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Options open for Finocchiaro's World Championship attack

Redditch Editorial 18th Jul, 2017   0

TRANSMEC Group-backed rider Trystan Finocchiaro is playing with two decks of cards ahead of his first World Championship appearance.

Redditch racer Finocchiaro will make his mark on the world stage in the FIM World Supersport 300 series which runs alongside World Superbikes.

The championship has proved itself to be an extremely competitive, professional and worthy lightweight class for the World Superbike paddock.

Racing a variety of low-powered machines from the Yamaha R3 to the Honda CBR500 on some of the most renowned and historical circuits in the world, the competition has definitely caught the attention of the 18-year-old.

Racing on the world stage will be a tremendous opportunity for Finocchiaro’s racing career and riding development and will be extremely beneficial for his current and future sponsors.

Finocchiaro has been offered rides from two teams in the World Supersport 300 championship, one of which is Bierreti Racing who are offering the youngster a ride on a Yamaha R3.

Finocchiaro and Bierreti will commence a test in Italy this weekend for the youngster and the team to make a final decision and potentially seal a deal.

The other is Scuderia Maranga Racing who would like to see Finocchiaro ride their Honda CBR500 in the World Championship. The Bologna-based team have organised a test for Finocchiaro around the Lausitzring in Germany at the end of July.

Lausitzring will also be the scene of the next round of the World Supersport 300 championship which Finocchiaro intends to compete in with either Bierreti or Maranga. The youngster has these two tests for him and the teams to make their decisions.

Finocchiaro said: “I am extremely excited to ride on the world stage and am very grateful for both packages that have been presented in front of me and even more blown away by the willingness of both teams to offer me a chance to test the waters for the upcoming events.

“I am very positive for my future and ready to get on track.”


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