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I was granted an exclusive visit to German car giant BMW's research and development centre on the outskirts of Munich. It is developing the environmentally-friendly cars of tomorrow today. My visit coincided with the opening of the IAA Mobility Show taking place just up the road. Traditionally at this time, Germany's biggest motor show would take place in Frankfurt. But against the background of environmental concerns and imminent bans on selling new petrol and diesel models at the end of the decade, motor manufacturers decided it was time for a change.
Scott Redding drove at the season finale of the Superbike World Cup in Mandalika (Indonesia) its for the time being Last race as Ducati pilot. At the end of 2019, the then BSB champion moved to the Superbike World Cup and wanted to help Ducati for the first title since 2011. Two years later, it is clear that Redding could not reach this goal. After the vice title in the previous year, he became total third-party in the past season.
"The season was fine. I made some mistakes, the team too. That cost me the championship," the Brit accounts. "You need a little luck to win the championship. I did not have that."
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The final race fought Redding again for the victory. "I attacked strongly because I wanted to win again for you. That was my goal. I tried it and I think she realized how much passion and heart I have put in the previous year and this year showed that year I never open, "he explains.Scott Redding wanted the fans to offer a good show
long was unclear whether the second run can actually take place. "I wanted us to try it. The fans here in Indonesia were already waiting on Saturday and I told me that we have to try it," says Redding.
Jonathan Rea just sat against Scott Redding by
"Normally I would have been a bit more conservative. But this time I wanted to offer a show," he describes. After a hard duel with ex-champion Jonathan Rea, Redding had to satisfy two of two.
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Mandalika is no Ducati-track
"in the race, I had more struggling to fight than in the workouts. That was on the trailing front tire. I felt comfortable on the motorcycle, but this course is not perfect for the Ducati. He is not perfect for the Ducati is okay, but in some areas we lost time. In the rain that was no longer the case. However, the electronics kept me back, so I had to attack during braking, "says the Brite.
In the coming year, Redding starts for BMW. "In mid-December, a test is planned with the new motorcycle," reveal redding. "It's important for me to hang the Ducati combination in the closet to slip into the new leather coil and test the new motorcycle."
"I want to understand it and do not worry about the winter break, as it feels like it, I want to test it in peace and then attack to recognize the weaknesses," explains Redding. And what does he say to the new teammate?
Scott Redding drove his last race with the Ducati Panigale V4R
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"Van der Mark seems to be okay. On the track he is pretty aggressive, but off the track He seems to be a nice guy. I already talked to him, "says Redding.Scott Redding also wants to fight with the BMW for victories
At the season finale, Toprak Razgatlioglu gained the title and dethronte Jonathan Rea. "I want to congratulate him first. The winning championship is something really impressive. I had the same goal. He went well and was strong in every race and that with almost all conditions," praises Redding.
"Yamaha worked well to improve the package for him. And he has delivered. It was not easy because we - I, Toprak and Jonathan - we did a lot of hard struggles. We struggled in almost every race. He has mine Respect, "Redding notes and announces:" We will fight again, my friend! "
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Miller: Ducati can dominate with 2022 MotoGP bike .
Jack Miller believes Ducati has “got a good chance” of dominating the 2022 MotoGP season with its latest Desmosedici following a positive Jerez test on the GP22 prototype.Miller won twice at Jerez and Le Mans, while factory Ducati team-mate Francesco Bagnaia scored four victories and Pramac rookie Jorge Martin claimed a maiden win at the Styrian Grand Prix.