Motorcycles Jonathan Rea confirms: Work window of the Ducati Panigale V4R is too small
Ducati: Bautista victories laminated the vulnerability of the Panigale V4R
© Motorsport Images WSBK 2019: Alvaro Bautista formed with the Ducati Panigale V4R a powerful connection as Alvaro Bautista with eleven partially extremely sovereign victories started in the WSBK 2019 WSBK season, Indicated everything that the then brand new Ducati Panigale V4R is the new measure of things in the Superbike World Cup. Two and a half years later, Ducati continues to be in vain for a World Cup success in the series where they have dominated for years.
After two vice-titles in a row should finally follow the first title this year, but Ducati Fight in the third year with the V4 Panigale with problems. From route to route, the achievements of the Ducati pilots differ more extreme than the Kawasaki and Yamaha pilots.
Current is Scott Redding as a World Cup third best Ducati pilot. But with 60 points residue Redding is relying on mistakes of competition to have a word about the title.
The big residue came about by the non-constant good results. Also teammate Michael Ruben Rinaldi and Goeleven-Pilot Chaz Davies have problems to assert themselves weekend for weekend in the front field.
REA makes psychological pressure on razguloglu: "He too is at the limit"
© Motorsport Images 30 points lead Hat Toprak Razgatlioglu on Jonathan Rea also in Argentina it did not work for Toprak Razgatlioglu, all three races on a weekend of the Superbike World Cup to win. The Yamaha driver won in Run 1 and in the superpole race, but in the second race he had to give himself scott redding (Ducati) and Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki). © Kawasaki Jonathan Rea With this result, RazgAlioglu enlarged its score on Rea from 24 to 30.
What does World Champion Jonathan Rea say the performance of the Ducati pilots? "If I see a Ducati, it works very well, because in this case, the one is usually at the top. But it looks like it's a difficult motorcycle," says Rea.
"It works as if it were difficult to bring the motorcycle to the right work window. It is more difficult than other motorcycles," the Kawasaki pilot sets. "They have a lot of power. But that does not bring anything when the handling of the machine is wrong."
is unclear why the Ducati Panigale V4R is sometimes unbeatable and far from the podium on the following weekend. REA suspects that it is on the concept of the motorcycle. The frame construction and the engine layout are fundamentally different from the machines of the competition.
"The concept is the motorcycle differently than the other machines. You have a V4 engine, a single-arm swing and many parts that can not be seen in more conventional machines," explains Rea, but that does not want to be concrete: "I drove Never one and therefore can not understand it correctly. "
WSBK 2022: Scott Redding changes from Ducati to BMW .
© Motorsport Images Scott Redding leaves Ducati and makes room for its predecessor Scott Redding will compete in the upcoming WSBK season for the BMW worksteam. Just in front of the racing weekend in Navarre, BMW confirmed that Redding in the season 2022 teammates of Michael Van will be the mark. is unclear as it continues with Tom Sykes. The Brit has been constantly BMW Pilot in recent years.