Mattia Guadagnini made his premier class debut this weekend at round eight of the FIM World Motocross Championships in the Riola Sardo circuit in Italy.
Racing in the premier class for the first time, after limited preparation on the bigger bike, Mattia Guadagnini showed his true potential with competitive practice times and solid 11-8 moto scores. ‘101’ was composed whilst racing towards the front in the second moto and recorded lap times that were on par with the riders inside of the top five. Eighth overall was where he was eventually classified in his first Grand Prix on the MC 450F.
“It was a tough debut, but I enjoyed it a lot! explained Guadagnini. “I think that making the change was the right thing to do for me, so thanks to the team.”
“I am already feeling really, really good on my MC 450F. This is definitely a great bike for me. I feel like I could have been even higher up than eighth in that second moto, but I did not want to task risks. I could not ask for a better debut. I’m feeling so positive!”