Last week end for INTERNAZIONALI D’ITALIA in Ottobiano, head quarter of 8Biano Racing Team also.
The most positive notes come from Tanel Leok and Rui Gonçalves in MX1 protagonists both in race and in the nal challenge of the Elite.
Tanel, after sixth fastest time in qualifying, gave a spectacular race that from the eighth starting position close in fourth position. For the Estonian driver only a problem with the glasses has not seen him on the podium. In the MX1 class closes in fth place.
Rui continues the preparation for the World Championship and in Ottobiano was the author of two excellent races. Two excellent ninth places for the Portuguese for ranking that sees him in tenth place in the class and in the Elite.
In MX2, 8Biano Racing continues the work in optic of the world championship. With Iker Larrañaga, that after the qualifying, had to desist to start at the race from a crash had being during the week training and with Caleb Ward that just after the crash at the start of the race close in sevente- enth that guarantee for him the access in the Elite where show a good worthy and lap time con r- med step by step that Ward is a good rider.
Ivan Petrov continues to work to nd the best form and also for him in Ottobiano arriving very important signals, as already mentioned must give him time to regain pace race after the last season problems.
For Gabriele Arbini not a good week end in the home track circuit but anyway the Piedmont rider will continue to training more than before to get ready in tthe Italian debut.
Now a great work for all the technical sta for repair the motorbikes just before the rst World Championship race in program next 25th February in Qatar.
Niki Rossotto (Team Principal): "We are satis ed of this series of races that we were allowed to check all the team mechanisms. It is not easy to manage six pilots, but we xed it all and everything worked. As for the riders we had good satisfaction from Leok that Rui. The two riders are commitment and professionalism and this was seen during the races. For the MX2 team knew that there would be a lot of work, they are very young riders with good technical level we have to give time to grow again. Now the e ort moves to the World Championship where we would be present with 5 riders, we are still at the beginning of this 2017. "
The Ottobiano’s races will be available on Raisport 1: Thursday 16th February at 17:00
Saturday 18th February at 16,30