CIV ROUND 3 – Sky Junior Team VR46 #RMU
HOT WEEKEND IN IMOLA FOR CIV THIRD ROUND, ELIA BARTOLINI CONQUERS POLE POSITION, TRACK RECORD AND FIRST PLACE IN RACE 2, THIRD PLACE FOR LORENZO BARTALESI IN RACE 1
Reggio Emilia, July 2 2019, The third round of CIV Championship ended this weekend at Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola where the fifth and sixth race of the season took place. Halfway through the championship Elia Bartolini won his first race in the category and he showed his potential. Good performance for Lorenzo Bartalesi getting the third position in the first of the two days of competition.
After the pole position and track record, Elia Bartolini started strong maintaining the first place at the beginning and managing to defend it for the duration of the race. In the final lap, just a few meters from the end, he fell failing to cross the finish line. Lorenzo Bartalesi, in eighth position on the grid, managed to climb up to sixth place and during the last lap he conquered his first podium of the season, finishing third.
On the hot day of Sunday, Bartolini (Elia) repeated the excellent performance of the previous race and won his first race in Moto 3 thus realizing the results obtained throughout the weekend. Bartalesi (Lorenzo) concluded the race in twelfth position, maintaining a good pace but failing to repeat the result of the previous day, due to a technical issue.
The next round will take place at Misano World Circuit on July 27 and 28.
Elia Bartolini – Rider # 23
“This weekend was one of the best of my career. I was first in all rounds, taking pole and track record. Race 1 was unfortunately ruined by a crash while I was in first position, three turns from the end. However, I managed to regain concentration for Race 2 and won the race alone. I thank my team and those who support me for their help and for having always believed in me despite some mistakes. Now I’m looking forward to Misano! “
Lorenzo Bartalesi – Rider # 69
“This was a very difficult weekend for me, in Race 1 I was not feeling a 100%, but I managed to end in third position anyway, and it was the drive we needed after a bad start of the season! In Race 2 a technical difficulty on the first lap blocked me for the rest of the race. Now let’s work for the next round”
Davide Gubellini – Crew Chief
“I am very satisfied with the work of the riders and the whole team. With the victory of Elia and the third place of Lorenzo we have finally shown our true potential. Now we are ready to work to prepare for the next round in Misano.”