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Rovera leads Cram 1-2 in Saturday race at Mugello

by Valentin Khorounzhiy


Championship leader Alessio Rovera continued to display his dominance over Formula Abarth in the championship’s third round at Mugello, claiming a lights-to-flag victory in race one of the weekend.

Rovera left no chances for the opposition, beating his nearest rival and teammate Giorgio Roda to the finish by 11 seconds. Roda himself started the race from third, but got ahead of front row starter Dario Orsini early on to finish second on his Abarth return.

After Orsini retired from a driver error, it was Michele Beretta who picked up the final podium position, fighting back from a grid penalty and a bad start to the race. Another series returnee, Kevin Gilardoni, completed the top four.

Lukas Moraes took fifth, narrowly holding off a charging Simone Iaquinta, who was forced to start from the back after an issue in qualifying and fouth his way up to sixth, securing reverse-grid pole for race two.

Out of the National class runners, Sergey Trofimov achieved the best result, finishing seventh.

Race results
Pos. Driver Team Time/Gap
1 Alessio Rovera Cram Motorsport 17 laps in 30:41.163
2 Giorgio Roda Cram Motorsport 11.403
3 Michele Beretta Euronova Racing by Fortec 11.749
4 Kevin Gilardoni GSK Motorsport 12.435
5 Lukas Moraes Facondini Racing 27.204
6 Simone Iaquinta GSK Motorsport 28.833
7 Sergey Trofimov Euronova Racing by Fortec 34.503
8 Luis Michael Dorrbecker Team Torino Motorsport 34.667
9 Sabino de Castro AB Motorsport 58.821
10 Vitaly Larionov Euronova Racing by Fortec 1:20.594
11 Alessandro Perullo Technorace 1:50.805
12 Yuta Shiraishi Team Torino Motorsport +1 lap
Not classified
Giada De Zen Cram Motorsport +7 laps
Dario Orsini NBC Group +12 laps