Pragelato, the long-awaited “Ice Challenge”: two days of the Italian speed championship on ice

Pragelato, the long-awaited “Ice Challenge”: two days of the Italian speed championship on ice


Cars on ice are back at Pragelato, and a double circuit is scheduled for Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January, valid for the ICE Challenge – Italian Ice Speed ​​Championship: an appointment that promises to be very fun and has all the ingredients of variety. – challenge. There are around 50 cars to revive Round 1 which will be available on Saturday after the postponement of last January 7 and Round 5 regularly scheduled for Sunday. The two days will represent two different races with different scores (Saturday with 2 quotas), entrusted to the organizational direction of BMG Motor Events and the Off Road & Cross Country Rally Sports Commission ACI. Special attention paid to Ivan Carmellino (Skoda Fabia R5), after the success of the last three weeks he arrives as a favorite, but he will have to be careful with the “usual suspects” starting from Aldo Pistono (Opel Astra ex Andros), Rachele Somaschini. (KIA Rio RX), Rudi Bicciato (Lancia Delta) and Giovanni Saracco (Lancia Delta S4).

Among the two-wheelers, Angrognino Jean-Claude Vallino (Opel Astra OPC) will share the car with his father Claudio on Saturday, competing with Ivan and Ivo Cocino (Peugeot 208) and the Frenchman Aurelien Gilbert (Peugeot 206 RC). On both days, free practice and qualifying from 8, while three heat races will start consecutively at 9:30. The Great King is scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. only, track conditions permitting. All races, starting at 9:30 a.m. each day, will be broadcast live on facebook.com/icechallengeofficial, on BandW.tv and Moresport.tv. ACI Sport TV (Canale 228 Sky) will air a special next week.