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Adam Raga returns to fight for victory in the GP of Italy

12/07/2011
The Gas Gas rider was second at the podium after an excellent second lap through the sections.
The Italian Grand Prix of Trial showed a new great performance by Adam Raga, who demonstrated in Montecrestese be the only one capable of facing up to championship leader, Toni Bou, and make his life more difficult.

The Gas Gas rider was hampered by two maximum penalties received in the first round to the sections, which led to middle the race with an accumulated 13 points compared to 4 of Bou. However, a second round perfect in which only gave one point allowed Adam sign the best score of the whole Trial, as well as finishing second to 8 points of the winner and with 12 lead over thirdplaced, Takahisa Fujinami. Raga was delighted by the level shown in the second half of the race and regretted having been loaded with so many points along the first turn, as this will put more pressure on him from Bou.

Loris Gubian finished in seventh place, just ahead of the Italian Matteo Grattarola, while Michael Brown finished 10th. In the Junior category, Pol Tarrés came within one step of the podium and Pere Borrellas was fifth. The next grand prix will be held on July 31 in Fort William (Scotland, Great Britain).

Furthermore this weekend the FIM has announced that, following the annulment of the Grand Prix of Poland, the championship will have eight appointments thanks to the entry of a final additional Trial to be played in France, specifically in Isola 2000, 3 and 4 September.