The Valli Bergamasche is a myth and the Tifofis know that really well, they have massively answered to the invitation to give a standing ovation to all the heroes of the Maxxis FIM World Enduro Championship. Dispatched in every corner of the huge Akrapovic SuperTest drawn by the Bergamo MotoClub, the audience was not disappointed a second by the show provided on track.
This Acerbis Italian Grand Prix got off to a great start as the winner of the day is a five times world Champion Antoine MEO (FRA-Honda) with a stunning 1:52.88. The Frenchman has not lost a bit of his fantastic speed.
He gets the victory from Matteo CAVALLO (ITA- Sherco) and a specialist of the Supertest Alex SALVINI (ITA-Honda) despite his sore shoulder. Great performance from Hugo BLANJOUE (FRA-KTM) P4 and Steve HOLCOMBE (GBR-Beta) P5, 2 seconds behind the « Alligator ».
Ruy BARBOSA (CHI-Husqvarna) gets the best time in the Junior class with a 1:54.87. He wins from Andrea VERONA (ITA-TM) and Krystof KOUBLE (CZE-KTM).
For his return to racing in the Youth 125cc, Hamish MCDONALD (NZ-Sherco) gets P4 2 seconds behind the winner Sergio NAVARRO (ESP-Husqvarna).
Jilani CAMBRE (BEL-Husqvarna) has signed the best time for the Open class in 1:58.97
The evening ended in a fire work with the Race of Legend: 22 former riders and 36 world title have been battling for the joy of the Enduro fans. This is Ivan CERVANTES (ESP) who has won the 1st ever Race of legend to celebrate the 30 years of the Enduro World championship. Jarno Boano (ITA) is second and Alessio Paoli (ITA) third.
We invite you to join us tomorrow from 9 am for what will be a very exciting and full of surprises Italian GP.
Provisional classification : 1. Matteo CAVALLO 36pts ; 2. Steve HOLCOMBE 35pts; 3. Thomas OLDRATI 32pts; 4. Alex SALVIN 29pts; 4. Brad FREEMAN 21pts; 6. Danny MCCANNEY 19pts; 7. Loïc LARRIEU 19pts; 8. Benjamin HERRERA 16pts; 8. Wil RUPRECHT 16pts; 10. Antoine MEO 10pts…