The team of Daniel Vernuccio wins and convinces the Trofeo Abarth
but sees almost compromise the championship. Positive debut in the Italian TCR
A swing of emotions. The weekend at Imola gives joy and pain for the V-Action Racing Team. The team of the manager Daniel Vernuccio dominates the scene in the Trofeo Abarth also conquering the hundredth victory of its history but must say almost goodbye to dreams of glory in optical championship. Some maneuvers of an opponent wineskin the limit of sportsmanship compel Pajuranta and Darbom and to results below expectations delivering, in fact, the title in the hands of Cosimo Barberini. A weekend characterized by victories with the success in race-1 of the finnish Juuso-Matti Pajuranta and in race-2 of the Turkish Eroldu Kuzey, to seal his first in the “Competition of the Scorpion”. Performance to be framed for the young Andrea Mabellini with the young driver on the podium in both the leg of the race. To finish third in race-1 the talent of V-Action has sealed a weekend by applause earning second place in race-2, in extreme conditions of the track for the abundant rain. Unfortunately, for the purposes of tricolor, weigh the points lost by the Swedish Joakim Darbom forced to retire in the first test for a accident of a unsporting Alex Campani. Fourth position instead for the Swedish in the second round, started from the last place on the grid. Campani protagonist in negative causing also the accident in race-2 to Juuso-Matti Pajuranta with the Finnish driver to finish its race in seventh position. Good performance of the other drivers of the V-Action Racing Team. Double eighth place for Alessio Campoli that started from pole in race-2, has rocked up to the penultimate lap of the dream of a podium, faded to a head-tail on the track flooded. In difficulty Biagio Caruso with an eleventh and twelfth place won. In race-1 sixth place for Kuzey Eroldu, hero of the second test race under the deluge of Imola.
In the TCR Italy Touring Championship debut entirely positive for the two Alfa Romeo Giulietta TCR on the track with the colors of the V-Action Racing Team. Great race of Joakim Darbom in the first round with the Swedish driver that started from tenth position, was the author of a remarkable comeback that brought him up to the third position at the beginning of the last session. Unfortunately an accident by an opponent to the rear has Darbom forced to close its test in fifth position. Instead forced to retire in race-1 after a few meters Giacomo Altoè, hard hit by an opponent with the young driver to bounce back only in part in race-2 with the fifth position absolute. In the same test for ninth place Joakim Darbom. Attard from visibility problems caused by the fogging of the glass front.