Mandalika International Street Circuit
The BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team today returned to World Superbike action at the all new Mandalika International Street Circuit on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Tom Sykes was back onboard his BMW M 1000RR in today’s FP1 and FP2 sessions following his long absence due to his injury sustained in Catalunya, Barcelona. It didn’t take long for Tom to get back up to speed as he finished in P13 overall for the day (1’35.411).
Michael van der Mark headed into today’s practice sessions not feeling 100% with suspected food poisoning. The team and Michael made the decision to run limited laps to preserve Mickeys energy for the remainder of the weekend. Despite that he was still able to put his BMW M 1000 RR into the top 10 with his fastest lap at (1’34.938).