INTERNAZIONALI D’ITALIA ROUND #2 ARCO DI TRENTO
TONKOV 9th IN SUPERFINAL ELITE IN ROUND #2 OF THE INTERNAZIONALI D’ITALIA IN ARCO DI TRENTO AND 2nd BEST MX2 !
The circuit of Arco di Trento hosted the second round of the Internazionali d’Italia in front of a big crowd. The russian rider Aleksandr TONKOV of the Honda Gariboldi ESTA Team, despite a strong cold and abit of misfortune ended the day with a good race in the Elite Superfinal Open where he finished 9th overall and 2nd best of the MX2 class. The day started with a technical problem which did not allow the russian to ride more than one lap in the time session and, in the MX2 race, after a top start in the lead, just after two turns Tonkov was badly hitted on his rear wheel and crashed to restart only in last position and finished 10th. In the Elite Open final Tonkov did not take a good start and could only ride strongly through the field and finish a very good 9th. Tonkov is now sitting on 6th place of the ELITE overall after two rounds.
“Today I didn’t feel well because I had a cold and temperature and I had again some problems with arm pump during the races but in the Superfinal it was a bit better.”, commented Aleksandr Tonkov.
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