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Reviews Folger questions BMW-Future: "Not convinced that I continue to"

20:15  04 september  2021
20:15  04 september  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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about 56 seconds missed Jonas Folger (Bonovo-BMW) at the first WSBK - Create in Magny-Cours on winner Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha). As a 16th, followers left only Kohta Nozane (GRT-Yamaha) and Loris Cresson (Pedercini-Kawasaki) behind them. After the renewed setback, Folger spoke clear text and questioned to sit in 2022 on a BMW M1000RR.

The disaster already took his run on Saturday in the Superpole. FOLGER had residue than 19. Over 2.5 seconds. "I just do not come on times. I have to fight," comments on the BMW pilot and adds: "If I drive alone, then it works."

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"In the superpole I was with the qualifying tire exactly as fast as with the SCX tire. I can not drive with the motorcycle if Grip is present," reports followers and calls the problem: "I overloaded the front wheel and get Chattering. "

Bad Start follows weak qualifying

and even in the race it ran bad from the beginning. After the start was followers last. "The start was not so great, even if the clutch worked for the first time since Navarra. The start was modest," notes followers.

"I've been hard past the two slowest drivers. On the brake, the motorcycle with full tank pushed pretty strongly. I have tried it. But I almost shot down another driver. I got chattering then. It's not easy , I'm not clear at the moment, "comments on the IDM champion.

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Apart from the strong idea in Assen, which remained unpertruent due to a fall, followed followers in series disappointing weekends. By the end of the season there is no further possibility to improve the situation.

"We do not have a test anymore. We have to do so as it is. I do not know what we still have to try or if there is a vote that is good for me," shows followers in a loss. "I really do not know. We can only go on, even if it's really hard and it torments me to drive such races like today."

"What should I do? I can not just descend. I drive the race of course to finish and try to have fun. I do not have fun if I'm on the last place. It is difficult and I have no answer" , that follower. "It is becoming increasingly difficult to keep the faith, on this motorcycle again quickly."

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"There must be a little miracle that we come there, where I wanted to be before the season," notes Folger, who wanted to end the season in the top 10 of the driver's ranking. As a WM-18. Drives folgers far behind their own possibilities.

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"I'm incredibly sorry for the team and for BMW that it's going to run as it runs. You have to think about whether it's all interested in our interest," says folgers, whether he will be a BMW in the future will pilot. "Of course, I give everything and do not say that I stop driving. But I'm not saying to be convinced of rock festival that I continue."

itself An intensive test winter is no solution according to the following. "You can do a lot, but you have to be lucky that the development goes exactly in the direction I need. I still have to decide for me, BMW and the team too," comments the German. "I am far from the performance I wanted to deliver. That's why it will be very difficult with a long winter to get there."

Parallels to Markus Reiterberger's World Cup Season 2019

Folgers Fate at BMW reminiscent of the situation in the season 2019. At that time Markus Reiterberger struggled with the S1000RR and stood clearly in the shadow of teammate Tom Sykes. Reiterberger could not build on his achievements with the World Cup version of the BMW, which he celebrated with the stockversion in the European Championship.

"Some have noticed what 'Reiti' has experienced in time at that time. It helps nothing. Of course, I'll talk to Markus about it. It does not change the fact that we do not find anything from today on tomorrow," suspected Folger.

The BMW-Werkspilot Tom Sykes and Michael van der Mark repeatedly indicate the potential of the M1000RR. "I treat it to the work team, but it is difficult for me to understand why you are so faster," grudges followers.

"We are not even fast. I really had hoped me to keep up with them. That's pretty much to be bone, so far from the work team. I do not know what to do differently," shows up The former MotoGP pilot completely attractive.

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