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Turkish famous person Razgatlioglu delivered Yamaha its first WSBK title in 2021 since 2009 when he beat Jonathan Rea in an exciting season that went right down to the ultimate spherical in Indonesia final November.
Razgatlioglu had been linked to a MotoGP swap for 2022 with Yamaha’s satellite tv for pc outfit – which was previously Petronas SRT, and is now the rebranded RNF Racing – however signed a two-year deal to stay with the Japanese marque in WSBK.
Regardless of this, Razgatlioglu did not rule out a MotoGP transfer in 2023 in a submit on his social media channels earlier this 12 months, whereas Yamaha confirmed in February it will host a personal take a look at for him on its MotoGP bike.
In an unique interview with Motorsport.com, Jarvis says Razgatlioglu’s take a look at – resulting from happen in June – is each a prize for his WSBK title and an analysis of a possible MotoGP step in 2023.
“I’d say it is a bit little bit of each, as a result of clearly successful the championship was an incredible feat he did final 12 months, first time for us [Yamaha] since 2009,” Jarvis mentioned.
“So, that was an vital factor, we actually admire and respect that. So, to strive the M1, we had an thought for him to strive it quite a bit sooner than we lastly will.
“Issues did not work out as a result of our championship ran late, his ran late. There have been many explanation why it did not occur earlier.
“So, lastly that first idea has transitioned and become a special idea now as a result of for certain it is one of many issues for him to change to MotoGP.
“What we have mentioned to him is anyway if you are going to make the swap, do it sooner relatively than later as a result of he is going be 26 this 12 months. So, if he is going come to MotoGP he ought to do it quickly. So, what higher than to do a severe take a look at on the M1?
“So, now we have a take a look at deliberate for him in June and we’ll dedicate a workforce to him and we’ll spend a whole day testing with him.
“It is going to be the primary probability to see and really feel how he can carry out on that bike. I additionally consider he may be positively a succesful rider within the MotoGP class.”
Toprak Razgatlioglu, Pata Yamaha WorldSBK after the crash again within the storage ,Assen WorldSBK race2, 24 April 2022
Picture by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images
Jarvis says it is possible any transfer to MotoGP with Yamaha for Razgatlioglu will come at its satellite tv for pc squad, although at current it solely has a one-year take care of RNF.
Franco Morbidelli additionally has a manufacturing facility contract by way of to the tip of 2023, although a poor begin to 2022 has put the Italian underneath stress. Fabio Quartararo is more likely to stay with Yamaha in 2023 regardless of contract negotiations nonetheless progressing.
“The query is after all he is [Razgatlioglu] on a manufacturing facility contract in World Superbikes,” Jarvis added.
“In fact each rider all the time needs to maneuver right into a manufacturing facility workforce, however we possibly haven’t got an opportunity in 2023. So, I feel in that case the one factor we may supply to him is a manufacturing facility contract with a satellite tv for pc workforce placement.
“Nevertheless it’s too early to speak about that and it is too early to speak about whether or not that will be fascinating for him or acceptable for him.
“He has a contract with Yamaha Europe longer than 2022 I feel.
“However he may keep longer in Superbike. There are various methods to have profession, as Johnny Rea will attest to.”