ART retains Thomas ten Brinke for the new Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine
ART retains Thomas ten Brinke for the new Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

ART retains Thomas ten Brinke for the...

ART retains Thomas ten Brinke for the new Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

ART retains Thomas ten Brinke for the new Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine

ART Grand Prix is pleased to accompany Thomas ten Brinke in his first full single-seater season in 2021, in the new FR championship, the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine. Son of...
F3 star Frederik Vesti joins Mercedes junior programme
F3 star Frederik Vesti joins Mercedes junior programme

F3 star Frederik Vesti joins Mercedes...

F3 star Frederik Vesti joins Mercedes junior programme

F3 star Frederik Vesti joins Mercedes junior programme

Frederik was born in Vejle, Denmark, in 2002 and has been racing since he was just eight years old. He has joined the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team’s junior programme as a new signing for the...
BRP Rotax not only successful in karting, also in Dakar
BRP Rotax not only successful in karting, also in Dakar

BRP Rotax not only successful in...

BRP Rotax not only successful in karting, also in Dakar

BRP Rotax not only successful in karting, also in Dakar

Four. Wins. In a row. BRP and its Can-Am Off-Road vehicles just scored their fourth consecutive Dakar Rally victory (2018–2021), sweeping the top 11 places. Together, Maverick X3 racers...
Abu Dhabi Racing by PREMA announces 2021 F3 Asia line-up
Abu Dhabi Racing by PREMA announces 2021 F3 Asia line-up

Abu Dhabi Racing by PREMA announces 2021...

Abu Dhabi Racing by PREMA announces 2021 F3 Asia line-up

Abu Dhabi Racing by PREMA announces 2021 F3 Asia line-up

Abu Dhabi Racing by PREMA is delighted to announce the team’s line-up for the upcoming F3 Asian Championship, starting on January 29 and 30 at Dubai Autodrome. Guan Yu Zhou will enter the full...
PREMA Racing signs Olli Caldwell for 2021 FIA F3 season
PREMA Racing signs Olli Caldwell for 2021 FIA F3 season

PREMA Racing signs Olli Caldwell for...

PREMA Racing signs Olli Caldwell for 2021 FIA F3 season

PREMA Racing signs Olli Caldwell for 2021 FIA F3 season

PREMA Racing is pleased to announce that Olli Caldwell will join the team's line-up for the 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship. The 18-year-old British racer will return to the PREMA camp for his...
Alpha Karting keeps developing and strengthens its goals for 2021
Alpha Karting keeps developing and strengthens its goals for 2021

Alpha Karting keeps developing and...

Alpha Karting keeps developing and strengthens its goals for 2021

Alpha Karting keeps developing and strengthens its goals for 2021

Strengthened by its experience and partnerships established in 2020 with successful and renowned teams, the Alpha Karting brand keeps growing through the integration of new partners including KPR in...
Arthur Rogeon makes his debut in the top category with legendary manufacturer CRG
Arthur Rogeon makes his debut in the top category with legendary manufacturer CRG

Arthur Rogeon makes his debut in the top...

Arthur Rogeon makes his debut in the top category with legendary manufacturer CRG

Arthur Rogeon makes his debut in the top category with legendary manufacturer CRG

The curtain fell on Arthur Rogeon’s 2020 season in November on the final evening of the world championship in Portugal. In-depth reflections then began to analyse the months that had passed to...
Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces cancelation of RMC Grand Finals 2020 following the latest...
Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces cancelation of RMC Grand Finals 2020 following the latest...

Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces...

Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces cancelation of RMC Grand Finals 2020 following the latest...

Breaking news: BRP Rotax announces cancelation of RMC Grand Finals 2020 following the latest...

The Portuguese Government just announced a hard lockdown for the whole country starting on January 15th, 2021, for the next two weeks minimum, following the rising Covid-19 cases. BRP-Rotax...
Christian Mansell joins BRDC British F3 for 2021 with Carlin
Christian Mansell joins BRDC British F3 for 2021 with Carlin

Christian Mansell joins BRDC British F3...

Christian Mansell joins BRDC British F3 for 2021 with Carlin

Christian Mansell joins BRDC British F3 for 2021 with Carlin

British F4 race winner Christian Mansell will graduate to the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship this year with Carlin. The Australian, who won a race on his way to seventh in British F4, will...
Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA for 2021
Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA for 2021

Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula...

Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA for 2021

Dino Beganovic moves up to Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine with PREMA for 2021

PREMA Powerteam is proud to announce that Swedish racer Dino Beganovic will step up to the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine in 2021.  The 16-year-old driver joined the team for...
CRG extends the agreement with Rasmus Joutsimies for 2021
CRG extends the agreement with Rasmus Joutsimies for 2021

CRG extends the agreement with Rasmus...

CRG extends the agreement with Rasmus Joutsimies for 2021

CRG extends the agreement with Rasmus Joutsimies for 2021

CRG is pleased to announce the renewal of the contract for the 2021 season with the OK driver Rasmus Joutsimies. The Finnish driver did an excellent job in 2020 with the official team, culminating...
NGM Motorsport moves to CRG
NGM Motorsport moves to CRG

NGM Motorsport moves to CRG

NGM Motorsport moves to CRG

NGM Motorsport moves to CRG

CRG is pleased to announce a new important technical collaboration agreement with the NGM Motorsport team, which from the 2021 season will use CRG technical material in all categories and...
JD Motorsport signs Eduardo Barrichello to Formula Regional European by Alpine
JD Motorsport signs Eduardo Barrichello to Formula Regional European by Alpine

JD Motorsport signs Eduardo Barrichello...

JD Motorsport signs Eduardo Barrichello to Formula Regional European by Alpine

JD Motorsport signs Eduardo Barrichello to Formula Regional European by Alpine

JD Motorsport is delighted to announce that Eduardo Barrichello will drive for the team in the 2021 Formula Regional European by Alpine championship. The 19-year-old Brazilian, son of former Formula 1...
Best wishes from the KartXpress team
Best wishes from the KartXpress team

Best wishes from the KartXpress team

Best wishes from the KartXpress team

Best wishes from the KartXpress team

Dennis Hauger joins Prema Racing for 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship
Dennis Hauger joins Prema Racing for 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship

Dennis Hauger joins Prema Racing for...

Dennis Hauger joins Prema Racing for 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship

Dennis Hauger joins Prema Racing for 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship

PREMA Racing is extremely pleased to announce that Dennis Hauger will join the team's FIA Formula 3 Championship ranks in 2021.  
KartXpress wish you a merry Christmas
KartXpress wish you a merry Christmas

KartXpress wish you a merry Christmas

KartXpress wish you a merry Christmas

KartXpress wish you a merry Christmas

Arthur Rogeon joins CRG for 2021
Arthur Rogeon joins CRG for 2021

Arthur Rogeon joins CRG for 2021

Arthur Rogeon joins CRG for 2021

Arthur Rogeon joins CRG for 2021

CRG is pleased to announce the agreement with the French driver Arthur Rogeon, who will join the CRG Racing Team in the main races of the OK category in the 2021 season.
Glenn Keyaert leaves CRG
Glenn Keyaert leaves CRG

Glenn Keyaert leaves CRG

Glenn Keyaert leaves CRG

Glenn Keyaert leaves CRG

At the end of the year, the team manager of the CRG Racing Team, Glenn Keyaert, will leave the Italian company. This is a professional choice of the Belgian technician who, after 9 years in CRG,...
Robert de Haan and Maurice Henry win 2021 Ginetta Junior Scholarship
Robert de Haan and Maurice Henry win 2021 Ginetta Junior Scholarship

Robert de Haan and Maurice Henry win...

Robert de Haan and Maurice Henry win 2021 Ginetta Junior Scholarship

Robert de Haan and Maurice Henry win 2021 Ginetta Junior Scholarship

Robert de Haan and Maurice Henry have been crowned joint-winners of the 2021 Ginetta Junior Scholarship, the first time in the event’s history that two drivers have emerged with the prize of a...
2020 WSK Season thank you video
2020 WSK Season thank you video

2020 WSK Season thank you video

2020 WSK Season thank you video

2020 WSK Season thank you video

WSK would like to thank all of our teams, drivers, race officials, members of the press and all of our fans who have allowed us to complete one of the most difficult racing seasons ever. Our hope is...
Jonny Edgar is the new ADAC Formula 4 champion

Published on Monday, November 9, 2020

Jonny Edgar is the new ADAC Formula 4 champion

Jonny Edgar (16, England, Van Amersfoort Racing) delivered an outstanding performance in the last race of the season at Oschersleben to wrap up the ADAC Formula 4 championship after catching and overtaking team-mate Jak Crawford (15, USA). Red Bull Junior Edgar went on a strong charge from seventh place on the grid in the final race of the year to finish in P2 and bank enough points to clinch the championship. After his two victories in the first two races at Oschersleben, Crawford went into the final race nine points ahead of Edgar. However, he made hardly any progress from eighth on the grid and ultimately had to settle for sixth. After 21 thrilling races this season, the title in the ADAC High-Speed Academy was decided by just two points. And amid all the excitement, Rookie champion Tim Tramnitz (15, Germany, US Racing) was recording a maiden win in the series.
 
"I am delighted to have won the title," said Edgar, who was evidently pleased but refrained from making a big show of it - the race had been too exhausting. "I'd led the championship from day one until the race yesterday. The gap to Jak was a wide one, and I had to overtake quite a few drivers. It wasn't that easy. We were all struggling with tyre degradation, but my pace was still faster than that of most of the others. Luckily, it was good enough for me to gain the positions I needed."
 
The tide in the championship battle had apparently turned in Crawford's favour as early as the first race on Saturday. The Red Bull Junior promptly followed up his fourth victory of the season with win number five after a defensive battle on Sunday morning. The net result was that the American extended his lead to nine points and only needed to more or less match Edgar's performance to clinch the title. The reversed grid rule meant that Crawford had to start the final race from eighth on the grid and Edgar from seventh. But unlike what had happened in the first two races, Edgar got off to a strong start while Crawford got caught up in traffic. Edgar quickly moved up into fourth place, but Crawford remained stuck in seventh.
 
That result would have been enough to hand Crawford the title, but Edgar effectively regained the lead in the championship with his successful overtaking move on French teenager Victor Bernier (16, France, R-ace GP). After a safety car deployment triggered by the retirement of Roee Meyuhas (20, Israel, R-ace GP), Edgar also passed Elias Seppänen (17, Finland, US Racing). Crawford was now really feeling the pressure, but he was unable to gain more than one position courtesy of Oliver Bearman (15, England, US Racing) who spun off. Edgar's final points tally was 300, while Crawford closed the season on 298.
 
After having to settle for the race runner-up spot on no fewer than four occasions, Tramnitz was delighted to have finally taken his maiden win just as his first season in open-wheel racing was coming to an end. From pole position, the ADAC Sports Foundation protégé produced a supreme performance and was never in any serious difficulty despite the safety car deployment. "It's mega, and I'm obviously ecstatic," said Tramnitz with a broad grin. "I've been working towards this all year and finally managed to pull it off in the last race."
 
Tramnitz made the best of a situation that arose from a poor start to the morning race and a subsequent charge through the field to a P8 finish. "That was obviously not planned at all," said Tramnitz. "Ultimately, though, it might have helped me to win but should never have happened that way." Today's victory has put the icing on the cake of an impressive rookie season after he clinched the title for best newcomer on the penultimate weekend at the Lausitzring. Furthermore, he also moved up into fourth place overall in the championship standings.
 
Seppänen completed the podium party in third place, also consolidating P3 in the championship. Bernier booked P4 ahead of Joshua Dürksen (17, Germany, ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.) and Crawford. Bearman came home seventh. Erick Zuniga (16, Mexico, ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.) was eighth. The two Russians, Kirill Smal (15, R-ace GP) and Vladislav Lomko (15, US Racing), took the final points-scoring positions.
 
In the first race of the day, Crawford had held on for victory ahead of Edgar at the finish despite incessant attacks from his team-mate. Ultimately, though, the sense of triumph would not see out the day. Bearman crossed the finish line in third. His US Racing team-mates Lomko and Seppänen came home fourth and fifth respectively while Bernier was sixth. Dürksen finished seventh, followed by Tramnitz. Josef Knopp and Roee Meyuhas completed the Top Ten.


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