Dec 24, 2011
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Scott Redding in action at Thundersprint 2011.
Northwich Town Centre May 12/13
Free Admission and Free Parking
Moto 2 Superstar Scott Redding Returns to Thundersprint 2012
Following his success in the end-of-season testing, when he was the world's fastest rider in Moto2, Bennetts sponsored Scott Redding is to return to his favourite day off during the 2012 season the Thundersprint!
This year, the affable Englishman had the huge Thundersprint crowds on their feet with his all action, tyre shredding antics on the Bennetts Yamaha R1 and Scott is keen to return for even more showboating in 2012.
Scott said: "Except for the early start on Sunday morning 6am really is stupid o'clock if I'm not at a GP - I had a fantastic time at the Thundersprint.
"The crowds were incredible not only in terms of their size but the welcome they gave me. Riding the Bennetts R1 was a great experience too - although I may have to bring my own tyres this time!
"I'm really looking forward to getting involved again and seeing if I can break my own time around the world's shortest GP track."
Bennetts Communications Manager, Michael Mann, was the person who received the invoice for Scott's new tyres but even so he couldn't help smiling at the young superstar's antics. Michael said: "Scott is an exceptionally talented racer, and an all-round good guy, who is loved by British racing fans.
"He provided some top class entertainment at Thundersprint 2011, thrilling the crowds with his riding skills. We're delighted to invite him back for 2012 again riding the Bennetts R1.
We have no doubt that he will be a top challenger for the Moto2 Championship next season as well as retaining his absolute world record for wrecking tyres at the Thundersprint!"
Thundersprint organiser, Frank Melling, was just as pleased at Redding's return. "We are grateful to our title sponsor Bennetts for working so hard to get Scott with us for a second year. I have had the pleasure of seeing many great riders but Scott is a truly remarkable talent on a bike and had us all shouting for more.
"Of equal importance, he is a thoroughly charming young man with a great attitude to Thundersprint fans. And, unlike at a GP, Scott will be freely accessible to Thundersprinters throughout the whole weekend with no "Keep Out" or VIP areas."