Husqvarna Motorcycles have ended the three-round Internazionale d‰ÛªItalia Series on a high with Australian Todd Waters claiming third overall in both the MX1 and Elite championship standings despite a mixed day at the final round at Montevarchi, Italy.
Continuing his impressive pre Grand Prix form, Red Bull Ice One Husqvarna Factory Racing's, Waters capped off the Internazionale d‰ÛªItalia Series with sixth and seventh place results, ensuring an impressive third overall in both the MX1 and Elite final championship classifications.
Building on his strong run of form at the previous round in Noto, Waters placed a solid sixth in the opening MX1 race. Looking to better his result in the combined MX1/MX2 Elite class, Waters suffered a poor start and was forced to fight his way through the pack at Montevarchi. Battling back to seventh at the chequered flag ‰ÛÒ while setting lap times that matched the race leaders.
‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm so pleased to see Todd finish third overall in both the MX1 and Elite championships." Team Manager of Red Bull Ice One Husqvarna Factory Racing, Antti PyrhÌ¦nen commented. "He‰Ûªs worked hard throughout this short series so to come away with a double podium result is incredibly rewarding.
"In the final round he had a little bit of bad luck but he never gave up fighting and that was important to see," PyrhÌ¦nen added.