Kenan Sofuoğlu

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About Kenan Sofuoğlu Kenan Sofuoğlu (born on August 25, 1983, in Adapazarı) is a professional motorcycle racer. He is the 2007 Supersport World Champion, for the Ten Kate Honda team, having finished third for them in 2006.Career * 2000 Turkish Motorcycle Circuit Championship Supersport Class B: Champion * 2001 Turkish Motorcycle Circuit Championship Supersport Class A: Third * 2002 German R-6 Cup: Champion * 2003 International German Supersport Championship: Second * 2004 European Superstock Championship: Third * 2005 European Superstock Championship: Second * 2006 Supersport World Championship season: Third * 2007 Supersport World Championship season: Champion * 2008 Superbike World Championship season: Nineteenth * 2009 Supersport World Championship season: Third Sofuoğlu dominated the 2007 Supersport World Championship season, winning five of the first eight races, and broke the record for taking the most wins in one season. These included a two-lap charge from sixth to first at Monza, and a win on his first ever visit to Donington Park, in the wet. He also won at Losail, Spain and Assen, Netherlands. He clinched the championship with three races to go, by finishing second at Brands Hatch, becoming Turkey's first major motorsport world champion. He is a practising Muslim, who observes the daytime fasting of Ramadan. Sofuoğlu has signed with Ten Kate Honda for three more years. For 2008 he rode a 3rd Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR in World Superbikes, as part of a junior team. He was not successful, and returned to Supersport with the team for 2009. This time the team struggled to match Cal Crutchlow's Yamaha and the Parkalgar Honda of Eugene Laverty, leaving Sofuoğlu to fight for third in the standings. He has noted that his riding style uses too much upper-body effort, causing him to tire on the bike.

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10. Kenan Sofuoğlu 1341
12. Süreyya Ayhan Kop 1124
13. Eşref Apak 854
14. Marsel İlhan 839

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