TCR Italy preview - Tavano and Langeveld in Vallelunga shootout

TCR Italy preview - Tavano and Langeveld in Vallelunga shootout

15.09.2022: The TCR Italy championship comes to an end this weekend at Vallelunga, where Salvatore Tavano and Niels Langeveld will be fighting to secure the Drivers' crown.

The TCR Italy championship comes to an end this weekend at Vallelunga, where Salvatore Tavano and Niels Langeveld will be fighting to secure the Drivers' crown.

Tavano sits on top of the standings on 342 points; he has already won three races so far at the wheel of his Scuderia del Girasole-run CUPRA Leon Competición and aims for a fourth TCR Italy title after those he clinched in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Langeveld too has scored three victories in the current season with his Target Motorsport Hyundai Elantra N and has a gap of 37 points from the leader, when 95 are for grasp in the season finale.
However, as both drivers must drop three scores, the actual gap is 31, because Tavano must drop 15 points and Langeveld 9.

Behind them, a close battle is expected for the third position, with six drivers involved: Denis Babuin (Bolza Corse, Audi RS 3 LMS), Cesare Brusa (Target Competition, Hyundai i30 N), Marco Iannotta and Carlo Tamburini (both MM Motorsport, Honda Civic Type R), Michele Imberti (CRM Motorsport, Hyundai i30 N) and Ruben Volt (ALM Motorsport, Honda Civic Type R) who are all covered by 62 points.  

Fabio Ravaioli - photo ACI Sport


15.09.2022 / MaP

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