The Honda RedMoto World Enduro Team are poised and ready for the 2017 season to begin with racing kicking off this weekend at the opening round of the Italian Enduro Championship.
Armed with three riders this year, Honda will have Giacomo Redondi, Davide Guarneri and Davide Soreca.
Redondi steps up to EnduroGP category this year having convincingly won the Enduro Junior World title in 2016. Equipped with Honda’s all-new CRF 450RX complete with electric start he keen to get down to business starting with the Italian series opener in Lignano…
“Racing in Lignano is with emotion because I’ll debut with the new Honda-RedMoto CRF 450RX. I’m satisfied with the winter training and the tests with the team. I want to make a step forward.”
Davide Guarneri, who moved to enduro in 2016 finished his season with a third place in the Italian Championship and the seventh in the World Championship.
This year Guarneri will race the National Championship class E1 and the World Championship class E2 with the Honda-RedMoto CRF 250R Enduro. Despite some problems with his right hand fractured in the last race of 2016, Guarneri prepared well for the season and he is ready to fight for the podium.
“A new season and a new challenge,” told Guarneri. “I’ll do my best and I’m confident because I had no problems with the engine change, moving from the CFR 450R Enduro to the new Honda-RedMoto CRF 250R Enduro.”
Soreca starts the year with two victories already in the bag at the Winter Wheels and at Karkkilian race in Finland. Tests and training guarantee him a good improvement during the season…
“I looked forward to the first race, because my season promises to be really exciting. Winter was positive. I have done a good training and I took part to two races, winning both. I’ll do my best.”
For the Honda RedMoto World Enduro Team the new season starts this weekend at the Italian Enduro Championship opener.
The first round will take place in Lignano Sabbiadoro, near Udine on the beach of the famous Venetian coast.
On Saturday will be race one enduro-sprint test and in the evening one endurocross test with artificial lights. Sunday the final test will be of cross-country type.
Words: Honda RedMoto World Enduro Team PR | Image: Dario Agrati