mark on the BMW M 1000 RR. Just like Reiterberger, Mikhalchik has been applying his speed and ability in the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team since 2019/20.

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Jérémy Guarnoni

Date of birth: 28th February 1993
Nationality: French

Jérémy Guarnoni is competing in his second season as a regular rider for the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Team in 2023. The French rider has been one of the biggest names in endurance racing for some time. He has been competing in the FIM EWC for more than a decade - celebrating the world championship title in the 2018/19 season. He was also the 2010 Superstock 600 European champion before competing for many years in the FIM Superstock 1000 Championship, where he claimed third place in the championship on two occasions. Guarnoni was also a rider in the FIM Superbike World Championship in 2014. Guarnoni quickly settled into the BMW family and BMW WorldSBK works driver Loris Baz has been one of his closest friends for many years.

Werner Daemen

Team Manager

Team principal Werner Daemen was once a racer himself, reaching the podium in the World Endurance Championship. The Belgian rider also claimed the first international win for the BMW S 1000 RR, in the IDM race at the Salzburgring in 2009. After he retired from racing, Daemen became the full-time team principal at his MRP Racing organisation - celebrating wins in several championships. He and his team have so far secured nine titles with BMW in the IDM and the European Stock 1000 Championship. The extensive experience of Daemen and his team are the key to the successful performances in the FIM EWC.

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