Rafid Topan Sucipto

Rafid Topan Sucipto (born August 24, 1994 in Jakarta, Indonesia) is an Indonesian motorcycle racer. He races a Yamaha YZF-R3 in the Asia Road Race AP250 Championship. In 2015 he raced in the Asia Road Race SS600 Championship aboard a Suzuki GSX-R600.[1] He previously competed in the Moto2 World Championship for QMMF Racing Team.[2]

Rafid Topan Sucipto
Nationality Indonesian
Born (1994-08-24) August 24, 1994 (age 25)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Current teamYamaha Yamalube KYT TJM WR Super battery
Bike number250
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Moto2 World Championship
Active years20122013, 2018
ManufacturersSpeed Up-Honda, Suter
Championships0
2013 championship positionNC
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
19 0 0 0 0 0

CareerEdit

Early yearsEdit

Indonesian Rafid Topan Sucipto won two back-to-back Novice titles in the Indonesian national championship in 2007 and 2008,[3] followed by clinching the Expert title in 2009. In 2011, Topan won the Underbone title of the PETRONAS Asia Road Racing Championship, whilst in 2012 he made his Supersport 600cc debut.

Moto2 World ChampionshipEdit

At the end of 2012 he substituted for Anthony West in the QMMF Racing team in Moto2, and impressed sufficiently to be offered a ride alongside the Australian for 2013. Topan was ranked 30th in 2013 Moto2 season, with his best finishing position of 20th at Phillip Island and qualified 5th at Twin Ring Motegi.

Topan was selected by Forward Racing to replace their injured rider, Stefano Manzi, for 2018 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix.[4] This marks his first Moto2 appearance after being absent from the championship for 5 years. He managed to finish the race in 26th position.[5]

CEV Moto2 European ChampionshipEdit

He participated in the 2016 FIM CEV Moto2 European Championship and also in the CEV Superstock 600 European Championship. On his debut race in Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on 12 June 2016, he managed to finish 14th overall in the first race and 20th overall in the second race. Despite his overall finishes, he was classified as winner on both races for the Superstock 600 class.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

By seasonEdit

Season Class Bike Team Race Win Pod Pole FLap Pts Plcd WCh
2012 Moto2 Speed Up S12 QMMF Racing Team 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC 0
2013 Speed Up SF13 17 0 0 0 0 0 NC 0
2016 Honda CBR600RR Chronos Corse 2 0 0 0 0 2 30th 0
2016 Superstock 600 Honda CBR600RR Chronos Corse 2 2 2 0 0 50* 4th* 0
2018 Moto2 Suter MMX2 Forward Racing Team 1 0 0 0 0 0 NC 0
Total 23 2 2 0 0 52 0

* Season still in progress.

By classEdit

Class Seasons 1st GP 1st Pod 1st Win Race Win Podiums Pole FLap Pts WChmp
Moto2 2012–2013, 2018 2012 Valencia  –  – 19 0 0 0 0 0  –
Total 2012–Present 19 0 0 0 0 0 -

Races by yearEdit

(key)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Pos Pts
2012 Moto2 Speed Up QAT SPA POR FRA CAT GBR NED GER ITA IND CZE RSM ARA JPN MAL AUS VAL
30
NC 0
2013 Moto2 Speed Up QAT
26
AME
Ret
SPA
27
FRA
23
ITA
Ret
CAT
Ret
NED
27
GER
27
IND
30
CZE
25
GBR
27
RSM
25
ARA
25
MAL
24
AUS
20
JPN
Ret
VAL
Ret
NC 0
2018 Moto2 Suter QAT ARG AME SPA FRA ITA CAT NED GER CZE AUT GBR RSM ARA THA JPN AUS MAL
26
VAL NC 0

CEV MotoEdit

(key)

Year Class Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Pos Pts
2016 Moto2 Honda VAL
VAL
ARA
ARA
CAT
14
CAT
20
ALB
ALB
ALG
ALG
JER
JER
VAL
VAL
25th* 2*
2016 Superstock 600 Honda VAL
VAL
ARA
ARA
CAT
1
CAT
1
ALB
ALB
ALG
ALG
JER
JER
VAL
VAL
1st* 50*

* Season still in progress

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TEAM KAGAYAMA SUZUKI ASIA SIGNS WITH TOPAN". Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-19. Retrieved 2013-03-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2013-03-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Rafid Topan gantikan Manzi di Moto2 Sepang | Berita Moto2". id.motorsport.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  5. ^ "Persiapan tak maksimal, Rafid Topan minta maaf | Berita Moto2". id.motorsport.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2019-03-13.
  6. ^ "Rafid Topan Naik Podium pada Dua Balapan di Barcelona" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 12 June 2016.

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