Reiterberger to race ARRC
Markus Reiterberger is switching to the FIM Asia Highway Racing Championship (ARRC) after profitable his fourth championship title within the Worldwide German Motorbike Championship (IDM). With this transfer, Reiterberger returns to the championship during which he already needed to battle for the championship title three years in the past. After a really promising begin for Reiterberger and his group, the 2020 ARRC season was ended prematurely by the coronavirus pandemic.
“I’m very glad to get one other probability within the Asian Highway Racing Championship. Three years in the past, I already accomplished the primary ARRC occasion on the MotoGP monitor in Sepang. Again then I completed fourth within the moist first race and gained the second race within the dry with a giant lead and a brand new lap file. I actually loved it, however sadly Corona intervened and the remainder of the season was cancelled. So I’m much more glad to have one other probability to race in Asia. It’s a cool championship. It’s worldwide. The factories from Japan are very on this championship. So, it’s very attention-grabbing for us. We’re competing as a European producer with a Malaysian group. The race tracks are actually good. Most of them are tracks from the MotoGP calendar. I additionally just like the local weather as a result of it ought to at all times be very heat.
Along with the ONEXOX BMW TKKR group, Reiterberger will begin a brand new try this yr. Along with his dedication in Asia, the 28-year-old German from Obing will even stay part of the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Crew within the FIM Endurance World Championship and is concentrating on the World Championship title along with BMW. Reiterberger will experience the 2023 model of the BMW M 1000 RR in each championships.
“In addition to the ARRC, I’ll proceed to compete for the BMW Motorrad World Endurance Crew within the Endurance World Championship. The purpose is clearly the World Championship title. I believe we’ve the package deal to try this. Our rider line-up is unchanged and due to this fact simply as robust as final yr. Within the 2022 season, we had been capable of make a robust exhibiting regularly. Our bike is even higher for 2023. I’m significantly wanting ahead to Spa, as a result of aside from the IDM circuit in Schleiz, it’s my absolute favorite circuit by now. The circuit is solely superior.”
2023 FIM Asia Highway Racing Championship Calendar
- March 21-22 – Pre-Season Take a look at – Thailand, Chang Worldwide Circuit Buriram
- March 24-26 – Spherical One – Thailand, Chang Worldwide Circuit Buriram
- Could 12-14 – Spherical Two – Malaysia, Sepang Worldwide Circuit
- June 23-25 – Spherical Three – Japan, Sportsland Sugo Worldwide Circuit
- August 11-13 – Spherical 4 – Indonesia, Pertamina Mandalika Worldwide Circuit
- October 6-8 – Spherical 5 – China, Zhuhai Worldwide Circuit
- December 1-3 – Spherical Six – Thailand, Chang Worldwide Circuit Buriram