Toprak Razgatlioglu closes the primary Superbike spherical in Catalunya with zero factors. An electronics downside knocked him out 6 laps from the end.
September 18, 2021 – 20:32
Unhealthy luck subscribes to Toprak Razgatlioglu who has to depart the Montmelò asphalt six laps from the end, when victory was in his grasp. A Superbike Saturday to neglect for the manufacturing unit Yamaha staff, with the Turkish rider exhibiting off his greatest moist efficiency of his profession. For Jonathan Rea it’s a breath of contemporary air and takes him again to the highest of the World Championship standings, however the benefit is simply 6 factors (376 in opposition to 370). “At the moment I used to be forward for the primary time in moist situations. Six laps earlier than the tip of the race I had an issue with the electronics. I used to be shocked. At first I used to be irritated“.
A climbing race
Toprak Razgatlioglu withstood the assaults of an incredible Axel Bassani, whereas Jonathan Rea died within the closing. It might have been a “deadly” blow to the race for the Superbike title, however anger combined with despair reigns within the Yamaha storage. “After overtaking Johnny, I advised myself it was my race“, The Turk added. “I do not usually have a look at the rankings. I at all times give attention to successful the race. I am now six factors behind Johnny“. Tomorrow he’s relying on two good races to get again to the highest of the championship, however in case of dry situations the steadiness on the observe might be combined up.
What occurred to the R1? The battery was shedding voltage and consequently the electronics not labored. Whether or not this failure was as a result of water on the asphalt is presently underneath investigation. After race 1 he congratulates the younger Bassani. “He’s at all times quick within the moistToprak stated. “I additionally noticed that the Ducati’s electronics work very nicely within the moist. Bassani did not shock me, I rode in opposition to him years in the past. I used to be anticipating van der Mark to come back too, he too is quick within the rain as ordinary. It was an excellent race for me, it simply did not finish nicely“. However Superbike Sunday guarantees to be nothing in need of thrilling.
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