Italian Champs Rd2

Source: Modellismorc.net

The second round of Buggy Italian Championship was held on the beautiful DirtRaceRC track located on the north-west of Italy, near Asti, place of wine and hills. This round will be run in a 2 days format, rather unusual in Italy. Due to weather bad conditions predicted for Sunday, all the finals were raced on saturday till 9:30 pm. Winning the last 2 qualifying rounds, Davide Ongaro ( Mugen- LRP – Procircuit) took theTQ after and hard fight with Alessandro Stocco and Riccardo Berton.

The “A” Semifinal was a thrilling race. Ongaro was very fast but when was on the lead, his radio battery stop to work and he had to retire. Berton take the lead but his Orion engine suffered 2 flame out and he was out from the first 6. The other semi was more easy for top drivers like Stocco, who won it and Baruffolo who finished second.

Final results see Baruffolo (TLR – Picco – Hot Race) took his first ever victory in the italian championship after a convincing race. The “old” Richy UFO Rabitti puts his Radiosistemi – OS – Proline on the second step of the podium with a perfect race. First Round winner, Alex Zanchettin, finish 3rd. Ale Stocco, who was very fast, suffered technical problem and he had to retire, such has Marco Natale, after 10 minutes, when he was leading the race.