The reigning world champion also triumphs in Race 2 at TT Circuit Assen and takes home a splendid hat-trick. Locatelli on the podium: “It’s an incredible feeling”
The English champion drops the trio on the Dutch track, also winning the last race of the weekend in Assen. Second position for Scott Redding, third Andrea Locatelli. Excellent performance of the Italian rookie who conquers the first podium in his career in Sbk. Out of the game Razgatlioglu involved by Gerloff’s exuberance immediately after the start.
“Thank you so much to the fans in the stands: it was incredible to have them here, it was a fantastic atmosphere. What a crazy race at the beginning. The first lap was strange, I didn’t manage to start very well and I found myself in sixth position. tried to build my pace and improve. Locatelli did a great pace he deserved to be in the closed park even in the morning. Our bike is spectacular, congratulations to everyone. We move to Most in a couple of weeks for a new challenge ” .
Redding still on the podium
The Briton on Ducati was not entirely satisfied, these are his words: “I gave everything I could, I struggled to pass at the beginning, I didn’t have a great feeling at the front to take my pace. Then I pushed everyone to the maximum. The laps to get closer to Locatelli. It was difficult conditions to choose the right tire combination. I couldn’t win today and it’s a shame, but I’m very happy to be back on the podium. Thanks to everyone who came here, it was It’s great to have the public and thanks to those who supported the Superbike riders “.
First career podium in Superbike for the Italian rookie. “It’s an incredible feeling – says Andrea – I think it’s one of the best days of my life, going to the podium in SBK is an incredible feeling. When we got here we were still looking for the best possible result, but I didn’t think I could go. on the podium. Thanks to all the fans present at Assen, it’s great to come here every time. We hope that the Covid situation will improve to finally see the public return to the track.
July 25, 2021 (change July 25, 2021 | 16:41)
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