The first of nine rounds of the Triumph ParkinGO series starts with first practice at Valencia track on Friday April 9th, and will feature fourteen riders representing five countries: Italy, Spain, France, Great Britain and Lithuania. The permanent riders will be joined during the season by wild cards as well.
The grid is made up of 13 men and one woman, the latter being Samuela De Nardi who has wealth of experience in international competitions, a female European title and experience at the famous Suzuka 8-Hour race.
Even more famous names are also present on the grid, Michael Dunlop, son of Robert and nephew of Joey Dunlop, has already won the Northwest 200 and the Isle of Man TT (IoM TT), in the 250 and 600 classes respectively.
Fabrizio Perotti, Spain’s Oscar Pena and Toni Salom, Italians Stefano Cordara, Matteo Marzotto, Rocco Anaclerio, (a.k.a. DJ Ringo) and series organizer Giuliano Rovelli will all line-up for a season of competition. Lucio Nicastro, Paolo Rovelli, Francis Mariage (France) and Donatas Sivickis – from Lithuania – will join in the fun as well.