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Double victory: Chiara Consonni wins the Dwars door de Westhoek; Silvia Persico triumphs in

By June 6, 2022June 14th, 2022News

An exciting Sunday was experienced by Valcar – Travel & Service, which won both in Italy and in Belgium thanks to
Silvia Persico and Chiara Consonni, respectively engaged at the Memorial Monica Bandini in Meldola (FC) and in
Boezinge, home of the 13th Dwars door de Westhoek . An incredible double victory that brings the blue-fuchsia team
victories calculation to seven.
The first joy of the day was given by Silvia Persico, who storm to victory at Trofeo Città di Meldola. Silvia outsprinted
Olga Shekel, her teammate Olivia Baril and the other two athletes with whom she had an advantage in the last climb
of the race.
But this is a team victory, because the blue-fuchsia squad was able to lead the race operations since the first
kilometres. In the first part of the competition Silvia Persico, Olivia Baril and Eleonora Gasparrini tried to promote a
breakaway, but the group was able to peg them back. So Valcar – Travel & Service riders waited for the last climb,
joining the leading group with Silvia Persico and Olivia Baril and getting first and third place on the final straight.
For Silvia this is the second win of the season, after the Trofeo Liberazione di Roma.
Second pearl of the season also for Chiara Consonni who, after her triumph at Dwars door Vlaanderen in March, won
another Belgian race, the 13th Dwars door de Westhoek.
At the end of the 128 km scheduled, the 22-year-old from Bergamo showed all her talent, leaving behind the Dutch
Sofie Van Rooijen and Gaia Masetti.
This terrific weekend for Valcar – Travel & Service opened on Saturday with the Trofeo Food Valley, an individual
time trial in province of Parma. Federica Piergiovanni finished in third place, first among the Under 23s. Fifth place
overall for Elena Pirrone, with Carlotta Cipressi seventh (fourth among the U23 girls).