July 9, 2018

Mattia Polito takes 1/8th Buggy Euro B title

The 2018 EFRA 1/8th Nitro Buggy European Championships B were held at the Barcooff track in Barco, Italy over the weekend. Marco Ravaglia secured himself the overall TQ after the qualifiers with Mattia Polito taking 2nd. Behind the two Andrea Trevisan came in 3rd from Eliot Marcon, who also had the pace to snatch the overall TQ, having to settle for 4th. In the 45-minute main final however it was Mattia Polito who would score a popular win some 26 seconds in front ofGiuseppe Tescione on the runner-up spot. Patrick Auvinet Jr. lead a strong group of drivers that was only a lap behind the top 2 with Joachim Kallen, Niko Flamini, Marco Orlando and Eliot Marcon all scoring 72-laps runs. Alessandro Castoldi, Maxime Noble and Dario Gabrielli came in 8th to 10th respectively only two laps down on the leader. Gianmarco Franzolini and Giovanni Camamo rounded out the top 12 with 70 laps, highlighting the very high qualify of the field. In 13th, Alexander Schmitt scored the only DNF of the A-main.

Image: Ielasi Tuned [ielasituned.com]


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