Fontana soloes to win Trofeo Laigueglia MTB Classic
18 march 2018
Team Bianchi Countervail’s rider preceded Botero Villegas and Fumarola on Laigueglia’s finish
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Marco Aurelio Fontana celebrated his first MTB seasonal win with Methanol CV in Laigueglia (Italy). Team Bianchi Countervail’s élite rider topped the 25th Trofeo Laigueglia MTB Classic, XC Top class race, on Sunday, March 18th. In spite of a puncture in the final lap, the Prorider soloed to win in 1:24:08, ahead of Colombian Jhonnatan Botero Villegas (+1:43) and Denis Fumarola (+2:13).
“I’m happy with both the win and the performance. On a muddy course, the race was slow but I managed to take early a good advantage on my rivals, driving clear and riding fast. The feedback I received are even more important because I faced good rivals, back from the XCO World Cup. Now we get ready to ride in France, aiming for another strong performance and good result” Fontana commented. The whole Team Bianchi Countervail will come back to action at Coupe de France XCO opener in Marseille on Sunday, March 25th.
Bianchi supplies the team with two high end carbon models with racing geometry: the revolutionary Methanol CV and Methanol 29.1 FS (full suspension). The Junior Team is equipped with Methanol 29 SX model.