Hell’s Gate Metzeler
The return of Hell’s Gate Metzeler – the much-awaited international enduro extreme competition, scheduled to take place at Il Ciocco Estate on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 February 2018.
Among the novelties of the race, created fifteen years ago by Fabio Fasola and established in time as an event of wide appeal and great competitive significance, the two-day format with the Friday “appetizer” as well as a whole new management signed by OSE (Organization Sport Events).
Unchanged is the dose of adrenaline and the level of entertainment. Pilots from the world over are called to compete on a thrilling course totally marked along Il Ciocco mountain. Competitors will face rugged roads and progressively challenging obstacles (artificial ones, too, following the newest trend) until the final reckoning in the inviolable “Arena”, the theater that – filled to the brim with spectators – will this year too constitute the highlight of the competition.
A shuttle service leaving from Il Ciocco gatehouse will allow people to easily reach the scenario of the race.
The program. The event begins on Friday, 9 February. The preliminary operations get underway at 12 noon and the heart of the race begins at 7pm. “Friday Dusk” will decree the starting order for the following day, the “Saturday Dawn”.
Saturday, 10 February, the appointment is at 7.30am with the qualifying race, about 40 kilometers that will serve as "passport" for the afternoon stage. At 3.30pm, the finalists – the 30 absolute best pilots – will set out on the starting grid to give life, three hours later, to the great conclusion of Hell's Gate.
Hell’s Gate Lite. Sunday, 11 February, it’s the enthusiasts’ turn. Starting at 10am, the fun continues for all those who wish to test their skills on the champions’ passages with Hell’s Gate Lite, the traditional motorcycle ride. Four are the courses, from the easiest to the extreme “Ci voglio provare” (I want to try it).
Participation to the actual race and the Lite race are open until February 1st, 2018. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org