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13/03/2017

Assoluti d'Italia Enduro 2017 - Custonaci

11th e 12th of March

The Beta Factory Enduro Team has landed in Sicily last weekend to compete the third and fourth stage of the Assoluti d’Italia of Enduro and the small village of Custonaci, a few kilometers from Trapani, was the theater of the event. The Motoclub Custonaci organized an high-level race and, according to all the participants riders, of world carat. Very close to the paddock were the special test Enduro Test and the spectacular Extreme Test while the Cross Test was about a kilometer away.

The first day of race began with Steve Holcombe who missed the podium in the Assoluta after a start of race in which the British rider battled for the first place but in the end finished in third place in the Foreigners class. The Bolognese rider Alex Salvini, for some falls, failed to shine in the Assoluta but took second place in the E2 class.

Our two bishops, however, have distinguished themselves in the second day of competition and gave to the Team Beta Factory Enduro victories and podiums. Alex Salvini rode a fantastic race, at the beginning of the day the Bolognese rider had a gap of about ten seconds from the first but with a stunning last lap he tipped the balance by winning of more than six seconds in the Assoluta and making his also the class. Even Steve Holcombe went to the podium in the Absolute, third place, and he also took the victory in the Foreigners class.

Next meeting: 25th and 26th of March for the first World GP of the season 2017 that will take place in Finland.

ALEX SALVINI

"We can divide my race into two parts, on Day One I made too many mistakes and a couple of falls have affected the outcome of the race. Day 2 instead everything went well, I remounted the disadvantage of 10 seconds and managed to win the E2 class and Assoluta. I wanted to thank the whole team for the great work done this weekend. "

STEVE HOLCOMBE

“I arrived here in Sicily with a strong cough and despite everything I have achieved a good result. The race of the Assoluti was a good workout in preparation for the start of the World Championship that will be in Finland in a few days. I am happy about the victory in the Foreigners class and the podium in the Absolute”.

Great results also for the Beta Boano Team which has conquered a victory and a 2nd place with Deny Philippaerts in E3 and a 2nd place with Matteo Cavallo in EJ.