Supermotard World Championship - Italy  (Jun 13, 2016)

The third round of the 2016 Supermoto World Championship takes place Busca, Italy. For this event the TM Factory Racing team witnesses the return of its young rider, Diego Monticelli, after the injury suffered in the second round in Spain.

Thomas Chareyre comes to this meeting with the leaders red plate and on the back of a good performance in the French series.

In qualifying on Saturday Thomas Chareyre is perfect, in the first two free practice sessions he worked on set-up of his bike, in qualifying he sets an amazing time which earned him pole position.

In the European Championship, Diego Monticelli, is immediately back to good form, he understans the advantage of having the pole position and takes it, also an excellent fourth place for Llados.

In race 1 of the World Championship Thomas Chareyre did not make a good start, on the first lap he sits in third position, unfortunately for Thomas on the rough terrain section he is hit by an opponent who forces him into a fall. Thomas has not lost his nerve, he regains his composure and makes an incredible comeback to finish third, in every way he pushes as hard as he can in the closing laps to overcome his rivals.

In Race 2 Thomas was perfect, a searing pace from the start and superior to all, Chareyre wins with an huge lead.

Thomas wins the third GP in a row and keeps the leaders red plate.

In the European a double victory for Diego Monticelli, the young driver has taken everything. In race 1 he held off his opponents for the win, in the race he wins by a good margin. Llados takes fourth place overall.

Alex Serafini Team Manager commented on the race: "Thomas could easily take a double win at home and stretch the lead in the league, but unfortunately in Race 1 Thomas fell because of an opponent, however, we have won the Grand Prix, just lost some points. Diego has been phenomenal on his return, and Joan is showing good progress, I thank all the guys for the great work."

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