Why Stefan Bradl is the real deal
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Why Stefan Bradl is the real deal

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, Toby Moody

Stefan Bradl has been racking up the victories in Moto2 this year and looks set to dominate the series in a manner similar to Toni Elias in 2010. Toby Moody thinks he could well be Germany's next big thing on two wheels

Stefan Bradl has taken the world of grand prix motorcycling by storm in recent races. From taking his first Moto2 win at a damp Estoril late last year, he's turned his world around over the winter and now has an astonishing 43-point lead in the championship.

From winning that 'tyre' race in Portugal (some are sceptical of the outright pace of a rider who cannot win in fully-dry conditions), Bradl and his German Keifer team have clicked with the Kalex chassis that didn't even feature on grand prix racing until last year. So where on earth has the speed come from?

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Series MotoGP
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Author Toby Moody