Imola 4H Classic: Qualifying

Posted: 3rd September 2017

Team Force Suzuki on pole – Guaracing Factory Team Moto Guzzi second – Yes, Moto Guzzi – Team Alfs' Kawasaki third – Taurus fouth, Neate fifth, Phase One sixth - Pane & Nutella, anyone?

The Team Force Suzuki of Gregory Fastre and Bruno Le Bihan will start tomorrow's Imola 4 Hour classic endurance race from the first place grid.

Top 10 (Provisional)

  • 1: 56 Team Force 2:06.171
  • 2: 110 Guaracing Factory Team 2:06.860
  • 3: 59 Team ALFS 2:07.406
  • 4: 44 Team TAURUS 2:07.871
  • 5: 1 Neate Racing 2:07.933
  • 6: 4 Sweatshop Phase One 2:07.938
  • 7: 8 Moto Bel' 2:08.147
  • 8: 3 Sweatshop Phase One 2:10.648
  • 9: 5 Roadrunner 2:10.888
  • 10: 79 Padova Moto Corse 2:12.119

    Second place has gone to the Guaracing Factory Team 1 Moto Guzzi of Vittoriano and Gianfranco Guaraschi – a great performance for the pushrod v-twin.

    Outside the top ten, Team SCERT are in 13th place, Van Dijk Laverda in 19th, taking a leaf out of the Suzuka book of team names, the Team Pane & Nutella Moto Guzzi are 21st, Dyno Tech Honda are 25th. Amici Miei Ducati are 30th, Classic Boxer Endurance are 32nd, the NZ Wild Hogs Katana is in 34th place and rounding off the grid in 51st place in the Blu Flag Racing Team Moto Guzzi.

    The race starts this afternoon at 15:30 local time, 14:30 UK time. Timing: livetimingimola.perugiatiming.com

    Words: Martin Gelder, Photos, Jonathan Godin, European Classic Series