Four wheels meet two – and fuse together in a unique event. The latest training event from the BMW and MINI Driving Experience is guaranteed to get the pulse of power and performance fans racing: As the absolute highlight of an already extraordinary event, you get to feel the unrestrained power of the BMW HP4 Race (2017 model) when you open up the throttle of this carbon fibre superbike out on the track. At BMW M meets BMW Motorrad, one of the most breathtaking training events of the BMW and MINI Driving Experience programme, you can experience pure passion and the joy of driving as a mission.
These highlights are just waiting for you:
- A ride on the exclusive BMW HP4 Race
- Insider information and insights from the Product Manager of the BMW HP4 Race
- Motorcycle training session with former championship racing rider Jürgen Fuchs
- Drifts, evasive manoeuvres and laps at the limit with the BMW M2, BMW M3 and BMW M4
- Tours with the BMW i8 and BMW Motorrad bikes
- Off-road handling course with BMW X models like the BMW X6 M or the BMW X4 M40i
- A chance to talk shop with DTM driver Bruno Spengler
Other items on the agenda:
- Theoretical driving dynamics
- Practical training behind the wheel
- Two overnights with full board in a single room at Gut Brandlhof
(Your stay can be extended before or after the event at a special discounted rate)
- Congenial chalet evening
- Fuel and maintenance of BMW Motorrad bikes provided
- Souvenirs: premium limited jacket, T-shirt, cap and more
Full protective gear for biking:
Participants must bring their own full protective gear for biking to the event (helmet, gloves, one-piece or two-piece motorcycle suit with protectors, motorcycle boots and possibly a back protector). A rental service will not be available at the event.
Get astride the BMW HP4 RACE (2017 model) and go.
Assembled by hand in a limited series of only 750 examples, the BMW HP4 RACE is the most exclusive model manufactured in the history of BMW Motorrad to date. As an absolute highlight of this training event, every participant will be given the opportunity to experience the thrills of riding this 215 HP superbike out on the track.
With a full tank, the ready-to-roll HP4 RACE weighs in at only 171 kilos – less than the current works machines in the Superbike World Championship, and only a little more than the works racing bikes competing in the MotoGP.
But the best is yet to come: Product manager Sepp Mächler will be on the scene to give you insider information about the details of the bike – and will be revealing the secrets of its lightweight, 7.8-kilo, full-carbon mainframe, carbon wheels and all its other special features.
Current BMW M, BMW i and BMW X models.
During the two-day training event, the latest generations of the BMW M, BMW i and BMW X models are there to guarantee you even more power, faster action and an even bigger adrenalin kick. In the latest BMW M models, our high-performance specialists for road and racetrack, you will learn how to master perfect drifts and how to take corners and the long straights between them at maximum speed.
The training content ranges from sessions on the BWM M Drift course and an introduction to off-road driving with the BMW X models to finding the ideal line in bends with the cornering school. Trust us: this stage of the training programme is electrifying – at the latest when you get the chance to drive out in an exclusive BMW i8 plug-in hybrid, the first sports car that accelerates the coming of future high-speed mobility.
All the current BMW Motorrad models.
At this fascinating training event, you will not only have the chance to discover the excitement the BMW HP4 Race, but also the entire range of bikes currently available from the BMW Motorrad range. But that’s not all: Former motorcycle racing champion Jürgen Fuchs, who was also involved in the development of the BMW S 1000 RR and is an experienced instructor, will be there to give you his expert advice. You can look forward to experiencing the excitement of BMW bikes in an entire range of training session out on the circuit, an introduction to Enduro biking and learning how to master the art of cornering with your bike.
Train where other people take a holiday.
Although you may only have eyes for the overwhelming fascination of the highly emotive BMW models and BMW bikes, you really should take some time to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Alpine region in which this training event takes place. The stage on which our event is set is the ‘ÖAMTC Fahrtechnik Zentrum’ (Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Touring Club Driving Centre) in picturesque Saalfelden. Accommodation in a first-class, premium hotel and a convivial, traditional chalet evening perfectly round off this extraordinary experience.
Persons accompanying you to our training event can also look forward to countless interesting alternatives. For example, how about a sightseeing trip to Salzburg, or an intensive spa programme? Or sign up for one of the many exciting sporting activities on offer. These can be booked individually beforehand or arranged to meet your needs when you get there. By the way, you can extend your stay for as long as you wish before or after the training event on payment of an extra charge.