Birel ART Racing Team - The end of the European Championship marked by high performance

Birel ART Racing Team - The end of the European Championship marked by high performance Read more

The 2022 FIA Karting European Championship in the OK and OK-Junior categories ended at the Franciacorta circuit, where the Birel ART-TM packages clearly showed great competitiveness. With three drivers in the top 11 on the starting grid of the OK Final and Kirill Kutskov leading at the beginning of the OK-Junior Final, the Birel ART Racing Team was hoping to celebrate an excellent result at this major international event. However, a series of race incidents destroyed all the efforts made by the technical team and the engine builders. The reds will definitely have a revenge to take in the World Championship in September.

Learning weekend in Franciacorta for Birel ART

Learning weekend in Franciacorta for Birel ART Read more

The fourth round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series which has just taken place on the Franciacorta track has perfectly fulfilled its role by allowing the official Birel ART Racing team to prepare for the conclusion of the OK and OK-Junior European Championship which will take place there in less than two weeks.

Birel ART Racing Team - Learning weekend in changing weather conditions in Sweden

Birel ART Racing Team - Learning weekend in changing weather conditions in Sweden Read more

The changing weather conditions at the third round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series in Kristianstad enabled the Birel ART Racing team to gather a large amount of data in OK and OK-Junior. Drivers and technicians had to adapt constantly to ensure their competitiveness, which was certainly good training for the third round of the FIA European Karting Championship which will take place in Sweden in a fortnight.

A weekend at the forefront for Kutskov and Birel ART in FIA Karting

A weekend at the forefront for Kutskov and Birel ART in FIA Karting Read more

The Birel ART Racing Team was looking forward to the start of the FIA Karting European Championships. They arrived in Portimao with a particularly sharp technical package, both in the OK class and in OK-Junior. Kirill Kutskov was constantly at the top of the rankings and could certainly have aimed for better than 8th place in the Junior Final, if he hadn't had a retirement in a Qualifying Heat. And in OK, Cristian Bertuca was close to the top ten when he had to retire.

Birel ART Racing Team - Portimão: an important meeting before Europe

Birel ART Racing Team - Portimão: an important meeting before Europe Read more

RGMMC organised the first round of the Champions of the Future Euro Series on the last weekend of March in Portugal. Its scheduling two weeks before the start of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and OK-Junior made it a must-attend event. Birel ART Racing took the opportunity to gather as much data as possible for the upcoming European confrontation.

In Sarno, Birel ART Racing finishes on the KZ2 podium of the WSK Super Master Series

In Sarno, Birel ART Racing finishes on the KZ2 podium of the WSK Super Master Series Read more

The final round of the WSK Super Master Series has just finished at the Sarno circuit, with mixed feelings for the Birel ART Racing Team. The Italian factory's official drivers put in some remarkable performances, but the Final results fell short of the team's expectations.

Birel ART Racing Team - Battle for grip at La Conca

Birel ART Racing Team - Battle for grip at La Conca Read more

In a wide range of conditions from dry to wet, the Birel ART Racing team proved the extent of its capabilities in the WSK Super Master Series at La Conca. Cristian Bertuca in OK and Kirill Kutskov in OK-Junior were the leaders of the Italian team in the extreme south of the country.

Birel ART Racing Team - New deal and positive results in Franciacorta

Birel ART Racing Team - New deal and positive results in Franciacorta Read more

In a different setting to the WSK Promotion races held up to now, Birel ART showed the extent of its potential in all conditions. The Winter Series was a difficult weekend  with no lack of technical problems and numerous incidents punctuated the races. Despite this, Giuseppe Palomba managed to reach 2nd place in KZ2, Harley Keeble made an exceptional comeback in OK while Kirill Kutskov fought for a long time in the OK-Junior top three.

Successful start for Birel ART in 2022

Successful start for Birel ART in 2022 Read more

Birel ART made a great start to the 2022 season at the Lonato track in the opening round of the WSK Super Master Series. With a renewed line-up of 14 drivers, the Birel ART Racing Team showed an exciting level of performance in all three international categories. Pedro Hiltbrand reached 2nd place in the KZ2 Final, Kirill Kutskov finished 3rd on the OK-Junior podium while Cristian Bertuca came close to the top five in OK. 

Birel ART Racing Team: Victories and title in the WSK Open Cup in Adria

Birel ART Racing Team: Victories and title in the WSK Open Cup in Adria Read more

At the conclusion of the WSK Open Cup in Adria from 1st to 3rd October, the Birel ART Racing Team had several reasons to be satisfied. Tymoteusz Kucharczyk's total domination and Cristian Bertuca's top performances in OK were accompanied by Giuseppe Palomba's superb victory in KZ2 which earned him the Championship.

Birel ART Racing Team: Palomba competes for the WSK Open Cup in Lonato

Birel ART Racing Team: Palomba competes for the WSK Open Cup in Lonato Read more

Giuseppe Palomba came very close to shining in the first round of the WSK Open Cup held in Lonato from 17th to 19th September. The competition, which opened the closing part of the season, confirmed the competitiveness of the Birel ART chassis with TM Racing engines in all categories and in all conditions, with rain interfering with the racing on Sunday morning. Despite several incidents, the official Birel ART Racing team took plenty of top 10 results.

Difficult weekend in Sweden, but good performances from the Birel ART chassis

Difficult weekend in Sweden, but good performances from the Birel ART chassis Read more

Whether in the official Birel ART Racing Team or in the Leclerc by Lennox Racing Team, the Birel ART chassis confirmed their excellent competitiveness in Kristianstad. In spite of the extraordinary circumstances that forced several top drivers out of the race, Viktor Gustafsson was able to reach 4th place in the KZ World Championship, while Alessio Piccini crossed the finish line of the KZ2 International Super Cup in 5th position.

Birel ART Racing Team - A top five for Morgatto and Birel ART to conclude the European Championship

Birel ART Racing Team - A top five for Morgatto and Birel ART to conclude the European Championship Read more

In both OK and OK-Junior, the great competitiveness of the Birel ART-TM Racing karts on the international circuit of Zuera in Spain enabled several drivers from the red army to be in a position to fight for the podium. The progress of the races was not always favourable to the official Lissone team, but Matheus Morgatto created a sensation in the OK Final by gaining 16 places to reach 5th position! On the other hand, Tymoteusz Kucharczyk deserved better, as did William Macintyre, a serious candidate for the podium in OK-Junior.

Birel ART Racing Team - Courageous moments in Spain

Birel ART Racing Team - Courageous moments in Spain Read more

This weekend the Birel ART Racing Team competed in the second round of the Champions of the Future by RGMMC series. A week before the conclusion of the European OK and OK-Junior Championship on the same track of Zuera, the Italian team has done an excellent job punctuated by exploits on the road to success.

Birel ART's competitiveness deserved better in Sarno

Birel ART's competitiveness deserved better in Sarno Read more

The third round of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and Junior took place on the new Sarno track with temperatures exceeding 30°. The Birel ART Racing team could have hoped to do well in OK with Timoteusz Kucharczyk and in Junior with William Macintyre. But although everything did not go exactly as planned until the Finals, Birel ART confirmed its return to the top in the non-gearbox categories.

Birel ART Racing Team - Another triple win in the 2021 WSK Euro Series

Birel ART Racing Team - Another triple win in the 2021 WSK Euro Series Read more

The Birel ART Racing team already made history in the WSK Euro Series last year by placing three of its drivers in the top three places in the KZ2 Championship. The brand from Lissone has repeated this formidable feat in 2021 with Longhi, Kremers and Palomba. The undisputed star of the category, Birel ART / TM Racing is definitely the ultimate weapon for collecting international victories.

Birel ART Racing Team - Red triumph in WSK at Adria

Birel ART Racing Team - Red triumph in WSK at Adria Read more

The second round of the WSK Euro Series was held this weekend at Adria Karting Raceway, the circuit that will host the final round of the European KZ and KZ2 Championship in mid-August. The Birel ART Racing team had the ambition to achieve good results and their hopes were fulfilled.

Birel ART Racing Team - Great European battles at Aunay-les-Bois

Birel ART Racing Team - Great European battles at Aunay-les-Bois Read more

Matheus Morgatto and William Macintyre achieved the best results for the Birel ART Racing team in France during the second round of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK & Junior. Although the unique Aunay-les-Bois track was not always favourable to the drivers from the Lissone factory, the standard of performance of the Birel ART chassis with TM Racing engines proved to be very satisfactory.

Birel ART Racing Team - Strong competitiveness thwarted by a series of setbacks

Birel ART Racing Team - Strong competitiveness thwarted by a series of setbacks Read more

The first meeting of the FIA Karting European OK and Junior Championship was not easy for anyone. The continuous changes in the weather on the Genk circuit disrupted the Qualifying Heats. On top of that, the Birel ART Racing Team was not spared the vagaries of competition. However, the weekend's results were far from negative.

Birel ART Racing Team - Genk: Convincing performances before the European Championship

Birel ART Racing Team - Genk: Convincing performances before the European Championship Read more

Champions of the Future, held from 29th April to 2nd May 2021, brought some notable changes to the competition two weeks before the start of the FIA Karting European Championship - OK and Junior.

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.

Richard Mille 2021 - Ekaterina Luescher follows in the footsteps of Maya Weug

Richard Mille 2021 - Ekaterina Luescher follows in the footsteps of Maya Weug Read more

Following Maya Weug's recent move to Formula 4, Richard Mille is pleased to announce the selection of Ukrainian-born Swiss young talent Ekaterina Luescher to the "Richard Mille Young Talent Academy" for the 2021 season.

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.

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.

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.

Birel ART Racing Team makes a successful comeback to competition: podium Riccardo Longhi

Birel ART Racing Team makes a successful comeback to competition: podium Riccardo Longhi Read more

Eighteen weeks after the last WSK in Lonato, the Birel ART Racing Team was back in competition at Adria for an intense week bringing together the third and fourth rounds of the Super Master Series.

Marijn Kremers: “I trust my manager Michael Patrizi and the Feed Racing management to take the right decision for my racing career”

Marijn Kremers: “I trust my manager Michael Patrizi and the Feed Racing management to take the right decision for my racing career” Read more

Coming from a family strongly involved in kart racing, the young Dutchman Marijn Kremers found the Holy Grail at the age of 21 by being crowned 2019 FIA Karting World Champion - KZ on the Lonato circuit (ITA). He then made the choice to turn to Motorsport before his plans were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. He takes stock of the situation at the beginning of June 2020.