Offbeat Scott Redding Staunt: A talent like Toprak Razgatlioglu has never existed

15:05  12 october  2021
15:05  12 october  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

WSBK Argentina FT1: Razgatlioglu with show of force, Redding before Rea

 WSBK Argentina FT1: Razgatlioglu with show of force, Redding before Rea © Yamaha Toprak Razgatlioglu hesitated at first, but then sat down at the head Yamaha factory pilot Toprak Razgatlioglu is started with a pole position in the Argentine weekend. The Turk set the fastest time in FP1 and referred Ducati rider Scott Redding with over half a second ahead of number two. World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) was third ( to earnings ). Technical problems led to a delay. The session started with more than half an hour late.

Die Fahrzeugbeherrschung von Toprak Razgatlioglu ist laut Scott Redding einmalig © Yamaha The vehicle control of Toprak Razgatlioglu is according to Scott Redding unique

The success series of Superbike Record World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) could be six titles this year Go to end in a row. Two events are still off and current Rea is 24 points back.

Yamaha Pilot Toprak Razgatlioglu currently performs the championship and at the weekend in Argentina has the chance to ensure preliminary decision. Ducati-Pilot Scott Redding has even as a World Cup third outsider opportunities, but with 54 points residue depends on the pitch of the two World Cup candidates.

Toprak Razgatlioglu © Motorsport Images Toprak Razgatlioglu

Redding already expressed several times critically about the razguloglus driving style ( more information ). But the talent of the Turks delights him. "Toprak and Jonathan both have an incredible talent. Toprak has a different kind of talent. We have never seen this type of talent in motorsports before," says the Ducati pilot in the exclusive conversation with 'Motorsport Total. com '.

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Jonathan Rea © Kawasaki Jonathan Rea

"It's due to his past, because he is stuntman. It's normal for him to drive on a bike," says Redding.

"It is also normal for us other riders. But there is a difference. We got used to the rear wheel for a few meters losing the ground contact. At Toprak, the rear wheel is longer in the air than on the ground," kids the Briton.

"It looks spectacular. You need a very good control over the bike and a great feeling," says Redding, who has recognized that world champion Jonathan Rea had to be able to keep up with Razguloglu.

"Jonathan had to adapt his technique. He also has a lot of talent. He can do things with the motorcycle, which are not many other drivers able to be able to do it. But he has to change his style," says redding and adds: " That's older drivers hard, but Jonathan mastered this challenge. "

"You can see it when you watch him. Then it becomes clear that he knows exactly what he does and how he had to change himself to achieve his goal," says Redding, who at the end of the season of Ducati BMW will change.

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