New weekend and a new victory for the ventiduenne Davide Rigon that, with the seal on the track of Zolder Belgium, leads to two league victories in three events. The weekend of Davide Rigon begins with the two free practice sessions from 45' and...
New weekend and a new victory for the ventiduenne Davide Rigon that, with the seal on the track of Zolder Belgium, leads to two league victories in three events.
The weekend of Davide Rigon begins with the two free practice sessions from 45' and 30', during which both worked on the development of the car is on track, this being his first experience. Once again the Vicenza can bring to bear its Elan / Panoz white-green of the Beijing Gouan Racing Team in top positions, concluding the two sessions respectively in the third and fourth position.
The spectacle of qualifications and may start Rigon and his Beijing Gouan are included in Group B along with Galatasaray, Al-Ain, Flamengo, Porto, Tottenham Hotspur, Corinthians, Atletico Madrid and Anderlecht. Halfway round Rigon marks the best performance in 1:18.131, ahead Down Madrid, Galatasaray and Corinthians. At the end of 15 minutes Davide Rigon is third, a position that allows him to access the right to stage the final. A slight smudges in his fast lap, because wet track, relegates the Vicenza in fifth place.
The first race begins with a wet track because of rain fall until a few minutes away from. As per the regulation occurs via two steps behind the safety car: the first curve Rigon occupies the fifth position, and contact with the Milan of Robert Doornbos forcing him to retreat to the rupture of 'rear wing. For Davide Rigon Racing Team and the Beijing Gouan it is the first withdrawal season and the first race without points.
At the race-2 Davide Rigon is the author of a perfect start and the first curve can be better on Robert Doornbos taking so in command. The Dutch try to respond, but the "attacker" white green of Beijing Gouan able to resist starting to accumulate a good margin of advantage thanks to a series of fastest laps. Rigon leaves the head of the race only for a session, when the seventeenth step enters the pits to change tires. Once again, his mechanics are perfect and once the recovery track Vicenza can return to the command of the race, going to win its second victory in SF personnel, bringing to 207 the score.
"During the qualifications I made a small mistake which cost me the pole position. Unfortunately in race 1 of the track conditions were very difficult because of rain and then the visibility was very low. At the first curve with a touch of Milan Doornbos me damaged the rear wing forcing them to retreat. It 'been a shame because I have lost many points, but even this is part of the races "commented Davide Rigon. "In race-2 instead everything was perfect: I had a good start and the first curve I could outstripped Robert Doornbos, who then in turn tried to recover, but I was good to resist.
I want to thank for this success throughout my team and my engineer who did a fantastic job. The track was very slippery, but the car was perfect and for that I have not had great difficulties. With this new success, I confirmed in command of the league, even if my advantage is decreased slightly. Now start thinking about the next event on the track dell'Estoril scheduled on October 19 "