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15 Apr

Ottobiano, April 15, 2012 - At the International Circuit of South Milano started the eleventh edition of FIM Supermoto World Championship under a covered sky and light rain but races could be done with no problems

This first GP saw the affirmation of French Thomas Chareyre: aboard his TM he finished the gp with a win and two second places. Place of honor went to Italian rider Ivan Lazzarini (HM Honda Racing) with a second, third and fifth place. Another great performance arrived from the cop Christian Ravaglia (KTM Team Miglio) who finished third in the overall. Fourth overall for the Finn Mauno Hermunen with his new bike TM that after a disqualification in race 1, he won race 2 and 3. In fifth place we found the other cop from Bologna Massimo Beltrami (TDS Faor - Honda), then the Britain's Matthew Winstanley (SHR-TM), Andrea Occhini (Honda Red Foxes), 2011 World Champion Adrien Chareyre (Aprilia Fast Wheels), and from Vicenza Elia Sammartin (Suzuki Pergetti).

This week-end Ottobiano also hosted the first round of UEM S2 Championship, which celebrated the victory of the strong Dutch rider Devon Vermeulen (Team Motoracing KTM), winner of the first and third race and second in race 2. Second place for the Czech Petr Vorlí?ek (Honda SHR), winnner of race 2. Third place on the podium for Edgardo Borella who finished the races , fourth and fifth. The classifcation is followed by Britain's Chris Hodgson (KTM), the Finnish Sami Salstola (Honda SHR), the Austrian Lukas Hollbacher (KTM), the Italians Domenico Ricchiari (Yamaha), Diego Monticelli (Honda), Yuri Look (Yamaha) and Thomas Gory (Suzuki).

First Podium for the news Young Trophy dedicated to European rides under 23: win went to the Dutchman rider Vermeulen Devon who anticipated the Italian Edgardo Borella (Yamaha Racing Icomoto V2) and Sami Salstola.


S1 Qualifying top ten: 4 Chareyre, Thomas FRA FFM TM 25 22 22 69; 2 30 Lazzarini, Ivan ITA FMI Honda 22 20 16 58; 3 8 Ravaglia, Christian ITA FMI KTM 15 18 20 53; 4 131 Hermunen, Mauno FIN SML TM 0 25 25 50; 5 121 Beltrami, Massimo ITA FMI Honda 20 16 14 50; 6. 251 Winstanley, Matthew GBR ACU TM 14 15 18 47; 7 51 Occhini, Andrea ITA FMI Honda 16 14 12 42; 8 5 Chareyre, Adrien FRA FFM Aprilia 18 13 11 42; 9 11 Voorwinden, Maik NED KNMV KTM 13 11 15 39; 10 32 Sammartin, Elia ITA FMI Suzuki 10 10 10 30.


S2 ECSM Qualifying top ten: 1 188 Vermeulen, Devon NED KNMV KTM 25 22 25 72; 2 202 Vorlicek, Petr CZE ACCR Honda 20 25 22 67; 3 20 Borella, Edgardo ITA FMI Yamaha 18 18 16 52; 4 18 Hodgson, Chris GBR ACU KTM 14 16 20 50; 5 146 Salstola, Sami FIN SML Honda 22 20 8 50; 6 172 Höllbacher, Lukas AUT OeAMTC KTM 16 12 18 46; 7 14 Eriksson, Fredrik SWE SVEMO Honda 11 15 15 41; 8 201 Ricchiari, Domenico ITA FMI Yamaha 13 14 13 40; 9 68 Monticelli, Diego ITA FMI Honda 2 13 14 29; 10 258 Guardala, Yuri ITA FMI Yamaha 9 11 7 27.


Young Trophy top ten: 1. Devon Vermeulen (Ktm-NED) 25+25+25 75; 2. Edgardo Borella (Yamaha-ITA) 20+20+20 60; 3. Sami Salstola (Honda-FIN) 22+22+12 56; 4. Lukas Hollbacher (Ktm-AUT) 18+15+22 55; 5. Domenico Ricchiari (Yamaha-ITA) 16+18+16 50; 6. Diego Monticelli (Honda-ITA) 9+16+18 43; 7. Thomas Gory (Suzuki-ITA) 12+14+14 40; 8. Kevin Fagre (TM-SWE) 13+13+11 37; 9. Mattia Martella (Ktm-ITA) 11+9+13 33; 10. Mitchell Thomas Malachi (Honda-GBR) 2+12+15 29.

Complete results available at www.supermotos1.com on results-section

GP OF ITALY - QUICK FACTS

Circuit length: 1450 mt (1180 mt slide, 270 mt sky section)

Temperature: 18°

Weather conditions: rainy

Sunday: S2 ECSM Warm Up 09:00; S1GP Warm Up 09:30 (until 9:50, then followed by Superpole);Honda Trophy Warm Up 10:10; S2 ECSM Race 1 11:15; S1GP Race 1 12:15; Honda Trophy Race 1 12:40; S2 ECSM Race 2 13:15; S1GP Race 2 14:15;Honda Trophy Race 2 14:40; S2 ECSM Race 3 15:15; S1GP Race 3 16:15.

As the whole 2012 FIM SuperMoto World Championship, this Grand Prix will be broadcasted delayed.

Click here to see full schedule and coverage online.

Next round of FIM Supermoto World Championship will take place in Palermo on 26 and 27 May with Grand Prix of Sicily.

In the photo: Thomas Chareyre

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