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Ferrari’s Spirit of Nerina Continues To Lead 2014 Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series Event No. 1 — Naples

12 April 2014

Naples, Italy - The wind changed from Scirocco to Libeccio, but the rankings do not — Andrea Ferrari’s Spirit of Nerina remains the unprecedented leader of the 2014 Melges 32 Audi Tron Sailing Series Naples Edition.

Three additional races were conducted featuring very light and unstable breeze. Ferrari's boat collected a 9-point-margin over Alessandro Rombelli’s Azimut by Stig with tactician and olympic champion Freddy Loof. The podium is completed with Eduardo Lupi’s Torpyone.

With two more races left before racing concludes, teams that are fightiing hard to conquer are the Valentin Zavadnikov’s Russian Synergy GT and tactician Michele Ivaldi, as well as the new Arturo Di Lorenzo's team of Malafemmena guided by Matteo Ivaldi.

The Naples edition is organised by B.Plan Sport&Events in cooperation with Melges Europe hosted by the Comitato Grande Vela. The event ends tomorrow with two more races starting at 11.30.

As in the past, the start of the Audi Tron Sailing Series means the return of the Audi test drives too. Anyone can demo the A3 g-tron, RS6 Avant, SQ5, and A1 SB Admired. For further details, please call 345.9585343, or e-mail.

In addition to main sponsor Audi, the Audi Tron is supported by official sponsors Kuehne+Nagel, Torqeedo electric motors and technical partners such as the Ente Fiera di Genova, Nespresso and Olicor.

MEDIA AND RACING COVERAGE
As with other Melges 32 events in Europe and around the world, racing updates will be posted online at the Official Audi Melges 32 Facebook Page. Tune in for the latest racing information, results, video interviews, and photos. Race reports, press releases and photos will be available online each day post racing at melges32.com.

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