Valli Bresciane: Vesco and Salvinelli, technical tests of MM with victory

Behind the two Valtrumpians, Vincenzo Bertoli-Alberto Gamba and Attilio Bonetti-Agape De Giacomi  

Andrea Vesco and Fabio Salvinelli on the 1929 Alfa Romeo 6 C 1750 Zagato

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Andrea Vesco and Fabio Salvinelli, the new couple formed to face the Mille Miglia with the Alfa Romeo 6 C 1750 Zagato, won the 6th Trofeo Valli Bresciane-Memorial Cirillo Gnutti that attracted 93 participants, many of them just to test the cars for the "most beautiful race in the world". Behind the two Valtrumplini, the Bergamo crew of Vincenzo Bertoli-Alberto Gamba in a Fiat Balilla 508 C preceded Attilio Bonetti-Agape De Giacomi from Brescia in an Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce. The ladies' cup went to the 2018 Italian champions, Federica Bignetti-Luisa Ciatti in the A.R. Giulietta Spider Veloce, also 11th overall, set after a good fight on the crew, formed in 2021, of Rossella Torri -Giovanna Ruffini with Innocenti Mini Cooper that race after race get closer to the best, as evidenced by the 13th place overall. In third place among the ladies Emanuela Cinelli-Giulia Rampini with the Renault R 106- 2. The team cup went to Amams Tazio Nuvolari of Mantova.  The average test, with separate classification, was won by Roberto Miatto-Domenico Morassotti from Veneto with the OM SS Mille Miglia.  "A challenging race as usual, says Andrea Vesco.  For me it was the first time with Fabio in the car and we made a very good average of under 3 hundredths of an error".  The presence of Salvinelli, will allow the alternation in the long transfers where Vesco can rest. "I know the car, adds Salvinelli, who I drove when I was in the official Alfa Romeo team at Arese. The test was important with technical tests, even too slow for the type of car we had.  But when you race with Andrea you see things of a pure champion". The race was appreciated by everyone, with speeds that didn't stress the older cars and with navigation that didn't allow distortions. "It was an adrenaline-filled race, commented Agape De Giacomi. For us, stopped last year, this was the second race of the year. We were afraid of making mistakes, but in the end we never lost our concentration.   A day of satisfaction also for Bignetti Bignetti: "Good evidence, nice course, a race that deserves participation. As usual after the lunch break I relax and my times get worse, even if in the end the victory arrived".  President Ezio Sala and the whole team of Emmebi 70, the organising team, were satisfied: "Receiving compliments from everyone, and pats on the back," says Sala, "repays us for our efforts. We had 30 pre-war cars that qualified the event".