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Davide Ongaro followed up his round 1 TQ by bookending qualifying as he set the pace in the final round at the Barco track, with two TQs and a 2nd place, the 15 year old Mugen driver has shown impressive consistency and will be the man to beat as fellow TQ’er Marco Baruffolo suffered a series of poor laps towards the end of his 5 minute run, climibing to 2nd was Alex Zanchettin, finally getting in a clean run after a problematic Q1 and slightly off the front running pace in Q2. Davide Tortorici would take advantage and finish up 3rd in Q3 some 3.2 secs off Zanchettin.

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The overalls outside the top 2 weren’t hugely impacted as Zanchettin would tie on points with JQ, whilst missing out on the top 12 was Mirko Bianchi, Sandro Bamert (2nd fastest driver in the JQ pits… but driving a Kyosho…) followed up by Scott Walker in 15th.

Don’t miss our video from round 1 of qualifying

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In the F2 class (think more club racer/sportsman), Alessandro Castoldi TQ’d the opening two rounds with times good enough for a top 10/15 even in F1, having ensured he would start first in his semi, Q3 went to Andrea Russa who would end up 4th, behind Andrea Trevisan in 3rd and Luca Iotti in 2nd.

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Saturday’s marathon day saw quali finish followed by the traditional Cocktail party where the Bittydesign team show their appreciation and offer a drink on the house as well as some nibbles, we caught up with yesterday’s smile-iest Swiss Mr Robin Frischkopf who despite plenty of woes including dodgy transponders was still thoroughly enjoying his time!

Whilst in the Ruddog sponsored E-Buggy class, Alex Zanchettin TQ’d!

 

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