Petr Smitka and TM Racing on the podium of the MX2
Petr Smitka and TM Racing on the podium of the MX2 in FaenzaInternational of Italy start again from Faenza after a forced interruption by bad weather.
Despite the rain in the days before the race has made the ground very heavy which affected the race of many riders.
The surprise of the day came from the young Czech Petr Smitka that thanks to two regular heats has managed to close in third position behind the veteran Chiodi and the winner Paulin. An Important result that confirms the excellent work made on the TM MX 250Fi by the technicians of the Pesaro’s factory, which arrives on the day of the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, and today more than ever it is a worth remember a TM RACING slogan ….”Italian Pride”… !
Smitka said after the race: ".... Today the ground was very heavy and it was very easy to make mistakes. I could not commit serious mistakes and I could finish on the podium. I am very happy and I will do everything possible to get on the podium again …... ".
Unlucky race for the Estonian Express Tanel Leok that after gaining an excellent fifth place in the first heat of the MX1 he was forced to stop in the second one while he was second. Tanel, who is flying to the UK where he will take part to an international race scheduled this weekend, will try to redeem himself in the final round of the International of Italy scheduled to Gazzane di Preseglie.
Tenth place overall in the MX1 for Aigar Leok with two races runs with regularity.
Complete rankings on http://www.offroadproracing.it/int/r_2/race2.htm .
Next meeting March 20th in Cingoli, third round of the 2011 Motocross International of Italy.
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