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Abestone

July

Abetone, Italy

Confirmed: 2021

Next Race: July 10-11 2021

Terrain Description:

Racetrack Format:

Friday 9th July

09:00 – Paddock “Val di Luce” is open
09:30 to 18:30 – Administrative and technical control / Paddock “Val di Luce”

The riders access to the Administrative and technical control will be scheduled to ensure compliance with the Anti-COVID regulations in force on the time of the event.
Each rider will be assigned an access time, which can be consulted on the website www.abestone.it.

Saturday 10th July – Prologue

Procedure: the prologue consists of 2 different tests:

Test 1: Enduro loop of about 10 kilometers to be repeated 5 times following the red arrows
Test 2: SuperEnduro-style circuit to be repeated 5 times

Access to Tests 1 and 2 will be allowed every 3 hours for each group of 100 riders.

The summary of the Test 1 + Test 2 times will be taken for the ranking of the day.

The best 50 times of the day will enter the Final Round on Sunday.
Times 51 to 150 will have access to the Sunday Morning Semifinal.

The difficulty level of the prologue will be Easy Extreme Enduro.

Access to the Prologue will be scheduled in groups of 100 riders in order to ensure compliance with the Anti-COVID regulations in force on the time of the event. Each group of pilots will be assigned an access time, which can be consulted on the website www.abestone.it

Example:
Group 1 – riders with bib numbers from 1 to 100 will be able to access the Prologue from 09:00 to 12:00, 

Group 2 – pilots with bib numbers from 101 to 200 will be able to access the Prologue from 13:00 to 16:00,
Group 3 – pilots with bib numbers from 201 to 300 will be able to access the Prologue from 17:00 to 20:00.

If the driver fails to carry out all the tests, he will be assigned the maximum time for each test not performed.

Example:
Special Test 1 – maximum time 30 minutes,
SuperEnduro Test – maximum time 10 minutes.

The estimated time of one lap of the Special Test 1 is 20 minutes
The estimated time of one lap of the SuperEnduro Test is 3 minutes

Total estimated time for Test 1 and SuperEnduro is 115 minutes, maximum time available – 180 minutes.

The rehearsals will be closed for each group at the end of the third hour. So at 12:00 for the first group, at 16:00 for the second group and at 20 for the third group.

20:00 BRIFIENG ON-LINE on Facebook: Abestone Hard Enduro

Sunday 11th July – Semifinal

The Paddock for the semifinal remains in the “Val di Luce”.

09:00 – Start of the Semifinal for riders from 51st to 150th.

Course of the semifinal:
Each rider will start with a gap of 10 seconds from each other.
The race will take place along the Prologue route: therefore both the Special Test and the SuperEnduro Test with some variations.
Only 1 lap will be made following the red arrows.
Estimated time for the first competitor is approximately 45 minutes.
Estimated time for the arrival of the last competitor is about 90 minutes.

The difficulty level of the Semifinal will be Medium Extreme.

The top 10 finishers of the Semifinal will have access to the last two starting grids of the Final round of the race.

Sunday 11th July – Final Round


09:00 Paddock “Piazzale dell’Ovovia” for the 60 riders of the Final is open

13:00 Service Area “Piazzale dell’Ovovia” is open

14:00 Presentation of the 60 qualified riders for the Final Round and alignment for the start in grids composed of 5 drivers each.

15:00 Start of the Final Round.

Final Phase Race Course:
Each rider grid will start with a gap of 30 seconds from each other. The race will take place along a ring route of about 5km to be repeated for three hours plus a lap following the blue arrows.
Only the first 20 riders, who will pass through the starting arc in the third hour, will enter the last lap called “Super Final”.
The pilots will have to follow the yellow arrows.
At the end of the last lap, the competitor, who will be the first to overcome the final obstacle, will be declared the winner of the Abestone Hard Enduro 2021.

Following prize giving ceremony.

The level of the Final is Extreme Difficult
The level of the Super Final is very difficult Extreme

Categories: Drivers with an international license will be placed in the Pro category.

National competitive license holders will be able to register in the Expert category or in the Amateurs category. The best 3 of each category will be awarded.
The Pro, Expert and Amateurs paths are the same.

If you are a rider, who participates in national or regional classic Enduro events, the best choice is the Amateurs one, the same advice for those, who prefer Hard Enduro, but don’t have much experience.

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Entry Fee:

Championship-Race: FIM Hard Enduro Championship

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Race License: National competitive license of the country of origin International License.
 
Drivers with international licenses will compete for the acquisition of points for the World Championship.
Therefore, only the first pilots with an International License will score points.
All pilots registered with an international license will be part of the overall classification.

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Sightseeing:

Disclaimer: The above info is NOT supplied by the organisers and was provided by us at Hard Enduro Races on March 3rd 2021. Always do your own research if planning on attending this race, as the info we provided could be out-dated)

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