"This race won, the victories, the championships ... Everything is secondary." With that phrase Agustin Canapino summed up the pain he still feels over his father's death AlbertoWho passed away last Monday 15 at 57 years of age due to the consequences of the coronavirus.
Despite the recent loss of who was also a fundamental part of his team, Agustín brought out his talent and paid tribute to him with the victory in the opening of the 2021 Road Tourism tournament that was held in La Plata.
"I wanted to win ... But I talked about it with my friends: With my old man, if it were for strategy, we would not have won ...", admitted the multiple champion, who had a brilliant weekend that included pole position and victory in his series.
The benchmark of Scuadra Canapino had a close fight with Josito Di Palma (Torino), his countryman. According to the Titan, his father was essential for the battle to end in his favor. "Before leaving I asked him for strength ... You think there is something else because I really felt it ... He sent me the pace car because Josito was already pressuring me", Assured.
“I can only say thanks to my old man and to those who have always been with me… I don't want to cry anymore, I want to be strong, I want to try to get ahead. I already cried a lot.
I'm not even close to what he was, he's going to put me to bed a lot, I have to learn a lot. But I'm going to try to move forward and help my brothers, which was what he asked me before they put him to sleep… ”, Canapino closed, who spoke with integrity, although the brightness of his eyes exposed his emotion.