Scott takes superb Snetterton double
Round six of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship proved to be a memorable one for the Be Wiser Ducati team as Scott Redding romped to a superb double win at Snetterton today.
Making his debut at the Norfolk track, the 26-year-old ex-MotoGP ace from Gloucestershire topped every practice and qualifying session on his factory-supported Be Wiser Ducati Panigale V4 R before winning the opening race to extend his lead at the top of the standings and in doing do, gave Paul Bird’s Cumbrian team their 100th BSB victory.
Not content with that, Scott scorched to victory in race two to add more vital Podium Points to his tally whilst adding the prestigious Monster Energy Race of Aces Trophy to his collection. The only blot on his record this weekend was a hefty spill during this morning’s warm-up session, but the end result is the four-times GP winner holds a 38-point advantage going into the next round at Thruxton.
“I’m really happy with how the weekend has gone and to end with a double victory is brilliant. The first race was quite difficult after the morning crash, so I needed to bide my time and let the race come to me. I was struggling a little to get out of the corners but after a good battle with the other riders I managed to come through and pull a gap to the end of the race. In the second race, I learnt an awful lot by seeing what the other riders were doing and I rode as smoothly as I could throughout and made my move on Josh when the time felt right. It couldn’t have gone much better so a big thanks to the team for doing a phenomenal job and giving me a fantastic bike.”