Motorcycles REA via Shitstorm follow: "It is difficult to recover mentally"
WSBK Assen: Gerloff clears RazgAlioglu in the first curve, Rea triumphed!
© Motorsport Images Garrett Gerloff (31) cleared Yamaha brand colleague Toprak Razgatlioglu (54) from the path Kawasaki pilot Jonathan Rea has secured the victory in the second asses race ( to the Race Result ). The world champion showed a strong catch-up after he lost some positions in curve 1. Responsible for this was Yamaha-Pilot Garrett Gerloff, who enthused to the brake completely enthusiasted and the World Cup candidate Toprak razguloglu out of the race.
with the protest at the WSBK event in Magny-Cours Angry Kawasaki and Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea a big part of the fans. This was followed by countless negative comments on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. The large empormal wave surprised Rea, who severely criticized the sometimes very rude behavior of some users in the social networks.
"Nowadays, it is quite simple by the social networks, expressed his opinion. I speak of experience, because I had some problems with the social networks after the FIM had changed the result of the superpole race," Notes Rea.
Autodom Most: Jonathan Rea wishes for 2022 a new layout
before and during the WSBK premiere in the Czech Most was debated intensively on security. Ducati-Pilot Scott Redding made air after the training start on Friday air ( what REDDING has said for safety ). The Briton had already classified the course after a test with a serial machine as non-WM-worthy. Jonathan Rea stopped back during the weekend and gave a critical comment on the course after the final race. "Curve 13 is foaming, because the distance limitation is very close.
When departing in Magny-Cours, Rea had no idea what will happen. "I looked at my Instagram channel at the first tankstopp and saw that there is a bomb exploded there," reports the record world champion. "It was terrible what was going on in the social networks. It did not only affect the canals of the Superbike World Cup but also my own."
"Three days later, I published a picture of my motocross machine and continued to receive a thick of negative comments. You need a thick coat, because people write to wish that you are crashing. They are really terrible things that are written," regrets Rea.
"It is important to be nice - especially in these times when mental health is so important," emphasizes the Kawasaki pilot. "It's not nice if you offer the people a platform where you can do it badly."
Scott Redding changes to BMW - Spectacular driver change in the Superbike World Cup
The 28-year-old Briton Scott Redding changes to the 2022 season from the Ducati work team to the BMW Motorrad Worldsbk Team. That made BMW now known. © BMW Redding has been active in various world championship classes since 2008, among other things, he was launched for five years in the MotoGP. In 2019, he joined for a season in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) and secured the title there.
Jonathan Rea shows unimpressed, Garrett Gerloff Hadert
In the following events, Rea noticed nothing and presented himself in top form. It was very different at Yamaha-Pilot Garrett Gerloff, who has been looking for his form since the controversial starting accident in Assen, where Toprak Razgatlioglu came to fall.
"I saw this kind of comments even in the case of Garrett. I am very sorry for him, because he is not a stupid man," says Rea. "Sure, he made some mistakes. The biggest problem is that he threw an asses with Toprak one of the most important riders out of the race."
also world-class pilots are people with feelings
"It is difficult to recover mentally. The people in the social networks are to a large extent. If a driver puts on the helmet and attracts the leather coil, then there is one certain protection. You feel unbeatable. But underneath a person is with feelings and emotions, "Rea makes it clear.
WSBK Magny-Cours FT1: Jonathan Rea brings best time, BMW on position two!
© Motorsport Images Jonathan Rea waited for a long time and drove in the FT1 only one Stint during the training start of the Superbike World Cup in Magny-Cours, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) sat down in the final attempt to the top and got the best time ( to the FT1 result ). The world champion waited for a long time at the beginning of the FT1 at the Kawasaki box, as the conditions were not ideal. Michael van der Mark drove the second fastest time with his BMW M1000RR.
"I'm really sorry for him, because he is no longer the driver he was at the beginning of the season. At the beginning of the year, we talked about the team about it and expected that he can fight for the championship. But I think that this quiet phase will be important to him to rebuild ", Rea notes and adds:" He is a very faster and talented driver. "
But already before the big boom of social networks, there were fans who have perceived the sport something too emotionally. Rea remembers the WSBK season 2009: "I got along at the Nürburgring in Kurve 1 with Noriyuki Haga together. He crashed and there were Italian fans who told me that they are waiting for me in Imola with a pistol."
"These are really stupid stories," says Rea. "I can imagine how these guys are at their parents sit in the home in the muscle shirt on the computer and put themselves a three-liter bottle of energy drink. These are these typical people who want to make trouble. These people do not like these people. It is not Important to be nice. "
WSBK Portimao FT3: Rea waferdünn before Razgatlioglu, BMW in the top 6 .
© kawasaki Jonathan Rea goes as a favorite in the superpole and running one Kawasaki pilot Jonathan Rea has at the WSBK event in Portimao also in the third free workout Secured the best time ( for result ). The world champion circulated the demanding course at the Algarve on Saturday morning in 1: 40,553 minutes and was thus much faster than on Friday. In the FT2 on Friday afternoon, Rea resigned with a 1: 41.466 Round at the top.