XXXIII RALLYE ELBA STORICO, MAIOLO Wins (Sport Regularity) AND GANDINO (Regularity Rally)

Exciting and uncertain regularity races to the end

Marco Gandino and Carlo Merenda on Fiat Ritmo Abarth conquer the Elba Graffiti 2021

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Not only rallies, at the XXXIII Rallye Elba Storico-Trofeo Locman Italy, but also "regularity", the classic appointments - not to be missed - at the island race.

Appointments on which Aci Livorno Sport since a few years particularly aims to have that touch of exclusivity and "charm" that only the historic cars associated with challenges "regular" against the clock can give.

As well as the rally, the two competitions of "regularity sport" (VIII Regularity Sport) and "regularity media" (XXXIII Elba Graffiti), the latter valid as the third round of the Italian championship, have given adrenaline moments with some reversals of the top ranking between the two days of challenges. Even starting the event very well, with 27 entries for both races, certainly a sign of success, of appreciation for the race.

In the VIII Historic Regularity Sport prevailed the couple Maiolo - Paracchini with a Porsche 9111 RSr with 26 penalties, ahead of the Lancia Fulvia Coupé of Mellini-Balloni with 33 and the absolute podium was the prerogative, in third place also for Gennaro-Bovio, with the Opel Kadett GTE (42 penalties) The final classification of the race has completely subverted what was the classification at the end of the first leg, confirmation of the great uncertainty of the confrontation on the field.

Uncertainty also reigned in the "Graffiti" race, the regularity on average, with the success going to Gandino - Merenda and their Fiat Ritmo Abarth 130 which formed a final score of 184. The pair had finished the first stage in third place just one point off the lead and second place overall was taken by Bonnet-Solomattina in an Alfa Romeo Giulietta Ti (202), who were consistently in the place of honour. In both stages. Third place overall for Giugni-Mercattilj and their Alpine A110 (216), who had finished stage one in fourth place. Those who had prevailed in the first stage, namely Bonamini-Ambrogi, with their Fiat 124 Abarth, are out of the game.