Scott Ogden

Blog | Scott Ogden enjoys his first Rookies Cup season

Hi everybody,

I hope you enjoyed the close racing, I know I did.

My first race weekend in the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup was an incredible learning curve. I have to say I loved every minute of it. I'm so thankful to be in this position and to have this opportunity.

Throughout the weekend I just wanted to build on what was a good test. With small adjustments to the track layout the times weren't as fast. However from FP1 to my final race, I improved my lap time each session to a point where it was faster than my best lap in the test, which I'm super pleased about.

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From P15 and P16 on the grid I made two solids point scoring positions with a 11th and 13th. The results weren't ideal however I completed all 34 laps without any track limit violations which is great for understanding the KTM and how it handles after a long race.

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In both races I was able to be in the leading group, however the race craft from all the riders was different to what I have ever experienced. But I now can analyse what they were doing and hopefully improve next weekend at the second set of races in Austria.

In between these meeting, I will have a COVID test and make sure I am in good shape for races 3 and 4 of the 2020 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup.

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I'd just like to say thank you again to everyone that has made this possible.

That's it from me.

See you on track this Friday!!

Scott