Santo Domingo. For their third consecutive year, the Fiat Scuderia under the category of Modified Production 2 (PM2) for motion circuit racing in the Dominican Republic.
With an impressive performance, the duo formed by the new 2-time champion Juan “El Chino” Lantigua and the experienced Ricky Perdomo firmly mastered the practice sessions and they showed up since Saturday, willing to give their all on the track, showing the power of their FIAT Palio and the trust offered by their mechanic, Eng. Sully García, alongside the whole technical crew.
Since Saturday the 11th, FIAT showed up as absolute leader in the category, achieving track record in classifications and “pole position” for the following racing day.
Despite the layout for a tough competition, given that the first five positions were less than a second of distance, and for the first round, both Ricky as well as Rafael Luciano (driving the 2nd fiat), were aware that anything could happen, even more with the open championship.
On the first round, Perdomo had an excellent turnover, taking over first position all the way till finishing the race, and sealing the championship for the Red Squadron. Luciano, on board of the second unit, maintained his position all the way till completing the race.
On the second round, “El Chino” Lantigua lost 4 positions due to a false start and maintained a fifth position all the way till mid race, when he began a firm comeback by changing positions making it to third place in this session.
The overall result for the competition was First Place and Championship for the EDOM Fiat Team.
EDOM is the authorized representative in the Dominican Republic of the brands: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Iveco, Vespa, Case Ih Agriculture, New Holland Construction, New Holland Agriculture, Kobelco, Cifa and Petronas Lubricants. It is a company in the Retail, Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.
The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.
Source: Listin Diario