BMW works driver and ambassador, Alex Zanardi, took a break from driving race vehicles on the observe to give attention to the para-cycling aspect of his life. Thus, he competed within the UCI Para-Biking Highway World Cup held in Corridonia, Italy. Competing on residence floor, Alessandro managed to win the person time trial occasion by a major margin, blowing everybody’s expectations within the course of and proving he’s worthy of the ‘dwelling legend’ standing.
Since his look on the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) on the finish of January, behind the wheel of the BMW M8 GTE, the BMW model ambassador had a while to concentrating on paracycling as soon as once more. This weekend, he was in motion, at residence. On Friday, he added one other victory to his assortment. “In my residence nation, alongside a circuit lined with improbable individuals who supported me for the entire distance, reaching the rostrum and standing alongside two guys whose mixed age remains to be lower than mine; that’s actually particular. I’m delighted,” stated Zanardi afterwards.
On Sunday, he was a part of the Italian nationwide group that reached the rostrum by securing third place within the group occasion. That is simply one other piece of proof that age is only a quantity. Alex had loads of issues to do up to now 12 months. From racing aboard the BMW M8 GTE in endurance competitions, to racing the BMW M4 DTM in a particular occasion, additionally held in Italy, at Misano, Zanardi proved he’s a one-man military time and time once more.
Alessandro misplaced his legs in a tragic accident again in 2001 whereas racing. One would suppose that may be finish of a race automobile driver’s profession, however not for this courageous Italian legend. He returned behind the wheel of a automobile in 2003 and never simply any automobile however he really resumed his profession with assist from BMW, additionally going out and profitable para-cycling occasions and Olympic gold medals.
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