It is in the gorgeous landscapes of the Parmesan appennines and precisely in Traversetolo on April 13-15th, 2018 that the first edition of IMPERIUM will be held. 3 days of Hard Enduro Made in Italy. A unique format, a world premiere, designed out of the promoter’s experiences grown racing the most important European races. Mattia Grossi is the mastermind and promoter of IMPERIUM, supported by motoclub Bazzano and the FMI. Mattia says: “Hard Enduro is a growing discipline around the world and Italy was missing something meaning it. We are Hard Endurer at heart and we thought that something could be done. Our thought was that we have the mix needed to get it done, from tough tracks to beautiful landscapes, to great hospitality and food you all know Italy is renowned for. Plus, we wanted Pros and hobbies together, licensed rider and amateurs side by side: Imperium is all this with plenty of riding hours, exactly what Hard Enduro is meant to be!”
What’s Imperium? Imperium is what Italy is currently missing. A real Hard Enduro race open to all riders, from Pros to hobby, both with or without a licence. The race format is unique, never heard of: we think that the Ultimate Enduro Rider must be skilled in different Enduro flavours and the winner will become Emperor.
Aprile 13th – Friday:
Super Enduro, an in-town track, in the central square of Traversetolo, a 13 section, 265m course will be set for the riders to challenge each other with breathtaking night semifinals and final.
April 14th – Saturday:
Hard Enduro, 3 laps of a 45km track with 15 checkpoints: every lap will have increasing difficulty level. Up to 9 hours to ride, you go as far as you can go. To stop you only your strenght or the difficulties. You will need stamina and riding skills, that’s all!
April 15th – Sunday:
Enduro Cross, a 5 km track to ride for 2 hours. Don’t underestimate it, it’s still Hard Enduro. Only the first 80 riders per class can enter this day.
The classes for Imperium will be:
Gladiators – best international riders or those who think the can compare (International & Gold)
Legionaries – the class for very normal people – Hard Enduro amateurs (Silver)
Feminae –class for women only (the winner will be Matilda of Canossa) – free entry
Veterans – aged 40+
Juventus – under 18 (but above 14, 125cc min) – free entry
The course will be the same for everyone so the classes are meant only to compare with equal
Beware that thanks to the event promoters, to promote Hard Enduro, Feminae and Juventus benefit a free registration.
An event within the event, both for riders and spectators from day one on. The in-town superenduro track allows fans and spectators of all kind to see an adrenalinic event with top rides from around the world. For Hard Enduro and endurocross a complimentary shuttle service will be available to all spectators and fans to comfortably reach spectators points along the track.
Inscription starts on 01/02/2018
Maximun number of allowed riders for the first edition: 400
More info, rules, and entry form on the official website