MotoGP » Redding officially confirmed at Gresini Honda

'I'll be racing alongside the best riders in the world, aboard the brand-new Honda production racer, so I know already how steep a learning curve it's going to be' - Scott Redding

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August 29, 2013 5:11 PM


Now disagree or not, you watch this lad closely because he's gonna be a sensation as far as i'm concerned. I'm a little confused at this new "middle tier" in MotoGP (please educate me if your a bit of a "Spalder's"), between the prototypes and the CRT's, not sure what the pace is going to be like in comparison - but regardless, Redding WILL impress.

Word of warning to Brad Smith.......GO FASTER, your gonna get shown up next year son.


August 29, 2013 5:21 PM

@Whapper "I was worried he was going to get a Ducati or CRT."
@Roundiniho "I'm a little confused at this new "middle tier" in MotoGP (please educate me if your a bit of a "Spalder's"), between the prototypes and the CRT's"
I'm no Spalders but Caramel Expel-etive announced a few weeks ago that the CRT class has been abolished for 2014 onwards


August 29, 2013 5:27 PM

Will be good to wach, i expect a lot from the production racer machine.. its a good start for Scoot and then we will see how good it is compared to Bautista bike that is one bike with Factory engine and chassi..


August 29, 2013 5:29 PM

Probably the best he could of hoped for in Moto GP. Nice to see a rider getting into the top tier (all be it on a production racer) due to talent, rather than sponsors or nationality. The extra power will get rid of some of his weight disadvantage too :) Good luck Scott.


August 29, 2013 5:29 PM


So no CRT's next year?

To be fair, no great loss, its only Espagaro that managed any sort of result on them, but i do like the idea of a more "even" playing field. It would be nice for the private teams with one of these customer bikes to take some serious scalps from the factory prototype boys....its why i like the FA cup......theres nothing better than a league 1 team beating Man U or whatever. Cheers for that though boss.

Also, theres only 1 Spalders..!!

Julian Bond

August 29, 2013 5:39 PM

I'm guessing the production RCV will be Showa+Nissin as well as being an RCV with steel valve springs, 24L fuel, Spec ECU-Software and conventional gearbox.

Anyone want to guess how competitive it will be in the right hands? I suspect the biggest differences between Bautista and Redding will be rider experience as the extra 4l of race fuel should counter all the other differences.

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