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FIM Supermoto Italy Results

Thursday, April 23, 2009
The S1 start at Sundays Supermoto race in Italy saw Thierry van den Bosh take the early lead.
TM rider Thierry van den Bosch (101) and Husqvarna's Thomas Chareyre (4) were neck and neck during both heats in Italy, but the Frenchman in blue had the edge. 
S1

At the end of two different motos, with the first starting under mixed weather conditions and the second being fully wet, 747 Motorsport TM Factory Racing's Thierry Van Den Bosch took the overall victory at his first GP outing with the Italian manufacturer's support.

The flawless Frenchman kept a hungry Thomas Chareyre behind in the first heat, where the Husqvarna CH Racing Superider kept close to VDB from the start to the flag. In the second wet race Van Den Bosch was caught and passed by other Husqvarna CH Racing man Mauno Hermunen from Finland. The debutant snatched third in heat one courtesy of a last lap move on Lazzarini but a win in the second race handed him the first career podium-second overall.

Van den Bosch finished half a second ahead of Chareyre to take second at Race 2 of S1 FIM Supermoto race in Italy.
Van den Bosch finished half a second ahead of Chareyre to take second in Race 2 of the S1 FIM Supermoto.
Chareyre completed the podium but he was slightly disappointed by the third place finish in the final heat.

Rigo Racing Suzuki's Eddy Seel was right behind the trio dominating the weekend as he placed himself in fourth overall while the Magic Bike Evolution duo Beltrami and Ravaglia rounded off the top six.

After a fourth in heat one HM Honda Racing's Lazzarini crashed in the final moto and dropped to eighth in the overall.

Winstanley, at his first GP onboard the Motosupplies Husqvarna, crashed in heat one but took a well deserved fifth place in heat two for an 11th overall.

S1 Race 1 top ten:
1. Thierry van den Bosch (FRA, TM), 23:51.670
2. Thomas Chareyre (FRA, Husqvarna), +0:00.337
Mauno Hermunen was in top form at Sundays S1 Supermoto race in Italy to take the win.
The German S2 Champion Mauno Hermunen showed everyone that he can compete with the best after an amazing 3-1 debut in the S1 class.
3. Mauno Hermunen (FIN, Husqvarna), +0:24.761
4. Ivan Lazzarini (ITA, Honda), +0:25.251
5. Maxime Testu (FRA, Kawasaki), +0:31.368
6. Christian Ravaglia (ITA, Aprilia), +0:32.945
7. Massimo Beltrami (ITA, Aprilia), +0:33.496
8. Eddy Seel (BEL, Suzuki), +0:33.582
9. Massimo Verderosa (ITA, Honda), +0:46.164
10. Giovanni Bussei (ITA, Honda), +1:01.198;

S1 Race 2 top ten:
1. Mauno Hermunen (FIN, Husqvarna), 19:37.004
 2. Thierry van den Bosch (FRA, TM), +0:02.603
3. Thomas Chareyre (FRA, Husqvarna), +0:03.142
4. Eddy Seel (BEL, Suzuki), +0:25.045
5. Matthew Winstanley (GBR, Husqvarna), +0:31.272
 
The S1 podium for the FIM Supermoto Grand Prix following Race 2 in Italy. TMs Thierry van den Bosch takes the weekend  followed by the two Husqcarna riders Mauno Hermunen and Thomas Chareyre.
Van den Bosch will have has some stiff competition from these two Husqvarna red coats.  
6. Massimo Beltrami (ITA, Aprilia), +0:34.630
7. Christian Ravaglia (ITA, Aprilia), +0:40.295
8. Chris Hodgson (GBR, Husqvarna), +0:55.244
9. Marco Dondi (ITA, Aprilia), +0:57.958
10. Elia Sammartin (ITA, Aprilia), +0:59.688; 

S1 Overall top ten:
1. Thierry van den Bosch (FRA, TM), 47 points
2. Mauno Hermunen (FIN, Husqvarna), 45 p.
3. Thomas Chareyre (FRA, Husqvarna), 42 p.
4. Eddy Seel (BEL, Suzuki), 31 p.
5. Massimo Beltrami (ITA, Aprilia), 29 p.
6. Christian Ravaglia (ITA, Aprilia), 29 p.
7. Maxime Testu (FRA, Kawasaki), 25 p.
8. Ivan Lazzarini (ITA, Honda), 24 p.
9. Marco Dondi (ITA, Aprilia), 22 p.
10. Chris Hodgson (GBR, Husqvarna), 21 p.; 



Adrien Chareyres Husqvarna was the bike that couldnt be beat in the S2 class  with double victories for the weekend in Italy.
Frenchman Adrien Chareyre dominated the S2 class as unmercifully as the rain dominated the camera crew.  
S2

Reigning S2 World Champion Adrien Chareyre literally dominated the opening round of the 2009 series taking two heat wins for a full score victory. Chareyre stayed out of troubles at the start of heat one when he took the holeshot while Superpole man Iddon and Delepine crashed. The Husqvarna CH Racing Superider pulled away with the lead as he did in the following moto despite a couple of desperate tries by Gozzini.

The latter settled for second in the final moto, improving the first heat result by one place. Overall it was a tough weekend for the 747 Motorsport TM Factory Racing rider who could not get the set up right for his home course.

Gozzini pressured Chareyre throughout the race  but finished 7 seconds behind the Frenchman in Race 2 in Italy.
Even in lousy weather it's pleasant to take the bike for a fly.
Accadueo Racing's Minutilli ended an incredible weekend with his first ever podium finish. The Italian stormed to second in heat one but a crash at the start of heat two hampered his overall result. Though Minutilli managed to recover to sixth and seal the third place overall.

Delepine and a renewed Gaspardone, now riding onboard a KTM, rounded off the top five. The Belgian suffered in heat one due to a crash while he starred a two way battle for third in heat two until rival Gaspardone crashed.

KTM Motoracing's Iddon brought the bike home in ninth after two difficult races. Heat one was troubled by a first corner crash -involving Delepine as well- while the final heat saw the Brit go down while he was holding a provisional fourth.

S2 Race 1 top ten:
1. Adrien Chareyre (FRA, Husqvarna), 20:30.879
2. Luca Minutilli (ITA, Aprilia), +0:05.716
After crashing in Race 2  Christian Iddon got up to finish eighth in the Italian Grand Prix.
Ouch! Britian's Christian Iddon and Italian Paolo Gaspardone put aside their differences to meet on common ground. 
3. Davide Gozzini (ITA, TM), +0:09.010
4. Edgardo Borella (ITA, KTM), +0:22.023
5. Paolo Gaspardone (ITA, KTM), +0:22.609
6. Fabrizio Bartolini (ITA, WRM), +0:23.485
7. Christian Iddon (GBR, KTM), +0:24.408
8. Andrea Occhini (ITA, TM), +0:24.708
9. Gérald Delepine (BEL, Husqvarna), +0:25.177
10. Marco Governatori (ITA, Aprilia), +0:40.197

S2 Race 2 top ten:
1. Adrien Chareyre (FRA, Husqvarna), 19:36.489
2. Davide Gozzini (ITA, TM), +0:07.393
3. Gérald Delepine (BEL, Husqvarna), +0:21.399
4. Andrea Occhini (ITA, TM), +0:22.177
5. Paolo Gaspardone (ITA, KTM), +0:38.994
6. Luca Minutilli (ITA, Aprilia), +0:45.364
 
It was raining at Sundays FIM Supermoto in Italy  but she didnt seem to mind.
Like, oh my god, those guys above me totally just crashed!
7. Fabrizio Bartolini (ITA, WRM), +0:51.115
8. Christian Iddon (GBR, KTM), +0:55.307
9. Richard Blakeman (GBR, KTM), +0:57.597
10. Lionel Deridder (BEL, KTM), +0:58.688;

S2 Overall top ten:
1. Adrien Chareyre (FRA, Husqvarna), 50 points
2. Davide Gozzini (ITA, TM), 42 p.
3. Luca Minutilli (ITA, Aprilia), 37 p.
4. Gérald Delepine (BEL, Husqvarna), 32 p.
5. Paolo Gaspardone (ITA, KTM), 32 p.
6. Andrea Occhini (ITA, TM), 31 p.
7. Fabrizio Bartolini (ITA, WRM), 29 p.
8. Edgardo Borella (ITA, KTM), 28 p.
9. Christian Iddon (GBR, KTM), 27 p.
10. Lionel Deridder (BEL, KTM), 21 p.;



UEM

Round one of the UEM SuperMoto European Championship saw Dall'Era finish on top of the Open class, Kevin Wuerterle won the S3 while Kulev took the MaxiMoto.

A problem to the front wheel caused a dnf to Vorlicek in heat one which the Czech was leading. Monticelli was handed the win but the eventual winner was Dall'Era courtesy of a third and a second place. Monticelli was second overall ahead of Animento. The final moto was won by Vorlicek who was eighth in the overall.

Open Overall top three:
1. Alberto Dall'era (ITA, KTM), 42 points
2. Teo Monticelli (ITA, Honda), 40 p.
3. Marco Animento (ITA, Kawasaki), 32 p.

Kevin Wuerterle went two-one to take the overall in the S3 class ahead of poleman Karanyotov and German Erler.

Wuerterle would take the victory for Sundays S3 Supermoto race in Italy
Kevin Wuerterle was 14 seconds ahead of Gordon Erler when he sealed off Race 2 of the S3 class.
S3 Overall top three:
1. Kevin Wuerterle (GER, KTM), 47 points
2. Angel Karanyotov (BUL, KTM), 43 p
3. Gordon Erler (GER, Suzuki), 42 p.

The first ever MaxiMoto European Championship race saw a dogfight in between Kulev and Marchetti who took one moto win each and finished second in the other race. Difference was that Bulgaria's Kulev wrapped up the overall ahead of Marchetti courtesy of his final heat victorious performance. Fiorucci rounded off an all TM podium.

MaxiMoto Overall top three:
1. Kalin Kulev (BUL, TM), 47 points
2. Elio Marchetti (ITA, TM), 47 p.
3. Fabrizio Fiorucci (ITA, TM), 40 p. 



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THE GP OF ITALY

Circuit length: 1576 meters
Temperature: 60.8º F (16° C)
Weather conditions: rain
Crowd attendance: 5000
Babes at the Fiat booth: 2

NEXT GP
Both series will continue at Mallory Park, Great Britain, on May 30 - the program is spread in between Friday and Saturday together with the FIM Motocross Grand Prix of Great Britain with the latter scheduled on Saturday and Sunday for a superb weekend of Motorsports.

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