Scott Redding says patience was key to his dominant double victory at Snetterton knowing he had the pace in hand with his Be Wiser Ducati despite the blip of a crash in warm-up.

After topping every practice session and taking pole position, Redding’s rhythm at the Norfolk track was knocked by a crash on his first flying lap during Sunday morning warm-up – effectively taking him out of the entire 20-minute session.

Despite two slow getaways in each race, including a jump-start incident which was reviewed by BSB race direction, Redding kept his composure to pick his way through the front-running pack and charge to victory in both races at Snetterton.

With a maximum helping of BSB championship points and Podium Points, Redding feels choosing his moments to attack became vital after his warm-up off which forced his Be Wiser Ducati squad into a rapid repair job before Race 1.

“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,” Redding said.

“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.”

Redding has extended is overall BSB points lead to 38 points over Tommy Bridewell, while he also tops the Podium Points tally with 35 – nine more than nearest rival Josh Brookes.

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