INTERNAZIONALI D’ITALIA ROUND #1 MONTEVARCHI

TONKOV 8th IN SUPERFINAL OF THE 1st ROUND OF THE INTERNAZIONALI D’ITALIA IN MONTEVARCHI

 

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The opening of the Internazionali d’Italia was run this weekend on the historic circuit of Montevarchi and saw the debut of young russian talent ALEKSANDR TONKOV (18 yrs old) with the new colours of the HONDA GARIBOLDI-ESTA Team. Tonkov impressed by finishing 8th overall in the Superfinal with the MX1 and MX2 together and just behind Jeffrey Herlings and Jeremy Van Horebeeck 3rd best of the MX2 bikes ! Despite some arms pump problems the russian run a very solid race with a good start in 7th among the big bores and only the french Boissiere on the TM 450 could pass him during the race.

 

I had some problems with arm pump during the day and also a stone almost broke my finger but I’m happy for the race and I’m feeling better and better on this bike!“, commented Aleksandr Tonkov.

 

Next round of the Internazionali d’Italia will be run in Arco di Trento Sunday next, stay tuned and follow us on our Facebook page and on Twitter !!!

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