MICHAEL VAN DER MARK
Date of birth: 26th October 1992
Birthplace: Gouda (NED)
Residence: Bergschenhoek (NED)
Crew chief: Marcus Eschenbacher (GER)
Michael van der Mark joined BMW Motorrad Motorsport and the in the 2021 season. The 29-year-old Dutchman can already look back on an impressive career and is extremely popular in his native Netherlands and beyond. In 2014, he was the first Dutchman to be crowned Supersport world champion. He is also the first rider from the Netherlands to finish on the podium and claim a race win in WorldSBK. Van der Mark has been racing in the Superbike World Championship since 2015. In the 2021 season, he claimed the first victory for the BMW M 1000 RR and added two more podium finishes to that.