Ragusa. Vintage motorcycle from offshore to a show between land and water
The weekend just ended brought under national and world spotlight ibleo for two prestigious sporting events have played and where the timekeepers ASD “Hyblea” took to the field.
Marina di Ragusa, with its stretch in front of the marina, was the setting for the “3rd leg of the Italian Offshore Endurance” the group B and ” Honda Offshore ‘championship and the last race of the “World Offshore Championship Class V2” . The 15 participants came from: Italy, Belgium, France, Switzerland and Malta.
To make out the final rankings were: the vice president of the National Federation of Timekeepers Societies (IFRC), Giorgio Chinellato, the expert Venetian cronos, Gianluca De Rossi and timekeepers of Ragusa.
The program underwent changes due to adverse sea conditions, so most of the race was held on Saturday, October 5. To win the Word Cup and also the 3D category catamaran, were Lorenzo and Andrea Bacchi, father and son on boat Gasbeton that despite a malfunction in one of the engines, were able to conclude from the race winners; Sport Endurance category in the Italian league has imposed the boat Albatross 32 led by the duo Christian Cesati and Luke Bruatti; while within Endurance Pro he won the boat Sorbino conducted by Diego and Massimiliano Head, father and son powerboat enthusiasts.
In the new Federal Honda Offshore category of inflatable boats, the highest step of the podium went to Mario Cosma who got the better of Denis Scarpi, the latter involved in an accident, fortunately without serious consequences. This new category is open to anyone who wants to start racing, the boat is made available by the federation and entry to the competition is limited to € 1,000.
The other event which affected the province of Ragusa, in the hinterland, was the “2nd Reenactment of the motorcycle tour of Sicily”, an event recorded in the national calendar ASI (Italian Historic Auto Club), for historical interest but also the high social and cultural value.
Contestants from different parts of Italy departed from Palermo Thursday 3 and after having walked the old streets and Messina, crossing the Nebrodi and the town of Etna, have come ibleo plateau, where they played a regular timed test from Largo San Paolo in Ragusa and arrival at Nunziata district near the Forum Boario of Ragusa Superiore. The contestants had to walk the stretch of road about 8 kilometers in the target time of 20 minutes, 25 meters before the arrival had to control the clock to stop, slow down or speed to be more punctual possible to target time without incurring a penalty .
To win the absolute category was Lorenzo Guastella aboard his MV Agusta model 150 super luxury sport that has blocked the clock at 20’03 “; second place went to Carmelo Puglisi of Lambretta LI 150 Special Golden Innocenti model with time of 20’16 “; while the last step of the podium went to Umberto Alloisio of MV Agusta model 175 SS 5 V Shark with time 20’17 “.