Birel ART Racing Team - Winter Cup - A wet victory in Lonato

Birel ART Racing Team - Winter Cup - A wet victory in Lonato Read more

The 26th edition of the Winter Cup was not held in February as usual, but in November on the South Garda Karting circuit in Lonato. The rain, which was getting heavier and heavier, made the Final stages more difficult. Dutchman Marijn Kremers, who comes from a seafaring background, won the KZ2 race thanks to his fighting spirit and impressive control in the downpour, a week after Alessandro Buran and the Renda Motorsport team won the 49th Trofeo delle Industrie in KZ2 at Lonato.

Birel ART Racing team: Another KZ2 victory and an excellent level of performance in Lonato

Birel ART Racing team: Another KZ2 victory and an excellent level of performance in Lonato Read more

The WSK Euro Series started this weekend on the Lonato circuit in a contrasting weather situation. After the sunshine of the first days, rain and coolness accompanied the Final stages. Birel ART Racing showed very good competitiveness in all categories. Kremers dominated KZ2 in all weather conditions, there was no shortage of good performances in OK, Macintyre was 5th in OK-Junior and Van Langendonck was 4th in Mini.

Birel ART Racing: Superb victory for Marijn Kremers in Sarno

Birel ART Racing: Superb victory for Marijn Kremers in Sarno Read more

In a weekend of contrasts at the new Sarno track, Birel ART Racing scored a highly convincing win in KZ2 thanks to the brilliant performance of Kremers, whilst two of its other drivers finished in the top six. Kucharczyk was once again very competitive in OK, while Van Langendonck made a stunning comeback in Mini. 

Birel ART Racing: OK podium at La Conca with Kucharczyk

Birel ART Racing: OK podium at La Conca with Kucharczyk Read more

The very sticky track of La Conca was the setting for the second round of the WSK Super Master Series in a demanding meeting for both drivers and machines. Kucharczyk and Bertuca confirmed the competitiveness of Birel ART in OK on this new track, while the young Van Langendonck was at the forefront of the Mini class until the Prefinal. The KZ2s were not racing in the south of Italy, but will return to competition in a fortnight in Sarno.

Adria 2021, episode 2: Birel ART prepares for the future

Adria 2021, episode 2: Birel ART prepares for the future Read more

The Birel ART Racing team entered the second international event of the season, the first of the four competitions of the WSK Super Master Series with an almost complete line-up of 17 drivers. Longhi in KZ2, Kucharczyk in OK and Van Langendonck in Mini were able to put in top performances, in the top five, or very close, while the field had strengthened even more since the WSK Champions Cup of the previous week. Birel ART Racing can confidently continue its preparation phase for the big events of 2021.

Birel ART Racing: The 2021 season starts in Adria

Birel ART Racing: The 2021 season starts in Adria Read more

The first competition of the 2021 season, the WSK Champions Cup allowed Birel ART Racing to debut it's team on the Adria Karting Raceway in the presence of a record number of participants. In Mini, the largest category, Van Langendonk did very well to reach 6th position in the Final. Spirgel showed excellent competitiveness in the Junior class, and Kucharczyk adapted perfectly to the OK category, as did Thanapongpan in KZ2.

Birel ART Racing presents its 2021 drivers

Birel ART Racing presents its 2021 drivers Read more

19 names have been confirmed by the Racing department of the Italian company, which will be present in all categories, from Mini to KZ, OKJ, OK and KZ2. They will soon be joined by a driver from the "Richard Mille Young Talent Academy" programme who is still to be nominated.

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.

Kremers close to victory at Lonato

Kremers close to victory at Lonato Read more

Birel ART Racing showed very convincing performance levels at the Lonato circuit in the WSK Euro Series, both in KZ2 with Marijn Kremers and Riccardo Longhi, as well as in OK with Luigi Coluccio and OK-Junior with Rafael Camara. Kremers was able to shine up until the end of the Final with a superb 2nd place that earned him a 3rd place finish in the WSK Euro Series.

Birel ART - Pole position and leading performances at Genk

Birel ART - Pole position and leading performances at Genk Read more

During a particularly tricky competition, Birel ART Racing was able to place two of its drivers at the front of the OK European Championship. Pole position and 3rd place in Qualifying Practice for Luigi Coluccio and Alessandro Irlando, followed by two top-three finishes in the heats, confirmed the level of performance of the Birel ART chassis and their TM Racing engines at the highest level.

Birel ART - Irlando emerges from the chaos of Angerville

Birel ART - Irlando emerges from the chaos of Angerville Read more

The first round of the FIA ​​Karting European Championship - OK & Junior was held in France on the Angerville circuit. It was the scene of serious clashes generating many incidents. The competitiveness of the equipment and the talent of the drivers had much to do to overcome crashes and penalties. Only Alex Irlando was successful with his 8th position in OK to show the potential of the Birel ART Racing team.

Birel ART - European preparation at Angerville

Birel ART - European preparation at Angerville Read more

Birel ART decided to seize the opportunity to prepare for the first round of the FIA Karting European Championships - OK and OK-Junior by participating in the French OK Championship and the French Cup for OK-Junior held two weeks before at the Angerville circuit (FRA).

Podium Birel ART and Marijn Kremers: "I am very happy to be on the podium of Lonato, especially with the pain of a rib injury”

Podium Birel ART and Marijn Kremers: "I am very happy to be on the podium of Lonato, especially with the pain of a rib injury” Read more

In the wake of the Winter Cup, the performances of the Birel Art Racing drivers were at their peak at the first KZ2 meeting of the WSK Super Master Series at the Lonato circuit. The results have improved compared to the previous week as Kremers mounted the Final podium while Irlando was in the top five and Dahlberg reached the top ten. Coluccio was also very competitive in OK.

Coluccio and Birel ART confirm their World podium

Coluccio and Birel ART confirm their World podium Read more

Contested over three rounds, the WSK Final Cup started at Lonato from 19th to 21st October. The Birel ART Racing team raced at this important international event with professionalism and competitiveness, allowing Luigi Coluccio to mount the OK podium once again.