25-26 Maggio 2007
Lingotto, Turin, Italy
Supermoto World Championship
Fantastic podium for Davide Gozzini and his TM SMX 660F
The second round of the Supermoto World Championship has been carried out in the evocative area of the Lingotto to Turin, area that had been theatre a year ago of the opening and the closing ceremony of Olympic Winter Games. Unfortunately very bad atmospheric conditions have penalized an event that otherwise would have been something great.
Davide Gozzini has arrived to the race with still problems because of a flue consequences but also knowing of the importance to marks points. After to have conquered the sixth place in the time practices David it is successful to have a good start in both races and to remain in fight with the best riders for the podium.
In Race 1, practically under a thunderstorm, Davide has finished in third place while in Race 2 he ahs finished in fourth place that allowed him to gain the third step of the podium behind Delephine and Iddon.
This result allows him to pass from the seventh to the fourth place in classifies of Championship.
David has commented end of the race: “...... I was not in good condition because of a flue and not able to attack for the victory. I have tried only do not make mistakes and to marks points and this result is very important for me and for my Team. I trust that from the next Sunday in France my conditions allow me of being able to ride as I want .........”.
Also Fabio Balducci in the time practices of the S1 has recorded the sixth better time, but the rain under which Race 1 has started has caused on his bike electronic problems and it has forced him to the withdrawal in the first laps.
In Race 2, with the second bike, he is successful to having a good start that it has allowed him to fight with the top riders for all the race finishing in seventh position.
The difficult race because of a wet condition has not facilitated the race of the young Alex Serafini which has ended the two races close to the points zone.
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Next appointment 2-3 June 2007 to Villars Sous Ecot for the GP of France, third round of the Supermoto World Championship.