Peyragudes, France - Adam Persson set the fastest time in today's timed qualifying runs for Tomorrow's Odd and Even Qualifying races. Persson posted a time of 1:44.600 as he looks to make a big move upfrom his current 10th place in the World Cup points this weekend. After skipping Kozakov and Padova, Kevin Reimer made the trip over from Canada and immediately made his presence felt. Reimer set the second fastest time with a 1:44.840
James Kelly Breaks Through For The Win!!!
Photo: Liz Kinnish
Teolo, Italy - James Kelly capped off a strong weekend at the Padova Grand Prix by winning his first IGSA World Cup race. Kelly who hails from Petaluma, California, USA lined up in the final against number one qualifier Ramon Konigshausen, Douglas Silva and Luke Melo. Kelly is known as one of the most talented longboarders on the planet but until today a World Cup victory had eluded him.
Teolo, Italy - Ramon Konigshausen earned the number one qualifying position for tomorrow's Padova Grand Prix with an amazing 1:57.146 time that broke James Kelly's day old track record. Konigshausen has taken the pole position in Padova two out of the last three years. Kelly was unable to better his Friday time but it was still fast enough to hang on for second. Patrick Switzer was also unable to improve on his Friday effort but his time was good enough for third. Mischo Erban made a huge move up in the final qualifying run and will start fourth. Douglas Silva put in a strong effort on his second qualifying run and will start fifth.