Alex Barros returns to track and wins Brazilian SBK round
Alex Barros makes successful racing comeback with a win and a podium finish on the BMW S 1000 RR in the SuperBike Series Brazil.
Former MotoGP star Alex Barros was victorious last weekend with his BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing Team RR at the Brazilian SBK season finale in São Paulo.
Two races were held at the ninth and final round of the SuperBike Series Brasil (BRSBK) in São Paulo (BR) last weekend. The season finale saw one more win and a total of four podium finishes for the BMW S 1000 RR – and a prominent guest starter: Alex Barros (BR), former MotoGP rider and long time record holder with 276 starts in the motorcycle world championship. The team principal of the BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing Team took the opportunity to race the RR himself at São Paulo.
In race one, Barros was on the podium in second, followed by Danilo Lewis (BR / TecFil Racing Team) in third. Regular BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing Team rider Diego Pierluigi (AR) completed the BMW success in fourth.
In race two, Barros went one better, taking a sensational win and the fastest race lap.
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