Some oldies...but they show a progression...
1) 1964: Sebastian Nachtmann wins on a R 69S in the German championship in the class 500cc
2) 1966: Kurt Tweesmann on his R 69S
Having had spread in the motorcycling scene, the impression was that the R-69S needed a new engine. This hope remained unfulfilled. In the same year BMW ended racing activities.
Three years later, BMW presented a new model range.
4) 1969: The models of the / 5 series are a complete new design with light metal cylinders. Frame and chassis come from the factory off-road equipment.
Based on the R 75 / 5 1970 BMW created the design study "Streetscrambler".
3) 1971:Herbert Schek wins on the R 75 / 5 off-road version of the German championship.
5) 1975: BMW starts the development department to build a series Enduro. The experimental prototype, nicknamed "Red Devil ".
Richard Schalber wins on the more developed "GS 80", the German Cup.