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SBK, Toprak amazes, surprised by BMW with a new seat in Assen

The Turkish rider sported a noticeable detail at the TT: a never-before-seen lengthened seat for better aerodynamics on the straights without having to lean out

SBK: Toprak amazes, surprised by BMW with a new seat in Assen

BMW is doing everything it can to put Toprak in the best possible position for the world championship fight and, at Assen, the M 1000 RR sported a noticeable detail that has never been seen before. We're talking about a seat that is slightly lengthened and flat at the rear. This shape will allow the world championship runner-up to have greater aerodynamics, especially on the straights.

Because of his size, Toprak was somewhat sacrificed on the seat of his M 1000 RR during the Barcelona and Phillip Island rounds, to such an extent that he almost had lean out of the fairing. This innovation should, therefore, solve the problems related to #54's height in favor of a greater performance in terms of aerodynamics.

In some ways, this reminds us of what Barni did last year for Danilo Petrucci.


Translated by Leila Myftija

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