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European Enduro Punta Ala 2014 – Race Day

History has been made again in 2014 in Punta Ala, stomach the first round of the European Enduro series is complete. With amazing trails and some excellent riding, buy a great atmosphere and fantastic weather it all came together with Denny Lupato Winning and Davide Sottocornola coming in second and Vittorio Gambirasio in 3rd. Great racing great time, another bench mark for Punta Ala on the international race circuit.

Photo Story

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A perfect start to the day in the Bandite Trail Area in Punta Ala

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Some technical hops were needed to get over sections of some trails.

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Just about to go over the bars, staying calm is essential.

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Attacking the perfectly clean trails is part of what racing is about, even if your having fun only.

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Marco Fidalgo shows his speed on stage 2.

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Up close concentration.

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Not all riders had good luck, here a snapped chain slows this rider down.

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Davide Sottocornola on his way to second place.

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good spread of crowds on the trails, in all special stages.

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Alessandro Bagnoli shows his skills and comes top of the I-mtb team sheet.

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Vittorio Gamberisio attacks on stage 1 he finished in the top 5 and showed excellent skills on track floating over obstacles.

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Cruise or race, the result is the same, fun.

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Stage 2 has a nice clear fast open section at the bottom.

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Stage 1 is technical and fast, it was the first stage of the Enduro World Series in 2013.

Lorraine Truong 1st and Laura Rossin 2nd with Chiara Pastore in 3rd, the Pro Womens podium.

Lorraine Truong 1st and Laura Rossin 2nd with Chiara Pastore in 3rd, the Pro Womens podium.

 

Full results available here.

20 April 2014  ~  Written by

Posted under:  News, Pro Rider, Race, Trails

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