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2020 Estoril World Superbike FP1 Result: Redding Leads Gerloff

Scott Redding, with a purely mathematical chance of taking the title from Jonathan Rea, opened up the weekend at Estoril with the quickest time in the morning's session at a track hardly any of the riders have raced at. Behind Redding, there were four Yamahas, headed by Garrett Gerloff and Loris Baz, between him and Jonathan Rea who needs only one point this weekend to take his sixth title.

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WorldSBK Rider Announcements: Rinaldi Replaces Davies, Locatelli Joins Razgatlioglu, Nozane Joins Gerloff

The 2021 WorldSBK rider line up is starting to solidify, as announcements start to trickle out of the World Superbike paddock. In the last few days, Yamaha and Ducati have announced their rider line ups for next season.

Today, Ducati finally presented Michael Ruben Rinaldi as partner to Scott Redding in the factor Aruba.it Racing team. Rinaldi has impressed in the Go Eleven squad this year, not least by winning Race 1 and ending on the podium in the Superpole race and Race 2 of the Teruel round earlier this year. Ducati have been cultivating Rinaldi for a few years with a view to moving up to the factory team for some years now.

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