Preview: Second round of the Italian Championship in Noto
Four years after the first edition the series is back on the track of Noto, that is ready to welcome men and vehicles, as well as the public of great occasions. The circuit, which is located inside the Cross Park Gino Meli, a few kilometres south of Siracusa, has been deeply revisited; the track has been made more technical and spectacular and is ready to receive the best riders of the 250 and 450 Motocross World Championship and the young riders of the 125. Great attention has also been paid to the public that in this edition can take advantage of more space to follow live their own idols. A large natural tribune has been created, ready to host the many fans, to which are added for the occasion other tribunes and a special forum one, close to the pit-lane, dedicated to those who want to assist from a privileged position to all that it takes place inside and outside the track.
Great expectation of course for the home idol, Tony Cairoli, who after having dominated the first round in Sardinia, is preparing to land in his Sicily, to receive the warm embrace of his fellows citizen. In Riola, the nine-time World Champion could not have started the 2018 better. TC222 has imposed its law, making it the fastest and most efficient rider on track at every time but now the championship is coming alive and its opponents are ready to fight for the final prize of € 120,000 of the Supercampione, a category that mix the top 20 of MX2 and MX1, racing together in an adrenalinic and very open challenge.
Not only Cairoli will attend the round of Noto, with the list of the starting riders at the highest level in all categories, with the MXGP and MX2 World Championship riders in the race to prepare for the upcoming first Grand Prix of the year and the young guns of the 125 ready to shine in front of the warm Sicilian public, led by Emilio Scuteri and Mattia Guadagnini, who came on equal points in the championship standings, after the beautiful and fun race in Riola.
The appointment is also renewed on the web for the Motocross fans from all over the world who can not be on track at 1.20 pm. on Sunday, for the live streaming on www.offroadproracing.it