Victory for Miguel Oliveira accompanied by a new BMW M4 Gran Coupé – 45 Seconds

Miguel Oliveira wins MotoGP for the first time at the 2020 Styrian Grand Prix and wins a new BMW M4 Gran Coupé, which will not be officially launched until September.

Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira claimed his first victory in the top category of world motorcycling at the 2020 Styrian Grand Prix in MotoGP, held at the Austrian Red Bull Ring circuit.

As a special prize for the winner of the race, he also took home a BMW M4 Gran Coupé, a model that will not be launched until 2021.

Sponsor of the race, BMW offered the vehicle to the driver, next to which he celebrated with the Portuguese flag. It was the first triumph for Miguel Oliveira and a Portuguese at the MotoGP World Championship.

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Miguel Oliveira wins the MotoGP Styria GP and a BMW M4 Gran Coupé

The Portuguese KTM, who started from the third row of the starting grid, won several places in the second game, for the last 12 laps, after the accident of the Spaniard Maverick Viñales (Yamaha).

In the last corner, while in third place, he took advantage of the duel between Australian Jack Miller (Ducati) and Spaniard Pol Espargaró (KTM) to receive the checkered flag first.

The Portuguese will still have to wait

“Congratulations to Miguel Oliveira” congratulated Markus Flasch, CEO of BMW M GmbH: “A fantastic performance made him the winner of this competition”.

"As a long-time Dorna partner and race sponsor, we are delighted to present Miguel with the new BMW M4 as a reward for his victory," said Markus Flasch.

The BMW M boss said the Portuguese driver will have to wait a bit longer to drive his new BMW M4, as this model is so new that it is not yet on the market.

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Miguel Oliveira has already toured the BMW M4 Gran Coupé

“However, we are sure he will have a lot of fun with this vehicle – as the first test after the race has already demonstrated,” added Markus Flasch.

Miguel Oliveira in turn said he was very happy and "full of heart" to have been the first MotoGP rider to receive such a special award.

“I met the new BMW M4 here at the Red Bull Ring and can't wait to have my own vehicle in my hands. I would like to thank BMW M for this fantastic and rewarding prize, ”said the first Portuguese to win a MotoGP race.

The official presentation of the BMW M4 Gran Coupé is scheduled for September. This model will be available with six-cylinder and three-liter turbocharged engines, which will be offered in power levels of 480 hp and 510 hp.

BMW M8 Gran Coupé MotoGP Safety Car debuts

The Red Bull Ring was also used for the launch of the BMW M8 Gran Coupé MotoGP Safety Car, based on the BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé.

The year 2020 marks the 22nd season of the BMW M as “the official MotoGP car and now the BMW M8 Gran Coupé MotoGP Safety Car will lead the Safety Car fleet.

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BMW M8 Gran Coupé MotoGP Safety Car

The BMW M8 Gran Coupé Moto GP Safety Car is a four-door sports vehicle, equipped with a V8 engine developing a power of 625 hp.

Acceleration is also in a class of its own: the new Safety Car can go from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.2 seconds. The innovative M xDrive all-wheel drive technology also guarantees excellent driving dynamics in all situations.

As for its design, the paint is surprisingly asymmetrical and has a black layer with an anti-reflective coating. This function improves optics and increases the driver's concentration.

The deconstructed graphics in the signature colors of the BWM M are also impressive, as they are a symbolic representation of the digital age of motorsport.

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