BUSCA (ITALY) 30 April – A rainy day was the setting of spectacular races and several twists and turns. The multiple-time World Champion Thomas Chareyre stepped on the podium courtesy of an excellent performance, followed by Marc Reiner Schmidt and young Steve Bonnal.

S1GP FastRace

The Fast Race was full of dramatic turns of events that took place under heavy rain. Lukas Hollbacher (KTM MTR) started from the sixth place and pulled away at the start but slipped and almost hit Thomas Chareyre (TC4R1 Racing Team). The multiple-time World Champion enjoyed riding on the wet track and created a fair gap over Marc Reiner Schmidt (L30 Racing TM Factory).

Thomas Chareyre ruled the whole race but slipped with two laps to go, after the main straight, and it took him several seconds before getting back on track. In the meantime, Marc Reiner Schmidt had taken the lead of the race and triumphed at the finish line. Chareyre qualified second. Steve Bonnal (TC4R1 Racing Team) and Markus Class (Husqvarna) battled it out for the third spot which went to Bonnal as well as the victory of the Rookie class.

S1GP FastRace Top Ten:

SCHMIDT Marc Reiner (GER, TM) 11 laps in 16:00.886; 2. CHAREYRE Thomas (FRA, TM) +10.296; 3. BONNAL Steve (FRA, TM) +20.898; 4. CLASS Markus (GER, Husqvarna) +21.650; 5. SAMMARTIN Elia (ITA, TM) +26.414; 6. SITNIANSKY Milan (CZE, Honda) +26.792; 7. CATHERINE Youry (FRA, Honda) +35.405; 8. BUSCHBERGER Andreas (AUT, Husqvarna) +35.705; 9. HOLLBACHER Lukas (AUT, KTM) +35.922; 10. D’ADDATO Luca (ITA, TM) +36.358

S1GP FastRace Rookie Top Ten:

BONNAL Steve (FRA, TM) 11 laps in 16:21.784; 2. BUSCHBERGER Andreas (AUT, Husqvarna) +14.807; 3. FIORENTINO Romeo (BEL, Honda) +31.177; 4. CATORC Giani (FRA, KTM) +47.529; 5. REIMER Nicky (USA, TM) +49.886; 6. BEISCHROTH Colin (GER, TM) +56.129; 7. SZALAI Tim (FRA, Husqvarna) +1:05.499; 8. TRIMOULET Maxime (FRA, Husqvarna) +1:14.403; 9. MONTI Jacopo (ITA, Honda) +1 Lap; 10. STUCCHI Andrea (ITA, TM) +1 Lap

S1GP SuperFinal

The Fast Race sets the order of riders for the Super Final. Marc Reiner Schmidt (L30 Racing TM Factory) was first and Thomas Chareyre (TC4R1 Racing Team) second. The French rider took the lead in front of Schmidt, but the German rival tried to chase the race leader without ever being able to reach him. Chareyre opened a gap and left rivals behind, winning the race with a solid margin.

Marc Reiner Schmidt was second and Steve Bonnal came home with the third position and the victory of the Rookie class. Elia Sammartin was once again the best Italian rider. The podium of the Rookie class went not only to the winner Steve Bonal, but also to Romeo Fiorentino (Gazza Racing) and Tim Slazai (Husqvarna).

S1GP SuperFinal Top Ten:

CHAREYRE Thomas (FRA, TM) 15 laps in 21:18.971; 2. SCHMIDT Marc Reiner (GER, TM) +07.205; 3. BONNAL Steve (FRA, TM) +18.852; 4. HOLLBACHER Lukas (AUT, KTM) +25.085; 5. SITNIANSKY Milan (CZE, Honda) +41.203; 6. SAMMARTIN Elia (ITA, TM) +45.628; 7. D’ADDATO Luca (ITA, TM) +49.236; 8. KAIVERS Romain (BEL, TM) +1:01.597; 9. FIORENTINO Romeo (BEL, Honda) +1:11.289; 10. SZALAI Tim (FRA, Husqvarna) +1:20.347

S1GP SuperFinal Rookie Top Ten:

BONNAL Steve (FRA, TM) 15 laps in 21:37.823; 2. FIORENTINO Romeo (BEL, Honda) +52.437; 3. SZALAI Tim (FRA, Husqvarna) +1:01.495; 4. CATORC Giani (FRA, KTM) +1:08.462; 5. TRIMOULET Maxime (FRA, Husqvarna) +1 Lap; 6. BEISCHROTH Colin (GER, TM) +1 Lap; 7. REIMER Nicky (USA, TM) +1 Lap; 8. STUCCHI Andrea (ITA, TM) +1 Lap; 9. KRASNIQI Mitja (SUI, TM) +1 Lap; 10. PERNAT Gabin (FRA, TM) +1 Lap

S1GP Classification Top Ten:

CHAREYRE Thomas (FRA, TM) Pts. 78,000 (1+25+22+30); 2. SCHMIDT Marc Reiner (GER, TM) Pts. 72,000 (0+22+25+25); 3. BONNAL Steve (FRA, TM) Pts. 61,000 (0+20+20+21); 4. HOLLBACHER Lukas (AUT, KTM) Pts. 48,000 (0+18+12+18); 5. SAMMARTIN Elia (ITA, TM) Pts. 46,000 (-1+15+16+15); 6. SITNIANSKY Milan (CZE, Honda) Pts. 43,000 (-1+12+15+16); 7. CATHERINE Youry (FRA, Honda) Pts. 38,000 (0+14+14+10); 8. CLASS Markus (GER, Husqvarna) Pts. 34,000 (0+16+18+0); 9. D’ADDATO Luca (ITA, TM) Pts. 32,000 (-1+7+11+14); 10. KAIVERS Romain (BEL, TM) Pts. 32,000 (-1+10+9+13)

Complete results available HERE.


Circuit length: 1847 mt (1602 mt asphalt, 245 mt Sky-section)

Temperature: 13°

Weather conditions: rain

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In the photo: S1GP Podium