Exclusive! Scott Redding's onboard commentary lap of Silverstone

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By Michael Mann
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Scott Redding gives an onboard commentary lap of Silverstone
Last month we let Octo Pramac Ducati rider and Bennetts-sponsored MotoGP star Scott Redding loose on our Ducati 1299 Panigale for a couple of onboard commentary laps of the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit:
Ride two laps around Silverstone's 3.66-mile grand prix circuit with Octo Pramac Ducati MotoGP star, Scott Redding, on a completely standard Ducati 1299 Panigale.
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Scott Redding approaches the British MotoGP round this weekend lying in 12th position in the World Championship having being robbed of a podium last time out at Brno after his soft wet tyres destroyed themselves on the drying track. A rostrum result would have cemented his place in the top 10 after three consecutive top eight finishes.

The Gloucestershire-man’s home Grand Prix has been a happy hunting ground since he became the youngest ever Grand Prix winner, at 15 years and 170 days, at Donington Park in 2008. Since then Redding has never finished outside of the top 10.

REDDING’S BRITISH GP RESULTS: 

YEAR

CLASS

LOCATION

RACE RESULT

2008

125cc

Donington Park

1st

2009

125cc

Donington Park

3rd

2010

Moto2

Silverstone

4th

2011

Moto2

Silverstone

5th

2012

Moto2

Silverstone

3rd

2013

Moto2

Silverstone

1st

2014

MotoGP

Silverstone

10th

2015

MotoGP

Silverstone

6th

 

Redding on the Ducati 1299
Redding wins the British Moto2 race in 2013
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