7th Racing Boat Cup / Rovati Cup (2008)


Today bid farewell to Luigi Rovati, pioneer of powerboating March 18, 2008 - page 19 section: Cronaca
PAVIA.
It 'disappeared one of the pioneers of powerboating Pavia, Luigi Rovati. Born October 27, 1931 in Pavia in Pavia, Rovati started early in sports, at nineteen was dedicated to basketball and three years later to rowing, who practiced at a competitive level until 1955, when he decided to arbitrate and for six years football referee was up to the highest categories dilettantistiche.Si dedicated himself to model air and sea in the late sixties and immediately pointed on fiberglass hulls and sophisticated mechanical and remote control. He founded the group in Pavia Pavia modeling will become the first in Italy for number of affiliates. In races federal model ship came to the attention winning several Italian and European titles for different classes of boat. From 1983 to 1992 he became President of the Commission and radio-controlled speedboat, at that time, passes from the radio-controlled boats hulls driven and Grand Prix races and official Federmotonautica, becoming progressively responsible and coordinator of several commissioni.Nel 1984, the model became member of the Italian delegation to the China-Italy cultural exchange with a tour in Beijing and Shanghai and then official escort of the Chinese delegation in Italy. In 1993 he became chairman of the Lombardy regional Federmotonautica, a position he will hold until 2004. In 2002 he invented the cup Racing boat, the category to which access is hull racing boats that period that gets a huge success and softens the agony and stress exacerbated the Grand Prix Powerboat. Since 2005 he has held the position of Federal Councillor and in 2007 became the sole responsibility of the youth of Federmotonautica. In 1999, after two failed attempts, he won the Raid Pavia-Venezia radio controlled boats for winning a world record for endurance raceIn 1999, after two failed attempts, he won the Raid Pavia-Venezia radio controlled boats for winning a world record for endurance race and longest path, duly registered by the International Federations and still unbeaten. He received all the highest honors of the cones: Bronze Star in 1993 for sporting merit, and in 2000 the Star of silver sporting merit, and in 2007 gold star sporting merit. The funeral will leave this morning at 10 am from the mortuary of the General Hospital for the church and the cemetery. (M.Sc.)


Italian Championship played in 5 days:
22/06 Cremona , 20/07 Borgoforte , 27/07 Sarnico, 21/09 Chignolo Po, 05/10 Cremona-Borgoforte

Italian Championship Racer Length Class, the Final General Classification:

 Paolo Ferrari n° 72 - Hull Lucini & Frigerio - Alfa Romeo 2000 cc. - 1800 points
2° Ruffini Umberto n° 27 - Hull Lucini owned Paolo Ferrari in the first race in Cremona, hull Speroni in Borgoforte, hull Lucini owned Ferrari Paolo in Sarnico, hull Speroni in Chignolo Po and Cremona - Borgoforte - Alfa Romeo 2000 cc. - 825 points - Alfa Romeo 2000 cc. - 825 points
3° Harding Jhon n° 51 - Hull Lucini - Alfa Romeo 2000 cc. - 400 points
3° Berinzaghi Aldo 95 - Hull Lucini - Alfa Romeo 2000 cc. - 400 points (tied with John Harding)

*For the overall and day see the attached pdf



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Final Rankings for the general class of the day (33 KB)


Videos
7th Racing Boat Cup / Rovati Cup (2008)

Boat Racing Cup from minute 7:20 - Cremona 22.06.2008 - Did not start the n° 27

7th Racing Boat Cup / Rovati Cup (2008)

05.10.2008 - Boat Racing Cup - Cremona-Borgoforte - by Pietro Quagliaroli

7th Racing Boat Cup / Rovati Cup (2008)

Luigi Rovati Cup - Lido Cade '- Sarnico 27.07.2008.
Racer: 1° Berinzaghi Aldo - 2° Ferrari Paolo - 3° Ruffini Umberto

7th Racing Boat Cup / Rovati Cup (2008)

Racing Boat Cup - Chignolo Po ( Pv ) 21.09.2008


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