NEWS – What will be staged this weekend at Absolutes of Italy before the official start of the


What will be staged this weekend in will be the real test field last before the official start of the World Championship season that will cut the ribbons of the 2016 season next April 9 to 10 in Agadir, Morocco.

What will be staged this weekend in will be the real test field last before the official start of the World Championship season that will cut the ribbons of the 2016 season next April 9 to 10 in Agadir, Morocco.


What will be staged this weekend in Pietramontecorvino (FG) will be the real test field last before the official start of the World Championship season that will cut the ribbons of the 2016 season next April 9 to 10 in Agadir, Morocco.

In the field on Saturday 5 and Sunday, March 6 Absolutes of Italy , accompanied as always by the Italian Cup, after the opening stage of Lignano Sabbiadoro, are called the second act of the season. To await the athletes stones, rocks, logs and tracks;therefore abandoned the sand, it’s back to face the obstacles typical Enduro , which could be some surprises, overturning the verdicts of Lignano, who excelled all former motocross, including the overall winner and new entry into this specialty, Nathan Watson .

The tour is organized on a ring of 55 km, arranged around Pietramontecorvino, resorts in the province of Foggia, which last year made its official entry in the flag hosting the second round of the Italian Championship Under 23 / Senior. Director the Motoclub Eagles Pietramontecorvino , captained by Alessandro Lombardi and supported Motoclubs Foggia, Trajectories, Tony motorcycle Enduro Foggia, Hawks Dauni and Orange groups Team San Severo and San Paolo Off Road Group.

Inside of the track, which will be repeated four times on Saturday and three on Sunday with an extra step in the last Cross Test, three special tests are prepared: an extreme, a line and a Taped.

The start, scheduled for 9:00 am, will be set up near the race paddock, located at the foot of the Apulian town; shortly after the start the athletes will face the difficult Xtreme Test , valid also for the X-Cup Maxxis-Honda Redmoto , the command of which is the bearer TM, Manuel Monni , followed by Johnny Aubert and Giacomo Redondi.

Fifteen hundred meters to deal with all one breath; in the extreme test are multiple obstacles that will be present including rocks, logs and passage through a stream. After the test, the conductors will head the monitoring pulled , after which you will find the CO service. Just enough time to top up petrol and a sip of water before entering into the online test, designed in the undergrowth, for a length of 7km. Concluded the ‘ Enduro Test , a transfer will lead the athletes near the Cross Test , located adjacent to the paddock and in the face of extreme test. Taped will be mostly flat, with some step in counter will be long and about 6 km.

Not just race. Rich in fact the outline, which will highlight the event. Near the paddock will be a stand where the “female staff” of the Puglia association will let you taste the typical products of the place. In addition a series of guided tours will take you to discover Pietramontecorvino. Finally, Thursday, March 3 at 18:00 in the race secretary, has been called a conference to present the event with the local press.

CHAMPIONSHIP RANKINGS

As said before, in Lignano they have stood on the top step of the podium all former motocross. In the absolute command to find Nathan Watson (KTM Farioli Supported), followed other newcomers all made in Italy, Davide Guarneri (Honda Redmoto). In third place Manuel Monni (TM Factory Team), who leads the ranking of E3 also, ahead of six Maurizio Micheluz points (Husqvarna) and 10 Thomas Oldrati (BBM Husqvarna). Guarneri, in addition to the second place, is in command of the E2, followed by Alex Salvini, ready to take back the top of the podium riding the Beta 450 4T. Third place went to Deny Philippaerts (Beta Boano) chasing in ten minutes. The leader of the Absolute Watson, is also at the helm of Foreigners with 12 points ahead of Pascal Rauchenecker (Husqvarna Rockstar Energydrink) and 14 of Johnny Aubert (Beta Factory). E1 in the top step of the podium for Rudy Moroni (KTM Farioli) with 37 points, followed by Alessandro Battig (Honda Redmoto), according to 35 lengths, and Gianluca Martini (KL Kawasaki Enduro Lunigiana), third – 7 from the summit. Among Junior, thanks to the double victory of Lignano, first place for Giacomo Redondi, followed by teammate David Soreca, while the third position is occupied by Matthew Bresolin (Beta Boano).Among the youngest of Youth, leads the overall standings Emanuele Facchetti (KTM Racing Sissi), to over six Lorenzo Macoritto (KTM) and 14 more by Andrea Verona (Husqvarna), while among the Motoclub to occupy the top three podium positions are GS Fiamme Oro, Motoclub Sebino and Motoclub Pavia. First place for the Independent Diligenti Racing Team standings.

Turning to Italy, Alberto Cup Capoferri (KTM Norelli BG), David Beggs (Husqvarna), Ivan Boezi (KTM) and Duccio Graziani (Suzuki) are the leaders of the Cadets categories respectively, Junior, Senior and Major.

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