After the Mugello double round, now it is the time of the Misano World Circuit to put on stage the Round 5 of the Campionato Italiano Velocità 2010. The circuit will host a crucial weekend for the title pretenders of the several classes: Superbike, 125 Gp, 600 Supersport, Stock 600 and Stock 1000. The Yamaha R Series Cup will complete the program, with its usual third starts.
THE FREE PRACTICES – In the Superbike, the provisional pole position went to Federico Sandi (Aprilia – Gabrielli Michelin Racing Team) who set the time of 1’38″404, whilst in the 125 Gp Alessandro Tonucci was the fastest on board the Junior Gp Racing Dream Aprilia (1’46″932). Leader Ferruccio Lamborghini (Yamaha – Media Action by Prorace, 1’39″786) was the best in the Supersport, whilst Riccardo Russo (Yamaha – Bike e Motoracing) created a gap over the Stock 600 challengers, through the time of 1’42″757. Domenico Colucci (Ducati – Barni Racing) set the best time in the Stock 1000 through the time of 1’39″072. The complete standings of the first day of official practices are available at www.civ.tv.
CIV PINK SATURDAY – On Saturday there will be many events hosted by CIV connected to the “Notte Rosa”. In the Fun Area, from 5pm, there will be the live animation by Radio Bruno and the “Bike Wash” in partnership with Pepenero, Riccione. The event will be followed by the riders autograph session, the presentation of the book about Marco Papa and a moment to commemorate Gigi D’Esposito. At 7pm there will be the Pole Position prize giving. Starting from 7:30pm at the R.C.G.M Team hospitality the Gazosa concert will be hosted with piadina flatbread and beer for everybody. Furthermore, those who will participate at the raising of money for the Onlus Multiple Sclerosis Italian Association (www.aism.it) will receive a funny pink t-shirt for free. Finally starting from 9pm at Piazza della Repubblica, the Pink Carnival will get underway with the parade of allegoric floats, which will be launched on the stage of the CIV Pole Position prize giving.
BY TRAIN – A special train will connect Piazza della Repubblica and Misano with the circuit (going and coming back) permitting to all motorbikes fans to comfortably enjoy the CIV practices and races. The sessions are scheduled starting from 9am to end at around 5pm. The sum to pay is only 1€.
ON TV – On Sunday at 1:50pm on Sportitalia 2 (channel 226 Sky, Digital Terrestrial Television and live streaming) the Superbike, the 125 Gp and the Supersport will be broadcasted. From 4.40pm there will be the switch to Nuvolari (channel 218 Sky and Digital Terrestrial Television) for the live broadcast of the Stock 600 and Stock 1000.
ONLINE – It will be possible following the Misano fifth round through the official website, www.civ.tv, which will offer the races commentaries, the interviews of the protagonists, the videos and the most beautiful images of the weekend.
TIMETABLES, TICKETS AND PRICES – On Saturday from 9am till 1:05pm and from 2pm till 4:50pm, all riders will be on track for the official practice sessions. The races of the fifth round are scheduled on Sunday: at 2pm it will be the time of the Superbike challenge, followed by the 125 Gp, 600 SS, Stk 600 and 1000. On Saturday entrance is free, on Sunday ticket will cost: € 20 (reduced ticket to €15 for women and FMI card holders, free entrance for children under 14).