Antonio Fuoco

Fuoco on podium to end triumphant season

Imola, 6 October – Race 2 of this weekend’s final round of the Formula Renault Alps 2.0 series ended with the champion elect, Antonio Fuoco finishing third, the podium placing confirming his consistency throughout the course of the season.

On a dry track, the pole man Luca Ghiotto and Antonio Fuoco, who started alongside him, only covered one lap before the safety car came out when a car went off the track. At the restart, Antonio was overtaken by Parry and team-mate Bonifacio, which dropped him to fourth. For a few more laps, the positions remained unchanged until Bonifacio dropped back, handing third place to Fuoco, who had prudently been following him up to that point. At the podium ceremony, the Champion from the Ferrari Driver Academy, was cheered by lots of enthusiastic fans, who had come to Imola to support him.

“At the restart, Parry and Bonifacio rather caught me out, but I opted not to take any risks because there were two of them. I planned to try a bit later but the opportunity to pass never arose,” said the youngster after his first day as champion elect. “Tonight I will celebrate with all those who love me and have come from far and wide to support me.” Thus the curtain comes down on a season that, thanks to his first title in single-seaters, has strengthened the character and personality of a rising star in the world of Italian motorsport.

After the race, an enquiry resulted in British driver Matt Parry, who finished second in the Imola race, being given a 25 seconds penalty. This moved Fuoco up one place to second.’

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