The 250 2-stroke European Championship opens on the Faenza track, the first round of the season, after the good performances in Latvia the Team led by Marco Maddii comes to this race with its two young riders Federico Tuani and Eugenio Barbaglia.
In qualifying Tuani is immediately at ease on the hard surface of Faenza and obtains an excellent second absolute time, a good performance also for Barbaglia who takes home eighth place.
In the first heat Federico got a good start and at the first corner he moves to third position, Tuani with a solid race and without making any mistakes manages to cross the finish line third. Barbaglia with a good start manages to gain several positions entering the top five but Eugenio in the middle of the race made some small mistakes in trying to fill the gap with the riders in front and closed in seventh place.
Race 2 Barbaglia is very good at the start, taking home the holeshot, Eugenio for several laps managed to battle with the leaders and under the checkered flag he finished in fourth place. Federico Tuani was unable to get a good start and had to recover positions in the first half of the race. Federico gets the third final position.
Thanks to the two excellent results Federico Tuani climbs on the second step of the podium.
Marco Maddii:"We are very happy with how this day went, Federico has been able to reach these results for several races and he finally succeeded, we hope this result will give him morale to do even better, Eugenio was very good in the second heat and if he hadn't made some mistakes in race 1 he could have aspired to the podium too. "