Playing for the team MV Agusta Reparto Corse Bahattin Sofuoglucontinues its preparations for the 5th leg race, which will be held in Italy on June 2-4, at the Kenan Sofuoğlu Track in Akyazı district.
Sofuoğlu, who came third in the first race of the 4th leg of the championship, and won the second race and climbed to the top of the podium for the first time, aims to continue his success without slowing down.
“MY GOAL IS CLEAR”
Bahattin Sofuoğlu, in a statement to the press, said that he made the best time of the season by being the 5th in Spain last season.
Stating that this season, he fought head-to-head with his opponent in the first race on the Spanish track, Sofuoğlu said, “I took the lead by 6 splits. While crossing the line, I stuck my head out like the runners and managed to take a place on the podium.” said.
Sofuoğlu stated that after the race, Turkish Motorcycle Federation National Teams Captain Kenan Sofuoğlu told him about his mistakes and what to do, “I started the race from the 9th place. I drove more controlled, I tried not to waste my tire and not to tire myself. When I came to the last lap, I did my best and I was lucky to finish the race first. This was my first championship in the championship, I was very happy. It was a surprise to me too. It was nice to wave the Turkish flag first after the race. I’m preparing for the Italian races. We have pole position in this race. I hope it will be possible to make the podium in both races and win the race.‘ he evaluated.
Noting that he could not start the season as he wanted, Sofuoğlu stated that he rose from the 15th place to the 6th place in the general classification with the last race.My target is clear. I’ll say ‘Oh my god’. Difficult but not impossible‘ he used the phrase.