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Matrix Conquers The First Stage Of Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series

11 May 2008

Malcesine, May 11, 2008 - Luigi Amedeo Melegari onboard Matrix is the winner of the inaugural Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series 2008.

Three days of great racing organised by Audi in collaboration with the Fraglia Vela Malcesine, has delivered action to the Melges 32 fleet and its competitors!

There were many possibilities as to who could be among the contendors of the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series and first to respond was Matrix. Melegari showed great consistency in every race including two first places finishes amongst nine races. The next stage is Cagliari, scheduled to end in June where Matrix will bear the leader's red number on its bow. They were also presented with the red leader's jersey.

Luigi Amedeo Melegari's team,(also happens to be the reigning Mumm 30 World Champion) transitioned with ease to the Melges 32, leaving behind Fantastica of Lanfranco Cirillo (with Nicola Celon calling tactics) in second place overall.

The strength of the third day, after the first 8 races is represented by Pilot Italy, Francesco Martino with tactician Alberto Bolzan, responsible for a solid recovery in the standings with success.

Uka Uka Racing was selected from the Audi Melges 32 fleet to receive special TackTick instrumentation package.


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