Motorcycles Yamaha Plant MotoGP Test with WSBK Pilot Toprak Razgatlioglu
"Candidates for the MotoGP" - WSBK team boss via Razgatlioglu and Gerloff
© Motorsport Images Garrett Gerloff and Toprak RazgaLoglu recommended for the MotoGP the premature contract resolution of Maverick Vinales ( more info ) brings Yamaha into an unexpected situation . For the MotoGP season 2022, the Japanese must have a successor to second place in the work team. Petronas-Pilot Franco Morbidelli would be the logical choice. But that would leave a gap in the Petronas team.
leader Toprak Razgatlioglu signed at the beginning of July for two more years in the Yamaha work team and Plant until at least 2023 in the WSBK. Nevertheless, a premature change to the MotoGP is not excluded. Now it is leaked that the Turkish exceptional councilor should test the Yamaha M1 for the first time at the end of the year.
In the recent edition of, a conversation between REA and RAZGAliGlu is shown by going to a potential MotoGP test. Razugglioglu confirms Rea that he wants to test the M1: "Yes, this year will test. Maybe I do not like it."
Dall'igna shoots against Yamaha: "Ducati would have treated Morbidelli differently"
As a vice-world champion would have to give Yamaha Franco Morbidelli a current M1, Luigi Dall'igna, the early season planning he can understand however Yamaha sets three current and one older Motorcycle in. When the Petronas SRT team was installed in 2019 as a new satellite team, technical support changed. Before that, the Tech-3 team had practically always available the previous year's model of the M1. Petronas bought a current factory specification.
Manager Kenan Sofuoglu already remarked that Razgatlioglus style is not so well harmonized with the MotoGP bike as with the Superbike. Jonathan Rea advises his World Cup rivals, not too long to wait: "I wanted to go to the MotoGP, but never had a chance. If you have a chance, then you have to change. Believe me, otherwise you'll be 30 years old? Nobody wants you. "
We have followed in Jerez at Yamaha as part of the WSBK event in Yerez, which is on a MotoGP test with RazgaLoglu. "If there is a way to get an impression of the MotoGP machine, then we will do that too. Then we would be better prepared if a replacement pilot is needed in the future," commented Yamaha-WSBK project manager Andrea Dosoli in the Conversation with 'Motorsport-Total.com'.
"Devastated": Gerloff annoyed by mistake - Yamaha manager angry
Garrett Gerloff draws in Assen the ire of fellow Toprak Razgatlioglu in coming - Yamaha classifies the collision at Turn 1 as a mistake and not a bad one It was The excitement of the second WSBK run in Assen: Yamaha-Pilot Garrett Gerloff collides in curve 1 with brand colleague and World Cup candidates Toprak RazgaLoglu and brings the Turks. In the paddock, it was agreed that Gerloff was the culprit ( to the reactions ).
"We have a close connection to the MotoGP project. When a replacement driver was needed in the MotoGP, we offered our driver. With that we offered you the chance to discover new possibilities. At that moment It's not confirmed yet. But we would like to seek more closely in the future, "explains Dosoli.
The remarks that Razugglioglu does not harmonize with the MotoGP machine due to its aggressive driving style, the Yamaha Responsible does not share: "A driver with talent can adapt to any type of machine. A talented driver recognizes the maximum of Get the respective motorcycle, no matter in which category, "says dosoli.
WSBK Jerez FT3: Toprak Razguloglu front, no BMW pilot in the top 10 .
Yamaha Werkspilot Toprak Razgatlioglu has secured the FT3 best time at the WSBK event in Jerez. The World Cup leader sat down at the final attempt with a 1: 39.461 round at the top and referred to WM-Rival Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) to the second position. © Motorsport.com Motorsport Photo The two German participants were able to increase compared to Friday. Jonas Folger (Bonovo-BMW) came to the best time up to 1,598 seconds. Wildcard starter Marvin Fritz (Yart-Yamaha) made a big jump and had 1.64