Bike India : 2020-07-10

INTERVIEW SCOTT REDDING : 68 : 68

INTERVIEW SCOTT REDDING

parties in my motorhome, then i did the double the next day. i wasn’t drinking, but we had music and we had fun and we laughed a lot. You forget you’re at a race, then you get up the next morning and it’s focus time. One vision: winning. some other times in the week before a race, i felt a bit nervous or stressed, so i’d go out and have a party with the boys. that made me feel less stressed, which helped me during the race weekend.’ redding has always enjoyed having a laugh, both with his mates and with fans. at the track he’s a bit of a showman and even away from the track he sometimes goes out of his way to interact with the paying public. recently a mate of chief designer, Paul Lang, was driving up the a1 when he overtook redding’s van and gave him a wave. redding waved back and ushered him into a layby, where they had a quick chat, took a couple of selfies, and continued on their way. ‘if someone is happy to see you, why not? if i was on a schedule and had to be somewhere, it would’ve been: sorry, mate; but if i’m not in a rush, what CURRICULUM VITAE SCOTT REDDING: Born: Lives: 2003: 2004: 2005: 2006: 2007: 2008: 2009: 2010: 2011: 2012: 2013: 2014: 2015: 2016: 2017: 2018: 2019: 4 January 1993 Malibu, USA 4th European minimoto championsh­ip MiniGP 50 British champion MiniGP 80 Spanish champion 7th 125 Spanish championsh­ip (Aprilia) Bike’s 2nd 125 Spanish championsh­ip (Aprilia) 11th 125 world championsh­ip (Aprilia) 15th 125 world championsh­ip (Aprilia) 8th Moto2 world championsh­ip (Suter) 15th Moto2 world championsh­ip (Suter) 5th Moto2 world championsh­ip (Kalex) ‘Riding a superbike, you have to ride it with a Moto2 style and a MotoGP brain; so, it’s like I’m combining two different eras of my career’ 2nd Moto2 world championsh­ip (Kalex) 12th MotoGP world championsh­ip (Honda) 13th MotoGP world championsh­ip (Honda) 15th MotoGP world championsh­ip (Ducati) 14th MotoGP world championsh­ip (Ducati) 21st MotoGP world championsh­ip (Aprilia) British Superbike champion (Ducati) 68 July 2020 www.bikeindia.in Bike India

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