Sofuoglu: "Toprak will compete in WorldSBK for the next two years"

Thursday, 1 July 2021 10:22 GMT

Five-time WorldSSP Champion Kenan Sofuoglu, who manages Toprak Razgatlioglu, outlined his plan for the Turkish rider for the next few seasons

Kenan Sofuoglu has outlined his plans for Toprak Razgatlioglu (Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK) with the Turkish sensation set to compete for the next two seasons in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship according to Sofuoglu, who won the FIM Supersport World Championship five times and also manages Razgatlioglu.

“We're talking to some MotoGP™ teams who are interested,” said Sofuoglu in an interview with “I told them that we weren't very interested in going to the MotoGP™ World Championship now. Our goal is to stay in the World Superbike Championship. Almost every brand has made Toprak an offer for next season, I talk to everyone, not just Yamaha. I will probably make the decision this week. What I can already say: We are not going to the MotoGP™ World Championship, Toprak will compete in the Superbike World Championship for the next two years.”

Razgatlioglu has enjoyed a stellar start to his 2021 campaign, racking up an impressive seven podiums in the nine races so far including victory last time out at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”. The results leave him just 20 points behind reigning Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) in the riders’ standings as the battle for supremacy in 2021 starts heating up.

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