The major role of ASNs in the FIA Karting Academy Trophy

The major role of ASNs in the FIA Karting Academy Trophy Read more

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the FIA Karting Academy Trophy quickly established itself as a cost-effective detection tool for young talents and proven a success both in terms of grid numbers as well producing future stars of motorsport.

Ferrari Driver Academy’s Asia Pacific and Oceania candidates selected

Rotax supported by long-term chassis partners and a newcomer at the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal

Rotax supported by long-term chassis partners and a newcomer at the RMC Grand Finals in Portugal Read more

BRP-Rotax is pleased to announce the Chassis Partners for the 2020s Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals. The 21st edition of this prestigious yearly karting event has changed date and location due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic and will take place as already announced in Portimão in Portugal, from January 23rd to 30th, 2021.

Capricious weather for Lonato Qualifying

Capricious weather for Lonato Qualifying Read more

The FIA Karting World Championship - KZ, the FIA Karting International Super Cup - KZ2 and the third round of the Academy Trophy began on Friday, 2nd October, 2020 with changing grip conditions while the skies showed a clear intent to rain on Lonato. Gustavsson (KZ2), Braeken (Academy) and Kremers (KZ) were the heroes of this first day of competition.

FIA Karting European Championship Zuera: spectacular qualifying heats

FIA Karting European Championship Zuera: spectacular qualifying heats Read more

After the morning warm-ups in the two categories of OK and OK-Junior, no less than 20 heats followed one another on the second official day of the FIA Karting European Championship, with the same main theme: very close gaps between the Drivers, exciting duels and plenty of overtaking. At Zuera in Spain, Arvid Lindblad took the lead of the provisional Junior standings, while Taylor Barnard confirmed his pole position in OK. However, we will need to wait until the last Heats on Sunday morning to find out the definitive starting order for the Finals.
 

Spectacle at the WSK Euro Series in Sarno

Spectacle at the WSK Euro Series in Sarno Read more

Qualifying practice and initial heats took place at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno. More heats to follow on Saturday while the finals will be on Sunday, July 12th with Live Streaming coverage.

Live timing WSK Euro Series Round 1 in Sarno

Live timing WSK Euro Series  Round 1 in Sarno Read more

Around 180 drivers gathered at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno for the opener of WSK Euro Series. Qualifying practice and heats will start on Friday, July 10th. More heats will follow on Saturday, while the final stages with live TV coverage will be on Sunday, July 12th.

WSK Euro Series kicked off in Sarno

WSK Euro Series  kicked off in Sarno Read more

Around 180 drivers gathered at the International Circuit Napoli in Sarno for the opener of WSK Euro Series. Qualifying practice and heats will start on Friday, July 10th. More heats will follow on Saturday, while the final stages with live TV coverage from www.wskarting.it will be on Sunday, July 12th.

VIDEO: Former karting star Jonny Edgar dreams of Formula One

VIDEO: Former karting star Jonny Edgar dreams of Formula One Read more

This year Red Bull Junior Jonny Edgar is racing for Dutch team Van Amersfoort Racing, former team of Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc. The 16 year old driver tested his Formula 4 car last month in Zandvoort. His big dream is to reach Formula One and follow the footsteps of Verstappen and Leclerc. Watch an interview with Jonny Edgar in de video below.

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.

VIDEO: Charles Leclerc keeps on testing in his shifterkart at Lonato

VIDEO: Charles Leclerc keeps on testing in his shifterkart at Lonato Read more

Charles Leclerc keeps on testing and doing lots of mileages at the track of South Garda Karting in Lonato. Here's some footage of the second consecutive day in his shifterkart.

VIDEO: Charles Leclerc drives shifterkart in Lonato, Italy

VIDEO: Charles Leclerc drives shifterkart in Lonato, Italy Read more

Charles Leclerc drives at the South Garda Karting Circuit in Lonato , Italy in a shifterkart. He is testing ahead of the Formula One season start (3rd.5th of July) to stay fit. He is driving his own kartbrand: Charles Leclerc kart.

Charles Leclerc believes karting mentor Jules Bianchi deserved Ferrari seat more

Charles Leclerc believes karting mentor Jules Bianchi deserved Ferrari seat more Read more

Charles Leclerc believes his friend and mentor Jules Bianchi deserved his seat at Ferrari. The 22-year-old driver rose through karting's ranks with great support of Bianchi who was 8 years older. At the time Leclerc made the switch from karting to cars, Bianchi had just reached Formula 1. As member of Ferrari's Driver Academy he got a chance at Marussia. A huge crash during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix left the talented French driver with severe head injuries. Nine months later Bianchi died because of his injuries.

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1

2019 FIA Karting best-of: Esteban Ocon, from karting to F1 Read more

A Formula 1 driver with the Force India team in 2017 and 2018, Esteban developed with the support of Mercedes AMG F1 until 2019 before returning to the wheel with the Renault F1 Team alongside Daniel Ricciardo for 2020. Considered a young prodigy, Esteban has had to fight constantly to stay successful since his karting debut in 2004. Talent, determination and professionalism are among his great assets.

Big steps forward for team Leclerc by Lennox Racing in Lonato, Italy

Big steps forward for team Leclerc by Lennox Racing in Lonato, Italy Read more

All of the drivers of team Leclerc by Lennox Racing have provided a great performance on a high-level test on the South Garda Karting circuit, which this weekend was theater to the 25th Winter Cup. Despite some unforeseen events which prevented the team from returning home with a much more substantial weekend with many more victories, both the performance of the group and of the Charles Leclerc by Birel ART chassis lived up to expectations right from the first start of the free practice.

Dubai: Suleiman Zanfari takes the first victory for the Charles Leclerc kart

Dubai: Suleiman Zanfari takes the first victory for the Charles Leclerc kart Read more

After four months away from racing, young Moroccan hopeful Suleiman Zanfari fulfilled his part of the deal perfectly by winning the Junior category with panache at the Dubai O-Plate. This meant he won the historic first victory for Charles Leclerc’s new kart brand, the Ferrari F1 prodigy.

Arthur Leclerc and Dino Beganovic for the Scuderia Ferrari young driver programme

Arthur Leclerc and Dino Beganovic for the Scuderia Ferrari young driver programme Read more

The Ferrari Driver Academy is pleased to announce that two new drivers are joining the Maranello marque’s racing driver training and development programme, which has now been operational for eleven years. The drivers in question are Arthur Leclerc and Dino Beganovic, whose 2019 performances showed they have what it takes to be part of the FDA.

Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing: a great line-up for a great start

Charles Leclerc by Lennox Racing: a great line-up for a great start Read more

Two months after the announcement of the launch of the Charles Leclerc chassis range produced by the Birel ART factory, the sporting season for the Lennox Racing team, which officially represents the colours of Charles Leclerc in racing, takes shape with a line-up of 11 drivers from seven different nations. Youth and experience are both represented within this exciting new challenge.

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.

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.

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.

WSK Euro Series at the starting blocks in Sarno (I)

WSK Euro Series at the starting blocks in Sarno (I) Read more

WSK Euro Series will be valid as Italian OK and OKJ Championship. Drivers on track from March 28th to 31st competing for categories KZ2, OK, OK Junior and 60 Mini.