Gravitalia 2015 – Splendid final

Circuito Nazionale Gravitalia – Rd #4 BORMIO Final

It was a real splendid day yesterday for the Round#4 of Circuito Nazionale Gravitalia which took place in Bormio (SO), among breathtaking views of white mountain peaks surrounding Bormio 2000.

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The race course started from 2,600 meters. It was a longe and fast course, totally built with bulldozers, with a technical central part and lots of parabolic curves. The ground progressively had dried from mud, residual of a prior snowfall, becoming faster and more demanding.

Oscar Härnström (Exceptio Sport Commençal) was the best at understanding the course and marking the lower time painting fabulous curves and letting his power off on the pedals. He won the final in Bormio with the time of 4’56″90, improving his yesterday’s winning seeding run of more than 6 seconds.

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Excellent performance by Carlo Caire (AB Devinci Italy) who got second place and gained precious points for the rankings.

The Italian Champion Francesco Colombo (AB Devinci Italy) closed in third position, half second distant from his team mate. With the points gained here, he reinforced his leadership in the circuit with great chances of winning the title.

Francesco Petrucci (Team Cingolani) finished fourth, victim of a mistake who threw him off the course. Stefano Mezzetta (360 Degrees) made the fifth place after a long hotseat who awarded him for being the first closing under 5’10″.

Veronika Widmann (ABC Egna Neumarkt) won the final run with a wonderful 5’39″59 despite the injury occured during the seeding run.

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Eleonora Farina (Mangusta Bike) finished in second place, only one hundredth of second slower than Veronika. The pro season in the Women category has never been so competitive as this year. Anyhow Eleonora has kept the jersery of leader of the circuit. Third place for Elisabetta Canovi (Team Cingolani).

Sara Mologni (Scout Nukeproof), our mechanic for Bormio Bike, won here for our great satisfaction and confirming her control over the category Women Amateur.

Among the Amateru Men, Paolo Alleva (Scout Nukeproof) closed with best time. Fabrizio Dragoni (Alessi Racing) got the second place, keeping the leader jersey. Third place for Luca Fusani (GS Pro-M),.

Rankings Final – Circuito Nazionale Gravitalia \\ Rd#4 – Bormio
Rankings Final (Categories) – Circuito Nazionale Gravitalia \\ Rd#4 – Bormio

The Circuito Nazionale Gravitalia will be back on October 17-18, 2015 in Santo Stefano d’Aveto.

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Snow alert? No panic. Gravitalia confirmed.

And so it happened that on September equinox a severe snow alert was on. 15 cm of fresh snow in Bormio 2000 and about 50 cm in Bormio 3000. A real heavy report to face just a few days before the race of the National Circuit Gravitalia.

“No panic.” That’s the message launched by our technical director Pasquale Canclini. “The low-pressure area is about to leave us in favor of clear sky and higher temperatures. The situazione will drastically improve tomorrow. Within the next few hours we are going to move our snow groomers to clear the race course. And then the weather will help us. The opening of the lifts is confirmed for tomorrow but delayed of a few hours. The chairlift Bormio 2000-Cimino will be open from 2:00 pm.”

Round #4 Gravitalia a Bormio

Bormio Bike chiude la propria stagione estiva con un evento imperdibile per gli amanti del downhill. Il bike park ospiterà il Round #4 del Circuito Nazionale Gravitalia nei giorni 26/27 settembre 2015. La gara, alla quale prenderanno parte centinaia di rider, si correrà su un percorso interamente rinnovato con l’inserimento di sezioni tecniche e di sezioni lavorate a ruspa. Si comincia sabato mattina con le prove libere e qualifiche nel pomeriggio ed infine domenica alle ore 13:00 il momento più atteso, manche di gara – finale.

Il circuito, organizzato da Gravitalia e patrocinato dalla Federazione Ciclistica Italiana, è ospitato da altre quattro località della penisola. Di seguito il calendario completo:

  • 25/26 Aprile – Round #1 – SPIAZZI di GROMO (BG)
  • 30/31 Maggio – Round #2 – FRABOSA SOPRANA (CN)
  • 27/28 Giugno – Round #3 – ABETONE (PT)
  • 26/27 Settembre – Round #4 – BORMIO (SO)
  • 17/18 Ottobre – Round #5 Finale – SANTO STEFANO d’AVETO (GE)

Bormio Bike ’till September 27

And so it comes September… And that means shorter days, lower temperatures and, believe it or not, the first snow on mountain peaks. All those are signs of summer giving up to throw us back into our shelters and sink into our big fat, comfy couches. But don’t let this quick change of season fool you. September is often and unexpectedly a marvellous month for the mountain with warm sunny days and spectacular colors.

To extend your desire of summer, sport and fresh air, there is nothing better than Bormio Bike. The bike park of Bormio will, in fact, be open on a few special days during this month because we just don’t wont to give up downhill mountain biking so soon. This weekend the new Zombie track will be inaugurated. It’s a fantastic 1,400-meter-long flow trail in the woods, with a vertical drop of 253 meters, totally built with bulldozers.

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