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Reviews: Redding Not in the Top 10: Adaptation to the BMW M1000RR requires more time

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Scott Redding hatte sich die Umstellung leichter vorgestellt © BMW Motorrad Scott Redding had made the change easier

the change from the Ducati Panigale V4R to the BMW M1000RR had obviously imagined scott redding. At the first day of the final precaisa disposal in Aragon, Redding ended only at the 13th position of the combined rating ( to the Test Report ).

Redding had 1.340 seconds behind and was slower than his two brand colleagues from the Bonovo team. Loris Baz was as a seventh best BMW pilot, Eugene Laverty landed at position ten.

The adaptation to the BMW requires more time according to Redding. "It is still a process that is not complete yet," admits the Brite in the exclusive conversation with 'Motorsport-Total.com'. "It's about finding out which direction we have to work. It's time for time."

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"One has the feeling to have done a step. But then you come to another route and has the feeling to have done two steps back. Then you have to re-orient yourself again. But that's right now. It's not easy. That's clear to us, "explains Redding.

With the support of BMW Redding is satisfied. "They work very hard to provide us with whom we can take the step we need to do. This requires time. We just work on and try to make the best of the situation," describes the World Cup third From 2021.

compared to Ducati, the BMW is different in many areas. The engine concept differs, because in contrast to the V-engine of Ducati, a row motor is installed at the BMW. In addition, a variety of other components are used.

"Everything is different. The engine, the electronics, the seating position, the brakes - there was nothing that felt similarly. It was a big change for me. But now it feels normal," explains the BMW newcomer.

on the question of which strengths and weaknesses the BMW has compared to Ducati, Redding can not give a meaningful answer. "No, I could not find out yet, but it's not fair to compare these things," says Redding. And what does he take for the final test day on Tuesday? "I'm trying to find more grip. It would be good if we succeed," says Redding.

Top 10 At the WSBK debut: BMW-Pilot Ilya Mikhalchik recommends that more .
with eighth place BMW replacement pilot Ilya Mikhalchik sat strongly in the prelude of the Superbike World Cup. In the course of one, the IDM champion was best BMW pilot and partly left Scott Redding, Loris Baz and Eugene Laverty. In the two Sunday races it did not go to the plan for Mikhalchik. A fall in the sprinklets and a 15th place were the yield of the final day in the Motorland. with its idea in the superpole and in the course, however, Mikhalchik has left a lasting impression.

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