"Ducati wants to win in GP, BMW in SBK"
BMW chose him just when Ducati seemed to have no confidence in him. He was the
He was the third force in the 2021 championship and wants to bring success to the German manufacturer
Never dull and often over the top, Scott Redding has been the third force in the 2021 World Superbike Championship.
Scott Redding has been the third force in the 2021 World Superbike Championship, often inserting himself in the on-track battle between Rea and Razgatlioglu.
The Englishman's Ducati paid the price for a poor performance at the penultimate round in San Juan, Argentina.
The Englishman on the Ducati paid the price for a first part of the season that fell short of expectations, and it wasn't enough for him to take seven wins and 21 podiums to win a title that Ducati has been missing for eleven years.
years. Next year Redding will be the lead rider for an ambitious BMW, who believed in him at the same time as the Aruba team organised a series of meetings with him.
just as the Aruba team was organising the return of Alvaro Bautista.
Scott has succumbed to the Bavarian manufacturer's flattery, but he confided in us that his choice was not just a financial one. In his opinion, Ducati's strong commitment to MotoGP limits the resources they can devote to Superbike,
while BMW is concentrating its efforts on the world of production derivatives.
reason for his choice.
Ducati decided to give up on him, but at the end of the season Redding has shown that he has found a good feeling with his V4, so much so that he is able to fight on equal terms with Kawasaki and Yamaha. The move to BMW moves him away from MotoGP, a championship to which Scott could return in the future, but at the moment his focus is on winning in Superbike. His short-term plans are to marry Jacey in California and to get on the M 1000 RR as soon as possible.