Motorcycle Racing News AMA Superbike: Pegram on BMW S1000RR

AMA Superbike: Pegram on BMW S1000RR

2011 AMA Superbike

Last Monday, the Foremost Insurance / Pegram Racing AMA Superbike team reported they had parted with Ducati, but would make an announcement shortly about their 2011 plans.

And the news arrived quickly; on Wednesday, the team, owned by racer Larry Pegram, said they will campaign the BMW S1000RR next year.

The team has already completed some preliminary testing on the BMW S 1000 RR for the 2011 AMA Superbike Championship, and Pegram says he’s happy with the superbike’s performance.

Larry Pegram says: “We have tested three times aboard a slightly modified, but mostly stock, BMW

S 1000 RR and I am really pleased with the bike’s performance.”

“I comfortably did laps that were already very competitive. Some minor modifications will make the RR race ready and a true contender to win AMA Superbike races.”

Todd Andersen (Marketing Manager, from BMW North America) says: “BMW is thrilled that Foremost Insurance / Pegram Racing have chosen to campaign the

BMW S 1000 RR in the AMA Superbike championship. Giving Larry’s race-winning history, we expect great things from the team.”

Randy Slotten (Marketing Director of Foremost Insurance) says: “Foremost Insurance is pleased to be able to continue as title sponsor of

Pegram Racing Team and is very enthusiastic about supporting Pegram’s BMW


The Foremost Insurance / Pegram Racing team competed on the 1098R Ducati for the past two AMA Superbike seasons. Without factory backing, the team finished fourth overall in both 2009 and 2010.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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