The FIA European Championship KZ & KZ2 ends in Adria

The FIA European Championship KZ & KZ2 ends in Adria Read more

From the 12th to the 15th of August the KZ and KZ2 classes will compete in the 2nd and final round of the European Championship on the Adria racetrack, in Italy. After the first positive race for both categories in Wackersdorf, the CRG drivers are ready to fight for the two titles, in a weekend which is announced to be filled with interesting features.

Arthur Rogeon attracts attention in his first European campaign in OK

Arthur Rogeon attracts attention in his first European campaign in OK Read more

After a 2020 campaign in OK-Junior full of promise, Arthur Rogeon aged only fourteen-and-a half set himself one hell of a challenge by choosing to pursue his career this season in the FIA Karting international hotbed of talent, the OK category, with the best world hopes. The European Championship has just finished on the Zuera circuit in Spain and the ASK Laval club member used this opportunity to showcase his talent on several occasions and make people sit up and take notice thanks to his incontestable speed on the track.

Parolin Motorsport one step up in Zuera

Parolin Motorsport one step up in Zuera Read more

Within a week of each other, the progress of the Parolin Motorsport team has been very clear between the Champions of the Future and the last round of the European Championship which has just ended in Zuera. The rising stars of the Italian factory benefited from even more competitive equipment to assert their talent at the highest level. In the Junior class, Orlov took another podium, Al Dhaheri finished in the top five and Spina showed his strong potential in OK.

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.

Parolin Motorsport Srl - Good final push in KZ2 at Wackersdorf

Parolin Motorsport Srl - Good final push in KZ2 at Wackersdorf Read more

The two Parolin Motorsport KZ2 rookies, James Wharton and Lorenzo Travisanutto, finished the first meeting of the 2021 European Championship on a very positive note. After a worse than expected start to the competition, they recovered in the Final to both finish in the top 10. Francesco Celenta was aiming for a top five finish in the KZ class, but was unable to finish the meeting due to injury.

A bittersweet first round of the OK OKJ European Championship for CRG

A bittersweet first round of the OK OKJ European Championship for CRG Read more

The CRG team collected less than what it deserved in Genk (Belgium), where the 1st round of the OK and OK Junior European Championships took place from 12th to 16th May. The entire race weekend was marked by very changeable weather conditions: since the free practice on Thursday, it was a continuous alternation of dry and wet track.

Weather affects qualifying European Championships in Genk

Weather affects qualifying European Championships in Genk Read more

On Friday 14 May, 174 drivers from 42 countries took part in the Qualifying Practice for the first of the four 2021 FIA Karting European Championship - OK and Junior - events at the Genk circuit (BEL). The changing weather situation played a role in the overall standings, although the track remained dry apart from a short shower in the second timed OK session. Singapore's Askay Bohra took the Junior pole position and the American Ugo Ugochukwu took the top class.

An intense working weekend for CRG in Genk

An intense working weekend for CRG in Genk Read more

The 1st round of the Champions of the Future, the race organized by the promoter RGMMC on the Genk track (Belgium) is over. This event is made to allow all teams and drivers to get ready for the 1st round of the European Championship of the OK and OKJ classes, which will take place right over there from 13th to 16th May. All the teams carried out an intense working program, especially in order to discover MG tires for the first time, after the FIA ​​made their use official in all European Championship and World Championship races.

The CRG Racing Team in Genk to prepare the OK – OKJ European Championship

The CRG Racing Team in Genk to prepare the OK – OKJ European Championship Read more

This weekend the OK and OK-Junior classes will race in Genk, Belgium, where it is scheduled the first round of the Champions of the Future Series. This appointment has an important value for these 2 direct drive categories in relation to the European Championship, as it is exactly here where they will both compete again in the 1st round of the continental Championship on the 16th of May.

James Wharton - A race full of lessons learned

James Wharton - A race full of lessons learned Read more

Two weeks after his performance in KZ2 at the WSK Euro Series, James Wharton returned to the Lonato circuit, as well as to his OK kart, in order to prepare for the upcoming European events. The last round of the WSK Super Master Series allowed the Australian to demonstrate his fighting spirit in a difficult context and his 24-place improvement from Qualifying to the Final did not go unnoticed.

Perez (Mini), Ferrer (OK-Junior) and Moya (OK) complete the CRG’s driver line-up

Perez (Mini), Ferrer (OK-Junior) and Moya (OK) complete the CRG’s driver line-up Read more

With the 2021 season about to start, the CRG Racing Team has made official the last pieces to complete the team’s new driver line-up, announcing three Spanish drivers: Sandro Perez for the Mini category, Adrian Ferrer for the OK-Junior and Ruben Moya for the OK.

Strengthened formation and programme for the Parolin Motorsport Team

Strengthened formation and programme for the Parolin Motorsport Team Read more

In the first change of 2021, the official racing team of the Parolin Racing Kart factory has changed its name to become Parolin Motorsport Srl, a racing team in its own right. After its numerous successes in Mini, OK-Junior and OK, Parolin will make its big comeback in KZ with strong ambitions. In total, this season the Parolin Motorsport team will include 18 drivers from 13 nations in the four international categories, while technical collaboration continues with the TM Racing factory.

2020 FIA Karting Best-of: Riccardo Patrese - World Champion and driver’s father

2020 FIA Karting Best-of: Riccardo Patrese - World Champion and driver’s father Read more

A true Formula 1 legend with 256 Grand Prix contested, six victories and three podiums in the World Championship standings, Riccardo Patrese was also a talented kart racer who won the world title in 1974. For the past four years, the Italian from Padua has once again frequented the karting paddocks to follow his young son Lorenzo, who is a 15 year old OK driver.

2020 FIA Karting Best-of: Jordon Lennox-Lamb

2020 FIA Karting Best-of: Jordon Lennox-Lamb Read more

Jordon Lennox-Lamb became team manager of a factory team in 2019 when he was only 27 years old, and it wasn't long before his new status became a reality with his first European Championship with Sweden's Viktor Gustavsson in the KZ2 category.

Dilano van 't Hoff to attack Spanish F4 Championship with MP Motorsport

Dilano van 't Hoff to attack Spanish F4 Championship with MP Motorsport Read more

Karting revelation Dilano van 't Hoff is set to attack the 2021 Spanish Formula 4 Championship with MP Motorsport, the first full car racing season for the 16-year-old Dutch driver who is currently making waves in the United Arab Emirates F4 Winter Series.

Maksymilian Obst joins CRG in the OK Junior category

Maksymilian Obst joins CRG in the OK Junior category Read more

CRG is pleased to announce the polish Maksymilian Obst as a new official driver for the OK-Junior category. The agreement consists of his participation to all the FIA races (European Championship and World Championship) together with an accessory program, which includes the most important WSK events and the Champions of the Future Series.

CRG confirms Paolo Ippolito in KZ

CRG confirms Paolo Ippolito in KZ Read more

CRG is pleased to announce the extension of the collaboration agreement with Paolo Ippolito for the 2021 season. The Tuscan driver, born in 1996, comes from a positive 2020 with the colours of the CRG Official Team in the KZ class and this year he will also be a benchmark for the Italian manufacturer's driver line up.

James Wharton: A convincing comeback at the end of the World Championship

James Wharton: A convincing comeback at the end of the World Championship Read more

At the highest international level of karting, James Wharton has just competed in the biggest event of the season's calendar: the OK World Championship. Arriving at the Portuguese circuit in Portimao with great ambitions, the Australian rookie confirmed his place among the top 20 drivers in the world. After a difficult Qualifying session due to the constantly changing weather conditions, James Wharton was forced to start in 29th position, before moving up to 17th under the chequered flag.

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...

Very good performance for Parolin at Lonato

Very good performance for Parolin at Lonato Read more

The Parolin Racing Kart chassis once again showed excellent competitiveness at the double closing meeting of the WSK Euro Series in Lonato in three of the four categories, despite numerous race incidents. A final victory in Mini and three drivers in the top five of the championship, a 4th place in the Final and a 7th place in the Junior championship for Dodds as well as two top 10 and a 7th place in the OK championship for Wharton attest to Parolin’s level of performance.

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!

Rinicella: a rookie in 4th place in Europe

Rinicella: a rookie in 4th place in Europe Read more

The last round of the European Championship didn't go very well for Parolin Racing Kart. Little known by the team, the circuit of Wackersdorf offered very different conditions than the two previous competitions and the circumstances weren't often favourable for the Parolin drivers. Only Valerio Rinicella was able to maintain his position in the Junior class and to finish in 4th place of the Championship, an exceptional result for a rookie. However, the Racing Team took the opportunity to prepare for the World meeting at Portimao.

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.

Pole, victories In the heats and third place in the European Championship for Vortex

Pole, victories In the heats and third place in the European Championship for Vortex Read more

At the end of the weekend in Genk, the RSZ and RTZ engines are getting another prestigious result thanks to Simo Puhakka (Tony Kart Racing Team) who gains the third position in the KZ FIA Karting European Championship.

Arthur Rogeon: Disappointed but not disheartened

Arthur Rogeon: Disappointed but not disheartened Read more

Young French kart driver from the Mayenne, Arthur Rogeon, made a promising start to his European Championship attack in Spain two weeks ago. But in Italy he only had time to show his speed before running into problems that were as insurmountable as they were unexpected.

Parolin Racing Kart: Another step forward at Sarno

Parolin Racing Kart: Another step forward at Sarno Read more

With another pole position and a top six for Maxwell Dodds in OK-Junior at Sarno, Parolin Racing Kart was looking like they would achieve the Zuera scenario again. However, the circumstances were very different in the second round of the OK and OK-Junior European Championship.

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...

Sunday Livestream 2nd round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno

Sunday Livestream 2nd round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno Read more

The International Karting circus will be in Italy again this weekend as OK and OK Junior are all set to run their 2nd round of the FIA European Championship in Sarno. The program of the weekend in Sarno will follow the usual format of FIA meetings with qualifying practice on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning and the two Finals on Sunday afternoon.

Saturday Livestream 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno

Saturday Livestream 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno Read more

The International Karting circus will be in Italy again this weekend as OK and OK Junior are all set to run their 2nd round of the FIA European Championship in Sarno. The program of the weekend in Sarno will follow the usual format of FIA meetings with qualifying practice on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning and the two Finals on Sunday afternoon.

Livetiming 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno

Livetiming 2e round European Championship OK and OK-Junior at Sarno Read more

The International Karting circus will be in Italy again this weekend as OK and OK Junior are all set to run their 2nd round of the FIA European Championship in Sarno. The program of the weekend in Sarno will follow the usual format of FIA meetings with qualifying practice on Friday, heats on Saturday and Sunday morning and the two Finals on Sunday afternoon.