Valvasone will receive the Shakedown of 2018 championship

The promoters of the Italian Cross-Country Rally Championship 2018 will run a pre-season test of the race cars and of the competitors in the upcoming 24th and 25th of February, in preparation for the start of the competitive season and in conjunction with the Cross Country Seminar.
The start of the 2018 season of the Italian Cross Country Championship is scheduled for March 23rd at the Baja Primavera, in the same area. The first round of the tricolor series is announced with a high competitive content and also with participation.
There are high expectations about this new format of event launched by the Italian Federation, and it is being very welcomed by fans of the specialty. The "Shakedown" will allow to confirm and give the pulse of the situation of the championship.
Valvasone is a town immersed in the Prodenone countryside near the Tagliamento river, which has become the operational reference point of the international Cross Country, and this is where tests of the teams and competitors who will participate in the national series and not only will take place
This Unique initiative of its kind, organized by Fuoristrada Club 4x4 Pordenone and endorsed by ACI Sport Off Road Sports Commission, will allow drivers and technicians to test the race cars by fully evaluating the developments and making a training session in complete safety and with low cost.
The participants have up to 18th of February to make their entries with a reduced fee, with the final deadline for the entries taking place on the 23rd.
The first day of the this event organized by Fuoristrada Club 4x4 Pordenone will be dedicated to the Sport and Technical Checks, at "Tavella Professional" in Pordenone from 9 to 17.30, and also to the concomitant tests to be carried out on a ring route with 6 kilometers long, from 10.30 to 17.30 in Valvadrom and with timekeeping service. On the same day, at the "Autoscuola Tavella" in Pordenone, the Cross Country Seminar will take place.
On Sunday 25 February the second session of Shakedown will take place, from 10 am to 1 pm.

Source ACI official press release
Translation and adaptation Rally-Raid Network