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Rider info

Name:
Toprak Razgatlıoğlu
Date of Birth:
16 Oct 1996
Height:
1m 82cm / 6ft
Weight:
65 kg / 143lb
Resides in:
Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
Born in:
Alanya, Antalya, Turkey

Rider bio

My father was doing motorcycle stunt riding and endurance racing ... I started riding motorcycles thanks to this at the age of 5. My first bike was Yamaha PW50. He entered me in motocross races at 9. At 13 years old I took part in a 600cc race. My dad does not race anymore but he gives me opportunities, supports me in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, for me that is the most beautiful thing."

Though there were difficult periods he clearly loved his first year in Rookies Cup. "It was a great start to the year in Austin, Texas, my bike setting was very good, my engine was very slow on the straights though, I finished third in both races, it could have been even better."

"I did have some had bad luck but also good races, apart from Austin there was also Race 1 at the Sachsenring and in the last race in Aragon I went from 10th, so determined to win the race but just got fourth after being passed on the back straight."

For 2014 he will not be stopped. "I aim to finish in the top three then go on to compete in Moto 3 class. New tracks excite me, this year I'll be racing for the first time in Mugello, fast corners, ups and downs, I love them. I also enjoy working with the team to get the best out of the bike, that is so important and it gives me such satisfaction when we get it right."

Toprak already has a lot of racing experience and has ridden a lot of different machines. For the future his aim is clear. "I want to be second Turkish riders who is World Champion and I want to be first successful Turkish rider in Moto GP." Of course he is referring to Red Bull athlete Kenan Sofuo?lu, his hero who is a 3 times World Supersport Champion. At school he enjoys history and sport and he also loves cycling, swimming and motorcycle stunt riding.

Career Highlights

2013

10th Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. Best result 3rd in Races 1 and 2 in Austin. It looked as though he would be a real Cup threat but he lost his way with the bike development and set up through the season but he is fast and reminded everyone by almost winning the final race of the season in Aragon.
3rd Turkish Supermoto Championship SM A, KTM 450SMR, 4 x 1st, 4 x 2nd, 4 x DNF

2012

1st Turkish 600cc A Road Race Championship, Yamaha R6
6x 1st
3rd Turkish Supermoto Championship SM A, KTM 450SMR
2x 1st 2c 2nd 1x DNF
2nd Eastern Europe 600 Supersport Championship, Yamaha R6
3x 1st, 1x DNF
7th Yamaha R6 Dunlop Cup, Germany, Yamaha R6
1x 2nd, 2x 3rd, 1x 4th, 1x 14th, 1x DNF

2011

2nd Turkish 600cc C Road Race Championship, Yamaha R6
1x 1st 4x 2nd 1x DNF
18th Yamaha R6 Dunlop Cup, Germany, Yamaha R6
3rd Turkish Supermoto Championship SM A, Honda CRF 450
1x 1st, 1x 2nd, 3x 3rd

2010

Contested Turkish 600cc C Road Race Championship, Honda CBR600RR
1x 1st, 1x 3rd, 1x 4th

2009

Contested Turkish 600cc C Road Race Championship, Honda CBR600RR
1x 1st, 1x 3rd, 1x 5th

2008

1st Turkish Motocross Championship, KTM 85cc
5 wins

2007

1st Turkish Motocross Championship, KTM 85cc
5 wins

2006

1st Turkish Motocross Championship, KTM 65cc
5 wins

2005

1st Turkish Motocross Championship, KTM 65cc
5 wins

Results

Race Pos Pts
19 Apr 13 Circuit Of The Americas, United States QP1 6
19 Apr 13 Circuit Of The Americas, United States QP2 5
20 Apr 13 Circuit Of The Americas, United States RAC 3 16
21 Apr 13 Circuit Of The Americas, United States RAC2 3 16
03 May 13 Jerez, Spain QP 8
04 May 13 Jerez, Spain RAC 6 10
05 May 13 Jerez, Spain RAC2 5 11
27 Jun 13 Assen, Netherlands QP1 8
27 Jun 13 Assen, Netherlands QP2 17
28 Jun 13 Assen, Netherlands RAC NC 0
29 Jun 13 Assen, Netherlands RAC2 15 1
12 Jul 13 Sachsenring, Germany QP1 7
12 Jul 13 Sachsenring, Germany QP2 12
13 Jul 13 Sachsenring, Germany RAC 6 10
14 Jul 13 Sachsenring, Germany RAC2 12 4
23 Aug 13 Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic QP 2
24 Aug 13 Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic RAC 19 0
30 Aug 13 Silverstone, United Kingdom QP 7
31 Aug 13 Silverstone, United Kingdom RAC NC 0
01 Sep 13 Silverstone, United Kingdom RAC2 8 8
14 Sep 13 Misano World Circuit, Italy RAC 12 4
27 Sep 13 Motorland Aragon, Spain QP 8
28 Sep 13 Motorland Aragon, Spain RAC 10 6
29 Sep 13 Motorland Aragon, Spain RAC2 4 13
Race Pos Pts
02 May 14 Jerez, Spain QP 11
03 May 14 Jerez, Spain RAC 11 5
04 May 14 Jerez, Spain RAC2 8 8
30 May 14 Mugello, Italy QP 4
31 May 14 Mugello, Italy RAC 5 11
26 Jun 14 Assen, Netherlands QP 9
27 Jun 14 Assen, Netherlands RAC 12 4
28 Jun 14 Assen, Netherlands RAC2 10 6
12 Jul 14 Sachsenring, Germany RAC 1 25
14 Jul 14 Sachsenring, Germany RAC2 3 16
15 Aug 14 Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic QP 14
16 Aug 14 Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic RAC 16 0
17 Aug 14 Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic RAC2 9 7
29 Aug 14 Silverstone, United Kingdom QP 3
30 Aug 14 Silverstone, United Kingdom RAC 9 7
31 Aug 14 Silverstone, United Kingdom RAC2 NC 0
12 Sep 14 Misano World Circuit, Italy QP 6
13 Sep 14 Misano World Circuit, Italy RAC 4 13
26 Sep 14 Motorland Aragon, Spain QP 8
27 Sep 14 Motorland Aragon, Spain RAC 6 10
28 Sep 14 Motorland Aragon, Spain RAC2 5 11