Forato on racing the 450cc
Winter weather and fog welcome the pilots for the second appointment with the Internationals MX of Italy on the Ottobiano track.
Great performance of Alberto Forato in MX1, in timed practice he gets an excellent eighth time. In his moto he shows off speed and determination managing to stay close to the factory riders, finishing his race in ninth place.
In MX2 Mattia Guadagnini in not perfect physical conditions in the official time practice was unable to do better than the 16th position, a good test of Barbaglia who hit the qualification for the race.
Tuani and Spies did not pass the qualification hurdle for a few tenths. In the race reserved for 250 Mattia staged a great race managing to recover up to seventh position, Guadagnini thanks to his result is now third in the championship.
In the Supercampione Alberto Forato expressed himself with a superlative race, Alberto after a good start showed excellent times and thanks to numerous overtaking he finished in 5th place. Guadagnini because of his physical condition not at the top he led the race trying not to make mistakes. Alberto Forato is in the third overall position of the Supercampione.
In the Supercampione Mattia did not manage to have a good start losing a lot of positions, but with a good pace he recovered up to the 13th position and fifth among the Mx2. Alberto Forato once again put all his determination into the field, proving his speed, he closed in eighth position.
Alberto Forato: “I’m very happy with how the race went, I’m getting more and more confident with the 450. In the two motos I managed to stay close to riders who have much more experience than me in this category, in these first 4 heats I’m finding the right speed to make excellent results. “
Words and pic: Maddi Husqvarna