WorldSBK: Toprak Razgatlioglu Left Yamaha To Join BMW

After four successful season with Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK Team, Toprak Razgatlioglu is set to leave the team and joins BMW Motorrad Motorsport for the 2024 season. 

  • The Turkish rider took home 31 race win and 47 podium finish with Yamaha. 
  • The decision to join BMW further ending any notion of jumping to MotoGP. 

Starting from 2024, Toprak will compete on the BMW M 1000 RR representing the ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team.

Since his debut in WorldSBK in 2018, Razgatlioglu has consistently demonstrated his talent. In his first season alone, he achieved podium finishes, setting the stage for his remarkable career. With an impressive record of 33 wins and a total of 93 podium finishes out of 168 WorldSBK races, Razgatlioglu has established himself as one of the finest riders in the field.

Dr. Markus Schramm, Head of BMW Motorrad, expressed his warm welcome to Razgatlioglu, stating, “We are delighted to welcome him to our WorldSBK factory squad from next season on. I am very proud that Toprak has opted to join BMW Motorrad. This is a forward-looking step for our project and a strong commitment of BMW Motorrad Motorsport in World Superbike.”

Marc Bongers, BMW Motorrad Motorsport Director, acknowledged Razgatlioglu’s exceptional skills and praised his personality on and off the track. Bongers emphasized the anticipation surrounding the collaboration and the promising future that lies ahead for the team.

Further announcements regarding the allocation of other rider-team partnerships will be made in due course. The arrival of Toprak Razgatlioglu to the BMW Motorrad Motorsport family signals an exciting chapter for the team as they gear up for the challenges and triumphs of the upcoming WorldSBK seaso



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