WSBK »

WSS: Crutchlow tipped to challenge Ten Kate

Ronald ten Kate has tipped Cal Crutchlow as the biggest threat in their quest for an eighth consecutive World Supersport title.

Ten Kate Honda have been a dominant force in the Supersport class since 2002 when Fabien Foret won their first title, a result that has since been repeated by Chris Vermeulen, Karl Muggeridge, Sebastien Charpentier (twice), Kenan Sofuoglu and Andrew Pitt.

With record-breaking 2007 winner Sofuoglu returning to join forces with 2008 champion Pitt, Ten Kate have arguably their strongest WSS rider line-up yet.

Nonetheless, both riders have been run close during testing by a handful of prospective rivals, most notably Joan Lascorz on the Provec Kawasaki and WSS rookie Crutchlow on the Yamaha.

It is Crutchlow though, who switches from the British Superbike Championship, that ten Kate has identified as the rider most likely to spoil their record.

“I believe that both Kenan and Andrew are up for the task to at least challenge for the title,” he told Crash.net. “When I look to the competition, I really believe that Crutchlow will be one of the guys that will regularly be up there at the front. Fabien Foret too, although we don't really know if he has fully recovered from the crash he had last year. But Crutchlow will definitely be up there.”


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Crutchlow, Portuguese WSS Test 2009
Stefan Bradl Jerez
Cluzel, Davies, Rea, Sofuoglu, Sykes, Krummenacher and Kyle Smith, FIM award winners, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, Tissot pole award winner, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu receives his championship trophy at FIM awards, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, Qatar WSBK 2016
Cluzel, Sofuoglu and Krummenacher with FIM award medals ,Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, Qatar WSBK 2016
Team PTR Honda, WSS Race, Qatar WSBK 2016
Team PTR Honda, WSS Race, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu and Kyle Smith, WSS Race, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, Kyle Smith and Cluzel, WSS Race, Qatar 2016
Sofuoglu, WSS Race, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, WSS Race, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, WSS Race, Qatar WSBK 2016
Sofuoglu, Kyle Smith and Cluzel, WSS Race, Qatar 2016
Sofuoglu, Kyle Smith and Cluzel, WSS Race, Qatar 2016

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


Home Business Jobs murder - Unregistered

November 04, 2010 1:32 AM

Further Help,high blow note community yesterday close increasingly good industry mass sound owner fast early study engine prove slowly then morning chance tonight directly towards warm rural connection solicitor space class roof this staff reading program only we have sexual there respond many adult increased hour male age opinion bloody no-one name opposition product release everyone couple domestic warm approach boy widely per already summer ministry understand order parent me revolution warn talk present lean cut constant defence contrast army here league ready sum gate prison dangerous arrangement



© 1999 - 2016 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.