Volcat BTT: The victory has finally come, Alleman of the DMT Racing team took care of it

Igualada (Spain): Finally it has arrived! We had to wait until the fourth day, Easter Sunday, to celebrate the first victory of a rider from an Italian team in this haunted edition of the Volcat BTT. A team based in San Severino Marche (MC), on DMT Racing team by Marconi Project’s with Wout Alleman.

– Photo ©DMT Racing team

The Flemish who is one of the new athletes who arrived this year to renew the staff of the team managed by Andrea Marconi, in 1 hour 35 ’36’ ‘won the fourth and last stage, the shortest, 38 kilometers ( 1.000 mt. D +).

He preceded the group chasing him by half a minute, place of honor for the Czech Martin Stosek (Canyon Northwave), third the German Martin Frey (Bulls). Then one after the other paraded under the Igualada finish line: the Swiss Marc Stutzmann, Daniele Mensi (Soudal Lee Cougan), Dutchman Hans Becking (Scott Buff) e Tony Longo (Soudal Lee Cougan).

ARRIVAL ORDER IVª STAGE – OFFICIAL

1 – GERMAN, ROAD – ELITE DMT RACING TEAM BY MARCONI 01:35:36
2 – STOŠEK, MARTIN – ELITE CANYON NORTHWAVE MTB TEAM a 27 sec.
3 – FREY, MARTIN – ELITE TEAM BULLS a 28 sec.
4 – STUTZMANN, MARC – ELITE TEXPA – SIMPLON a 30 sec.
5 – MENSI, DANIELE – ELITE SOUDAL LEECOUGAN RACING T a 33 sec.
6 – BECKING, HANS – ELITE BUFF-SCOTT MTB TEAM a 34 sec.
7 – LONGO, TONY – ELITE SOUDAL LEECOUGAN RACING T  a 36 sec.
8 – DIAZ, IVAN – ELITE EUKON CONCHEL SPORT TEAM a 01:08 min.
9 – RUIJTER, TEUS – ELITE LTD TEAM a 01:09 min.
10 – DIAS, JOSÉ – ELITE BUFF-SCOTT MTB TEAM a 01:10 min.

11 – FERREIRA, TIAGO – ELITE DMT RACING TEAM BY MARCONI  a 01:10 min.
16 – CHIARINI, RICCARDO – ELITE TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO at 02:23 min.
17 – DORIGONI, JAKOB – ELITE TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO at 02:23 min.

18 – TRONCONI, MARTINO – ELITE TEAM WILIER 7C FORCE at 02:24 min ..
20 – VALDRIGHI, STEFANO – ELITE SOUDAL LEECOUGAN RACING T a 02:27 min

24 – LOSS,ENRICO – ELITE TEAM WILIER 7C FORCE a 03:30 min.
28 – TAFFAREL, NICOLA – ELITE TEAM WILIER 7C FORCE a 03:42 min.
31 – ILIAS, PERIKLIS – ELITE DMT RACING TEAM BY MARCONI  a 04:07 min.
35 – PANARIELLO, GIUSEPPE – ELITE NEW BIKE 2008 RACING TEAM at 05:48 min

The Volcat BTT goes Dutch Hans Becking that with a constant performance in all four days, without even needing a stage success, after 198 km he took home the yellow jersey. It is the second time, he had already succeeded in 2019 when he wore the DMT Racing team jersey, a formation he left this year to go racing in Spain with the Buff Scott team. Second overall the Czech Stosek, third the Portuguese Josè Dias.

In the final top ten we find three riders from Italian teams. Fourth was Trentino Tony Longo (Soudal Lee Cougan), ninth the European champion Tiago Ferreira (DMT Racing team), the Tuscan tenth Stefano Valdrighi (Soudal Lee Cougan). “Too bad for the missed podium in the general classification for only six seconds, however I am happy all the same and aware of having given everything in a fast and unsuitable race that I faced this year for the first time and, despite everything, I finished all of them. the stages in the top ten. “Longo commented on his Volcat BTT 2021.

– Stefano Gonzi (Soudal Lee Cougan), Sandro Lazzarin (Torpado Südtirol)

MEN’S FINAL GENERAL RANKING – OFFICIAL

1 – BECKING,HANS * – ELITE BUFF-SCOTT MTB TEAM 08:03:15
2 – STOŠEK,MARTIN * – ELITE CANYON NORTHWAVE MTB TEAM 08:06:08 a 02:53 min.
3 – DIAS,JOSÉ * – ELITE BUFF-SCOTT MTB TEAM 08:09:04 a 05:49 min.
4 – LONGO, TONY * – ELITE SOUDAL LEECOUGAN RACING T 08:09:10 a 05:55 min.
5 – ROHRBACH,NICOLA * – ELITE GOLDWURST-POWER 08:09:12 a 05:57 min.
6 – STUTZMANN,MARC * – ELITE TEXPA – SIMPLON 08:10:03 a 06:48 min.
7 – FREY,MARTIN * – ELITE TEAM BULLS 08:10:38 a 07:23 min.
8 – GOMEZ,EVER ALEJANDRO * – ELITE RR BIKERS CLUB 08:14:15 a 11:00 min.
9 – FERREIRA, TIAGO * – ELITE DMT RACING TEAM BY MARCONI 08:15:34 a 12:19 min.
10 – VALDRIGHI, STEFANO * – ELITE SOUDAL LEECOUGAN RACING T 08:17:13 a 13:58 min.

12 – TRONCONI, MARTINO * – ELITE TEAM WILIER 7C FORCE 08:18:01 to 14:46 min.
15 – MENSI, DANIELE * – ELITE SOUDAL LEECOUGAN RACING T 08:18:53 a 15:38 min.
16 – CHIARINI, RICCARDO * – ELITE TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO 08:22:33 to 19:18 min.
21 – ALLEMAN, WOUT * – ELITE DMT RACING TEAM BY MARCONI  08:27:55 a 24:40 min.
25 – LOSS, ENRICO * – ELITE TEAM WILIER 7C FORCE 08:31:51 a 28:36 min.
29 – DORIGONI, JAKOB * – ELITE TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO 08:37:40 to 34:25 min.
33 – HOFER, FRANZ * – ELITE NEW BIKE 2008 RACING TEAM 08:41:56 a 38:41 min.
35 – PANARIELLO, GIUSEPPE * – ELITE NEW BIKE 2008 RACING TEAM 08:44:21 to 41:06 min.
38 – ILIAS,PERIKLIS * – ELITE DMT RACING TEAM BY MARCONI  08:47:39 a 44:24 min.
39 – FERRERO, SIMONE * – ELITE NEW BIKE 2008 RACING TEAM 08:48:21 a 45:06 min.

The women’s Volcat BTT started on Thursday with the success of Loana Lecomte, the Under 23 XCO world champion who had beaten all her opponents.

His, however, had been a commercial presence, from the second day there was no reason, always the usual first Maja Wloszczowska. The Pole is in Spain to train for the start of the Cross Country World Cup.

Behind her the champion of Lithuania has always arrived “Kata” Pine. The girl from Torpado Südtirol who had won the 2018 edition of this stage race, this year had to settle for the second step of the podium. Fourth in the general rankings Costanza Fasolis, which today in the last stage for the first time managed to climb the third step of the podium. Also noteworthy is the other young Lithuanian from Torpado Südtirol, Greta Karasiovaitè, first Under 23 in all stages.

WOMEN’S ORDER OF ARRIVAL IVª STAGE – OFFICIAL

1 WLOSZCZOWSKA, MAY – F-ELI KROSS ORLEN CYCLING TEAM 01:51:26

2 SOSNA, KATAZINA – F-ELI TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO 01:56:56

3 FASOLIS, CONSTANCE – F-ELI RDR ITALIA FACTORY 02:01:45
4 FIGUERAS, MERITXELL – F-ELI MMR FACTORY RACING TEAM 02:01:47

5 SCHNEIDER, JANINE – F-ELI GERMAN TECHNOLOGY RACING 02:02:32

6 BILLOUIN, SOLENNE – F-ELI SCO ANGERS CYCLING 02:04:31
7 SALVADO,ARANTXA – F-ELI GOBIK FACTORY TEAM 02:04:46

8 KARASIOVAITÉ,GRETA 1 – F-S23 TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO 02:06:34

FINAL WOMEN RANKING – OFFICIAL

1 WLOSZCZOWSKA, MAY * – F-ELI KROSS ORLEN CYCLING TEAM 09:29:28

2 SOSNA, KATAZINA * – F-ELI TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO 09:59:09

3 FIGUERAS, MERITXELL * – F-ELI MMR FACTORY RACING TEAM 10:20:17

4 FASOLIS, CONSTANCE * – F-ELI RDR ITALIA FACTORY 10:26:20
5 BILLOUIN, SOLENNE * – F-ELI SCO ANGERS CYCLING 10:28:52

6 KARASIOVAITÉ,GRETA * – F-S23 TORPADO-SÜDTIROL MTB PRO 10:45:58

Photo: Anna Olea / Jordi Noves / Francesc Llad ó

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