WSBK – WSBK 2018: a tour of Portimao with Loris Baz – Occasions BMW

WSBK 2018: a tour of Portimao with Loris Baz

WSBK - WSBK 2018: a tour of Portimao with Loris Baz - Occasions BMW

"Follow me with the on-board camera on the Portimão circuit!", Launches the French driver who finished 12th in the 2018 WSBK tests in Portimao (Portugal) on the handlebars of his BMW S1000RR. Ready? Let’s go !

Before the start of the 2018 WorldSBK season (Australia), Loris Baz completed 1350 km on his Althea BMW Racing team, during testing at and then at .

  • MNC of January 26, 2018 :
  • MNC of January 29, 2018 :

"I draw up a rather positive assessment", sums up the Haut-Savoyard, who placed 12th, 1.3 seconds behind Jonathan Rea (1’42.790 in race tires). “I fell for the first time on the handlebars of the Superbike on Sunday at the start of the session. Fortunately, we didn’t waste any time. I’m still having some difficulties with new tires, although this is not the case at all when these The latter are worn out. So we started to play with different geometries to make the best use of the tires in all circumstances. We have found a few solutions, but we have to find the right compromise. I also have to continue to adapt to the Pirelli. , which offer more grip on the first laps. I am nevertheless delighted, we have reduced the gap with the outposts and, unlike those ahead of me, I did not use qualifying tires to sign my chrono. Even if I am not where I would like to be in the standings, it is encouraging and I am having fun on the bike. We still have one Test in Australia during which I hope to find the set-up that will allow me to be rapid e in the race as on a lap. Follow me on board camera on the Portimão circuit! "

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