ASSOUTI D’ITALIA ENDURO, RD 1 (7 MARCH 2021) - GUARNERI WINS IN 125, CRISTINO DOMINATES YOUTH CLASS. MANCUSO AND DELBONO ON THE PODIUM. GREAT START OF SEASON FOR FANTIC TEAMS
The small village of Passirano hosted the first act of the maximum Enduro Italian championship and the Fantic riders have been immediately protagonists in the 125 and Youth classes.
Davide Guarneri (FANTIC FACTORY TEAM E/50 Racing), dominated the 125 class, while Kevin Cristino (Fantic D’arpa Racing Team) conquered the Youth class.
The Fantic riders dominated and amazed at the first race of the “Assoluti d'Italia Enduro” and the Fantic XE 125s of our three official teams once again proved to be reliable and competitive bikes.
In the 125 class the former cross rider Davide Guarneri dominated clearly going to win the first day of competition, while Giuliano Mancuso (D’arpa Racing Team) collected an excellent second final position.
The Passirano weekend for Kevin Cristino will be remembered for a long time for his first victory with the Fantic colors. The FANTIC FACTORY TEAM E/50 Racing rider Daniele Delbono was only two seconds apart. Riccardo Fabris (Fantic JET Racing Team) ran a good test in the Youth class and in the end, his score is fourth.
In the Foreigners class an excellent performance for Harry Edmondson who, on Sunday was the best rider riding an eighth of a 125 liter, obtaining a fifteenth position.
Next round is scheduled on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 March in Custonaci, in Sicily, for the second and third act of the “Assoluti d'Italia Enduro”.
JED ETCHELLS: "It was an unlucky weekend but it will be better definitely at the next race in Sicily for the next appointment with the Assoluti".
DAVIDE GUARNERI: “An an important victory for me, for the team and for Fantic. Now we work hard to better prepare for the next challenge".
HARRY EDMONDSON: "I am happy above all with the result obtained but I hope to do better in Sicily".
KEVIN CRISTINO: "I am happy for the victory obtained here in Passirano, now we hope to repeat ourselves in Sicily".
GIULIANO MANCUSO: “A good performance and personally I am satisfied. Now the focus is on the home race".
STANDING 125 CLASS
1) Davide Guarneri (Fantic), 25 p. – 2) Giuliano Mancuso (Fantic), 22 p.
3) Nicola Piccinini (GasGas), 20 p.
1) Kevin Cristino (Fantic), 25 p. – 2) Daniele Delbono (Fantic), 22 p. – 3) G. Pasinetti (Beta), 20 p.
4) Riccardo Fabris (Fantic), 18 p
1) S. Holcombe (Beta), 25 p. – B. Freeman (Beta), 22 p. – H. MacDonald (Sherco), 20 p.
15) Harry Edmondson (Fantic), p. 1.– 30) Luke Murphy (Fantic), p. 0 - RIT) Jed Etchells (Fantic)