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Thursday, 01, Aug 2013 11:40

by Daniel Mackrell

British rider Scott Redding is hoping to fulfil his dream of riding in the MotoGP, but only after he has secured the Moto2 Championship this season.

Redding currently leads the Moto2 World Championship with 143 points, after wins in Italy and France.

Tyre problems saw him finish in 7th place in the German Grand Prix race at the Sachsenring in July, but he still remains 23 points ahead of 2nd place Pol Espargaro.

However, Redding believes that the race for the Moto2 Championship is not over yet, and that Espargaro is still capable of mounting a strong challenge.

The British rider said: "Pol has been pretty strong, but I knew that he would be - I knew that a rider of his level isn't going to lose what he has already got."

Redding has made no secret of his dream of racing in the MotoGP, and feels confident that he can keep up with the best, given the chance.

"If I had a factory bike beneath me then I would want to get the same results as [Marc] Marquez. There is no reason why I can't and why I shouldn't," he claimed.

"But I don't think I will get a factory bike in my first year so we just have to do the best with what we've got, which in my eyes is winning."

Redding has not been shy of his confidence, and has been quoted in the past as saying "confidence just seems to make everything that little bit easier".

Grand Prix motorcycle racing has had a strong group of British riders come through in recent years, with Bradley Smith and Cal Crutchlow currently fighting it out amongst the rest of the MotoGP racers, but Redding is not afraid to try and overtake them to become the best.

"I don't want to join them - I want to beat them, that's a sure fact! Cal is doing pretty well this year and Bradley is not doing bad for his first year but Marquez has just upped the game so much" said Redding.

"It's world-level and you have to be fighting from the beginning. It's not about taking time, you have to go there and prove a point from day one."

Scott Redding is sponsored by Bennetts, the UK's No.1 Motorcycle Insurance Specialist, and Bikesocial.co.uk

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