09 Jul 2017
Great results for the Abarth 124 Rally alined of private’s team
• the SMC Junior Motorsport Team hit 6th place in Rally Ferrol in Spain, with Alvaro Muniz and Antonio Mora Solorzano • Two Abarth 124 rally in the first 5 places of the absolute rank in the National Rally of the Casentino: 3rd Bernardo Bettarini, 5th Federico Zelko of the Bernini Rally Team • In Germany amazing performance with the F4 Abarth on the Oschersleben circuit
Race after race the Abarth 124s' performance are getting better and permitted the two private teams to get great places in Spain and Italy.
In Spain the Abarth 124 Rally of the Team SMC Junior Motorsport lead by Alvaro Muniz, with his co-driver Antonio Solorzano, got a better position, demonstrating a technical improvement of the car, obtaining the 6th place and outdoing the already good 8th place of the Rally Ourense. The Abarth 124 obtained, for the second time in a row, the best place between the 2 wheels group, growing the distance on the second (more than one minute), demonstrating a better performance and the car performance.
The next appointment of the Spanish Rally Asfalto is programmed on the 14th and 15th of September with the Principessa delle Asturie's rally.
At the same time in the national Rally of the Casentino the two Abarth 124 rally of the Bernini team Rally gained the third and fifth place, driven by Bernardo Bettarini, co-driven by Valter Bernardi, and by Federico Zelko, with Rita Ferrari. The coast of Tuscany was affected by warm weather, that did not put the Abarth in difficulty, and resulted in the first places between the two driving wheels group.
Abarth engines stood out also in Germany, in the Oschersleben circuit, where took place the 4th ADAC F4 Championship powered by Abarth, who saw 30 pilots from karts. With the spectacular single-seated Tatuus lead by an Abarth T-jet engine, conducting amazing races and saw three different winners: in race1 Markus Armstrong from New Zealand, who came second in the seconf race behind the Brazilian Felipe Drugovich, while in the third race won the Danish Fredrik Vasti. In the middle of the championship Drugovich is before Armstrong.
Turin, 9th July 2017.