Jonathan Rea winner, rookie Andrea Locatelli on the rostrum, Toprak Razgatlioglu received by Garrett Gerloff: the 2021 World Superbike Championship has had what’s going to stay as one in every of its most necessary days in Assen this Sunday.
Being a world champion requires pace, consistency, but in addition success. This Sunday, this success was not on the facet of Toprak Razgatlioglu, on the TT Circuit Assen.
After a wonderful exit from the grid, the Turk set off to signal the holeshot of the second set. However his first flip was stopped useless by the ardor of Garrett Gerloff. Too opportunistic in his braking, the American made contact with Toprak Razgatlioglu and triggered him to fall. Unable to begin once more, he had his first white results of the yr.
Up entrance, Jonathan Rea didn’t fail to grab the chance introduced to him. Already winner of the primary spherical, Saturday, then the dash, this Sunday morning, the Kawasaki rider accomplished his weekend with a hat-trick. Beginning cautiously, he took management of operations 11 laps from the end, dispossessing Andrea Locatelli of the lead. He received 1.6 seconds forward of Scott Redding.
A time chief, as talked about above, Andrea Locatelli accomplished the rostrum and received the primary trophy of his profession in Superbike. 5 seconds behind him, Chaz Davies secured a pleasant fourth place and a spot of greatest unbiased driver. Alvaro Bautista completes the top-5, his greatest results of the yr after some robust first assessments on the Honda.
The results of the autumn of the unlucky Toprak Razgatlioglu are heavy. The Turk finds himself 37 factors behind Jonathan Rea, alone on the prime of the championship. Nonetheless second, he saved Scott Redding at a distance, now 81 factors behind.
WorldSBK Assen – Spherical 2:
Superbike Championship after Assen (2nd spherical): 1. Jonathan Rea 243 pts, 2. Toprak Razgatlioglu 206 (-37), three. Scott Redding 162 (-81), four. Alex Lowes 127 (-116), 5. Michael Ruben Rinaldi 111 (-132)…
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