03 Oct 2016 — Gino Bardelli took eighth place in the Watkins Glen – Nascar Polo93 in the opening round of the VW Polo Trophy Season 4 series.
Bardelli started the race in the seventh spot and caught Porfirio Dias Santos for eighth on the third lap. Bardelli got around Dias Santos and into eighth place on lap 3, and kept it the remaining 15 laps to the finish.
VW Polo Trophy Season 4 series moves on to Round 2 in a week at Brianza Junior. The series has 13 drivers competing for points in the championship.
Michele Boffelli leads the championship in a tight campaign over Nuno Gaiteira, separated by just a few grid spots. The title continues to be challenged by Ricardo Gomes, Mark Carty, Manuel Alves, Juan Aul, Yahya Zakari, Gino Bardelli, Joao Botelho De Sousa, Porfirio Dias Santos, Luís Almeida, Naomi Makin, and Ashley Bevis as well. The Top 5 places are an open field for 13 drivers in the running with four races remaining.