The first day of the 24mx Enduro European Championship saw 186 riders from 15 European nations at the start. This first round, organized by the Castiglion Fiorentino Fabrizio Meoni motoclub, officially opened yesterday, Friday 22 March, with the official presentation of the participating riders. The parade, which started from the paddock, traveled through the streets of Castiglion Fiorentino, the host city, up to the town square where the mayor and many lover were waiting for the European Enduro family. Once the ceremony was over, everyone rested in view of the first day of competition which began under a beautiful spring sun.

Anthony Geslin


Three riders at a time, from 8.30 am, took to the starting stage to begin their personal 2024 European season. After the start, the competitors reached the spectacular 24mx extreme test, traced on natural stones and which involved all the riders. This was followed by the Enduro Test, designed in the undergrowth and which gave the competitors breathtaking landscapes, while the Cross Test concluded the lap, set on an immense hilly meadow. All the tests, as the riders progressed, became more and more challenging lap after lap.


Andrea Verona, incisive in all the special tests, enchanted all the enduro lover who reached Castiglion Fiorentino to witness this first round of the 24mx Enduro European Championship of the season. Verona, who took part in this European event to train for the world championship, put his signature on the overall standing, placed Samuele Bernardini, a minute and a half behind him, also here in Castiglion Fiorentino to prepare himself for the world championship . The Italian flag also flies in third place overall: occupying the lowest step of the podium is Davide Soreca, who finished his race a few seconds behind Bernardini.Andrea Verona, in addition to winning the overall of this day 1, also took home the victory of the class, the E2, again ahead of Bernardini, while Daniel Mundell (TNT Corse) finished in third place, returning to the European championship after a year.

Killian Lunier


Davide Soreca was the winner of E1 class, which he won putting Davide Mei (Diligenti Racing) and Jacopo Traini behind him. In E3 the French national anthem echoed thanks to the determination of Anthony Geslin (Atomic Moto) who won by 14 seconds ahead of Mattia Capuzzo, with whom he battled throughout the day. Andrea Castellana completed the podium. The young guys from Youth class gave us a truly intense day. The top three in the standigs are in fact grouped within seven seconds; Riccardo Pasquato (Fantic Specia) asserted himself above all, taking his Fantic to the first step of the podium on this day 1 in Castiglion Fiorentino.Luca Piersigilli (Diligenti Racing) finished in second place, while third place went to Valentino Corsi (Fantic Specia). Who will win tomorrow? The only certainty we have is that we will experience another day full of emotion in the Youth!Excellent return to the European stage for Killian Lunier; the Frenchman won the Junior1 category ahead of his compatriot David Scheid Guillemot (Atomic Moto) and the British Charlie Charter. Off the podium was Kevin Cristino, protagonist of the top of the standings all day long but relegated due to a TC penalty.

Riccardo Fabris


Heart-pounding race also in Junior2 with Riccardo Fabris and Matej Skuta protagonists of this first day of the championship. The winner after 9 special tests was the 2023 champion Fabris, who managed to take home the victory by less than three seconds over Skuta. Instead, the Finnish flag flies on the third step thanks to Samuli Puhakainen who climbed onto the podium, placing Matyas Chlum behind him by just two seconds. Tomorrow will definitely be an intense day too!In the Senior, first place still have the signature of Maurizio Micheluz, reigning champion of this class. The Italian rider won ahead of the German Nico Rambow and Martin Gottvald.

Ten girls werw at the start of this first appointment with the 2024 24mx Enduro European Championship; Tanja Schlosser set the best time on day 1; the young German knows no rivals and won the class with 1 minute and 17 seconds on Team Atomic Moto rider Mauricette Brisebard. Closing the podium was an European Championship new entry, the Argentine Carla Scaglioni.

Tanja Schlosser


About the trade teams, the Gaerne team won the first day of competition, followed by Diligenti Racing and Sweden Enduro.

The 24mx European Championship couldn’t have started better than this; we are ready to experience another day like today. See you tomorrow at 8.30am with the official start of day 2!


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Race Results day1 – Overall



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