Birel ART Racing team: Huge frustration in Portimão despite high performance

Birel ART Racing team: Huge frustration in Portimão despite high performance Read more

Just as the colours of the sky kept changing during the weekend in the south of Portugal, the Birel ART Racing team went through all kinds of emotions during the highly anticipated World Championship in the OK and OK-Junior categories. Whether with the Brazilian Matheus Morgatto in OK or the Pole Tymoteusz Kucharczyk in OK-Junior, the podium was a strong possibility considering the performances displayed during the Qualifying phases. The Finals, which were held in difficult rainy conditions, were, unfortunately, a real disappointment for every member of the Italian team. See you in 2021...

The Champions of the Future from Birel ART ready for the World Championship

The Champions of the Future from Birel ART ready for the World Championship Read more

The Champions of the Future series held at Portimao was the perfect time to hold a final rehearsal in optimal conditions before the FIA Karting World Championship in the OK and OK-Junior categories. This was on the minds of all the drivers, who gathered a lot of information in preparation for the biggest event of the season. In terms of results, Polish driver Timoteusz Kucharczyk proved to be the top representative of the official Birel ART Racing team.

Birel ART: “A double and another podium at the World Championship in Lonato”

Birel ART: “A double and another podium at the World Championship in Lonato” Read more

The Birel ART brand continues to win at the highest level worldwide! And if it isn't with the official team, success comes with a private team, demonstrating once again that the Italian chassis is indeed the current benchmark in the KZ and KZ2 categories. Simone Cunati dominated the Final of the KZ2 International Super Cup masterfully, while Giuseppe Palomba ensured a double despite starting in 7th position. 2019 World Champion and reigning European KZ Champion Marijn Kremers, his Ricciardo Kart colours and TM engine were just 4 tenths from a new title. They clinched the Vice-World Championship after a difficult but perfectly managed event by Birel ART.

Birel ART: Five podiums at Lonato and a hat-trick in the Championship

Birel ART: Five podiums at Lonato and a hat-trick in the Championship Read more

Lonato was a festival for Birel ART-TM! The WSK Euro Series ended with a triumph for the Italian teams. During this rather special meeting, two events per category were held simultaneously in the space of five days. In KZ2, the first one resulted in a triple win led by Marijn Kremers (Ricciardo Kart), Riccardo Longhi and Matteo Vigano (Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing). Alessandro Irlando won the second round and it was Longhi who won the Championship ahead of Giuseppe Palomba and Irlando!

Birel ART: Morgatto, competitive and top-8 in Wackersdorf

Birel ART: Morgatto, competitive and top-8 in Wackersdorf Read more

Races follow one another and do not always look the same! Having just been crowned double European Champion the previous week in KZ and KZ2, the Birel ART brand was hoping to continue its momentum and finish its European campaign in OK and OK-Junior with a new major result. Alas, the hazards of the race decided otherwise. Several points of satisfaction remain for the official team of Lissone, such as the excellent performance of the Brazilian Matheus Morgatto, who came 8th in the final with a high level of performance.

Two European doubles for Birel ART in KZ and KZ2

Two European doubles for Birel ART in KZ and KZ2 Read more

At the second round of the European Championship at Genk, Birel ART increased its domination of the international KZ and KZ2 categories by winning two titles in one go despite very tight competition. The double win by Marijn Kremers and Alessandro Irlando in KZ was indicative of the current dynamism of Birel ART, as well as that of Viktor Gustavsson and Simone Cunati in KZ2.

Mission accomplished for Team Leclerc By Lennox Racing: Viktor Gustavsson crowned KZ2 European Champion

Mission accomplished for Team Leclerc By Lennox Racing: Viktor Gustavsson crowned KZ2 European Champion Read more

Mission accomplished for Team Leclerc By Lennox Racing, crowned European Champions in Genk in the KZ2 class thanks to Viktor Gustavsson and adding a first title to their palmares. An emphatic victory, which on the one hand proves the quality of the CL Karting by Birel ART chassis equipped with TM Racing engines once and for all and which, on the other hand, handsomely rewards such a young team for their hard and incessant work since early season.

Birel ART Racing team: Legitimate disappointment at the foot of Vesuvius

Birel ART Racing team: Legitimate disappointment at the foot of Vesuvius Read more

The European Championship race at Sarno for the OK and OK-Junior categories had started well for the Birel ART brand, with a promising Qualifying and several drivers at the front of the field. Unfortunately, there were many collisions in the hot weather near Naples. The hopes of the Birel ART Racing team were dashed throughout the Heats and Finals, to the great regret of the whole team, although they are already focused on the upcoming competitions...

Birel ART dominates European Karting at Adria

Birel ART dominates European Karting at Adria Read more

The KZ World Champions of 2019, the Birel ART Racing Team has just started its FIA European Karting Championship campaign with a masterful victory by Alessandro Irlando. This success was completed by the third step of the podium for Riccardo Longhi and 4th place for Marijn Kremers at the wheel of his Ricciardo Kart. The Birel ART chassis proved to be just as effective in KZ2. Viktor Gustafsson easily won the Final in the colours of Charles Leclerc with the Lennox Racing team, while Giuseppe Palomba was 3rd!

Birel ART Racing team in at the deep end of the European Championship

Birel ART Racing team in at the deep end of the European Championship Read more

The eagerly awaited FIA Karting Championships kicked off in Spain on the international circuit of Zuera with the OK and OK-Junior categories. The Birel ART Racing team had prepared perfectly for this important competition and the chassis performance was one of the constants of this meeting, which put the competitors to the test due to high air temperatures.

Champions of the Future: Birel ART on the pace in OK and OK-Junior at Zuera

Champions of the Future: Birel ART on the pace in OK and OK-Junior at Zuera Read more

Two weeks before the launch of the FIA European Karting Championship - OK and Junior on the same track, the first round of the new Champions of the Future series was a test with LeCont tyres in both categories.

First 2020 victory for the Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team with Oliver Gray

First 2020 victory for the Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team with Oliver Gray Read more

With the outstanding success of Oliver Gray, the Leclerc By Lennox Racing Team finally achieves the result for which it has worked extremely hard for all of this first part of the season, including the lockdown months.

Ferrari F1-star Charles Leclerc guest of the Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team + PHOTOS

Ferrari F1-star Charles Leclerc guest of the Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team + PHOTOS Read more

The resumption of racing is approaching also for Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team, which has been engaged in test days at the South Garda Karting in Lonato for the last few weeks.

Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop temporarly from 16th till 20th march 2020

Corona crisis: Birel ART factory stop temporarly from 16th till 20th march 2020 Read more

Run is in their DNA. Their sense of civility and of responsibility towards all their employees and families leads us to take important measures.

Birel ART - P4 at the 25th Winter Cup for Alex Irlando

Birel ART - P4 at the 25th Winter Cup for Alex Irlando Read more

Alex Irlando fights for podium positions and posts the fastest lap time, but in the second part of the race, he is forced to slow down and finishes in P4. 

Double win at the Winter Cup

Double win at the Winter Cup Read more

In Lonato, Giuseppe Palomba and Riccardo Longhi have just given the Birel ART Racing Team a formidable double win in KZ2 to conclude the 25th Winter Cup, during which the Lissone brand put in an exceptional performance. Barely five months after winning the World KZ Championship on the same track, Birel ART shows its ambitions for 2020 in the first KZ2 competition.

Birel ART Racing Team - A promising start to the season at Adria

Birel ART Racing Team - A promising start to the season at Adria Read more

There is no shortage of reasons for satisfaction after the first competition of 2020 for the Birel ART Racing team on the Adria circuit at the opening of the WSK Super Master Series. In OK, it was Maya Weug's strong progress that caught the eye alongside Clayton Ravenscroft's solid run. Tymoteusz Kucharczyk made a perfect debut for the team in OK-Junior in addition to the fine performance from Cristian Bertuca.

Birel ART Racing Team 2020: the drivers to keep winning!

Birel ART Racing Team 2020: the drivers to keep winning! Read more

After its world crown in 2019 to celebrate the brand's 60 years of existence, the Birel ART Racing Team is getting ready for more success in 2020. International high-level competition remains the scene of the most spectacular sporting and technical confrontations between the main chassis manufacturers, and Birel ART intends to showcase its skill by aiming for the top places in the four categories in which it is involved.

14 Years-old Jamie Day Handpicked to become factory driver for Charles Leclerc in Lennox Racing Team

14 Years-old Jamie Day Handpicked to become factory driver for Charles Leclerc in Lennox Racing Team Read more

Last month Scuderia Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc launched his own kart brand in association with Birel ART, and local Dubai Kartdrome racer Jamie Day, who has already tested and raced on the chassis, has been officially selected to be a factory driver running under the established Lennox Racing Team based in Italy.

Charles Leclerc karting competition department in collaboration with the team Lennox Racing

Charles Leclerc karting competition department in collaboration with the team Lennox Racing Read more

Not long ago, Charles Leclerc announced the launch of his own range of kart chassis, produced in the Birel ART factory. The news has made a big impact in the industry and beyond thanks to the incredible popularity of the Monegasque prodigy whose recent exploits at the wheel of his Ferrari F1 have delighted motorsport enthusiasts around the world.

Charles Leclerc launches his chassis range!

Charles Leclerc launches his chassis range! Read more

Now at the top of F1 with Ferrari, Charles Leclerc has never forgotten that he started in motorsport thanks to karting. He wanted to take advantage of his growing reputation to create his own kart brand in order to contribute to the development of the discipline among a wider audience.

Mission accomplished for Birel ART at the Rotax Grand Final

Mission accomplished for Birel ART at the Rotax Grand Final Read more

2019 was a year of significant anniversaries: the 60th for Birel ART, the 20th for the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals and a successful collaboration. An official supplier to the major annual Rotax event for eight years, Birel ART has confirmed its ability to produce quality chassis by supplying the Mini Max categories under the Compkart brand and DD2 under its own colours. A total of 108 drivers were satisfied with their mounts after six days of intense competition at the Italian circuit of Sarno, near Naples. 

Richard Mille Young Talent Academy - 18 drivers selected for the 2nd edition

Richard Mille Young Talent Academy - 18 drivers selected for the 2nd edition Read more

The very first initiative for detecting young talent launched by Richard Mille last year, in close collaboration with Birel ART, was a true success. The Richard Mille Young Talent Academy is already preparing for its second edition, which will take place on 3rd, 4th and 5th December 2019 at the Bugatti Le Mans circuit with 18 young drivers from all over the world.

Birel ART World Champion: Objectives met for the 60th anniversary

Birel ART World Champion: Objectives met for the 60th anniversary Read more

The Birel ART Racing Team has just won the most beautiful of trophies, the FIA ​​Karting World Championship. The Italian brand was victorious in the most demanding of categories, KZ, against all the top drivers in the world. In Italy, at the Lonato circuit that all the teams know perfectly, Birel ART knew how to make the difference thanks to highly competitive equipment. After the Final, Birel ART even managed to take a double success. While Marijn Kremers was the main recipient of this major success, Riccardo Longhi celebrated his debut in KZ with the title of Vice World Champion. For Birel ART, the work paid off, as well as that of the TM Racing engine brand and the technical staff. For the 60th anniversary of Birel ART, the clearly forecast goal has been achieved!

Bertuca a revelation with Birel ART at the World Championship

Bertuca a revelation with Birel ART at the World Championship Read more

The 2019 FIA Karting World Championship in Finland proved to be a much more difficult race than expected for all competitors. On the Alahärmä circuit, where drivers lacked experience, the changeable weather added to the harshness of the situation. Despite the extremely difficult conditions, the Birel ART team never gave up and took several of their drivers to the Finals. And especially, the Italian Cristian Bertuca, who managed to earn his place in the top 10. 

From Brazil to Europe with winning ambitions

From Brazil to Europe with winning ambitions Read more

A 14-year-old Brazilian, Rafael Câmara has a passion for racing. He is currently competing at the highest level of world karting in FIA Karting competitions. After early beginnings in his native country, he moved to Europe to make progress alongside the top drivers. He is preparing to move into the top category of karting next year before thinking about his future in motorsport.

Birel ART deprived of the podium at Le Mans

Birel ART deprived of the podium at Le Mans Read more

In the wake of his podium finish at the Swedish Grand Prix at Kristianstad, Luigi Coluccio again raised the colours of the Birel ART brand in the Final of the European OK Championship. On the prestigious international circuit of Le Mans, the young Italian was in the fight to integrate once again the coveted top three, when a cruel accident put an end to his performance a few tens of metres from the finish. Coluccio and Birel ART will most definitely be planning to take revenge at the World Championship in September.

Richard Mille Young Talent Academy - Season 2

Richard Mille Young Talent Academy - Season 2 Read more

Successfully launched in 2018, the Richard Mille Young Talent Academy will offer another chance for Birel ART kart racing drivers from around the world to make their mark in single-seaters this December. The result of a close collaboration between the Richard Mille brand and the Birel ART group, this completely free training and talent detection operation will award the 2019 winner with a full season in the FIA 2020 French F4 Championship.

Top performance for Birel ART at Sarno

Top performance for Birel ART at Sarno Read more

The Birel ART's of the Lissone factory's official racing service impressed with their top performances at the Sarno circuit during the second round of the European Championship. Alessandro Irlando in KZ and Riccardo Longhi in KZ2 positioned themselves as serious favourites in the double title race.

Brilliant start for Birel ART with two European podiums

Brilliant start for Birel ART with two European podiums Read more

The first round of the FIA Karting European Championships - KZ and KZ2 started well for the Birel ART brand, which confirms the quality of its products more than ever in the categories using with 125cc gearbox engines. Impressive throughout the weekend in KZ, Alex Irlando was rewarded for his attacking race with the third step of the podium. In KZ2, Riccardo Longhi remained in the limelight throughout the Final, making an incredible comeback from 13th to 3rd place. The two European titles appear to be within the reach of the official Birel ART team in 2019.