Rally Il Grappolo – Zone 1 Rally Cup – San Damiano D’asti – 1/2 June 2019
Gianluca Quaderno and Lara Zanolo in the Top Ten of the 4th Rally Il Grappolo.
The Valsesian crew, with the Renault Clio R3 of the Autofficina P.R.T. team, hit an excellent 9th absolute position, winning the R3 class and finishing 1st among two-wheel drive vehicles.
The two-day competition, the second round of the Italian Aci Sport Rally Cup and valid for the Renault Open Trophy, took place on 1st and 2nd June under a typically summer sun.
The podium was won by Patric Gagliasso and Dario Beltramo (Skoda Fabia R5) followed by Araldo-Araspi and Marasso-Canuto also on Skoda.
Among two-wheel drive vehicles, Gianluca Quaderno, with navigator Lara Zanolo, was able to best express the French front wheel drive speed qualities immediately starting strong on the narrow and dusty Asti roads, creating a head to head contest with an equally fast Tondina, also on Reanault Clio R3.
A Tondina decisive error on the seventh race with the excellent Quaderno’s 7th time bring the Speed fire crew on the top of the provisional results. Position that they will keep until the end of the race.
A great result that gives us confidence to fully recover the feeling with the car that is still missing for the rest of the season. Now we are working towards the next race valid for the Renault R3 Open Trophy and CRZ: The Rally della Lana, scheduled for July 13rd and 14th, on Biella’s roads.
Quaderno commented on the arrival.