Hill Climb Road Racing

European Hill Climb Championship at Spoleto (Italy) – Day 1

Today at Spoleto (Italy) the first timed practice of the fifth round of the European Hill Climb Championship started, with the track in good conditions.

The fastest time in 250 class was set by Marco Queirolo from Italy. In the Supersport class it was Juri Storniolo to sign the fastest time (photo1). The Superbike class was dominated by Francesco Maria Piva with a gap of nearly 2 sec. on Nicolas Rovelli.

Also the fastest time in Supermoto Open class was set by an Italian rider: Andrea Majola (photo2).
Considering the various classes there are 17 riders at the starting line of the European championship. In the Superbike class the title has already been won by Stefano Bonetti from Italy, with a gap of 52 points on Jean Luc David and the two riders are not present in Spoleto. But Lanutti and Peclat now are in 3rd and 4th position and they can reach the 2nd place in the series.

In Supermoto Open class the first 3 riders in the championship are separated only by 27 points. All 3 are present this weekend and the championship is open in this class.
Also in 250 class Testoni leads with 28 points on Depierreux (photo 3) and both can win the championship in the last two races.
In the Supersport class the European champion is Francesco Curinga from Italy. He cannot be reached by Daniele Stolli because the gap is of 98 points. Curinga is missing in Spoleto because this weekend he is participating to a street race in the Isle of Man.

Full results on FIM Europe website: